Did you have a VERY good Christmas this year?

  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. Which is why Smithfield Tourism will be heading to several bridal shows in January to remind folks that Smithfield is the Encore Wedding Capital of Virginia! What’s an Encore Wedding?…

Pagan River Wine Merchants

Meet Keith Johnson, Manager & soon-to-be sommelier, and join him for a Christmas Wine Tasting this Wednesday, December 23 at 7:15 p.m. It’s a party every weekend at Pagan River Wine Merchants…well, a party in a bottle, anyway. As manager, Keith Johnson explains, they uncork a bottle on Fridays for customers to sample throughout the…

U.S. Fleet Forces Band comes to Smithfield this Thursday!

The U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band will come to town for a Special (FREE!) Holiday Concert “Home for the Holidays, this Thursday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. at the Smithfield Center (220 N. Church Street). The U.S. Fleet Forces Band, known as “The Finest of the Fleet,” is the musical representative for Commander, U.S. Fleet…

2015 Genuine Smithfield Parade photo album

In case you missed it, or if you want to check them out for any familiar faces, here is our Parade Photo Album. The day was gorgeous, the parade as spectacular as always. Thanks to all who participated and volunteered. What a great holiday community event!

Grab your mittens, some hot cocoa and head downtown…

Genuine Smithfield’s Annual Downtown Christmas Parade is tomorrow! Saturday, December 12 at 11:00 a.m. along Main & Grace Streets Actually, the forecast is for clear skies and 72° so maybe some shorts and a bottle of water will be better – but either way – we’re celebrating the season as only Genuine Smithfield can. Our…

3rd annual Smithfield Evening Christmas Market

Friday, December 11 from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. The Evening Market has quickly become one of Smithfield’s most popular events. There’s something about strolling among holiday vendors lined along beautiful Historic Main Street, with live music and the scents of mulled wine, hot cocoa, and decadent sweet treats filling the air that warms you up…

Make a list & check it twice!

Santa does! So you’d better make your own list of these “Can’t Miss” holiday events coming up this weekend in Genuine Smithfield!   Town of Smithfield Christmas Tree Lighting Friday, December 11 at 5:30 pm, Smithfield Center, 220 N. Church St. Free admission, light refreshments, music, and singing presented by the Woman’s Club of Smithfield….

Christmas in Smithfield coming up this weekend!

Lots of wonderful holiday events are planned around Christmas in Smithfield. You won’t want to miss one! Friday: The Isle of Wight County Museum kicks off the festivities on Friday by hosting An Evening with St. Nick from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Little ones can enjoy a reading of Clement Clarke Moore’s ‘Twas the Night…