Friday Night Preview Party


Held on the Friday night before the Saturday Festival, the Preview Party offers guests early buying opportunities, a catered Southern meal, and live music.

Ticket buyers are also entered in a drawing for $200 for use at the festival. To be eligible, tickets must be purchased by the March 20, deadline. The winner will be announced at the 7:00pm opening on Preview Party night. 

Other Ways to Purchase Tickets


Download and print an order form, include a check or money order, and mail it to: CVPAF/Party P.O. Box 2583 Hickory, NC 28603, or call (828) 324-7294.

Friday, March 27, 7:00pm to 10:00pm (Southern Fare 7-9PM)

Hickory Metro Convention Center - 1960 13th Ave. Dr. SE, Hickory, NC
Tickets are $45.00 per person and must be purchased in advance.

No tickets are sold at the door. 

The last day to purchase Preview Party tickets is March 20th.