The lake has thousands of community events (literally), but this select group is special, drawing participants from across the nation. A few annual events have even grown to international level.

Bassmaster Elite

Televised on ESPN, this gigantic pro-am tourney attracts some of the world's best fisherman. 

Lake Clean Up Day

National award winning volunteer project keeps Smith Mountain Lake the cleanest lake in Virginia.

Smith Mtn Lake Triathalon

Olympians and other world class atheletes compete in this grueling marathon of endurance.

Fireworks On The Water

Spectacular! Watch from your boat or the shore. This has to be experienced. This IS Smith Mountain Lake.

Antique & Classic Boat Show

Dozens of nostalgic boats, mostly wooden. All meticulously reconditioned. Some 100 years old!

Charity Home Tour

Visit fabulous million dollar waterfront homes by boat or by car. (All proceeds support local charities.)