About Charlottesville Welcome Book Awards

Every two years we ask locals to tell us about their favorite dining, cool clubs, festivals, resorts and much more! This gives our readers the inside scoop on planning their time in Charlottesville. 

Who is the Charlottesville Welcome Book reader?

The CharlottesvilleFamily reader is affluent, discerning and eager to embrace the best that Virginia has to offer. They are well-traveled and take pride in supporting local businesses. The majority of our readers are between the ages of 45 – 64 with the second and third largest groups in the 30-44 and 65+ range respectively. Almost all are homeowners with properties in the $500K to $1M range.  

Print Advertising Details At-A-Glance

  • The BEST VALUE You Can Find
  • A Quarter-of-a-Million Copies Annually & Online 80,000 to 100,000 in Visits & Over 500,000 Hits Annually
  • HUGE Local & Statewide Distribution
  • KEEPSAKE Value. Yes! YOUR advertising is SAVED!
  • FREE Online Editorial with Photo, 100 Words & More
  • Digital Version with FREE Links to All Ads
  • PLUS! Active Social Media Coverage That Drives Web Traffic
  • Over 4,700 Facebook Fans & Growing!

Released Bi-annually

Advertising Deadlines

Spring/Summer issue ads • January 1
Fall/Winter issue ads • July 1

Read a Copy of Charlottesville Welcome Book Awards edition

Step inside the pages of the guide and see why it is quickly becoming the go-to resource for Charlottesville area visitors.

Read the Guide


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