Top Smith Mountain Lake Events and Live Music in June (2024)

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Welcome to the ultimate guide for Smith Mountain Lake events in June!

We’ve rounded up dozens of fun-filled things to do at Smith Mountain Lake this month. Keep scrolling to find the best SML activities this weekend and beyond.

Please note, this post is updated throughout the year as events are finalized so please check back often or sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to hear about everything going on at SML!

June 1, 2024

Trinity Treasures Sale: Annual church yard sale with low-cost household goods, furniture and more at Trinity Ecumenical Parish. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Also May 31.

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon.

Portside Island Jam: Live music by the Island Time Band, Caribbean-themed food and libations at Portside Grill & Bar. 1-6 p.m. Also June 2.

Big Matt & The Time Machine: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Kinnfolk: Live music at Fables & Feathers Winery. 2 p.m.

Tin Can Locomotive: Live music at Goodhue Boat Company – Blackwater. 6-9 p.m.

Ben Trout: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Vinyl Nation: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

June 2, 2024

Portside Island Jam: Live music by the Island Time Band, Caribbean-themed food and libations at Portside Grill & Bar. 2 p.m. Also June 1.

Prillaman: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Jimmie Wilson: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 2-6 p.m.

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. 3 p.m.

June 3, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon.

Trivia Night: At Magnum Point Marina. 6-8 p.m.

June 4, 2024

Lego Club: Families can work together to make a Lego creation to be displayed for the rest of the month at the Westlake branch of the Franklin County Public Library. 5:30-6:30 p.m.

June 5, 2024

Moneta Farmers Market: Fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, bread, jams, jellies, and more, plus local artisans. Adjacent to the Moneta-SML Library, 13641 Moneta Road. 3-6 p.m.

Open Mic Competition: Week 6 of the Hook, Lines and Singers Songwriters Festival Open Mic Competition at Mango’s Bar & Grill to benefit local children’s charities. Registration at 6 p.m. (come with at least four songs and your instrument if you plan to perform). Competition begins at 6:30 p.m.

Annalyse Marie Duo: Live music at Hot Shots Bar & Grill. 7 p.m.

June 6, 2024

Texas Hold ‘em Poker: Enjoy two games of poker (6 p.m. and 8 p.m.) in this fun-filled weekly Poker League at Hot Shots Bar & Grill.

Bingo: Bingo night at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Karaoke: At Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7-11 p.m.

June 7-8, 2024

SML Quilt Show: More than 100 quilts and quilt-relate items will be on display on June 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at EastLake Community Church. Raffles, vendors and a boutique with handcrafted items for sale.

Lakeside Singer Concert: Smith Mountain Lake’s community chorus presents “Rock My World” at Radford Baptist Church. June 7 at 7 p.m. and June 8 at 2 p.m.

June 7, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon.

Try Before You Buy: Free wine tastings at SML Fine Wines. 4-6 p.m.

Keith Campbell: Live music at Fables & Feathers Winery. 4 p.m.

Travis Reigh: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 6-8 p.m.

The Church Sisters: Live music at Mitchell’s Restaurant. 6-9 p.m.

Elizabeth Davidson: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

One Take Band: Live music at Hot Shots Bar & Grill. 7 p.m.

Watchhouse: Live music at The Coves Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m.

Fuzzy Logic: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

June 8, 2024

Joyous Junque Sale: Annual church yard sale with low-cost household goods, furniture and more at Resurrection Catholic Church. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Also June 9.

Staff and volunteers welcome visitors to the SML Business Expo

A Day at the Lake

June 8, 2024

This free event, organized by the Smith Mountain Lake Association, brings the community together for fun and interactive activities (in water and on land) and is dedicated to protecting the water of SML and promoting safe recreation. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon.

The Ryan Greer Band: Live music at Harvest Moon Marketplace. 12:30-4 p.m.

Keith McFadden: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Matt Weeks Trio: Live music at Fables & Feathers Winery. 2 p.m.

