If June in Charlottesville was about relaxing and unwinding, July is a celebration of the arts. Festivals, performances, and more will keep you entertained and in awe. Whether you fancy the theater, the symphony, photography, and more, Charlottesville in July is heating up with fabulous entertainment.
Events at Monticello
You can visit Thomas Jefferson’s celebrated home any time of year, but here are some additional workshops being offered in July to enhance your visit. Be sure to benefit from the knowledgeable staff and unique learning resources.
Beginning 7/1 Archaeology Findings Update
7/4 July 4th Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony
7/12 Canning with a Jefferson Spin
7/19 Landscaping with Native Virginia Flora
7/26 Mary Randolph Culinary Workshop
Summer Concert Series
Tuesdays, July 1, 15, 29 (8pm)
The Charlottesville Municipal Band performs at the Paramount Theater downtown in their 92nd summer in a series of free concerts. Check the calendar here for program info.
Heritage Theater Festival
Bringing together actors, directors, designers, and technicians from all over the country, the Heritage Theater Festival produces some of the most captivating summer entertainment. This summer’s shows include: Thoroughly Modern Millie; Shear Madness; Avenue Q; and One Man, Two Guvnors. Check the website for performance dates and to reserve tickets.
Independence Day in Charlottesville
Fireworks are essential, but here are some ways you can celebrate Independence Day in Charlottesville.
Fourth Celebration at Devil’s Backbone Brewery
July 4 Jubilee at Wintergreen Resort
Red Wine and Blue at Trump Winery
July 4th at Monticello
Patriotism in the Park
Live Music at Humpback Rocks Visitor Center
Sunday, July 6 (2-4pm)
Humpback Rocks is one of the most popular hiking spots around. Finish your morning by enjoying free music in the mountains.
The Ash Lawn Opera Festival brings together talented singers from all over the country to perform at the Paramount Theater downtown. Check their website to purchase tickets for this summer’s productions of Susannah or Fiddler on the Roof.
Susannah July 11, 16 (7:30pm), July 13 (2pm)
Fiddler on the Roof July 31 (7:30pm)
Starry Nights at Veritas Vineyard & Winery
Saturday, July 12 (7-11pm)
Take a Foxfield Inn picnic or reserve space at a table for the buffet. Sip their award-winning wines and dance the night away under a blanket of stars. Purchase tickets in advance online here.
Some of the Charlottesville goings-on that we described in previous posts are still going on through the month of July, including: the Hatton Ferry, Sunset Series at Carter Mountain, Tailgate Thursdays at Stinson Vineyards, Fridays After Five, City Market, and Roseland Polo at King Family Vineyards.
We’re sure you’ll find something interesting to add to your July excursion to Charlottesville, VA. Let us know how else we at Foxfield Inn can make your summer visit a special one.
Dan & Kathryn Bundy
Foxfield Inn | A Charlottesville, VA Bed and Breakfast