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.

  • 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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  • Florida-Georgia Line at JPJ

    March 24 7:00 p.m. About Florida Georgia Line Since introducing their breakout vibes in 2012, FGL has earned prestigious honors from the AMA, ACM Awards, CMA Awards, Billboard Music Awards and CMT.…
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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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  • Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

    April 15, 2017 2017 will bring the 6th annual Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival presented by Mercedes Benz of Charlottesville back to Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. The Central Virginia community…
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  • Tom Tom Founders Festival

    April 10-16, 2017 The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries.  More information:  http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/
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  • The Chainsmokers at John Paul Jones Arena

    April 18, 2017

    The Chainsmokers at JPJ

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  • Four Voices at Sprint Pavilion

    June 6, 2017 Sprint Pavilion Legendary artists and longtime friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in June.…
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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

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

07
Apr

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

April 15, 2017

2017 will bring the 6th annual Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival presented by Mercedes Benz of Charlottesville back to Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. The Central Virginia community has embraced this event and made it into a spring tradition. 20+ wineries participating at this year's event. 

Learn more: http://www.sprintpavilion.com/events/detail/taste-of-monticello-wine-festival

08
Apr

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

April 15, 2017

2017 will bring the 6th annual Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival presented by Mercedes Benz of Charlottesville back to Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. The Central Virginia community has embraced this event and made it into a spring tradition. 20+ wineries participating at this year's event. 

Learn more: http://www.sprintpavilion.com/events/detail/taste-of-monticello-wine-festival

09
Apr

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

April 15, 2017

2017 will bring the 6th annual Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival presented by Mercedes Benz of Charlottesville back to Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. The Central Virginia community has embraced this event and made it into a spring tradition. 20+ wineries participating at this year's event. 

Learn more: http://www.sprintpavilion.com/events/detail/taste-of-monticello-wine-festival

22
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

23
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
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
Mar

Florida-Georgia Line at JPJ

March 24
7:00 p.m.

About Florida Georgia Line
Since introducing their breakout vibes in 2012, FGL has earned prestigious honors from the AMA, ACM Awards, CMA Awards, Billboard Music Awards and CMT. Their previous BMLG Records' releases – 2X PLATINUM debut HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES and PLATINUM ANYTHING GOES – have attributed to sales surpassing 26 million tracks and more than 3.5 million albums worldwide. With their massive debut, FGL’s “Cruise” is the only country single to ever be certified DIAMOND for sales exceeding 10 million copies and overtook the record for longest #1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. For more details, visit FloridaGeorgiaLine.com.

25
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

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.

26
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

10
Apr

Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 10-16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. 

More information: http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/

11
Apr

Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 10-16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. 

More information: http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/

12
Apr

Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 10-16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. 

More information: http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/

13
Apr

Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 10-16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. 

More information: http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/

14
Apr

Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 10-16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. 

More information: http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/

15
Apr

Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival

April 15, 2017

2017 will bring the 6th annual Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Festival presented by Mercedes Benz of Charlottesville back to Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. The Central Virginia community has embraced this event and made it into a spring tradition. 20+ wineries participating at this year's event. 

Learn more: http://www.sprintpavilion.com/events/detail/taste-of-monticello-wine-festival

15
Apr

Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 10-16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. 

More information: http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/

16
Apr

Tom Tom Founders Festival

April 10-16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. 

More information: http://tomtomfest.com/schedule/

18
Apr

The Chainsmokers at John Paul Jones Arena

April 18, 2017

The Chainsmokers at JPJ

06
Jun

Four Voices at Sprint Pavilion

June 6, 2017
Sprint Pavilion

Legendary artists and longtime friends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will share the stage in a special group performance as Four Voices in June.