10th Annual Ava Gardner Festival


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  • 325 E. Market St.
    Smithfield NC 27577


New exhibits open for this year's Ava Gardner Festival dedicated to the fashion icon and legendary movie star born in Johnston County. Visit the museum for the new "Ava's Closet" exhibit, heritage tours, free showings of vintage films and more.

Join in the excitement of the new "Ava's Closet" exhibit with Sinatra-style tunes from the Carolina Crooner, refreshments and beverages provide the "fling".

Admission: Call for admission

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35° 30' 39.9594" / Longitude: -78° 20' 44.16"


325 E. Market St. Smithfield NC 27577

Special Directions:

I-95, Exit 95. Take US Hwy 70 West for 1 mile into downtown Smithfield. Museum will be on the right.

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