Masks are highly encouraged for all individuals in this venue.

Address & Contact Info

215 e East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States

(434) 979-1333


Parking is available in the Market Street parking garage, the Water Street open lot, and on the street in Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall area.

Events at this venue

Virginia Festival of the Book at the Paramount Theater

Ticketed Event

One ticket gives you access to up-front section seating at all four Virginia Festival of the Book featured and headlining events at The Paramount Theater.

Burn The Page with Danica Roem

Ticketed Event

A former frontwoman of a metal band and a sitting Virginia Senator. Danica Roem is both.

The Hurting Kind and Other Poems: U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón 

Ticketed Event

The U.S. Poet Laureate and recent MacArthur “Genius” Awardee will explore her poetry and practice during what promises to be a memorable evening.

Opinions with Roxane Gay 

Ticketed Event

Gay will bring her sharp and witty acumen to the Virginia Festival of the Book in a discussion of “Opinions: A Decade Arguments Criticism, and Minding Other People’s Business.”

Book Tour: James by Percival Everett 

Ticketed Event

With its release in mid-March, 2024, you will be among the first readers to be swept away in Percival Everett’s reimagining of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.