23rd Annual Catawba Valley Pottery and Antique Festival and Preview Party

  • Dates: March 27, 2020 - March 28, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Hickory Metro Convention Center
  • 1960 13th Ave Dr SW
    Hickory, NC 28602
  • 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: $6, Children 12 & under $2
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The primary fundraiser for the Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival is the Friday night Preview Party. Held the Friday night before the main event, the Preview Party offers guests an early buying opportunity. Along with a preview of potters’ wares, tables of Southern fare, 2 free beverages (choose from wine or local craft beer), and live music!

Preview Party ticket buyers will be entered in a drawing for $200 in gift certificates to be used at the festival. To be eligible, tickets must be purchased in advance. Winner will be announced at the 7 pm opening on Preview Party night.

The Preview Party will be held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center Friday, March 27, 2020 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. (food served from 7-9PM). Tickets are $45.00 per person, will be available to purchase on December 1, 2019 and must be purchased in advance by March 20, 2020.

The Festival will be held on Saturday and tickets will be sold at the door.  Along with the festival, the event includes special programming featuring pottery videos, demonstrations and an annual lecture presented by a special guest.