Tomtoberfest is held in Charlottesville, Virginia in Albemarle County every year throughout the month of September. It occurs on the 22nd and the 23rd at the Emancipation Park and Market Street. There are plenty of hotels, restaurants, and transportation options to help you enjoy your time here! While you're here, take the time to visit local breweries, vineyards, and their beautiful National Park. There are also lots of historic attractions like the Monticello. It is two free days of endless fun with non-stop fun, ongoing music, and awesome events!
Many of the activities include:
Iron Chef Competition
Arts and Crafts
Food Truck Rallies
Farm to Table
Innovation Speakers and Awards
Art Bus Competition
and so much more!
The Tom Tom Foundation was named after Thomas Jefferson. This festival is held to inspire the next generation of young entrepreneurs, artists, musicians, and civic leaders. There has been countless successful outcomes such as over $2,800,000 dollars in awards and grant money, recognition from local artists and creators, support from over 400 organizations and community volunteers. This non-profit organization holds onto the powerful history it has in downtown Virginia and wants to empower others to start a brighter future for themselves and the community!
Don't forget to visit Charlottesville during Tomtoberfest and bring the whole family! It is two whole days of endless fun and great opportunities for our youth!