Enjoy an old-fashioned, family-friendly good time at Genuine Smithfield’s Olden Days Festival on Friday & Saturday, June 24th & 25th.
Dance the night away on Friday night with two free concerts! Anthony Snape at 6 pm at the Bank of Southside VA (sponsored by Smithfield Music) and Ocean Breeze at the Smithfield Times Gazebo at 7 pm.
Imagine yourself behind the wheel of one of the Hot Rods lined up along Main Street for the Cruz-In Car Show, visit the Vintage Market, or meet some spirits on the Historic Ghost Walk – all happening on Friday night. The Ghost Walk is a ticketed event and sells out fast, so get your tickets today at the Visitor Center!
Saturday, go treasure hunting at the Vintage Market or Smithfield’s popular Farmers Market, join in on the “Kids, Bike & Pet Parade,” pig-out on some great festival food, and visit the children’s area at Joyner Field with its pony rides, dunking booth and more.
Cheer on your favorite vessel in the 26th Annual Pagan River Raft Race. Learn something new at the Isle of Wight County Museum, Historic St. Luke’s booth at Christ Episcopal Church or the museum’s booth featuring the Old Dominion Squadron of the Airmen’s Preservation Society World War II Army Air Forces living historians.
Olden Days also features plenty of great music throughout the festival, Tootie, Big Virginia Sky, Alec Edmonds and the Solid Rock Bluegrass Gospel Band will offer free concerts on Saturday.
Finish up Saturday night at the very first Isle Jam Concert at the Isle of Wight Fairgrounds featuring American Idol Scotty McCreery. Tickets & information available at IsleJamVA.com. The Isle Jam Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Automotive.
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