Crush Friday this Spring in Smithfield and Isle of Wight!

CRUSH-FRIDAY-LOGO-HORIZONTALLast 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 & 6, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Isle of Wight Fairgrounds, Heritage Park, Windsor
Our popular market takes place in the Spring at the Isle of Wight County Fairgrounds and in the fall along Main Street in downtown Smithfield (September 29). The Vintage Market will be our biggest market yet with more than 100 vintage vendors, food trucks and live music. Plenty of parking and easy pickup of large purchases. $5 admission for adults, children fee. Get an early shot at the treasures with Early Bird shopping, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., $10 admission.. For further information call 757.375.3031.

Downtown Smithfield Pickers Market
Held the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Joyner Field (next door to the Visitor Center) 319 Main Street in downtown Smithfield
Our bi-annual Vintage Markets are so popular, we’ve decided to add a monthly market. Held the second Saturday of each month beginning in April and running through October. the market will be a bit smaller but will still be a great place to treasure hunt.
For further information call 757.375.3031.


Smithfield Farmers Market
Every Saturday, March 24 through October 27, 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon, BSV Parking lot, 115 Main Street in downtown Smithfield

Named one of the top 101 Farmers Markets in the US by the, the market runs each Saturday with Specialty Markets in November and December, offering locally grown produce, beef, pork, chicken, eggs, plants, herbs, baked goods, coffee, barbecue, ham sandwiches, handcrafted items, plus live music each week!
For further information call 757.759.4118.

Smithfield Little Theatre’s production of “The Full Monty*”​
April 26 – May 13, Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 8:00 p.m., Sunday Matinee at 2:30 p.m., 210 N. Church Street in downtown Smithfield
Who couldn’t love a bunch of steelworkers singing, dancing & removing their clothing in this Mainstage production of the infamous musical? Tickets available online. *Rated R. ​
For further information call 757.357.7338 or go to


Nelms House Designer Showcase
April 14 through June 2, 308 Main Street in downtown Smithfield
Weekdays 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Weekends 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m.
Local interior designers have furnished a Victorian-style room in the beautiful Nelms House. Tour the historic house, enjoy refreshments, participate in a silent auction of Victorian Jewelry, glassware, lamps, local artwork and products to benefit local charities. Watch for weekly and daily activities such as  live music, local historic storytelling, dance demonstrations, and lectures on native plant gardening and floral arrangements. $10 per person. The Nelms House is also available for event rentals.
For more information email

Firehouse Bluegrass Benefit Concert
Held the second Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m., Fire Station #10, 15020 Carrollton Blvd. (Route 17), Carrollton 
Admission is just $5 with proceeds benefitting the all-volunteer fire/rescue service of Carrollton and nearby mutual aid districts in Smithfield and northern Suffolk. Hot dogs and soft drinks are available during the concert. Bring your own chair.
For further information call 757.613-6183.

Smithfield Lions Club Cruz-In Car Show
Friday, April 20 fro
m 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sentara St. Lukes, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton
Held the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month through October, the car show’s gate donation of $2 benefits Lions Charities. Spectators are free. Featuring food (BBQ), music (DJ) and a 50/50 raffle each night.
For further information email Chris at

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Genuine Smithfield Olden Days Festival
Friday & Saturday, June 29 & 30 along Main Street in downtown Smithfield
Friday: Ghost Walk, Cruz-and Concert in featuring the Rhondel’s at the Times Gazebo
Saturday: “Kids, Bike & Pet Parade,” car show, live music, various activities, artists and craft vendors, Smithfield Farmers Market, food, kids area, and Raft Race 2:30 p.m. at the Smithfield Station
For further information call 757.357.5182.

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Friday, August 3, 6:30 until 9:30 p.m. on the Boardwalk at Smithfield Station, 415 S. Church Street in downtown Smithfield
Blue Sky Distillery will be offering tastings and a contest for a gift card. Smithfield Station will offer a “Dog Star Vodka” signature drink called the “The Dog Crush.” Entertainment by the Billy Joe Trio. Plein air artists will be offering a “Wet Paint” Sale of their work. There will also be wine and brew on the Boardwalk, and interactive carnival games!
For more information call 757.365-1644 or

Boardwalk HeArt Show
Saturday, August 4, 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on the Boardwalk at Smithfield Station, 415 S. Church Street in downtown Smithfield
Enjoy meeting artists and browsing a variety of medias as you stroll the boardwalk and take in this juried, boutique-style show. Enjoy wine tastings at Pagan River Wine Merchants, and lunch or dinner at the award-winning Smithfield Station.
For more information call 757.365-1644 or

Sundays at Four Series presents the 11th Annual Terrific Teen Talent Recital
Sunday, August 5 at 4:00 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. in downtown Smithfield
This recital will again feature six Hampton Roads teenage musicians whose already-recognized talents will amaze the Sundays at Four audience. Your generosity will support this on-going opportunity for young musicians, as well as the Nelson Linaburg Scholarship fund. This program is supported by the generosity of the audience. There is no ticket charge, but a freewill offering will be taken.
For further information call 757.675.5777 or go to

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