Fun and exciting are two great words to describe all the events going on at Smith Mountain Lake! There are countless events to attend around the Smith Mountain Lake area. From wine festivals to holiday and seasonal parties choose from a wide range of events in Smith Mountain Lake and the Roanoke area! You’re bound to have a great time no matter when you visit Smith Mountain Lake! We’d love to show you why we think it is the very best place to live, please check with us for any discounts or tickets to many upcoming events! We want to make sure that you don’t miss out on any of the exciting Smith Mountain Lake events once you’re here, please check out the list of some of our favorites below.

Don’t Miss These Great Smith Mountain Lake Events


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  • 06/25/2018 - Morning on the Lake Canoe Tour
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Early morning is the best time to look for wildlife along the shores of the lake. Join the park interpreters for a relaxing and fun canoe drift on the lake. Open to paddlers of all experience levels. We provide PFDs (life jackets). Space is limited. Pre-registration is required at the Visitor […]

  • 06/25/2018 - Amazing Monarchs
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Explore the life cycle of butterflies. Learn what is special about the monarch butterfly. What do they like to eat? Where do they go in the winter? Create your own caterpillar to keep. After the program, be sure to stop by our butterfly garden, at the Discovery Center, and see if you can spot any […]

  • 06/26/2018 - Lavender Festival
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Come enjoy an afternoon of relaxation as you sip wine, listen to Julia Fallon Harpist (1-3), and the Highland Jazz Trio (3:30-6:00).  Lavender plants and products will be sold as well as lavender inspired foods. Lectures on lavender throughout the day. NO COVER […]

  • 06/26/2018 - Watchable Wildlife Pontoon Boat Tour
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

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  • 06/26/2018 - Taco Tuesday
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Enjoy a taco bar aboard the Virginia Dare. […]

  • 06/26/2018 - Roving Ranger
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Find the "roving rangers" as they travel the beach and picnic area to find out what cool things they brought with them from our Discovery Center. Don't be shy - feel free to ask the ranger about all the fun activities going on in the park or the wildlife you might see while you're here.&nbs […]

  • 06/26/2018 - Batty Wagon
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Allow the evening to envelop you and enjoy a hay wagon ride with our park interpreter. Listen to bats, and watch as they emerge from their daytime roosts to feed on a variety of insects. Learn interesting bat facts as you explore your senses in the dark.  Pre-registration required, limit 24 […]

  • 06/27/2018 - Feeding Frenzy
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Smith Mountain Lake, the second largest lake in Virginia, has a wide variety of freshwater fish, many of which are on display in our 700 gallon aquarium located at the park's Visitor Center. See how many species of fish you can identify as you learn about the lake's ecology with our park ranger. […]

  • 06/27/2018 - What Bird Am I?
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Join the park interpreter and see how many of our common birds you can identify. Challenge yourself to name various birds found around Smith Mountain Lake. We'll listen to several bird songs, then you can make your own bird call to keep. Take it with you to attract birds as you hike along one of […]

  • 06/27/2018 - Spring Awakening at Mill Mountain...
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

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