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Resort & Community Events

Recreate. Spectate. Participate.

Nestled in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Boar’s Head Resort invites you to explore, unwind and adventure across our 600 acres of natural wonder. The resort comes alive every season with several community and private events that allow guests to recreate, spectate and participate while enjoying the resort’s beautiful natural surroundings. Use the listings below to plan your next day trip or overnight adventure. If you are planning to stay, view our offers page for package deals, many of which include savings toward our seasonal events. 

For additional ongoing programs, events and activities, view our online calendar: Calendar of Events

Summer Celebration

Starting on Memorial Day and running all the way through Labor Day weekend, the Summer Celebration Series features an assortment of family-friendly events, activities and electrifying fireworks shows that all take place on The Green overlooking our beautiful Heritage Lake.

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The Winter Wander

The beauty of light and the whimsy of nature intertwine harmoniously at the Winter Wander presented by UVA Health. Experience the nature of our rolling landscape during this dazzling lakeside stroll as an extraordinary palette of colorful illuminations blanket the natural surroundings for a magical show of lights.

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First Thursdays

May through September

Join us the first Thursday of each month, from May through September, for a live performance on The Green. Each First Thursday event will feature a local beer and wine vendor, live music and some of Charlottesville's finest mobile food fare. Admission is free, and this event is open to the public. 

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Monday Music

May through September

As a part of our Summer Celebration Series, enjoy music along with a southern fare dinner and local drinks at Birdwood Bar & Grill. 

Our Monday Music at Birdwood series will feature Matt Johnson who appeared on season 16 of the popular TV Series, The Voice.

Along with any food or drink purchase comes complimentary putting on the new Davis Love III-designed, 18-hole Ridges putting course. The entire family can also enjoy free games including billiards, cornhole and a shuffleboard table. 

Virginia Festival of the Wheel

August 26-28, 2022

The Virginia Festival of the Wheel rolls onto Boar's Head Resort every year with an impressive and unique display of classic and collector cars. The goal for this event is to raise money for the UVA Cancer Center. Support for the Center is critical to their efforts in clinical cancer care and cancer research.

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Holidays Done Bright

Boar's Head Resort lights up like no other during the holiday season! Our wintertime celebration starts on Black Friday and runs all the way through our New Year's festivities. Parents with young children will love our Gingerbread Workshops and a unique Breakfast with Santa event that comes complete with a horse-drawn carriage ride through the property. Locals and hotel guests will savor in the special menu opportunities at The Mill Room. For future events, bookmark our online events calendar. 

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LOL! Comedy Weekend

February 18 and 19, 2022

Travelers and locals to the Charlottesville area looking for a laugh can join us for our annual LOL! Comedy Weekend. Welcoming professional jokers from all around, this will be a festive weekend of comedy accompanied by a fully stocked cash bar to get everyone primed and ready for the show. 

New dates and info have not yet been released for the 2023 shows. View last year's show info. 

Special Olympics Xperience

April 5-7, 2022

"Xperience" Special Olympics tennis at its best. This three-day tennis extravaganza takes place in April at the Sports Club at Boar's Head Resort, one of the country’s finest tennis venues and a fitting location for the best Special Olympics tennis athletes in the nation. With the proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Virginia, this is an ace of an event!

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The Women's Open

April 17 - 24, 2022

Every spring, women’s professional tennis invades the clay courts at Boar's Head Sports Club. This unique outdoor tournament features top-100 talent and spectators are invited to come out and see the action. This tournament benefits The Haven of Charlottesville - a multi-resource day shelter in downtown Charlottesville.

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Waterboys Charity Challenge

April 26, 2022

This unique 2-day event is centered around a concert and golf tournament that will act as a Charlottesville-based unifying pep rally for the Chris Long Foundation and the Waterboys initiative. "Waterboys" raises money and awareness to provide clean water access to people in need from Charlottesville to Kilimanjaro.

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Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival

May 1, 2022

Connoisseurs of craft beer will revel in a delicacy of live music combined with slow-cooked barbecue and some of the finest beers in our area. This lively, family-friendly event will take place around Heritage Lake behind the hotel at Boar’s Head Resort and feature up to 15 local breweries and nearly 30 craft beers. Not into beer? No worries – we’ll also have a selection of sparkling wines and kids drinks for all to enjoy.