Charlottesville Area Entertainment

Festivals, Fine Arts, and More Charlottesville Area Entertainment

Information and links to a variety of Charlottesville Area Entertainment, including, festivals, fine arts, education, live music, and movies.

Art and Culture in Charlottesville

Charlottesville Calendar of Events


Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival – May and October

Dogwood Festival – late March through May 1

Greene County Arts Festival – mid March

Monticello Wine Trail Festival – late March

Tom Tom Summit and Festival – mid April

Virginia Festival of the Book – March

Virginia Film Festival – in the Fall plus year-round events

For even more information, please visit our post about: Charlottesville Area Spring Festivals

Fine Arts

Charlottesville Symphony Information and Calendar

Live Arts

The Charlottesville Municipal Band Concerts and Information

The Paramount

House and Garden Tours and Events

Historic Garden Week in Virginia   –   Albemarle-Charlottesville Area – mid April

Piedmont Master Gardeners Events

Interesting History and Education Events Open to the Public

James Madison’s Montpelier

James Monroe’s Highland

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

University of Virginia Events 

Live Music

Fridays After Five at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall – April -September

John Paul Jones Arena

Sprint Pavilion

The Front Porch Concerts

The Jefferson Theater Events

The Southern Cafe and Music Hall

Other Event Venues


Where to See Movies, Films and More


Albemarle County Parks and Recreation

Charlottesville Ten Miler – late March

City of Charlottesville Parks and Recreation

Enjoying Water Sports Around Charlottesville

Hiking Crabtree Falls Near Charlottesville


Kayaking the Rivanna River

The Foxfield Family Day Race – early October

The Foxfield Spring Races – late April

Wonderful Hiking Trails to Visit in Virginia

For more information, please visit the following about Charlottesville Area and Past Events as many are on-going annual happenings:

2019:  Charlottesville Area Holiday Events
Places to Buy a Live Christmas Tree 
               July 4th Celebrations in the Charlottesville Area

2018:  Where to Pick Your Own Fruits and Vegetables

2017:  Innisfree Village, A Life-Sharing Residential Community for Adults

2016:  The City Market is Open!
               Memorial Day Activities and Events Around Charlottesville

2015:  Paramount is buzzing this Winter
               Spring has definitely sprung in Charlottesville – Let the events begin!

2014:  It’s a Big Home & Garden Weekend in Charlottesville!
               8th Annual Harvest Festival at Monticello

2013:  July 2 and July 4th, Special Municipal Band Events

               Mother’s Day Weekend in Charlottesville is truly jam-packed!
               The Charlottesville Area is Full of 4th of July Fun!
                 The Miller Center, an Engaging Fall 2012 Lineup
               Announcing Charlottesville Municipal Band -90th Annual Holiday Concert

2011: Charlottesville Library: Gordon Avenue Fall Book Sale