Charlottesville Events

In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is a great place to escape for a weekend away with family, friends, or just yourself! Join your family at the University of Virginia graduation, attend a football game, or soak up the weekend with Charlottesville's many cultural events. There are no limitations as to why Charlottesville is named as one of the "happiest cities in the country."

A family enjoys the Thursday Sunset series

Carter Mountain Thursday Evening Sunset Series

May 7 2021 - 6:00pm to Sep 24 2021 - 8:00pm
Carter Mountain Orchard in Charlottesville hosts family-friendly events open to the public. Every Thursday between May and September, head to Carter Mountain for the sunset series. Enjoy live music, food, wine, hard cider, and good times! Thursday Evening Sunset Series Details Thursday evenings from Location:...Read more
Apples and cider in the fall

Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

Oct 23 2021 - 10:00am
This year, the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello is hosting an Apple and Cheese tasting event. A family-friendly affair, the apple and cheese tasting invites festival-goers to learn about different types of apples, watch antique apple peelers and pressers in action, and taste hard ciders...Read more
Festival-goers jam out to live music


Sep 24 2021 - 3:30pm to Oct 23 2021 - 3:30pm
Festy is an annual music festival held in Charlottesville. The event brings together music fans to enjoy an intimate concert in the unique outdoor setting of a local Charlottesville vineyard. The event has also taken steps to reduce its environmental impact by not including any...Read more