74 South at Moretz Mills is Hickory, NC’s premier event venue for weddings & receptions, corporate meetings, private parties, and social gatherings.

74 South at Moretz Mills Event Venue is Magnificent, Elegant, Unique, and Historically significant. All are terms that describe 74 South at Moretz Mills and yet no one adjective fully describes this amazing 1920’s Hosiery Mill turned wedding, corporate and special event venue.

Nestled conveniently in the foothills of North Carolina, 74 South at Moretz Mills features a large ballroom, 3 private event rooms, open and airy main lobby, beautiful lighting from chandeliers and oversized windows, imported custom bar from Wales, state of the art sound system, projection screen, and smart televisions, all steps away from our large parking area.

At 74 South, we are able to accommodate up to 350 guests or cater to more intimate events in one of our three private meeting rooms that can accompany 10-40 guests.

From memorable wedding receptions and milestone anniversaries to holiday parties and fundraisers, 74 South at Moretz Mills has versatile spaces and an expertly trained staff to host your next event.

74 South Event Venue Features

  • Over 12,000 square feet of elegant event space
  • Conveniently located to Interstate 40, Highway 321, and the area’s numerous hotels
  • Exposed metal roof trusses providing high ceilings
  • Exposed brick accent walls
  • Oversized original 1920’s windows
  • Elegant chandeliers
  • Custom imported bar from Wales
  • Large catering prep kitchen
  • We provide a list of the areas finest caterers for your convenience
  • Tables and chairs for your function, including 5’ round tables and premium banquet chairs
  • Adjustable 30” round cocktail tables
  • Beautifully appointed lobby adjacent to event space with custom artwork from Laura Krudener
  • Spacious coatroom or gift room available
  • Wireless High Speed Internet Access available throughout the event center
  • 20’ x 10’ projection screen with additional flat screen smart televisions above the bar and in each of the three private meeting rooms
  • Sales and Operations staff dedicated to the success of your event from concept to execution
  • Onsite facility manager available for the day of your event
  • Event setup, breakdown and custodial services
  • No column obstructions
  • Elegant restrooms to accommodate large groups
  • Handicap accessible entrance and exits
  • Elevator
  • Large lighted parking on property

Our Preferred Caterers

  • Boca
  • Fresh Chef Kitchen Catering
  • L&L Catering
  • Liazzo’s Catering



For leasing contact Tiersa Morrow @ (828) 850-4336 or tmorrow@moretzmarketing.com.

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

Please download our Events Brochure or Wedding Brochure here.