The City of Hickory will be hosting a Holiday Kick-off event, combining the Hickory Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.
The Hickory Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. It will begin at the intersection of North Center Street and Main Avenue.
After the parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will light the Christmas Tree in Downtown Hickory. Music and visits with Mr. and Mrs. Claus will continue until 8:30 p.m. under the Sails on the Square.
The parade route is about 1 mile. The route is listed below:
- Turn right on N. Center Street (in front of City Hall)
- Turn left on 1st Ave., NW (up the hill toward the banks, going toward downtown)
- Turn left on 3rd Street, NW (by McGuire’s Pub and Hickory Community Theatre)
- Turn left into Union Square West Parking Lot
- Continue through Union Square, cross over 2nd Street, NW (Hong Kong Café)
- Parade ends where it begins at the intersection of North Center Street and Main Avenue
Information above was provided by The City of Hickory.