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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Corner Bakery


Corner Bakery, locally owned and family operated, continues to win over tastebuds by delivering such heavenly and enticing treats to our local community. Their daily goods are not only sold in shop but also baked fresh, on sight, every day. At Corner Bakery, they pride themselves in made-from-scratch recipes, with all fresh ingredients. So nothing from a box or the freezer! Although the cupcakes are their most popular item, they also do specialty cakes, cookies, and pastries that can be customized and personalized to fit your every need. So, the next time you get a craving for something sweet, visit Cornere Bakery, where the staff is welcoming and the sweets are heaven sent.