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Your Guide to the Best Smith Mountain Lake Events!

We love a festival here at Smith Mountain Lake! In fact, we never miss the opportunity to celebrate a holiday, our history, or the lake! From fishing tournaments to wine festivals, Smith Mountain Lake has a festival for everything. Many of these festivals have been running annually for more than 30 years. You’ll understand our… Read More »

May 26, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Uncategorized

Where is the Best Place to Watch Smith Mountain Lake Fireworks?

The 4th of July is always a huge event at Smith Mountain Lake, as residents and visitors gather around the lake’s edge to celebrate. One visit and you’ll understand why. There’s nothing quite as beautiful as colorful fireworks bursting over the lake, reflected by the still, clear water. It’s an awe-inspiring sight, one that you… Read More »

May 23, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Holiday

Pay Tribute to Bravery at the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA

Every year, the city of Bedford pays tribute to the men and women who sacrificed to fight for our country during the invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day. D-Day occurred on June 6, 1944. It was the Allied invasion of Western Europe and it was a turning point in World War II. Due to… Read More »

May 22, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Attractions

Visit These Amazing Smith Mountain Restaurants by Boat

One of the best parts about vacationing at Smith Mountain Lake is that you can stay by the water your entire vacation. There are plenty of lakeside marinas and stores where you can shop or rent equipment to spend a day on the water. Best of all, there are a wide variety of lakeside restaurants,… Read More »

May 6, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Restaurants

2016 Smith Mountain Lake Chili Festival

Smith Mountain Lake’s 2016 Annual Chili Festival provided more than just fantastic chilies, fun  for the family, trophies and delightful vendors, it provided an opportunity to warm the soul. What do I mean by that?  Smith Mountain Lake’s Annual Chili Festival also provides the platform for organizations such as Trades of Hope and Bikers Against… Read More »

December 6, 2016 leslie No Comments blog

Upcoming Winter Events in the SML Area

If you are thinking about buying a home at Smith Mountain Lake but are worried about things to do in the winter months look no further. Think about renting a home during the holiday season to see how magical winter can be at Smith Mountain Lake. You will quickly see that we have events most weekends… Read More »

November 23, 2016 leslie No Comments blog

Halloween and Trick-or-Treating at Smith Mountain Lake

If your little ones are anxious to fill up their trick-or-treat bags with copious amounts of candy, then Smith Mountain Lake is your Halloween hookup. The Smith Mountain Eagle, one of the areas’ local newspapers, is once again sponsoring “Trick or Treat SML,” a collaborative community event where area businesses decorate their establishments and hand… Read More »

October 28, 2016 leslie No Comments blog

Roanoke’s Go Festival Planned For This Weekend

If you’re a fan of the outdoors, then make plans to visit Roanoke’s annual Go Festival taking place Friday, October 14th through Sunday, October 16th at River’s Edge Sports Complex. This event, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, showcases vendors and exhibitionists who specialize in outdoor recreation. Visitors may choose from a variety… Read More »

October 14, 2016 leslie No Comments blog Uncategorized

Enjoying the Great Outdoors at Smith Mountain Lake

Now that the thermometers have dropped to a more tolerable temperature, the allure of an afternoon spent outdoors seems much more enticing. And if you’re vacationing at Smith Mountain Lake this fall, you’ll definitely want to check out these fun outdoor activities. Bike the SML 50th Anniversary Bike Route: This 50-mile bike route begins at… Read More »

October 10, 2016 leslie No Comments blog

Smith Mountain Lake Announces Fall Chili and Craft Festival

The fall season is fast approaching, and the Smith Mountain Lake community is gearing up for one of the area’s favorite local festivals: the 14th Annual Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili and Craft Festival. Slated for Saturday, November 5th at Bridgewater Plaza, this event ushers in both professional and amateur chefs all vying for one… Read More »

September 27, 2016 leslie No Comments blog