Join us for the 34th annual Ham & Yam Festival on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in Downtown Smithfield! With pig races, inflatables, vendors, entertainment, and ham and yam foods, it's a fun day for the entire family!
A full schedule of events on Saturday, May 5 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 local bands and dance groups perform on the festival's three stages throughout the day. The festival features a sweet potato pie eating contest, pig races, barbecue cook-off, rubber duck race, and the always popular "What's That Yam Thing?" contest. See you soon in Downtown Smithfield!