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Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting


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Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting - Friday, November 19, 2021


In recent years, it has become the tradition for Hickory’s Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting to kick off the holiday season with thousands of spectators in downtown the Friday before Thanksgiving. 

Registration for entries into the Christmas Parade will begin October 1st and can be found online at: 

Christmas Parade Registration


City of Hickory

76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550

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Hickory is for doers and makers seeking a well-rounded community, located between Charlotte and Asheville at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along I-40, where a collective spirit of craftsmanship strengthens any endeavor with detail, artistry, and quality.

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