Dave Owens & Tony Wright: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Christian Q.: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 5-7 p.m.

Funky Bone: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Ben Folds: Live music at Harvester Performance Center, Rocky Mount. 8 p.m. 

June 9, 2024

Joyous Junque Sale: Annual church yard sale with low-cost household goods, furniture and more at Resurrection Catholic Church. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Also June 8.

Harmony4Hope Music Festival: Live music festival at Mango’s Bar & Grill to raise funds for the Lymphoma Research Foundation. Local artists, raffles and more. The lineup includes Jason Long, the League of Ordinary Gentlemen, Big Daddy Ray, The Frequency, and Kimberley Dahme. Noon-5 p.m.

The Last Chance Duo: Live music at Harvest Moon Marketplace. 1-4 p.m.

Annalyse Marie Duo: Live music at Mitchell’s Restaurant. 1-4 p.m.

Travis Reigh: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Jason Hostetter: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 2-4 p.m.

Earl Keen: Live music at Harvester Performance Center, Rocky Mount. 8 p.m. 

June 10, 2024

Literary Lakers Book Club: Open meeting at the Moneta/SML Library. 3 p.m.

Trivia Night: At Magnum Point Marina. 6-8 p.m.

June 12, 2024

Wildlife Wednesday Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal, a tour down to the dam and a presentation by an SML State Park interpreter about the wildlife that call SML home. Noon.

Moneta Farmers Market: Fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, bread, jams, jellies, and more, plus local artisans. Adjacent to the Moneta-SML Library, 13641 Moneta Road. 3-6 p.m.

Open Mic Competition: Week 6 of the Hook, Lines and Singers Songwriters Festival Open Mic Competition at Mango’s Bar & Grill to benefit local children’s charities. Registration at 6 p.m. (come with at least four songs and your instrument if you plan to perform). Competition begins at 6:30 p.m.

Jerry Wimmer: Live music at Hot Shots Bar & Grill. 7 p.m.

June 13, 2024

DIY Survival Kits for Teens: Ages 14-18 can create survival kits and learn basic tips on what to do in survival situations. 3:30 p.m. at the Westlake branch of the Franklin County Public Library.

Arts & Crafts: Adults and teens are invited to learn to make fabric batik blocks using crayons with the Lake Quilters Guild. 5 p.m. at the Moneta/SML Library.

Texas Hold ‘em Poker: Enjoy two games of poker (6 p.m. and 8 p.m.) in this fun-filled weekly Poker League at Hot Shots Bar & Grill.

Trivia with Wes Hale: Trivia night at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Karaoke: At Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7-11 p.m.

June 14, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. 11 a.m.

Try Before You Buy: Free wine tastings at SML Fine Wines. 4-7 p.m.

Joey Harrington: Live music at Fables & Feathers Winery. 4:30 p.m.

Justin Prillaman: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 6-8 p.m.

Christian Q. & The Groove: Live music at Mitchell’s Restaurant. 6-9 p.m.

Tin Can Locomotive: Live music at Goodhue Boat Company – Blackwater. 6-9 p.m.

Terry Brown & Brian Mesco: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Five Dollar Shake: Live music at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

June 15, 2024

Antique & Muscle Car Show: A variety of cars on display, live music by The Rarely Available Band, food and drink specials to benefit the Moneta Volunteer Fire Department. A Harvest Moon Marketplace, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon and 6 p.m.

Juneteenth Celebration: Gospel music and food vendors highlight this annual event at Booker T. Washington National Monument. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Christian Q.: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

That Guy Will: Live music at Fables & Feathers Winery. 2 p.m.

Karlee Raye: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 5-8 p.m.

Big Matt & The Time Machine: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Misbehavin: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Steve Earle: Live music at Harvester Performance Center, Rocky Mount. 8 p.m. 

June 16, 2024

Father’s Day Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. 11 a.m.

Christian Q.: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 2-4 p.m.

