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."

Fridays After Five

Apr 12 2024 - 5:00pm to Sep 13 2024 - 5:00pm
Find free music, food trucks, and friends every Friday evening this summer at the Ting Pavilion in Charlottesville. The concerts are family friendly featuring local artists. Find more details here .Read more
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Carter Mountain Thursday Evening Sunset Series

Apr 18 2024 - 6:00pm to Sep 26 2024 - 6:00pm
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 April...Read more
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Loop de'Ville Trailfest

Sep 28 2024 - 8:00am
Registration is open for this year's Loop de'Ville Trailfest weekend! Featuring free activities for all skills and ages including a concert with Mighty Joshua on Saturday night, this special weekend celebrates the incredible greenspace Charlottesville has to offer. Trailfest Info Date: September 28, 2024 Location:...Read more
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UVA - Young Alumni Reunions (YAR)

Oct 5 2024 - 9:00pm
Young Alumni Reunions (YAR) is a fantastic opportunity to come back to Grounds! Gather all your friends to attend a football game, visit some of your favorite Corner establishments, and end the day on UVA Grounds with fellow recent grads. Tickets required. Event Details: Date:...Read more
Montpelier Hunt Races

Montpelier Hunt Races

Nov 2 2024 - 9:00am
First run in 1929, the Montpelier Hunt Races now features 7 races with lots of options for viewing. Wtih activities for the whole family like best hat and tailgate contests, you'll certainly enjoy this annual event. Stay close by at Kismet Cottage or Stonemont Farm...Read more
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Virginia Film Festival

Oct 30 2024 - 3:00pm to Nov 3 2024 - 3:00pm
A five day festival that offers more than 100 films from around the world. The Virginia Film Festival is committed to celebrating and highlighting the unique aspects of film making and the incredible culture it can bring. Visit WebsiteRead more