The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Downtown Hickory

NC Wine Month

The history of winemaking in North Carolina owes a huge debt to the Mother Vineyard of scuppernong grapes on Roanoke Island. Sir Walter Raleigh’s expedition found vines growing there in 1584, and…

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A New Vintage

Often times the past offers memories and reflections of times that we love to think back on. Memories at the Vintage House Restaurant in Hickory are those that bring back moments of family dinners…

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Hit it Out of The Park

For the past 30 years, the Crawdads have been a staple in Catawba County. Summer nights have been filled with baseball, fireworks, concerts, and countless hours of family fun. During their 30-year…

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Hickory Aviation Museum

Today we are taking a trip over to another hidden gem in our area - The Hickory Aviation Museum. The Hickory Aviation Museum is located at the Hickory Regional Airport and houses numerous rotating…

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Museums in Winter!

It's officially Winter here in the Hickory area and we have some fun spots to keep the kiddos and kids at heart happy and entertained without breaking the bank. Today we are focusing on our Museums…

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Holidays in Hickory

We have searched far and wide through the candy cane forest for all the Holiday Events in the Hickory Metro! We have everything from arts and crafts, holiday performances, to where to find Santa! Hey…

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