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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Hops & Grapes


Hops & Grapes has a wide selection of craft beers, wines, accessories, and gift items. Their knowledgeable staff is happy to assist you in finding just the right gift or the perfect beverage to go with dinner. They have an ”On-Premises” beer permit that allows you to dink a beer here in the store. You can “pop a brew and browse” any time! Hops & Grapes also hosts wine tastings every Thursday night.