Hickory Downtown Development Association


Enjoy the Historic ?Landmarks Walking Tour of Downtown Hickory!

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Hickory Oktoberfest Hickory Oktoberfest

Held the second weekend of October on Union Square in Downtown Hickory.


Farmer's Market Downtown Hickory Farmers Market

FARMER'S MARKET IS OPEN every Wed. from 2pm -6pm
and Sat., 7am - 1pm from April 18 through November 25 in the Hickory Station parking lot, across from Union Square and adjacent to the railroad tracks. Vegetables, fruits, flowers, baked goods, fresh fish and meats.... and more!


Focus Newspaper

Focus Newspaper is a free, weekly, community newspaper. Visit the Focus website for news on community events, entertainment, movie reviews, event listings, and local columnists. Free in print and online every Thursday.

264 1st Ave. NW, Hickory, NC 28601


WHKY WHKY Channel 14 and 1290 AM

For current news and information about the Greater Hickory Area, tune your radio to 1290 AM and your television to WHKY Channel 14.


City of Hickory City of Hickory North Carolina

For information on the City of Hickory, including arts and culture, education, recreation, historic sites, city facilities, libraries and 10 amazing facts about Hickory, click here!


Development AssistanceHickory NC Development Assistance Center

The City of Hickory has established the Development Assistance Center to assist you in approval of construction and development projects. The Center is meant to help you understand and aid you in gathering the documentation you will need for your permit application. This will enhance the ability to provide ?one stop shopping? or same day issuance for the purpose of acquiring conventional single family dwelling* permits. In addition, coordination of commercial development and occupancy of existing buildings are handled through this division. The goal here is to provide a more fluid process for plan submittal and permit issuance that is customer oriented.


Hickory Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Hickory Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau

Welcome to Hickory, North Carolina, where almost every doorway says, "come on in," and every smiling face greets you with Southern hospitality. Folks around here want to make you feel at home, whether you're shopping for furniture, fine crafts, or enjoying a quiet weekend getaway.


Catawba County Chamber of Commerce Catawba Counter Chamber of Commerce

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce's Visitor Information Center is open 360 days per year and is conveniently located off I-40 at Exit 123-B in Hickory. Operating hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Contact them at (828) 328-6111 and discover all the advantages of visiting Catawba County.


Hickory Museum of Art Hickory Museum of Art

Tel: 828-327-8576
Address: 243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28601


Western Piedmont Symphony Western Piedmont Symphony

Western Piedmont Symphony's mission is to provide musical performances of distinction that enrich and enliven the community's classical music experience, and to nourish new audiences through school concerts and family outreach programs


Hickory Landmarks Society Hickory Landmark Society

The Hickory Landmarks Society offices are located on the second floor of the Maple Grove House.


Hickory Choral Society Hickory Choral Society

The mission of Hickory Choral Society is most eloquently expressed in the words of a former HCS president, Karen Whitworth: "As performers, we are simply the messengers who interpret and deliver the innermost thoughts, ideas, and emotions of all the great composers. Our audiences are the recipients of these messages, which are translated into the one language that is universally understood and loved by all...the language of music."