Meet the Ghosts and Saints of Olde Towne Smithfield on April 27.

Ghosts and Saints of Olde Towne Smithfield – Saturday, April 27 Join us for a variety of very special programs taking place on April 27 at various times and locations in downtown Smithfield. Enjoy stories, a shadow puppet theater, music, Ghosts and more at this family-friendly festival. Schedule of Saturday’s Events 11:00 a.m. “Hampton Roads…

Smithfield Farmers Market returns this Saturday!

Smithfield Farmers Market’s 2019 season opens THIS SATURDAY, April 6 and runs weekly through November. The market is open from 9 a.m. until noon each Saturday, with specialty markets throughout the year open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The market is held in the The Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot at  115 Main Street in downtown…

This Saturday, March 16 – Downtown Smithfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Our 2nd Annual Genuine St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Historic downtown Smithfield will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 beginning at 10:30 a.m. The parade is sure to be great family-fun with 25+ entries including the Newport News Police Pipes & Drums, the Poquoson Islanderettes, antique cars, ​creative floats, and more. Put on your…

Main is Open!

Downtown Smithfield’s Main Street is thriving. In fact, we can’t think of a time where there were more shops, restaurants and attractions downtown (33+) and beyond. Come see for yourself and support the hard-working small business owners and volunteers who own and operate Smithfield’s many treasures. While you’re here, take our new: Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt…

Engaged? Let the wedding planning begin!

If a wedding is now in your future, consider an easy, unique destination and the Encore Wedding Capital of Virginia – Smithfield & Isle of Wight County, Virginia. What’s an Encore Wedding? It’s a second+ wedding – a little more relaxed, a little smaller in scale – and just right for Smithfield & Isle of Wight County’s…

Valentine Sip & Shop – This Friday Night in Downtown Smithfield

For Wine & Chocolate Lovers This Friday, Feb. 8 from 5-7 p.m. Visit our downtown merchants this Friday evening to satisfy your wine and chocolate cravings while browsing for those just-right Valentine’s Day gifts! Our merchants are sponsoring complimentary tastings and sales of wine by the glass or bottle from SummerWind Vineyard and Hampton Roads Winery. The wines will be featured…

Shop Smithfield Feb. 2nd for our Groundhog Day Valentine Special

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. For the love of Punxsutawney Phil, don’t give your sweetheart the same old grocery store flowers and chocolates like you did last year…and the year before…and the year before… Try something different this year! Shop in downtown Smithfield on Groundhog Day, Saturday, February 2. With over 25 independently-owned…

Pig out during Smithfield’s Restaurant Week – and feel good about it!

6th Annual Restaurant Week in Smithfield & Isle of Wight County Friday, February 1 through Saturday, February 9 $10 or $15 Lunches – $20 or $30 Dinners Price includes appetizer, entrée & dessert (beverage, taxes & tip not included). Visit your favorite restaurants – or try a new one – to take advantage of special Restaurant…

Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt through downtown Smithfield

Looking for a fun family activity? How about a FREE online scavenger hunt through downtown Smithfield? Our Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt takes you to 9-12 different stops in downtown Smithfield where you use your smartphone to answer a question, then proceed to the next stop. The hunt tells the story of our town’s history and…

THIS SATURDAY – Last Farmers Market of the Season!

Our Christmas Craft and Food Market was postponed due to the weather from last Saturday to THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Bank of Southside Virginia’s parking lot, 115 Main Street in downtown Smithfield. Find Christmas treats, great food, and unique gift items, while shopping among friendly vendors who handcraft…

Why fight the crowds? Shop downtown Smithfield!

Why not skip the hustle and bustle of malls and plan some quality time with your family and friends instead? Smithfield’s historic downtown features over 30 independently-owned specialty shops, art galleries, terrific restaurants and historic attractions – all within easy walking distance – and all offering lots of free parking. Your holiday shopping doesn’t have to…

Engaged over the Holidays?

According to our friends at Facebook, Christmas Eve is the most popular day to get engaged, followed by Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. If a wedding is now in your future, consider the Encore Wedding Capital of Virginia – Smithfield & Isle of Wight County. What’s an Encore Wedding? It’s a second+ wedding – a…