Welcome to Downtown Smithfield!

Nestled between the serenity of the Neuse River and the vitality of Interstate 95, Downtown Smithfield is the center of government, enhanced by thriving, independently-owned businesses.  A destination for the arts, history, shopping, dining, entertainment, and recreation, Downtown Smithfield is the cultural center of our community.  We can't wait to welcome you to our beautiful historic downtown! 

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Join us to kick off 4th of July week at Smithfield's Independence Celebration on Sunday, July 3 ....
Join us to kick off 4th of July week at Smithfield's Independence Celebration on Sunday, July 3 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on South Third Street in the heart of Downtown Smithfield!
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We have an AMAZING lineup of musicians and more fun for the Third StrEATery this year!  Join us ....
We have an AMAZING lineup of musicians and more fun for the Third StrEATery this year! Join us for the first one on Friday, April 22 for bluegrass from @grassstreet, games, free face painting and bal Read More
We are very excited about the project underway at the @avagardnermuseum! #DowntownSmithfield #Sm....
We are very excited about the project underway at the @avagardnermuseum! #DowntownSmithfield #SmithfieldNC #AvaGardner #publicart
Downtown Smithfield is rolling out the green and gold carpet on Friday, March 18 for our Smithfi....
Downtown Smithfield is rolling out the green and gold carpet on Friday, March 18 for our Smithfield Shamrock Shuttle, a St. Patrick’s inspired bar crawl! Our party bus will safely transport people bet Read More
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As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.
 
  
NC Main Street Community FINAL White Horizontal 2Smithfield is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center.  The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency. 
 
 
 
 

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