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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Catholic Conference Center


The Catholic Conference Center provides professional staff and nicely appointed facilities for retreats, conferences, workshops, training, team building, reunions and receptions, and staff development. With our beautiful grounds and stunning architectural features, we offer a unique way our guests can be renewed and transformed. Our meeting spaces and conference rooms for groups up to 200 people. We have a dining area with a full-time chef, 50 lodgings rooms for overnight stays, each with two full sized beds. Amenities such as audio/visual equipment, digital white board, and free wireless internet. Our staff has a wealth of experience hosting events and retreats.