FESTIVAL
OVERVIEW

TOM TOM FOUNDERS FESTIVAL

APRIL 9-15, 2018

This April, Charlottesville will celebrate innovators, visionaries and artists who are shaping small cities. It is both a community focused celebration with dozens of free events and a national platform that inspires some of the leading entrepreneurs and civic innovators in the country. With over 70 bands, 400 speakers and 400 community organizations, and 44,925 program attendees, the Festival spills across outdoor spaces, theaters, galleries, and concert halls, transforming the entire city.

70+ Bands
3 Massive Block Parties
Front Porch Concerts

 

City-Wide Murals
Art Bus Competition
Pop-Up Performances

Food Truck Rally
Farm To Table
Craft Cocktail Competition

400 Speakers at 2 Summits
Expert Panels & Keynotes
Luncheons & Mixers

 

8 Keynote Talks
Over a Dozen Workshops
Giant Tech Mixer

3 Innovation Competitions
Cash Prizes and Grants
Crowd-funded & Judges Chocie

HOW TO TOM TOM

Everything you need to plan your week.

FALL FESTIVAL

TOM TOM’S WEEKEND-LONG FALL BLOCK PARTY

Every September

2 Days of Free Concerts

A massive weekend block party in Emancipation Park

 

Regional
Tech Mixer

100+ of the region’s most innovative companies mix with top talent

 

Beer and
Food Trucks

A massive beer garden and food truck rally surround both days.

 

Founding
Cville

Celebrating artists, entrepreneurs, and leaders who shape Charlottesville

 

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