2017 Event Dates
The 2017 Charlottesville Dogwood Festival dates are being finalized. As dates of events are set or updated they will be added to the list below. Please check back for updates.

March 25

Time:10:30 a.m.

Dogwood Festival Pageant
Location: Central Elementary School

March 23-25

23rd Evening Hours Only
24th TBA
25th TBA

Dogwood Tree Sale
Barracks Road Shopping Center near Burger King

...This year we will begin selling trees Thursday afternoon, after we unload them. The sale will continue through Friday and then to Saturday if we have trees left over.

April 6th


Carnival Open (April 6 thru April 23)
McIntire Park

Armbands: $20.00
Sheet of 24 tickets: $20.00 • Single Tickets: $1.00
Hours: M-F 5:30 pm-10:30 pm • Sat 1:00 pm-11:00 pm
Sun 1:00 pm-8:30 pm
Parking at Charlottesville High School. Handicap parking at McIntire Park
* Closing times are subject to change without notice*

April 7th

At Dark


April 23

3:30 p.m.

Charlottesville Municipal Band's
Dogwood Festival Spring Concert
Dickinson Auditorium
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Free Admission

April 8th


Movie Night in the Park
McIntire Park Softball Field
Free Admission
Movie Starts around 8:30pm (at dark)

April 21st


Dogwood Benefit Breakfast
Location: Holiday Inn - University Area
Doors open for Silent Auction at 7:00am
Buffett opens at 8:00am

Date & Time TBA

Dogwood Vietnam Memorial Rededication

McIntire Park East

April 22nd


Dogwood Parade
Downtown Charlottesville

April 22nd


Dogwood Queen's Ball
Location: Doubletree Hotel
Tickets: $20.00, Table sponsors: $200
Cash Bar
Heavy Hor d'oeuvres included
Music by:

April 23rd

Carnival Last Day

McIntire Park