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! 

Local Eats

Local Eats

Attractions

Events

After being closed for a couple of weeks for building improvements, The Chicken Barn is back wit....
After being closed for a couple of weeks for building improvements, The Chicken Barn is back with their chicken-n-fixins, fresh daily livers and gizzards, and home style cooking!
Put on your dancing shoes and join us for tonight’s Third StrEATery in Downtown Smithfield!  W....
Put on your dancing shoes and join us for tonight’s Third StrEATery in Downtown Smithfield! We’re closing the 100 block of S. Third Street, setting up tables and chairs, bringing in some great musici Read More
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
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As a Main Street America Affiliate™, the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is part of a 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. 
 
 
 
  
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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