TOM TOM
FOUNDERS
FESTIVAL

Charlottesville, VA

 

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Tomtoberfest

 

This September 23rd and 24th we’ll gather in Lee Park for free concerts, great local food, a giant regional tech mixer, a FleaVILLE arts and crafts fair, and a massive New Belgium craft beer garden.

 

RSVP for FREE SWAG

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Founding Cville

 

The Founding Cville project highlights local founders whose groundbreaking and original work has impacted Charlottesville and the world. Honorees include artists, civic leaders, and entrepreneurs.

 

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Tech Mixer

 

80+ of the region’s hottest tech and creative firms mix with investors, entrepreneurs, and top talent from across the region. Participate free by registering and uploading your resume, then join us on Friday the 23rd.

 

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2017 Founders Festival

April 10–16, 2017

The 6th annual Tom Tom Founders Festival connects hundreds of bands, startups, artists, and visionaries. April 10–16 in Charlottesville, Va.
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2016 Recap

Take a look back at the 5th Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival, which drew 38,260 attendees over a week of concerts, performances, workshops, summits, talks, competitions, and public art.

 

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Founders Summit Presale

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The nation’s most innovative artists and entrepreneurs share their founding stories.

Art Competitions

Help us transform a city bus and transit shelters throughout the city. Submit your artwork and it may be selected to cover a Charlottesville Area Transit Art Bus or bus shelter poster.

 

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