TOM TOM
EXPERIENCE

100+ EVENTS. 60+ BANDS. 300+ SPEAKERS.
$1 MILLION IN STARTUP CAPITAL. THOUSANDS OF CREATORS AND INNOVATORS.
ALL IN AMERICA’S FOUNDING CITY!

TOM TOM
EXPERIENCE

100+ EVENTS. 60+ BANDS. 300+ SPEAKERS.
$1 MILLION IN STARTUP CAPITAL. THOUSANDS OF CREATORS AND INNOVATORS.
ALL IN AMERICA’S FOUNDING CITY!

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2018 FOUNDERS FESTIVAL

April 9-15, 2018

The Spring Festival is an action-packed week of concerts, talks, competitions, and public art in the heart of historic downtown Charlottesville. Check out the 2018 weeklong overview to get a head start on planning your week.

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2017 FOUNDERS FESTIVAL

To navigate all the choices during the Spring, we make specific itineraries. See the 2017 Spring events and brochure to learn more.

72-HOUR ITINERARY

MUSIC ITINERARY

ART ITINERARY

FOOD ITINERARY

INNOVATION ITINERARY

STUDENT ITINERARY

 

Download the 2017 Brochure

 

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

MOSTLY FREE!

Even if you don’t have two buffalo nickels to rub together, you can still Tom Tom. Most of our events are free and open to the public, including the Tomtoberfest block party in September. See the tickets page for details on other free events

Tickets

Badges

Tom Tom Patron Badges offer the full Tom Tom experience – admission to all Spring 2018 ticketed events and free drinks at all block parties. Good for one year, patron badges purchased in the Fall apply to Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 events and parties. Badges purchased in the Spring will carry over to the following fall.
Spring ticket prices announced at the end of September.

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TRAVELING TO CVILLE

AMERICA’S FOUNDING CITY

In addition to the dozens of events at Tom Tom, there’s lots to see and do in Charlottesville. America’s Founding City is a top-tier destination for food, culture, and history. We’ve got tips for traveling by plane, train, automobile, bike, or your own two feet, and we’ve also got info on nearby accommodations.

Travel and Hotels

 

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

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HOW DO I LEARN MORE?

Tom Tom Foundation

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Themes

Art
Innovation
Food

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