Join us for the 35th annual Ham & Yam Festival! With pig races, inflatables, vendors, entertainment and ham and yam foods, it's a fun day for the entire family! There will be a full schedule of events that will attract thousands of people to Downtown Smithfield, where the festival occupies several blocks. Craft and commercial vendors line the streets, food vendors offer a variety of fair foods and menu items featuring country ham and sweet potatoes, and entertainment on the festival's three stages throughout the day. The festival features a barbecue cook-off, rubber duck race, and the always popular "What's That Yam Thing?" contest. See you soon in Downtown Smithfield!


Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation

200 S. Front Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

(919) 934-0887

Updated February 25, 2019

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