Lighting of the Lawn

November 30th, 7:00pm - 10:00pm: Don't miss this year's Lighting of the Lawn at the Unviersity of Virginia! Enjoy live performances by various mucial groups and await the grand illumination of the rotunda and surrounding pavilions. Visit the website to livestream the event on the day of. 

  • University Avenue at McCormick Road
  • Charlottesville, VA 22903

Region: University Area

In the late 19th century, community members raised funds to establish a non-denominational church on the University Grounds. The Gothic Revival building was designed by Charles Emmet Cassell of Baltimore, the chapel's cornerstone was laid in 1885, and the chapel was dedicated in 1889. The chapel's carillon was a gift of the Seven Society. The... more