27th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery Festival


The Historical Association of Catawba County and the North Carolina Pottery Center are hosting the 27th Annual Catawba Valley Pottery & Antiques Festival (CVPAF) on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory, North Carolina.

Friday evening will consist of a special party for Premiere and VIP ticket holders. Friday Premiere tickets are $30 that grants you early buying opportunities that begin at 7:00 PM.

Friday VIP tickets are $75 and will include food and entertainment (more details to follow) that begins at 6:00 PM. At which time, VIP ticket holders will have the opportunity to dine with the potters for a meet and greet. VIP tickets also give you the opportunity to be first on the pottery show floor at 6:50 PM (10 minutes before the show officially begins) and includes a complimentary gift bag, and 1 free drink ticket from the cash bar. VIP ticket holders will also be entered into a special drawing for works by Sid Luck and Dwayne Crocker. VIP Tickets must be purchased in advance!

The Saturday show will welcome the public from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM and will offer buying opportunities, pottery demonstrations, and a lecture by Sid Luck, Jason Luck, and Matthew Luck discussing the Luck pottery lineage. Saturday tickets may be purchased online and at the door.


Hickory Metro Convention Center and Visitors Bureau