Snap a Selfie & Win!

Selfie Stroll & Instagram Contest during Smithfield’s Sweet Summertime Celebration Weekend

Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30

HOW TO PLAY: It’s as easy as “Stroll, Snap, Follow & #SmileSmithfield”


Enjoy the Pagan River Raft Race, free concerts, our Farmers Market and more during Smithfield’s Sweet Summertime Celebration Weekend.


Take a selfie of you or you with your friends or family while you’re in downtown Smithfield during our Sweet Summertime Celebration Weekend.

Participating merchants will offer selfie stations!


Be sure to go to our Instagram page @smithfieldvirginia and follow us.


Post your selfie to your Instagram page and use the hashtag #SmileSmithfield.


Two $150 Gift Certificates:

1. Most likes of your selfie on Instagram

2. Best overall image expressing the theme: “Sweet Summertime Selfie Stroll through Smithfield.”

How about a selfie with a hot Scotsman at Maggie Casey’s Celtic Treasures, or with a “Great Wine Shark” at Pagan River Wine Merchants, or with a real 1800’s Mountain Man at Imagine Art Studios? Don’t miss your chance this weekend!

Here’s a list of just a few of the 20+ participating downtown merchants who will have Selfie Station either inside or outside their shops: American Laser Arts, Beyond Main, Imagine Art Gallery, Victoria’s Rose, Maggie Casey’s Celtic Treasures, When Pigs Fly…Magic Happens, Perfectly Natural Soap, the Isle of Wight Museum, Fleur de Fou, the Strip Joint, Finley’s General Store, Taste of Smithfield, Painted Garden Gallery, Yummaries, Nelms House, the Smithfield Farmers Market, the Smithfield Visitor Center/The Arts Center @ 319, the Christmas Store, Gimme Shelter, Cure Coffeehouse, Imagine Art Gallery, Color Scapes Fine Arts Gallery, Sew Personal Boutique, the Smithfield Inn, Mansion House Art & Antiques, and Relics. 

Plus! SummerWind Vineyard will be in town offering wine tastings at the Chamber of Commerce from 12 noon – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.

And be sure to stop by our LOVE letters which will be available for photos at the Visitor Center (319 Main Street).




10 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2019 through 11 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2019. Entries will not be eligible for the prize if submitted prior to June 28 at 10 a.m. or after June 30 at 11 p.m.


Two $150 Gift Certificates to the Smithfield & Isle of Wight County merchant of the winner’s choice., or a Visa gift card if the winner is from outside of the area. The prizes can be mailed to the winner or can be picked up in person at the Visitor Center.


Winners will be contacted via Instagram Direct Message. The winning entrants have until Tuesday, July 2 at 12 noon to claim their prizes by responding to the Instagram message or via email to

Winners will be announced on Wednesday, July 3 via the sponsor’s social media sites, website, blog, news release, etc.

Entry indicates participants agree to have their name and images used for promotional purposes by Smithfield Tourism.


Tourism staff will determine and select two winners, that entry with the most likes, and that entry that best reflects the theme “Sweet Summertime Selfie Stroll through Smithfield” from among all eligible submissions received during the contest entry period. Additional judging criteria will include the aesthetic quality of the image.

Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer or more winners at its discretion. Sponsor will not disclose judging scores. All entries posted to Instagram outside of the contest period will be disqualified.


Entries must be submitted as described at the top of this page. Photos submitted must be a “selfie” taken somewhere in Smithfield and Isle of Wight County. The image can include other people, as long as the entrant has permission to use their image(s).


This contest is open to all, professional and amateur, regardless of age, gender or nationality. By entering the contest, entrants under 18 years of age indicate they have obtained the permission of a parent or guardian.

This contest is not open to employees of Smithfield & Isle of Wight CVB or their families.

Cellphone images are acceptable and will not be penalized.

Entries can be digitally manipulated, “photo-shopped,” or cropped as the photographer chooses. Entries cannot be a composite image featuring more than one photo.

Entries must be original and not have previously been published in any promotional material, website, etc.

Entries can be color or black and white.

Neither prints or videos will be accepted.

The limit for submitted images is 10. In the case of more than 10 submissions, the first 10 will be eligible for contest prizes.

This contest is in no way endorsed or sponsored by or associated with Instagram.


If the entry contains distinguishable faces of people, it is the responsibility of the photographer to acquire permission to publish the image on Instagram for each individual featured in their image.

By entering this contest, posting an image on Instagram using #SmileSmithfield and following our page (@smithfieldvirginia), you agree to the terms and conditions and acknowledge that you have the permission to use images of all individuals featured in your posted image.

Entry indicates participants agree to be bound by the terms of the photo contest.


Lois Tokarz, 757.353.5521,