Posts from September 2016

This area is a wonderful choice for a fall getaway, with Virginia Wine Month, Virginia Artisan Month, Starr Hill Brewery’s Oktoberfest, the Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival, the Spirit Walk, Doggy Howl-O-Ween, Harry Potter Halloween and breathtaking fall foliage Charlottesville, VA (September 29, 2016) – The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) invites everyone to consider the Charlottesville, Virginia area for a fall getaway.  With plenty of events and activities, the epicenter of Virginia offers a multitude of options for recreation and entertainment.
A national contest sponsored by American Farmland Trust found that Virginia is home to some of the country’s highest-rated farmers markets. Voting has closed for America’s favorite farmers’ markets, and the Charlottesville and Williamsburg markets are in the Top 5 in all five categories: People’s Choice, Focus on Farmers, Healthy Food for All, Pillar of the Community and Champion for the Environment.
Charlottesville, Virginia – September 15, 2016 - Data released by the U.S. Travel Association reveals that all regions in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year. According to the U.S. Travel Association, tourism in Virginia generated $23 billion in travel spending. Tourism also supported 223,000 jobs in the Commonwealth and $1.6 billion in state and local taxes. The increase is largely attributed to Virginia’s authentic, local travel experiences, diversity of tourism product, and the notable efforts of the destination marketing organizations and their leadership.