Dave & Jodie Show: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Marie Anderson: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 2-6 p.m.

June 17, 2024

Trivia Night: At Magnum Point Marina. 6-8 p.m.

June 19, 2024

Moneta Farmers Market: Fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, bread, jams, jellies, and more, plus local artisans. Adjacent to the Moneta-SML Library, 13641 Moneta Road. 3-6 p.m.

Open Mic Competition Showdown: Finale of the Hook, Lines and Singers Songwriters Festival Open Mic Competition at Mango’s Bar & Grill to benefit local children’s charities. The six winners of the past 6 weeks will compete for a spot to perform at the SML Wine Festival. 6 p.m.

June 20, 2024

Bingo: Bingo night at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Texas Hold ‘em Poker: Enjoy two games of poker (6 p.m. and 8 p.m.) in this fun-filled weekly Poker League at Hot Shots Bar & Grill.

Karaoke: At Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7-11 p.m.

June 21, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon.

Try Before You Buy: Free wine tastings at SML Fine Wines. 4-7 p.m.

Carter Mullins: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 5-7 p.m.

Dave Owens & Jodie Davis: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Von Darty: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

June 22, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon.

Jessie Pugh: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 1-3 p.m.

Justin Prillaman: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Tim Rowlett: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 5-7 p.m.

Parker’s Pillbox: Live music at Goodhue Boat Company – Blackwater. 6-9 p.m.

The Meskos Electric Review: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Common Ground: Live bluegrass music at SML State Park. 7 p.m.

Fortunate Youth: Live music at The Coves Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m.

Breaking the Chain: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

June 23, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. 1 p.m.

Hunter Overstreet: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 2-4 p.m.

Marie Anderson: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Songwriters’ Festival: Live music at Mango’s Bar & Grill.

June 24, 2024

Trivia Night: At Magnum Point Marina. 6-8 p.m.

June 25, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon and 6 p.m.

June 26, 2024

Moneta Farmers Market: Fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, bread, jams, jellies, and more, plus local artisans. Adjacent to the Moneta-SML Library, 13641 Moneta Road. 3-6 p.m.

June 27, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon and 6 p.m.

Trivia with Wes Hale: Trivia night at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Texas Hold ‘em Poker: Enjoy two games of poker (6 p.m. and 8 p.m.) in this fun-filled weekly Poker League at Hot Shots Bar & Grill.

Karaoke: At Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7-11 p.m.

June 28, 2024

Blood Drive: At the Westlake branch of the Franklin County Public Library. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Try Before You Buy: Free wine tastings at SML Fine Wines. 4-7 p.m.

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. 6 p.m.

Elizabeth Davidson: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

Rare Form: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

June 29, 2024

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. Noon and 6 p.m.

Chris Suter: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Free Movie: Adults and teens are invited to watch “National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets” at the Moneta/SML Library. 2:30 p.m.

Christian Q.: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 5-7 p.m.

Last Call: Live music at Goodhue Boat Company – Blackwater. 6-9 p.m.

Music by Sunshine: Live music at Bottles & Bites. 6:30 p.m.

The Frequency: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 7:30-11:30 p.m.

June 30, 2024

Justin Prillaman: Live music at Portside Grill & Bar. 2-4 p.m.

Ray Eanes: Live music at Drifter’s. 2-5 p.m.

Seph Custer: Live music performance at Mango’s Bar & Grill. 2-6 p.m.

Sightseeing Cruise: Enjoy a meal and a 2-hour tour of Smith Mountain Lake aboard the Virginia Dare cruise boat. 3 p.m.

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Andie Gibson

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Andie has been covering Smith Mountain Lake since 2000 for a variety of publications, including Smith Mountain Laker Magazine, The Roanoker, SML Visitor and Newcomer Guide, SML HOME Magazine and Life Outside. As a partner in G&C Ventures, LLC, she oversees all content for our suite of websites, including Smith-Mountain-Lake.com and LakeLubbers.com.

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