November 17th in Downtown Hickory!!
Parade begins at 6:00 pm with the tree lighting by Santa and Mrs. Claus on Union Square immediately following.
After the parade and tree lighting conclude, the community is encouraged to spend some time in Downtown Hickory, shopping at the retailers, grabbing a bite to eat, enjoying the holiday music, and maybe even taking their own photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
A number of the downtown retailers will remain open late this evening, until 8:30 p.m. for holiday shopping specials. Make it a full night of a kick-off to the holiday season with the parade and tree lighting festivities and a holiday shopping.
Hickory is in its fourth year of a new tradition, which is to kick-off the Holiday Season by combining the Hickory Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, sponsored by Lowe's Foods. The event will begin at the intersection of North Center Street and Main Avenue, NE.
CLICK HERE for more information about Downtown Hickory Christmas Parade Tree Lighting 2017