The 2021 Calendar of Events is Subject to Change due to COVID-19 and Virginia Tech Football Schedule.

A Smithfield Yuletide

Date TBD due to VT football schedule


Opening Day and Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 3

​Enjoy a celebration of Fall at our annual Smithfield Hallowe'en! 

With tours of the historic Preston Family Cemetery, live music, refreshments from local vendors, artisan demonstrations and more, there's something for everyone to enjoy!


Tickets: $5.00*

Details will be posted at a later date.

*Special event ticket prices are the same for all age groups.  Ordinary discounts are not applicable

Special Events at Smithfield

Summer Camp

Monday, July 26- Friday, July 30

​Experience life on the early Virginia frontier in a unique and historic environment through interactive activities geared toward children ages 8 - 10.


Sign up through Blacksburg Parks and Recreation

Details will be posted at a later date.

Memorial Day Observance

Monday, May 31

Join us at Smithfield to welcome the first day of our 2021 Visit Season! Tour the Manor House, site and outbuildings and engage with our knowledgeable interpreters. While onsite, join us for Smithfield’s annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3! 

Hunt for eggs on the front lawn of Smithfield during our age-level hunt times and sit for a professional portrait by Whitescarver Photography with our Special Guest: The Easter Bunny.


Tickets: $5.00*

Additional details will be posted at a later date.

2021 Calendar of Special Events

A Smithfield Hallowe'en

Date TBD due to VT football schedule


Spirit of America Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, July 3

​Ring in Independence Day by spending the day at a house that saw the beginning of a new nation! Gather for a special Independence Day Ceremony featuring traditional excerpts from the Declaration of Independence and Frederick Douglass, followed by a rousing cannon fire salute by the Giles Artillery.


Tickets: $5.00*

Additional details will be posted at a later date.

Visit Smithfield’s Preston Family Cemetery for the opportunity to pause, reflect and remember those in the Preston Family who served in our country’s early military conflicts. 


Free Admission, Donations Accepted

Additional details will be posted at a later date.

​Begin your holiday season by celebrating with friends and family at our annual holiday event: A Smithfield Yuletide! Enjoy cheerful, holiday tunes by local musicians and light refreshments by local vendors as you stroll the historic grounds of Smithfield, which will be decorated with live greenery for the season. 


Tickets $10.00*

Additional details will be posted at a later date.