Commercial Vendor Application Fees

Please note that each item, Electricity and Booth(s), will need to be added to your cart individually. If you need Electricity, add to cart, then select Continue Shopping to add your booth(s) fee prior to check out. Any unaccepted applications will have fees refunded....

Local Artists Create New Murals In Downtown Hickory

We have two new murals and photo opportunities in downtown Hickory! Chris Parsons and Bob Dennis have donated their time to paint these murals for Downtown Hickory. The murals are located on the HMS wall across from the parking deck, at 246 1st Ave NW, Hickory, NC...

Free Valentine Scavenger Hunt

Join us for a FREE Valentine Scavenger Hunt on February 12th! Come by the HDDA tent on Union Square, between 11am and 3pm, on February 12th, to pick up a Scavenger Hunt Card. Or print this one. Find all 15 Valentine locations and return your card to be entered into a...

2nd Annual Valentines From the Heart of Hickory

The Hickory Downtown Development Association is hosting a special Valentine event! When you purchase a ticket to the Valentines From the Heart of Hickory event you will receive a thoughtfully crafted item from each of these participating businesses: AR Workshop...

Children’s Book Reading On Union Square

The event date: Saturday, Dec. 23, 2021 from 12pm to 1:00pm ————————– Joe Garrick, the author of “Whose Hoof Is That?”, “Billy the Dentist” and “The Best Bagel Book” is a North Carolina native who grew up in...

Candy Cane Scavenger Hunt, 12/11

The event date: Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 from 11am to 3:00pm ————————– Join us in Downtown Hickory for a Candy Cane Scavenger Hunt! Pick up a Scavenger Hunt card at the HDDA tent on Union Square on December 11,...

2nd Annual Downtown Hickory Cookie Crawl

The event date: Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 from 11am to 3:00pm ————————– Tickets are on sale now for the Downtown Hickory Cookie Crawl! Join us in Downtown Hickory for the Downtown Hickory 2nd Annual Cookie Crawl!...

Shop Small In Downtown Hickory

The event date: Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021 ————————– Downtown Hickory’s small, independent businesses welcome you to SHOP SMALL on Saturday, November 27. The Farmers’ Market will be open on Union Square from 10am till...

Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

The event date: Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 from 5:45pm to 8:30pm ————————– 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐚! 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐞! 𝐓𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐋𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠! 𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬! 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐜! 𝐋𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐚! Join us in Downtown Hickory for the Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting on...

Trick or Treat on Your Downtown Streets!

The event date: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 from 10am to 1:00pm ————————– Eek! It’s time for another Downtown Hickory family fun event! The HDDA tent will be set up on Union Square during the Saturday Fall...