Downtown Smithfield is especially magical in December, when the storefronts are beautifully decorated for Christmas and the Town decks the halls for the season! The DSDC hosts Christmas Carriage Rides to give people a chance to enjoy the twinkling lights around our festive downtown!
Free carriage rides are offered from 6-9pm on the third Friday of each month (please note that we offer Christmas Carriage Rides are typically offered on Fridays in December before Christmas Eve from 5-8pm. Reservations are required. Please visit the Historic Downtown Smithfield, NC Facebook page, where you will find the link to register posted once registration opens.
The carriages can typically accommodate groups of 4-6, depending on the carriage and the size of the riders. Carriage rides typically last about ten minutes.
Have dinner downtown before or after your carriage ride at one of our fantastic restaurants! Do some shopping! Take in a movie or visit some of our wonderful attractions!