37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

Opening Night Gala


Celebrate the start of the 2014 Virginia Film Festival at this dazzling fete! Inspired by this year’s Opening Night Film, Big Stone Gap, the Gala showcases the beauty and charm of Virginia. Dance to the exciting and crowd-pleasing sounds of Kool Kats Lite while indulging in delicious cuisine prepared and served by Harvest Moon Catering, wines from the award-winning Trump Winery, and refreshing local beers from Starr Hill Brewery. Take a moment to unwind with fellow Festival patrons and mingle with visiting guests as you soak in the Gala’s unique blend of cinema and Virginia culture. Join us at this comfortably elegant affair as we toast the Festival weekend to come. 21 + event. 

Presented by Wells Fargo
Event Partners: Harvest Moon Catering, Trump Winery, and Starr Hill Brewing Company 


Thursday, November 6


9:00 PM


Downtown Mall : The Jefferson Theater