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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Hart Square Christmas in the Village


Experience the magic of Christmas! Walk through the nation’s largest log cabin village by lantern light. Guests will be invited inside to interact with historical docents and observe artists demonstrating popular yuletide traditions of Early America. Enjoy a warm meal amongst the chill of the coming winter.

Join us for Christmas in the Village 2022.  Additions to this year's event include a new food menu, more activities, and the addition of the General Store, School House, and Post Office. 

Saturday, December 3rd, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, December 4th, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tickets are $50 a person
Children 12 and under are free


Hart Square Village