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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The Emerald Hill


While the town is known for its emerald gems, our family owned and operated barn and wedding venue has its own emerald backdrop. Situated on a 65 acre farm with a beautiful pond and natural spring , this farm has a lot of wonderful views that are sure to make your day a memorable one!