Smithfield Olden Days Festival
Visitor Center - 319 Main Street
Friday, June 28, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, June 29, 2013 (All day)
Smithfield, , Virginia
Olden Days started with a bang! On Friday night, The Rhondels, Hot Rods and the Porcine
Statuary Christening were seen and heard in the heart of historic downtown Smithfield.
The annual celebration included a Kids, Bike and Pet parade, antique cars, antique military
vehicles, exhibits, cloggers, beer garden, Blue Grass music, pony rides, dunk tank, Pagan
River raft race, ghost walks, music, crafts, art, and the Smithfield Farmers' Market.
On behalf of IOW & Smithfield Tourism and the Town of Smithfield we would like to
thank everyone for coming out and supporting our events and the merchants. This event
brought many over night guest to enjoy Smithfield for the weekend.
Our sponsors help to make this event possible: Smithfield Foods, C & R Services, Daily
Press, Mike Doggett, Edward Jones Financial Services/ Phil Frix, Isle of Wight County
Parks & Recreation, Smithfield Station Waterfront Restaurant, Inn & Marina, John Heirmel,
Smithfield Times, The Arts Center @ 319, The Bank of Southside Virginia, Town of
Smithfield, Virginian Pilot, S & B Tents, and W. F. Magann Corporation.
Sponsoring Olden Days Festival allows exposure for many hometown non-profit
organizations and for some this is their largest money making event of the year.
Olden Days Participating Non-Profits: Preservation Virginia, Smithfield Ruritans, Veterans of
Foreign Wars Post 8545, American Legion, Daughters of the American Revolution
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Xi Delta, Luter Family YMCA and Toys for Tots.
Thank you for to all of our wonderful volunteers and a special thanks to the awesome
Public Works Team, we couldn’t do this without you!! As always the Smithfield Police
Department, the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department and the Isle of Wight Volunteer
Rescue Squad offered their invaluable assistance.
Call: Elizabeth Moose 757-880-7191 or Terry Rhinier 757-357-2214
Website: Flyer / Registration