Major Event Dates

Charlottesville and Albemarle County is a vibrant community, where several major events and festivals take place each year. These events bring in thousands of visitors, which causes our hotels to fill up quickly. If you are planning an event such as a wedding, meeting, family reunion, or sporting event in the Charlottesville area and will be in need of several hotel rooms, availability may be limited on dates listed below. This list will be updated regularly as dates are announced; all dates are subject to change. Should you need assistance in booking a block of hotel rooms, our Director of Sales & Marketing will be happy to survey our local lodging partners on your behalf, and this service is free! Please fill out the simple form found here and we will do the legwork for you!


March 21-25: Virginia Festival of the Book

April 9-15: Tom Tom Founders Festival

May 7-12: Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

May 19-20: UVA Final Exercises

May 31-June 3: UVA Reunions

June 8-10: UVA Reunions

August 23-26: Lockn' Festival

September 1: UVA Football vs. Richmond

September 15: UVA Football vs. Ohio

September 22: UVA Football vs. Louisville

September 22: Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

September 29: Tomtoberfest 

October 13: UVA Football vs. Miami

October 27: UVA Football vs. North Carolina

November 2: UVA Football vs. Pittsburgh

November 1-4: Virginia Film Festival

November 10: UVA Football vs. Liberty

November TBA: UVA Family Weekend

May 18-20: UVA Finals Weekend



September 7: UVA Football vs. BYU 

May 17-19: UVA Finals Weekend 



May 15-17: UVA Finals Weekend