Tom Tom Founders Festival

This April, Charlottesville will celebrate innovators, visionaries and artists who are shaping small cities. It is both a community focused celebration with dozens of free events and a national platform that inspires some of the leading entrepreneurs and civic innovators in the country. With over 70 bands, 400 speakers and 400 community organizations, and 44,925 program attendees, the Festival spills across outdoor spaces, theaters, galleries, and concert halls, transforming the entire city.

  • Charlottesville
  • Charlottesville, VA 22903

The Tom Tom Founders Festival takes place each spring during Founders Weekend, a Charlottesville tradition to celebrate Thomas Jefferson's birthday. The festival is hosted by the Tom Tom Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to educating the public about art, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Music, art, design, and technology are... more