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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Granite Falls Brewing Company


Proudly Local. Fiercely Independent. Granite Falls Brewing Company is proud to operate from the historic Granite Bottling Works (1903-1978) and Pepsi-Cola Bottling (1978-2012) plant. The original 1903 Bolick’s Bottling plant comprises the lobby: When you enter their establishment, you are literally stepping into history. Come celebrate over a century of beverage production and packaging onsite! On behalf of the owner, and GFB’s 41 employees, you're invited to visit the award-winning production brewery and 220-seat tasting room—chomp into a handcrafted burger topped with peanut butter, local jam, and a local farm egg or one of their artisanal, made-from-scratch appetizers or desserts—enjoy a tour of the expansive brew space and carry home a product that was brewed on American-made equipment where you were just standing. You're welcome to become a part of Granite Falls Brewing Company's Great American Revival Story.