Parking for University of Virginia Venues
Parking on the University of Virginia Grounds is extremely limited. To account for Festival traffic, the VAFF will lift the gates on the Culbreth Road Parking Garage, making this the best location for free and available parking during the four days of the Festival. Additional paid parking will be available at the Central Grounds Garage located on UVA Grounds.
More U.Va. parking information is available on the UVA Parking website.
Parking for Downtown Charlottesville Venues
Charlottesville City street parking is extremely limited. Additional paid parking garages are located near the Downtown Charlottesville pedestrian mall.
PVCC Dickinson Center
Free and readily available parking is available directly outside of the PVCC Dickinson Center for VAFF patrons.
Free and readily available parking is available directly outside of St. Anne’s auditorium for VAFF patrons.
Charlottesville roads are known to be crowded so please add at least thirty minutes to your travel time.
CTS Free Trolley
The CAT Free Trolley services stops around the Downtown Mall and the Grounds of the University every 15 minutes on Monday through Saturday. On Sunday, Free Trolley service is every 30 minutes in the morning, and every 45 minutes in the afternoon. Service Hours are Monday – Saturday from 6:40 AM – 11:37 PM and Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:47 PM. View the route online.
Accessibility & Accommodations
The Virginia Film Festival and the University of Virginia are committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
All screening venues are accessible via ramp or elevators, offer wheelchair areas for viewing performances, and have accessible restrooms. Please see our Accessibility webpage for more information.