The Festival takes place in more than 70 venues across Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. Each year, the Festival kicks off on Wednesday and goes full-steam through Sunday see upcoming Festival dates by year here.
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During the Festival, your days and nights will be filled with readings and discussions, book signings, film screenings, performances, and more! Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time when traveling between venues.
Looking for specific program details? We have also compiled useful information about local food and lodging options , including details about our group rate at the Omni Hotel Charlottesville. A wealth of information and tourism recommendations are also available at VisitCharlottesville.
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Words of Advice Say hello to that author whose work you admire, and be sure to let them know just how much you loved their most recent book. Take time to talk with the other people you see at Festival programs.
Who can predict what will come from the shared love of a particular book? Most importantly, plan to have a fantastic time.
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