City Offices Will Close to Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday

Some City Services May be Affected

Martin Luther King marker on courthouse lawn

Gastonia, NC – January 10, 2024 – City of Gastonia administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. Some City services may be affected by the holiday.


Garbage Collection

  • Monday’s garbage collection will be delayed until Tuesday, January 16.
  • Monday and Tuesday customers will not receive yard waste or excess trash collection on Tuesday, January 16.
  • Residents can use the personalized WasteWise app for information about City of Gastonia Solid Waste pickup schedules throughout the year.


Transit Buses

  • On Monday, January 15, City Transit buses will run on a Saturday schedule.


City Parks and Recreation

  • City parks will be open regular hours on the holiday.
  • Community Centers and Adult Recreation Center will be closed on the holiday.
  • The Skeet & Trap Range will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  • Visitors to City parks and greenways are reminded to wear face coverings and follow social distancing guidelines.

The Schiele Museum