Meetings

Planning a large event to take place in the Charlottesville area? Need to find hotel rooms for your guests attending a wedding in our area? Looking for the perfect place to host your family reunion? Let us carry the water for you. By filling out our simple RFP (request for proposals) form for meeting facilities, weddings or reunions, you will provide us with the information we need to do some of the legwork for you, saving you time and effort.

Click here to submit an RFP form.

Meetings and conventions in Charlottesville offer a rare nexus of quiet natural beauty, warm hospitality, luxurious facilities and dining and entertainment to rival any major city, all just hours away from the major metropolitan areas of the Eastern Seaboard with convenient access by bus, rail or the Charlottesville Albemarle airport. 

Our unique meeting spaces range from facilities at Monticello, the historic homesite of Thomas Jefferson, to contemporary elegance at downtown hotels, from the multimedia-ready John Paul Jones Arena on the UVA campus, to luxury resorts that combine upscale accommodations, golf and spa facilities with up to 22,000 square feet of meeting space on more than 500 acres of grounds.

When the day is done, Charlottesville nightlife welcomes your attendees and associates with some of the best dining, breweries and entertainment on the East Coast, conveniently concentrated in a line stretching from the University of Virginia, along West Main and into the Downtown Mall. Just outside the city, Albemarle County offers historic sites, vineyards, and orchards within a 15-20 minute drive, making it easy to incorporate group tours and weekend activities into your event schedule. A few of the local tour companies offer team building opportunities for professional groups. See below for a list of these tour companies.

Need more information? Let the staff of the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau answer your questions and help you find the ideal location and services for your meeting or event, including the best rates on room blocks, catering referrals and more.

CROZET TROLLEY

Transportation around Charlottesville, by trolley! Wine and beer tours, private charters for groups.

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PARAMOUNT THEATER

The historic Paramount Theater a Charlottesville landmark built in 1931 offers a wide variety of live art performances. Check their website for performance schedule. On November 25,...

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OLD METROPOLITAN HALL

Opened in early 2013, Old Metropolitan Hall is downtown Charlottesville’s premiere gathering space for private celebrations. Once the site of the Old Metropolitan Cafe, a popular...

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WISH WISH WINE TOURS

Hop-On Wine Tours The most affordable way to explore Charlottesville’s wineries. Purchase tickets online and hop-on the mini bus to tour 4 of Charlottesville’s best wineries. Bonus:...

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