Friday Night: “Light Up Main”
Saturday & Sunday: Christmas in Smithfield
Holiday Homes Tour
and Antiques Show & Sale
Christmas Tree Lighting and “Light Up Main” Event
Friday Night, November 30 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
This family-friendly holiday evening begins with the Woman’s Club of Smithfield‘s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Smithfield Times Gazebo. Enjoy concerts by local children’s choruses, the Soteria Christian Center Singers, and a visit from a “real” Christmas Elf. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served.
Downtown merchants will illuminate their shops along Main Street as the Smithfield High School Drum Corps marches by. Join us for our very first annual Light Up Main Event – sure to become one of your family and friend’s favorite holiday traditions!
25+ participating shops, restaurants and attractions will remain open until 8:00 p.m. for shopping, relaxing or taking in Smithfield’s historic attractions.
Vote for your favorite light display among our merchants for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to a Smithfield Historic District business. Ballots will be available that evening. Turn your completed ballot into the Visitor Center (319 Main Street). The winner will be announced on the “Visit Smithfield VA” Facebook page on Monday, Dec. 3.
Be sure to stop by the Isle of Wight Museum to meet Old St. Nick himself between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.
HOLIDAY HOMES TOURS: Saturday & Sunday, December 1 & 2, 2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m.
Cypress Creek, Cypress Creek Parkway, Smithfield
Four exquisite homes will be decked out in their holiday finest for the homes tours.
Admission is $40 & includes admission to the Antiques Show.
Enjoy light refreshments and exhibits hosted by costumed interpreters at the Cypress Creek Clubhouse. Parking is not available at the homes. Free shuttles will be running from the Cypress Creek Clubhouse (600 Cypress Creek Parkway) to the four homes, as well as from several locations in downtown Smithfield.
Click here for a list of shuttle stops.
ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE at the Smithfield Center
Saturday, December 1, 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 2, 2018: 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.
220 North Church Street in downtown Smithfield
Admission is $6
(Admission to Antiques Show is included if you purchase a Homes Tour ticket for $40).
The Antiques Show will feature 28 quality vendors from across the region and run Saturday and Sunday. Your ticket includes one entry into the St. Nick’s Picks Raffle!
TICKETS NOW ON SALE ONLINE & AT THE VISITOR CENTER (319 Main St.).
Tickets may also be purchased on-site, the day of the show at the Smithfield Center.
A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS WILL BE SOLD TO THE HOMES TOURS.
Proceeds from Christmas in Smithfield go to the 1750 Isle of Wight Courthouse.
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR GENEROUS 2018 CHRISTMAS IN SMITHFIELD SPONSORS:
Towne Bank, Farmers Bank, Edward Jones, the Smithfield Inn, Cockeyed Rooster Cafe