Smithfield Autumn Vintage Market -Saturday, September 29

Spend the day in Smithfield for “Hamtiques, Hospitality & HeART” Saturday, September 29 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. 100-300 Blocks of Main Street in downtown Smithfield Three blocks of downtown Smithfield’s Main Street will be filled with vendors featuring antiques, collectibles, re-purposed and vintage treasures, as well as live music and great food. Join…

Crush Friday: Take a Fall Break in Smithfield, Virginia

So you may not be able to take another entire week off but you still have lots of vacation days left. We know you do. Americans gave up around 206 million paid vacation days in 2017. Why not take some of that well-earned time off and spend a relaxing weekend in Smithfield & Isle of…

Opening Doors

Meet Mary Cole, founder of the Sundays at Four Concert Series Mary Cole had always been very involved with her church, Christ Episcopal, so she was surprised one day to overhear a woman say that the church was part of the museum located across the street because, “…because its doors are always closed.” Mary knew this wasn’t…

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…