Good Friday / Easter Holiday Schedule for City of Gastonia

Spring blossoms with words Easter holiday schedule

City of Gastonia Administrative Offices will be closed Friday, March 29 in observance of Good Friday, which is a holiday for City employees. Some City services will be affected by the upcoming holiday:


  • City transit buses will use a Saturday schedule on Friday, March 29.


  • There will be no City garbage pickup on Friday, March 29. Friday and Monday customers will have their carts emptied on Monday, April 1. The City will not collect yard waste or excess household trash on Friday or Monday of the Easter weekend. Residents can use the personalized WasteWise app for notifications about holiday-related changes to Solid Waste collection.


  • City Park playgrounds, restrooms, the Lineberger miniature train, the Rankin Lake boathouse, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and the Skeet and Trap Range will be open during normal hours posted on the Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices will be closed on Friday, March 29. Community Centers will be closed for the weekend, March 29 through March 31 and reopen on Monday, April 1.


  • The Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium will be closed on Sunday, March 31, and resume regular weekday hours on Monday, April 1. For more information about Spring Break activities happening at the museum, visit the calendar of events at org.