Join us at The Bradbury and Vault Virginia in Charlottesville as we ring in the 30th anniversary of the Virginia Festival of the Book!

Enjoy food, drinks, dancing and a celebration of three incredible decades of festival memories—for a night you won’t forget for another 30 years!

There are three ticket levels, each with a different party experience.


  • General Admission: $30
  • Gold VIPs: $60
  • Platinum VIPs: $150

Everyone will enjoy:

  • A DJ and dancing
  • A complimentary beverage
  • The company of Virginia Festival of the Book authors

Gold VIPs will get access to all of the above, plus:

  • A special Gold VIP lounge
  • Unique literary experiences such as typewriter poets
  • An additional complimentary beverage and some special nosh from Harvest Moon catering

There are only 75 of these tickets available.

Platinum VIPs will all the above as well as:

  • A signature lounge overlooking the dance floor
  • An open bar
  • Elevated delicious food
  • A signing salon with headliners Roxane Gay, Jeannette Walls, Adriana Trigiani, Ada Limón, and other authors in a private setting with time to chat, from 7:15 to 8:30PM

There are only 50 of these tickets available, and they are already selling fast!

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With generous support from Michelle and David Baldacci

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