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.


C'ville Pride Festival

September 16, 2017

The annual Charlottesville Pride Festival offers people throughout Central VA the chance to celebrate and experience the diversity and vibrancy of the local LGBTQ community. This free, fun-filled, family-friendly event features a dedicated children’s area, with a giant moon bounce, games, face-painting, balloons, and more; a beer garden and food trucks; over 70 vendors representing businesses and organizations with resources, special offers, and interactive activities; music, dance, and drag entertainment all day long. As part of a series of events that kicks off with the 3rd Annual Youth Pride Picnic, this unique gathering attracts over 5,500 people from all walks of life. This can’t-miss party with a purpose gives you the chance to visibly show your support for equality and to be fully accepted for being yourself.

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