Christmas and New Year’s Day will affect office hours and services provided by the City of Gastonia. City administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24; Friday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Jan. 1.
- Garbage will be collected on Thursday, Dec. 24.
- No collection on Friday, Dec. 25. Friday and Monday routes will be collected on Monday, Dec. 28.
- No collection on Friday, Jan. 1. Friday and Monday routes will be collected on Monday, Jan. 4.
- Yard waste collection in January, including discarded live Christmas trees, will occur on customers’ regular pickup day Jan. 11-15. Artificial Christmas trees are not yard waste. They are considered household trash.
- Residents can use the WasteWise app and webpage to keep track of garbage, leaf vacuuming and yard waste pickup schedules.
- Buses will run a Saturday schedule on Thursday, Dec. 24.
- No transit service on Friday, Dec. 25 or Friday, Jan 1.
- No charge to ride Gastonia Transit buses through Jan. 31, 2021.
Parks and Recreation:
- City parks will be open sunrise to sunset during the holidays. Social distancing and mask requirements apply.
- Skeet and Trap Range closed Dec. 24, 25 and 31, and Jan. 1. Fields are limited to five shooters at a time.
- Closed December 24-December 27. Reopening on Monday, Dec. 28.
- Regular hours on Friday, Jan. 1.
- Museum tickets must be reserved in advance.