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Occasion On Main, located in the heart of the downtown Gastonia district, is a remodeled venue that blends rustic and modern touches to create a perfect and charming space for your event. With exposed brick to maintain the original character of the building, hardwood floors, open ceilings, and stunning modern lighting options, we offer a beautiful backdrop for your celebration! We aim to provide the most competitive pricing to suit our occasion with value-added amenities and inclusions.

Occasion On Main, located in the heart of the downtown Gastonia district, as an event venue, event space, wedding venue, birthday venue, party hall, party venue, anniversary venue, Quinceanera party, sweet 16 (sixteen) party, bridal shower space, baby shower venue.  Any type of celebration, ceremony, or event, including corporate events or themed holiday parties. We can accommodate up to 200 people and bring your own catering, decorations. We have a full bar service.

What's Included with your booking at Occasion on Main

  • Reserved venue space for reception

  • Wedding packages will include bridal dressing room, Indoor ceremony space with a private entrance, cocktail lounge as well as 200 seated capacity reception hall 

  • Banquet tables and chairs

  • 3 reclaimed wood buffet tables

  • Additional rectangle banquet tables if needed

  • Cocktail tables 

  • Custom made rustic reception or gift table

  • Catering prep area with counterspace and sinks

  • Outside vendors are allowed (must be insured) except for liquor service

  • Bridal suite (included with wedding and reception bookings)

  • Client managed coat closet

  • Setup and Breakdown included

  • Venue manager 

 

Main Reception Hall (Saturday Night)

We are unable to host parties less than 50 people on Saturday evenings. Happy to host smaller events on Saturday as lunch/brunch event or Friday and Sunday. 

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Occasion On Main, located in the heart of the downtown Gastonia district, as an event venue, event space, wedding venue, birthday venue, party hall, party venue, anniversary venue, Quinceanera party, sweet 16 (sixteen) party, bridal shower space, baby shower venue.  Any type of celebration, ceremony, or event, including corporate events or themed holiday parties. We can accommodate up to 200 people and bring your own catering, decorations. We have a full bar service.

Occasion on Main Multi-Purpose Event Space Features and add-ons

Our renovated historic building features 8,000 sq. ft. across two floors with private entrances inside and outside.

  • Downstairs main reception area with a 200-person seating with exposed bricks

  • Upstairs indoor wedding ceremony area with rustic ceilings, 1900s exposed bricks, open architectural windows with a private entrance away from the reception area

  • Bridal dressing suite

  • Cocktail lounge for wedding parties or more intimate smaller gatherings (baby showers, bridal showers, birthday parties, graduation parties, etc (up to 75 people)

  • Kids party corner with bounce house (ages 1-10) up to 20 kids and adults

  • Meeting and classroom space

Full-Service Bar

Occasion on Main is a licensed bar with multiple bar packages to suit your occasion.

Catering Staging Area

Equipped with countertops, sinks, ice machine, and refrigerator to provide seamless access to your caterer or for your last-minute preparations.

Vendors are welcome

our team of preferred vendors will go above and beyond to exceed your expectations on catering, decorations, and photography. We are also willing to accommodate your vendors except for alcohol (Occasion on Main is a licensed bar) as long as vendors are insured.

Guest Parking

We have plenty of parking around the building. Most of the street
parking is available in the evening. Plus, there is a city parking lot (800 cars)
behind the venue, a church, and bank parking lots across the street.

Security

Security is a top priority for our events, and we work with the Gastonia police
department to have an off-duty officer available for the occasions (additional
charge). Security is required any time alcohol is being served (no exceptions)

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