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 Room @ 220 Union Square


Located in the center of all the action on Hickory’s historic Union Square. Room 220 is an exclusive, remodeled event space just recently completed in 2019. The space features an industrial theme and seating for up to 50 people, along with handy amenities like a commercial kitchen, full bar, and a luxury living space available for short term rental located on the premises. Whether a rehearsal dinner or a corporate gathering, Room 220 offers a unique opportunity to celebrate in the center of Hickory’s historic downtown area. Loft 220 is more than just a space for rent – it’s part of the neighborhood, and any good neighborhood comes with amenities for the locals and guests. When in chose the location of their event space and Airbnb, they kept the convenience to local neighborhood businesses in mind. Located within a block of the front door are restaurants, shops, a local theater, and coffee shops. Leave the keys in the room and explore the downtown area.