The Neuse River Amphitheatre at Town Commons is the site of the annual Smithfield Ham & Yam Festival and other special events.
The Town Commons was established by the town's founder, John Smith, in 1777 after he gave the land to the Town to ensure that it would be preserved for future generations.  This facility can be rented for special events.  To inquire about availability, please contact the Smithfield Parks & Recreation Department at (919) 934-2148.
150 S. Front Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-2148 (Parks & Recreation)
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As a Main Street America Affiliateâ„¢, the Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities that share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.
Community ms vertical color logoSmithfield is a North Carolina Main Street community, designated by the N.C. Department of Commerce Main Street & Rural Planning Center. The Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation is charged with administering the program at the local level and building public-private partnerships to spur economic development that achieves measurable results such as investment, business growth, and job creation.