Downtown Date Night Raffle

Enter to win the Downtown Date Night Raffle! We are raffling off two tickets to see The Piano Men, A Tribute to Elton John and Billy Joel, at the Lincoln Theatre on June 22nd and a $50 gift card to the Wooden Pickle! Enjoy a wonderful meal before the show in historic Downtown Marion, Virginia! […]

Mount Pleasant Preservation Society

In 1871, Mount Pleasant church was founded by a group of free Blacks and former slaves where it served its congregation for 131 years. In the years the church was open, many people found refuge, hope, and comfort within its walls.

The Saltville Massacre

The first Battle of Saltville took place on October 2, 1864. Saltville was a crucial resource for the Confederacy, supplying nearly 80% of their salt.


Thank you for participating in Galentine’s! Check out what each participating business us offering below! Lou and Co – Free gift with purchase, DrinksWooden Pickle – Cupid’s Crush CocktailCornett Jewelers – RefreshmentsCopper Acorn – Something sweetMacado’s – Specialty cocktailMarion Outdoors – Specialty cocktail, 10% off everything, other sales up to 40% offDowntown Resale Boutique – […]

Spread the Love!

Help us spread the love to our Chamber members this Valentine’s Day and be entered to win a $50 gift card to the Wooden Pickle Food & Spirits and an order of chocolate covered strawberries from Sisters Cafe & Gifts!

Carnegie High School

Carnegie High School, once located in Marion, Virginia, was an important site for the Black community in Smyth County. Reverend Amos Carnegie first arrived in Marion in 1927 while serving as the pastor of Mount Pleasant Methodist Church. After his arrival to Marion, Carnegie found the school “hardly fit for a stable”

Virginia Living 2024 Best of Virginia

Chamber members from Smyth County were well represented in the 2024 Best of Virginia polls by Virginia Living Magazine! Check out the 2024 Smyth County Chamber member nominees below! 2024 Best of Virginia:Breakfast/Brunch Restaurant – Sisters Cafe and Gifts, MarionBurger Joint – Wooden Pickle Food and Spirits, MarionCaterer – Sisters Cafe and Gifts, MarionItalian Restaurant […]

Jingle and Mingle Deals

Thank you for participating in Jingle and Mingle! Check out what the participating businesses are offering below!

Giving Tuesday 2023

#Giving Tuesday is a once of year reminder to give back. This year, consider keeping your gift local by supporting one of Smyth County’s many non-profit organizations. Join the movement of Giving Tuesday in a dynamic way for your community! Even if you cannot give a monetary donation, many organizations are looking for volunteers. Make a local contribution today!

Black Friday Membership Drive

Black Friday deals on Chamber membership are live! Now through Cyber Monday, November 27th, receive a discounted rate on 2023 Chamber Membership. These are the lowest rates you’ll find all year!