Guided and Group Tours of Smithfield & Isle of Wight County

Step outside of the everyday hum drums and try something different. Treat your friends, family or a group that you’re hosting to a guided – or self-guided –  tour. There’s nothing like hearing the behind-the-scenes stories of an area to make you feel like you’ve really immersed yourself in its culture. Smithfield & Isle of…

Make your holiday reservations now!

Genuine Smithfield “genu-shines” for the holidays with a month’s worth of festive events. Why not start (or continue) a family tradition by spending a night or two with us? The pace may be slower here, (which would be a nice change for this busy season) but with all our fabulous downtown shops, galleries, farmers market, and…

Could you use a little retail therapy?

Lighten your day a bit and play our “Retail Therapy” contest. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! Guess which of our merchants sells these cool personalized license plates to win a gift certificate from the shop. Here’s the merchant’s description of the item: “What a cool idea! OBX born, Smithfield sold. Let your imagination…

Join us for Town & Country Days this weekend!

Genuine Smithfield’s Town & Country Days – Friday & Saturday, October 9 & 10          Join the fun at this annual event celebrating our historic port town and the county’s rich agricultural heritage with a day of fun-filled activities for the entire family. Mark Templeton & Pocket Change kick off the weekend on Friday night…

Smithfield Rocks Color Scapes Fine Arts Gallery

 By Sweet Georgia Hubbard: Muse and Gallery Cat My name is Georgia, and I am not your average feline. I am very proud to say that I’m a gallery cat and muse to my human, the artist Ann Hubbard of Color Scapes Gallery in downtown Smithfield. I’ve lived with Ann and her husband, Caroll since…