Tag - Holidays

Halloween in Charlottesville

October 19, 2018 10:00 AM by Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff
Updated: October 19, 2018 10:22 AM

Halloween at James Monroe’s Highland James Monroe’s Highland, in partnership with the Albemarle County Fair, will host Halloween at Highland, an afternoon and evening of fall fun, on Sunday, October 28, from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission to the event includes hayrides through the Highland pastures,

5 Insider Guided Tours (& a Contest!)

August 23, 2018 10:00 AM by Dawn Peters
Updated: August 23, 2018 1:59 PM

Most travelers who visit central Virginia plan to tour Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and James Madison’s Highland , both located in Albemarle County just minutes from Charlottesville’s downtown pedestrian mall. Here are five additional guided tours that will give you a different perspective of the

10 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

November 22, 2017 10:00 AM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: February 7, 2018 4:32 PM

It may be hard to believe, but the holiday season is upon us once again, and this festive, joyous time of year is one of the best times to make a visit to Charlottesville & Albemarle County! The area is teeming with special holiday events beginning shortly after Thanksgiving and lasting all the way
The 4 th of July holiday is almost upon us and the Charlottesville area is the perfect destination for celebrating this momentous occasion! The region is steeped in a rich history, with three presidential homes and a multitude of other historically significant sites, making Charlottesville and

6 Romantic Getaways in Charlottesville & Albemarle County!

February 7, 2017 3:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: May 30, 2018 2:40 PM

February is here and that means one thing – love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but your romantic celebrations don’t have to be limited to just this one single day. Here in the Charlottesville area, we celebrate love all year long! But since February is an especially

First Night Virginia 2017: 5 Things You Need to Know!

December 27, 2016 12:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:30 AM

Christmas has already come and gone, which means the year 2016 will be wrapping up before we know it. But even though 2016 is winding down, the fun in the Charlottesville area is just starting to ramp up as we prepare for 2017! At the end of each year, a huge family-friendly celebration of the arts

3 Days in the Charlottesville Area: A Perfect Winter Vacation Getaway!

December 20, 2016 2:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: January 22, 2018 12:12 PM

The time has finally come. The beautiful and dazzling leaves have all fallen from their branches. The nights are a little longer. The days are a little colder. But winter is still an absolutely picture-perfect time to visit Charlottesville & Albemarle County! In fact, a trip to the Charlottesville

5 Antiquing Hot Spots in the Charlottesville Area!

December 15, 2016 11:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: May 29, 2018 9:17 AM

If my record collection could talk, it would tell you that I love two things: Paul McCartney and antiquing. I often spend my Saturdays wandering around Charlottesville searching for records and vintage dresses, along with the hundreds of other random and unique knick-knacks that I never knew I

Lighting of the Lawn 2016 - Did You Know?

November 29, 2016 9:00 AM by Tess McGough
Updated: June 24, 2018 7:38 PM

When tragedy strikes, it hits everybody in both similar and different ways. But one thing is certain - you will always find people coming together to reflect, remember, and re-build. After the September 11 th attacks of 2001, the people of Charlottesville gathered on The Lawn at the University of