Ava Gardner Festival
- Presented By: Ava Gardner Museum
- Dates: 10/6/2023, 10/7/2023, 10/8/2023
- Location: Ava Gardner Museum
- Address: 325 E. Market St., Smithfield, NC 27577
- Phone: (919) 934-5830
The Ava Gardner Museum in the star’s hometown of Smithfield is dedicated to preserving her legacy and hosts this annual festival for visiting fans to enjoy new exhibits, film screenings, and other special events throughout the weekend.