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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Trade Alley Art


The Trade Alley Art Gallery is a contemporary Art Gallery located in historic downtown Hickory, North Carolina. We represent a diverse selection of local artists and showcase a range of original art at affordable prices. Our aim is to make acquiring art an easy and enjoyable experience in a friendly and informal environment.



  • Tuesday: 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday: 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Friday: 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm