Events at Smith Mountain Lake

Smith Mountain Lake is teeming with lively and exciting events throughout the year, and SML Insiders is here to deliver all the details straight to you.

Our cataloged content features everything from festivals and concerts to wine tastings, trivia and poker nights, farmers’ markets, fundraisers, art shows and theater performances. We’re the go-to source for curated local experiences, ensuring you have access to the pulse of the community.

And for the ultimate convenience, subscribe to the SML Outlook, our weekly email newsletter. Every Thursday afternoon, we’ll deliver the hottest SML events (plus other great content) straight to your inbox.

Ultimate Guide to Smith Mountain Lake Events and Festivals (2024)

Explore the most popular annual Smith Mountain Lake events and festivals the easy way! We’ve curated this comprehensive annual list so you’ll always be able to find the best things to do at Smith Mountain Lake.

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Smith Mountain Lake Chili Festival

SML Insider Monthly Event Guides

At SML Insiders, we take the hassle out of planning things to do at Smith Mountain Lake by compiling comprehensive monthly event guides. These blog posts are your key to unlocking the full spectrum of SML experiences, including live music at popular spots like Drifter’s, Mango’s, Hot Shots, Portside, Beacon Pub, The Copper Kettle and Mitchell’s. Click on a month below to see what’s happening at Smith Mountain Lake!

wake behind a boat at Smith Mountain Lake

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May
2024

guitar with lake in background

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June
2024

fireworks with American flag

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July
2024

microphone at concert

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August
2024

wine glass with lake in background

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September
2024

impressive dock and home on Smith Mountain Lake.

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October
2024

Fall foliage with lake and dock

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November
2024

Coming Soon

snowy Chiristmas tree with colored lihts

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December
2024

Coming Soon

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