Hotels and Info
The NMBC Youth Rally will be held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center located in Hickory, North Carolina. The address to the Convention Center is 1960 13th Ave Dr. SE, Hickory, NC 28602.
It is located just off of I-40 and has several access roads leading to it. You can take Exit 125 or Exit 126 off of I-40. The safest and easiest entrance is located on US 64/70 just across from Valley Hills Mall and at the light for the bowling alley.
There are many Hotels in Hickory and within walking distance to the Convention Center. We have contacted several and have found the following listed hotels very suitable and are willing to offer discounts.
Please note that you must mention that you are booking a stay for the "NMBC Youth Rally". Some are offering special rates only to those who book early. Please call the Hotels directly as the discounted rates will not be found online.
Best Western -
$84(plus tax) Exterior
$87(plus tax) Interior
1520 13th Ave Drive SE, Hickory
t: 828.323.1150 | f: 828.324.8979
Hampton Inn Hickory -
1956 13th Ave Drive SE, Hickory
t: 828.624.2000 | f: 828.624.3000
Quality Suites -
1125 13th Ave Drive SE, Hickory
t: 828.323.1211 | f: 828.322.4395
There are too many restaurants to name within walking distance or within just a few blocks of the convention center. These range from your typical fast food to your nice sit down dining. For groups that like the buffet-style restaurants Golden Corral, is less than a mile away. There is also a food court located at the mall which is just a few blocks away.
Bring plenty of extra money if you like to shop. Valley Hills Mall is just across the road from the convention center entrance. Not only the mall but there are many other stores located throughout the area . Of course, there is Wal-Mart less than a mile away.
CARNIVAL AND FOOD
We will be having a carnival with inflatables, fun, and a free lunch on Saturday immediately following the morning service. We will give more details and location as the time approaches. This will be just a short drive from the convention center.