“The Kiss” Mosaic at the Arts Center @ 319

At Last! “The Kiss” is offered. Twenty-Four artists collaborated on this artwork – a reproduction of Klimt’s best known masterpiece TheKiss as a mosaic of 6 inch squares – which is now offered to the public by Silent Auction. The bid sheet is posted in the Arts Center @ 319. Bidding will end on July 31, 2019 at noon. The winning bid will be announced…

♫Let’s Party♫ with the Rhondels!

Friday, June 28 at 8:00 p.m. The 200 block of Main Street will be closed off for this popular annual concert taking place at the Smithfield Times Gazebo (228 Main Street). Bring a lawn chair and dance like no one’s watching! This FREE oldies concert is part of the Friday Night Concert Series, sponsored by…

29th Annual Pagan River Raft Race

  Saturday, June 29, 2:30 p.m. at the Smithfield Station The Pagan River Raft Race is an iconic Smithfield event taking place each Summer at the Smithfield Station. The best viewing is from the bridge, but why not sign up and create your own raft with family and friends? The Raft Race is part of…

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” STROLL: Enjoy the Pagan River Raft Race, free concerts, our Farmers Market and more during Smithfield’s Sweet Summertime Celebration Weekend. SNAP: Take a selfie of you…

“Smile Smithfield” during our Sweet Summertime Celebration

SWEET SUMMERTIME CELEBRATION WEEKEND Friday, June 28 – Sunday, June 30 in downtown Smithfield Celebrate Summer & National Camera Day with a fun-filled weekend of events and photo ops for the entire family. Including the annual Pagan River Raft Race and photo contest with cash prizes! EVENTS: Pagan River Raft Race Saturday, June 29 at…

Downtown Merchants open late this Thursday so you can “Shop for Mom!”

Make this Mother’s Day extra special by visiting downtown Smithfield on Thursday, May 9th, for after-hours shopping. Find something unique for all the Moms in your life — or maybe you’re a Mom who deserves to treat herself! The following businesses will be open until 8:00 pm to help make this Mother’s Day extra special….

Meet the Ghosts and Saints of Olde Towne Smithfield on April 27.

Ghosts and Saints of Olde Towne Smithfield – Saturday, April 27 Join us for a variety of very special programs taking place on April 27 at various times and locations in downtown Smithfield. Enjoy stories, a shadow puppet theater, music, Ghosts and more at this family-friendly festival. Schedule of Saturday’s Events 11:00 a.m. “Hampton Roads…

Smithfield Farmers Market returns this Saturday!

Smithfield Farmers Market’s 2019 season opens THIS SATURDAY, April 6 and runs weekly through November. The market is open from 9 a.m. until noon each Saturday, with specialty markets throughout the year open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The market is held in the The Bank of Southside Virginia parking lot at  115 Main Street in downtown…

This Saturday, March 16 – Downtown Smithfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Our 2nd Annual Genuine St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Historic downtown Smithfield will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 beginning at 10:30 a.m. The parade is sure to be great family-fun with 25+ entries including the Newport News Police Pipes & Drums, the Poquoson Islanderettes, antique cars, ​creative floats, and more. Put on your…

Main is Open!

Downtown Smithfield’s Main Street is thriving. In fact, we can’t think of a time where there were more shops, restaurants and attractions downtown (33+) and beyond. Come see for yourself and support the hard-working small business owners and volunteers who own and operate Smithfield’s many treasures. While you’re here, take our new: Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt…

Engaged? Let the wedding planning begin!

If a wedding is now in your future, consider an easy, unique destination and the Encore Wedding Capital of Virginia – Smithfield & Isle of Wight County, Virginia. What’s an Encore Wedding? It’s a second+ wedding – a little more relaxed, a little smaller in scale – and just right for Smithfield & Isle of Wight County’s…

Valentine Sip & Shop – This Friday Night in Downtown Smithfield

For Wine & Chocolate Lovers This Friday, Feb. 8 from 5-7 p.m. Visit our downtown merchants this Friday evening to satisfy your wine and chocolate cravings while browsing for those just-right Valentine’s Day gifts! Our merchants are sponsoring complimentary tastings and sales of wine by the glass or bottle from SummerWind Vineyard and Hampton Roads Winery. The wines will be featured…