HDDA July 2018 Meetings

  • July 4 - Independence Day (HDDA Closed)
  • July 12 - 4:00pm - Social Media Committee (TFB)
  • July 26 - 4:00pm - Social Media Committee (TFB)


Happy Independence Day!


Supporting your life well crafted, Downtown Hickory serves as the gathering center for varied recreation and entertainment. Downtown is the hub of owner-operated local businesses, corporate headquarters, and urban living.

Downtown Shoppers Want More
HDDA Shopper/Visitor Survey Results are in...

More parking, more dining options, more destinations open on Sundays, more advertising of downtown destinations and events!

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Progress on the Union Square Design of City Walk

On Tuesday, June 26 at 5:30 p.m., the full Bond Implementation Commission met to hear the recommendations from the City Walk subcommittee and bond project updates.

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Youth Symphony Auditions Announced

The Western Piedmont Youth Symphony has been instrumental in the lives of many young musicians throughout the years.

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Hickory Real Estate Group Welcomes Jairo Betancourt

Hickory Real Estate Group is pleased to announce that Jairo Betancourt has joined its firm as a REALTORĀ®/Broker. Jairo is bilingual speaking both Spanish and English.

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Honoring Catawban Workers

The Historical Association of Catawba County is seeking your help in preserving stories by nominating someone for recognition at the upcoming event Honoring Catawban Workers in conjunction with the Smithsonian's traveling exhibit, "The Way We Worked".

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Grand Opening of the Lake Hickory Trails Celebrated

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, June 1, to celebrate the grand opening of the recently completed Lake Hickory Trails, a system of mountain biking trails spanning the terrain at Hickory City and Rotary-Geitner Parks..

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Hickory Has a New Fire Truck

The City of Hickory has received a new fire truck. The Rosenbauer fire /rescue pumper replaces a 1999 Quality Fire Apparatus Spartan Pumper, which will be placed in reserve status for the next several years.

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Safety with Fireworks

Summer is here and it is time for the Fourth of July holiday. For many people, this holiday means food, fun, and fireworks. Viewing fireworks can be fun; but they also can be very dangerous.

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Splash Pad Closure Due to Tar Heel Leagues, Inc. State Baseball Tournaments

Hickory Public Library and Hickory Public Schools are partnering to provide students with access to additional educational The Charles D. Dixon Memorial Splash Pad, located at Kiwanis Park, will be closed Thursday, July 26, through Sunday, July 29, at 3:00 p.m. due to the Tar Heel Leagues, Inc. State Baseball Tournaments.

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Tax Reform for Fire Sprinklers

The National Fire Sprinkler Association is happy to report that hard work, dedication, and commitment have paved the way for...

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Register Now to Become an Oktoberfest Vendor

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NEW on Downtown Hickory Website

The Hickory Downtown Development Association Website, www.downtownhickory.com, has received a recent upgrade.

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