Gastonia Christmas Parade 2021

Hundreds of people turned out for the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.
Hundreds of people turned out for the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.

Hundreds of spectators gathered Sunday, Dec. 5, to wave and cheer on participants in Gastonia's Christmas in the City parade.

The parade began at 4 p.m. along Main Avenue and Chester Street and ended at Main Avenue and Broad Street.

Some of the participants in the parade included Girl Scouts, Mayor Walker Reid, Gastonia law enforcement and more.

The city of Gastonia also hosted holiday-themed activities after the parade including the annual Christmas tree lighting and shopping with local vendors at the Rotary Pavilion.

Tiny Miss Ultimate Stars Kinsey Guin waves to the crowd during the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.
Tiny Miss Ultimate Stars Kinsey Guin waves to the crowd during the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.
Hundreds of people turned out for the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.
Hundreds of people turned out for the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.

Reach Janiya Winchester at 704-869-1842 or jwinchester@gannett.com

Miss Southern States International Mallory Fox waves to the crowd during the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.
Miss Southern States International Mallory Fox waves to the crowd during the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.
Hundreds of people turned out for the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.
Hundreds of people turned out for the Gastonia Christmas parade held Sunday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2021.

This article originally appeared on The Gaston Gazette: Gastonia Christmas Parade 2021

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