Art CrawlLogoHickory – As September brings cooler weather, it also brings artists, music and fun to Downtown Hickory. On Thursday, September 15, the Downtown Hickory Art Crawl will host artists indoors and outside of businesses around Union Square and Downtown Hickory.  Live Music may be heard throughout the Crawl. There will be artists’ demonstrations in various locations and lots of activities for young and old alike! The Art Crawl begins at 5:00 pm and ends at 8:00 pm.

With more than fifty artists participating, there is sure to be something for everyone! Remember, the artwork is for sale, so please help support local artists and downtown businesses!!

The Kick Off Party will be held at the Fanjoy/Labrenz Studio, located at 215-A First Avenue SW.  The first 20 people to visit the Kick Off Party will be given $5.00 in Downtown Dollars to be used at participating businesses on the night of the crawl. Grab a map and start to Crawl!

The Downtown Hickory Art Crawls are sponsored by the Hickory Downtown Development Association, Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate and the United Arts Council of Catawba County. The United Arts Council of Catawba County is committed to advancing the cultural life of Catawba County through grants, marketing, fundraising and facilities management. The council strives to provide awareness of the cultural activities in our area, as well as grant and contribution opportunities. . Boyd & Hassell Industrial Commercial Real Estate specializes in sales, leasing, and management of industrial and commercial real estate.

For more information on HDDA, membership, businesses, other events and downtown Hickory, please call 828 322 1121 or email  Please visit the website,