Make Your Next Event Historic at 74 South Event Center

Looking for the perfect venue to host your next event? 74 South Event Center at Moretz Mills is Hickory, NC’s premier venue. Combining unprecedented atmosphere and historic charm with modern conveniences, we will help plan any type of event. Whether you are hosting a wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, bar and bat mitzvah, sweet sixteen birthday, corporate meeting, prom, birthday celebration, holiday or retirement party, 74 South Event Center is the place for you.

Conveniently located to Interstate 40, Business 321 and numerous hotels, 74 South Event Center boasts over 12,000 square feet accommodating up to 350 guests or for more intimate events, we offer three private rooms that can accommodate 10 to 40 guests.

We invite you to schedule your own private tour and discover why 74 South at Moretz Mills has quickly become the preferred venue in Hickory for meetings, conferences, wedding events, celebrations, and social events.

Spend Your Special Day with Us!

74 South wants to help you make your wedding a truly memorable event! Our beautiful spaces will bring charm and elegance to your modern wedding, reception, and rehearsal dinner.

We’ll Help You Do Business

Choose a truly unique setting for your next corporate events venue. We are located off LR Blvd, just minutes from downtown Hickory, NC and the surrounding Unifour area.

Your Event is a Special Occasion

74 South is the perfect setting for a wide variety of social gathering and special events. From Birthdays to Anniversaries, Reunions to Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, we’ll help you throw a party to remember!

For leasing contact Tiersa Morrow @ (828) 850-4336 or

For events, contact Jenn Talbert @ (828) 322-7310 Ext. 205 or

Please download our Events Brochure or Wedding Brochure here.