Welcome to the 34th Annual
Hickory Oktoberfest!

Downtown Development and Oktoberfest would like to thank all of the food vendors and musicians that have sent in applications. Final selections have been made for 2019, please keep us in mind for 2020.

Hickory, NC is proud to host Oktoberfest each year during the second weekend of October. Having been co-founded by a German, Adolphus “Dolph” Shuford, Hickory has a long, proud German heritage. Home to the United States headquarters for several German companies, and being a sister city with in Altenburg, Germany, our connection to Germany, has never left us.

It’s with this pride in our heritage and our Historic Downtown, we invite you to this year’s 34th Annual Hickory Oktoberfest in Downtown Hickory. Please explore the links on the right to learn more about opportunities to be part of Oktoberfest.

Thank you for your interest and we will have updates for you soon!