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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Food & Beverage

The In-House Advantage

Whether it’s a coffee break for 10 or a sit-down dinner for 1,000, we're always cooking up something delicious. With exclusive food and beverage rights for the Convention Center, Liazzo's Catering is able to provide mouthwatering customizable menus at competitive pricing, as well as banquet staffing that meets your event needs. Our in-house offerings—catering and concessions in the exhibit halls—make our venue a one-stop shop for breakfast, snack breaks, lunch and dinner.


Breakfast buffets and boxed lunches, sit-down dinners and snack breaks—our catering team does it all. With the ability to tailor menus to different themes or budgets, Liazzo’s Catering serves up exceptional cuisine for events of all appetites and sizes. Download Dining & Catering Menu


Hickory Metro Concession stand is available to keep the exhibit halls fed and watered with ballpark-style fare like burgers, fries, and nachos. 

Bartender Info

Wanting to spice up your event with some adult beverages, we have bartenders to assist with your event. Download Bar Information Sheet Here