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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Looking for that special gift, this chocolate shop creates Bloombaes, which are handcrafted chocolate bouquets in a colorful combination of melt-in-your-mouth chocolate truffles and keepsake sola wood flowers, wrapped in smooth floral sheeting, and most importantly - made with love. From start to finish, sending a Bloombae is a truly unique way to show someone how special they are, how much they mean to you, or how thankful you are for them. Each sender can select the perfect Bloombae for the person and occasion they need. Sending love never tasted so sweet.