CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (December 2019)—The 16th Annual CharlottesvilleFamily Fun Fair & Camp Expo will occur on Sunday, February 16, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attendees will have the chance to meet exhibitors from all over the East Coast and enjoy exciting giveaways and prizes.
This popular one-stop shopping event gives families the opportunity to talk face-to-face with camp representatives for everything from horseback riding and computer programming to extreme sports and art-focused camps. Come plan for summer at the only expo of its kind in Central Virginia!
“We love meeting readers in person,” says Co-Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Jennifer Bryerton. “As a mom of four, choosing summer camps can be overwhelming. We are grateful we can host an event that is so sought-out and useful to so many families, and where they can come and personally meet staff members from both summer and year-round programs.”
With free parking and admission, live entertainment and kids’ activities—including a bounce house from Balloons and Things, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and more—the whole family will have plenty to enjoy!
New this year is a display by the Wine & Country Shop of Ivy. In honor of pollinators and CharlottesvilleFamily’s Bumble the Bee parents will be able to shop a collections of elegant locally made artisan bee products from the Wine & Country Shop including luxurious lotions, beeswax candles, honey shortbread cookies, Elysium honey, gardening tools, books by Virginia authors and more.
A special thanks to our wonderful community sponsors: ACAC, Blue Ridge Bank, The Little Gym, Pediatric Associates of Charlottesville, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, WVIR-TV NBC 29, Z95.1 and the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville.
Email us with your questions and inquiries or call us at 434-984-4713.
From Ivy Life & Style Media, online and print publishers of Wine & Country Life, a semi-annual magazine celebrating elevated living in the heart of Virginia Wine Country; Wine & Country Weddings, an annual art book celebrating elegant country weddings in the region; CharlottesvilleFamily’s Bloom Magazine, a bi-monthly parenting magazine; the CharlottesvilleFamily Ultimate Go-To Guide, an annual popular daytrip book and directory of family & home services; and the Charlottesville Welcome Book, a relocation handbook and a guide to local attractions like Monticello, vineyards and the University of Virginia. Continuing to develop our newest brands, Ivy Publications opened the Charlottesville Wine & Country Shop in Ivy, VA, a beautiful lifestyle boutique featuring over 40 Virginia artisans with everything from tailgating essentials and Dubarry attire to locally made artisan foods, and award-winning Monticello AVA wines, as well as craft beverages, cider and more. Wine & Country Experiences are now available and include exclusive tours and classes with leading professionals in the local farm-to-table and vineyard scenes.