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.

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UVA Bicentennial

October 5-7, 2017

The University of Virginia’s Bicentennial Commemoration is a celebration of UVA’s achievements, a recognition of the imperfections of its past, and a visualization of its future. The story began 200 years ago with the creation of a new model for higher learning, one shaped by the belief that only educated citizen-leaders would be capable of sustaining freedom in a new republic. From Thomas Jefferson’s original conception of the Academical Village, the story continued through the years, as UVA evolved from a regional institution of limited renown to one of the great national and global universities of the 21st century. At the University of Virginia today, we continue to pursue the goal that has inspired our community since its inception — forging the leaders of tomorrow through the sharing of knowledge and the candid exchange of ideas.

As we tell the UVA story at this milestone moment in its history, we renew our dedication to Thomas Jefferson’s belief in the “illimitable freedom of the human mind.” For 200 years, this commitment has energized our University community, and it will continue to animate life at UVA for centuries to come.

Learn more: https://bicentennial.virginia.edu