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…

Celebrate the opening day of our Farmers Market on MARKET DAY – Saturday, March 24.

Participating shops in Smithfield & Isle of Wight County will celebrate opening day of the Smithfield Farmers Market’s 2018 Season by offering specials, sales and discounts on “Market Day” Saturday, March 24. Participating merchants include: Sesroh Tack Shoppe – 1607 South Church Street, Smithfield. Sesroh will offer a free gift with purchase – just mention you…

Call for Entries!

Boardwalk HeArt Show – Saturday, August 4, 2018 on the Boardwalk at Smithfield Station 415 S. Church Street in downtown Smithfield, VA Artists are invited to submit their original work to participate in Smithfield’s juried Boardwalk HeArt Show. The show will be held on the boardwalk behind the Smithfield Station Shoppes overlooking the Pagan River in…