General Fest Info – Smithfield, VA

General Fest Info – Smithfield, VA 2017-07-21T18:45:21+00:00

Festival Highlights

The 11th Annual Smithfield Music’s Aiken & Friends Fest will feature:
*  National, regional and local artists performing their original music!
*  Fine Virginia beer and wine
*  A variety of specialty food, merchandise, and local business vendors
*  Music artist booth for audience meet-and-greet, autographs, and artist merchandise
*  Festival merchandise including t-shirts and posters
*  All proceeds benefit the music education programs of Isle of Wight County

Festival Hours

Friday Night – Smithfield Little Theater – 7:30-10 pm
Saturday – Historic Downtown Smithfield – 3:30-7 pm
Saturday Night – Smithfield Little Theater – 7:30-10 pm

Performance Schedule View


Friday Night – $25
Saturday Night- $25
Weekend Pass – $40

Tickets are limited for theater shows Friday and Saturday nights.
Go to TICKETS for more information.


Smithfield, Virginia


FREE Parking at the Smithfield Little Theater lot as well as on the street in Historic Downtown Smithfield.


From Norfolk, Newport News and the peninsula: Follow I-64 to Exit 264 toward I-664 across the Monitor-Merrimac to Exit 9 Route 17 north. Turn left of Brewers Neck Rd (US258-VA32), right on Benns Church Blvd, right on South Church St. to North Church St..

From Richmond and points north: You folks have a choice to either: follow I-95 South to Exit 61A to Hundred Rd. (VA-10 East). Meander following VA-10 East into Smithfield, turn left on Main St., right on S. Church St., right on Jericho (small brick road) across the bridge, up the hill to the fest; OR follow I-64 to Exit 258A Clyde Morris (US17 S), turn left on Jefferson, turn right on Mercury Blvd. (US17/258/32), turn right on Benns Church Blvd., right onto South Church Street, continue to North Church St..


Food and beverage will be available at the festival site as well as in downtown restaurants.

What To Bring

Some is outside, some inside so please plan accordingly.
Blanket or low-profile lawn chair for outside stage
Dancing shoes or comfortable walking shoes
Cash or credit cards
Your smile and love for great music!

What Not To Bring

No glass bottles or alcohol
No recording devices or digital video cameras



Well behaved dogs are allowed in historic Smithfield at the outdoor stages.

ADA Accomodations

The Aiken & Friends Fest staff will work to assist festival patrons with ADA needs.  Please indicate wheelchair accessible needs by e-mailing:

Audio / Video Recording

It is the policy of the Aiken & Friends Fest to not allow any audio/video recording at any time during the festival. Thank you for your cooperation.

Contact Us

For more information email us at

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