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 Levee Brewery & Pub


To create The Levee Brewery & Pub, we smashed together a classic British pub with the creativity and exuberance of American Craft Beer, and poured it all out into the friendliest little town in North Carolina. The result is a warm, welcoming and friendly hangout spot, nestled in the heart of downtown Valdese, where we serve up our award winning line of craft beers. Our spot is dog and family friendly, we have darts, pool and a wide range of board games for you to enjoy while you sip. If you get peckish, feel free to bring in your own food, or call in an order to one of our local downtown restaurants. We brew all of our beers by hand on a custom 3bbl brewhouse, with a mix of regular brews, seasonal specials and experimental batches rotating through our taps. With 12 draft selections there’s sure to be something you’ll love!