Eye-Spy Scavenger Hunt through downtown Smithfield

Looking for a fun family activity? How about a FREE online scavenger hunt through downtown Smithfield? Our Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt takes you to 9-12 different stops in downtown Smithfield where you use your smartphone to answer a question, then proceed to the next stop. The hunt tells the story of our town’s history and…

THIS SATURDAY – Last Farmers Market of the Season!

Our Christmas Craft and Food Market was postponed due to the weather from last Saturday to THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Bank of Southside Virginia’s parking lot, 115 Main Street in downtown Smithfield. Find Christmas treats, great food, and unique gift items, while shopping among friendly vendors who handcraft…

Why fight the crowds? Shop downtown Smithfield!

Why not skip the hustle and bustle of malls and plan some quality time with your family and friends instead? Smithfield’s historic downtown features over 30 independently-owned specialty shops, art galleries, terrific restaurants and historic attractions – all within easy walking distance – and all offering lots of free parking. Your holiday shopping doesn’t have to…

Engaged over the Holidays?

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. If a wedding is now in your future, consider the Encore Wedding Capital of Virginia – Smithfield & Isle of Wight County. What’s an Encore Wedding? It’s a second+ wedding – a…

2018 Downtown Smithfield’s Christmas Parade

Join us this Saturday, December 8 at 10:30 a.m. for Genuine Smithfield’s Annual Christmas Parade – an old-fashioned “can’t miss” community event. This year’s theme is “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and our Grand Marshall is writer, Emmy-award winning Director and Smithfield Native, Jeffrey Blount. For further information call 757.357.5182. Enjoy vintage footage of the 2010…