Crush Friday Party on the Boardwalk – August 3

Join us Friday, August 3 for our Crush Friday Party on the Boardwalk at the Smithfield Station from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Featuring: Live Music by the Billy Joe Trio Cash bar with beer and wine Carnival games (jar guess, ring toss, and more) Plein air artists painting on the boardwalk who will present a…

Meet the Artists!

These 16 talented artists will be featured at our Boardwalk HeArt Show on Saturday, August 4 from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on the Boardwalk at Smithfield Station in downtown Smithfield. Featured image by Holly Groder Join us the night before, Friday, August 3 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. for our Crush Friday Boardwalk Party at…

Beauty by Design

Meet Jason and Joseph, owners of Fleur de Fou The Christmas Season holds a special place in the hearts of Fleur de Fou owners, Joseph McCain and Jason Camper. As they helped to decorate during for the season at Wharf Hill Antiques, a shop located in downtown Smithfield, they watched shoppers as they entered. They…

Genuine Smithfield’s Olden Days Festival – June 29 & 30

Enjoy an old-fashioned, family-friendly good time at Smithfield’s Olden Days Festival on Friday & Saturday, June 29 & 30. Begun in the 1980’s, Olden Days has been one of the most popular community events to take place annually in Smithfield. Join us for old-fashioned fun for all ages in charming Downtown Historic Smithfield. Come for the…

Main is Open!

The construction is over and 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…

Kayaking and paddle boarding in Smithfield & Isle of Wight County.

Boasting not one – BUT TWO – roller-style launches, it’s easy to explore the rich rivers, creeks, marshes, and wetlands of beautiful Smithfield and Isle of Wight County. Nike Park now offers a kayak launch FREE to the public and open during the park’s regular hours (8 a.m. until dark). The launch places you in…

Smithfield & Isle of Wight Tourism celebrate National Tourism Month

Smithfield & Isle of Wight Tourism celebrated National Tourism Month on May 8th by recognizing those in the community who work in the hospitality industry and contribute so much to its economic vitality at a breakfast at the Smithfield Center. 25th Anniversary Celebration In celebration of the tourism industry’s 25 years, the original tourism board…

Crush Friday in Smithfield, Virginia!

TAKE A DAY OFF. Seriously. Start with a Friday. American workers left a total of 662 million vacation days on the table last year. Why do all these paid vacation days go unused? Americans have become “work Martyrs,” choosing to see vacation as a dirty word rather than a healthy (and well-earned) part of a…

Theater Tickets? Check out these Full Monty Specials!

In honor of Smithfield Little Theatre’s production of “The Full Monty,” enjoy these specials in downtown Smithfield. Didn’t get tickets? (They sell out fast!) You can ease your disappointment with these specials. • The Smithfield Station is offering their special “Full Monty Cocktail,” made of house vodka and bourbon, pink lemonade, and a splash of Sprite,…

Sidewalk Stroll & Vintage Market – this weekend!

Join our wonderful merchants this Saturday and Sunday, May 5 & 6 as they spring clean and host a sidewalk/yard sale. You’ll be sure to find bargains! Enjoy a great meal at one of our restaurants or stop by the Nelms House, hosting a Designer Showcase. Afterwards, head out to the annual Spring Country Vintage Market…

Welcome to the family!

Meet Emily Norton, owner of The Main Event by Emily​ April 2018 – With a husband of 30 years, five children, two sons-in-law, one daughter in law, six grandchildren, one dog and partial custody of her son’s dog, it’s clear that family is a large part of Emily Norton’s life. Creating memories and spending time with…

Crush Friday this Spring in Smithfield and Isle of Wight!

Last year 54% of Americans left a total of 662 million vacation days unused. What would you rather be doing – working or heading out to Smithfield for a much needed spring weekend getaway? Crush Friday and take in one of our great upcoming special events. Spring Country Vintage Market Saturday & Sunday, May 5…