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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Providence Cotton Mill


The Providence Cotton Mill is for those that desire something different and unique for their special day. With its timeless 1888 solid brick construction, arched window openings, soaring 30 ft. tall wooden, exposed beams, and distressed plaster walls, The Providence Cotton Mill provides the perfect setting that is unrivaled in beauty, character, and warmth. Trendy wedding fads come and go, but The Providence Cotton Mill stands the test of time. Whether you’re enjoying cocktails by the outdoor green Boxwood wall or dancing the night away in the historic, open-air pavilion, your event will be one to remember.