Local Events

  • book

This amazingly popular annual event brings in over 20,000 attendants to Charlottesville every year. Held March 19-23, 2014, their diverse programs are held in over 40 locations, many of which are in downtown Charlottesville and all are free to the public except those ticketed events which include a meal. If you are interested in fiction, publishing, non-fiction, poetry, children's literature and everything in between, there is something here for you! Visit their website at www.vabook.org for details and their program as it develops.

  • Tom Tom

Tom Tom Founders Fest is a free, four-day innovation festival in Charlottesville, Virginia. Held during Thomas Jefferson's birthday weekend, April 10 - 13, the third annual Tom Tom will feature 60 concerts, 35 speakers, two pitch nights, 5 block parties, locavore tastings, and lots more. For more information, go to www.tomtomfest.com.

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The Charlottesville City Market is a local classic! Open from April to December, wake up on Saturday mornings and step outside our front door into a world of fresh produce, any type of plant or vegetable for your garden, local meats and cheeses, artisan delights and lots of goodies to snack on as you wander through the market!

  • film festival

The 27th annual Film Festival will be held on November 6-9, 2014 in Charlottesville, Virginia. We are eagerly awaiting the theme of this year's Festival as well as the list of films, documentaries, shorts, animation, and experimental works that will be featured. Many of the films will be shown in the downtown area. Stayed tuned...the program should be announced in early October! Get the latest information at www.virginiafilmfestival.org.