October 7th – October 9th in Downtown Hickory!!!
Oktoberfest, the most anticipated event in the Unifour area, is in its 31st year.
This festival offers a weekend of family entertainment in Downtown Hickory. Five stages will present non-stop musical entertainment. Kids will enjoy the Kidsfest area, offering amusement rides and games for a thrill for all ages. Artisans will be selling such items as beautiful pottery, jewelry, glass, fabrics, woodcrafts, etc. Commercial vendors sell a variety of merchandise ranging from sunglasses to handmade soaps.
There are many food vendors located in the Food Court selling a variety of treats, goodies and great food.
Oktoberfest also features the Castle of Cans — the Castle of Caring, which features canned food donated for distribution to the needy by area churches, civic organizations, businesses and individuals.
There is a free shuttle Friday night through Greenway Transportation. Pick up at will be a Lenoir Rhyne University and drop off downtown.