Charlottesville Events

Join us for Year-Round Sporting Events, Festivals and Fun

Every season brings a new reason to visit Charlottesville, Virginia, and there’s no better hotel for event-goers than Inn at Darden.

Centrally located on UVA’s campus, our historic property is walking distance from university events like family weekend, sports games and special lectures. Guests are also just 10 minutes from downtown’s cultural festivals, farmer’s markets, big-name concerts and ballet, opera and theater performances.

Whatever brings you to Charlottesville, Inn at Dardenis the perfect choice for experiencing the city like a local.

View a full list of annual events on the Charlottesville tourism site.

  • UVA Men's Basketball vs. Miami

    February 20
    UVA Men's Basketball vs. Miami
    7:00 p.m.
    John Paul Jones Arena

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  • UVA Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina

    February 27, 2017

    UVA Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina 
    7:00 p.m.
    John Paul Jones Arena

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  • Miranda Lambert at John Paul Jones Arena

    Miranda Lambert Friday, February 24 7:00 p.m. Known for her energetic, fun as well as emotional live performances, Miranda is ready to kick it up a notch in 2017 with new stories and new music. Joining…
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  • Charlottesville 10 Miler

    March 18 Established in 1976, the Charlottesville Ten Miler is the area's oldest and most prestigious footrace. This not-for-profit race has raised tens of thousands of dollars for local charities over…
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  • Virginia Festival of the Book

    March 22-26, 2017 The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be…
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  • Stevie Nicks at John Paul Jones Arena

    Saturday, March 25 7:00 p.m. After a 27-city run of her 2016 24 Karat Gold Tour, Grammy-Award winning artist Stevie Nicks announced a new series of dates for her tour with The Pretenders. Nicks will…
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12
Jan

UVA Men's Basketball vs. Miami

February 20
UVA Men's Basketball vs. Miami
7:00 p.m.
John Paul Jones Arena

27
Feb

UVA Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina

February 27, 2017

UVA Men's Basketball vs. North Carolina 
7:00 p.m.
John Paul Jones Arena

16
Mar

Virginia Festival of the Book

March 22-26, 2017

The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be held March 22-26, 2017.

Visit their website for the schedule of events: http://vabook.org

17
Mar

Virginia Festival of the Book

March 22-26, 2017

The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be held March 22-26, 2017.

Visit their website for the schedule of events: http://vabook.org

18
Mar

Virginia Festival of the Book

March 22-26, 2017

The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be held March 22-26, 2017.

Visit their website for the schedule of events: http://vabook.org

19
Mar

Charlottesville 10 Miler

March 18

Established in 1976, the Charlottesville Ten Miler is the area's oldest and most prestigious footrace. This not-for-profit race has raised tens of thousands of dollars for local charities over the past 40 years. 

Learn more: http://www.cvilletenmiler.com

19
Mar

Virginia Festival of the Book

March 22-26, 2017

The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be held March 22-26, 2017.

Visit their website for the schedule of events: http://vabook.org

20
Mar

Virginia Festival of the Book

March 22-26, 2017

The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture. The 23rd Annual Festival will be held March 22-26, 2017.

Visit their website for the schedule of events: http://vabook.org

24
Feb

Miranda Lambert at John Paul Jones Arena

Miranda Lambert
Friday, February 24
7:00 p.m.

Known for her energetic, fun as well as emotional live performances, Miranda is ready to kick it up a notch in 2017 with new stories and new music. Joining her on the Highway Vagabond Tour are special guest Old Dominion and Aubrie Sellers.

18
Mar

Charlottesville 10 Miler

March 18

Established in 1976, the Charlottesville Ten Miler is the area's oldest and most prestigious footrace. This not-for-profit race has raised tens of thousands of dollars for local charities over the past 40 years. 

Learn more: http://www.cvilletenmiler.com

25
Mar

Stevie Nicks at John Paul Jones Arena

Saturday, March 25
7:00 p.m.

After a 27-city run of her 2016 24 Karat Gold Tour, Grammy-Award winning artist Stevie Nicks announced a new series of dates for her tour with The Pretenders. Nicks will bring her electrifying energy to John Paul Jones Arena on March 25, 2017.