Smithfield's Porcine Parade

'A Walk Through the Pork'
'Birth of Ham'
'Cultural Pig'
'Steam Boat Swillie'
'Sweet Swine of Avon'
'Swine and Roses'
'Windsor Castle Pork'
'A Walk Through the Pork'
319 Main Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Isle Of Wight
Phone: (757) 357-5182
Arts Center @ 319: (757) 357-7707
Porcine Parade

Smithfield is proud to present eight life-size statues of market hogs, painted by local artists to reflect an aspect of the town's rich history, culture & recreation. This public/private partnership uses the best known symbol of the "Ham Capital of the World" to celebrate the agricultural roots and cultural history of the Town of Smithfield. Donated by generous sponsors and selected by a jury of the Isle of Wight Arts League, these unique statues became permanent residents in June 2012. We invite you to stroll through our lovely town to savor each work of art. Pick up a map and brochure at the Visitor Center (319 Main Street).

Last Updated: 9/5/2012 4:04 PM
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