Rent The Jefferson

About The Jefferson Theater:

Located on Charlottesville's historic Downtown Mall, the Jefferson Theater was established in 1912 as a live performance theater that played host to silent movies, vaudeville acts, and a historic list of live performers, ranging from Harry Houdini to The Three 

The Jefferson reopened on November 27, 2009 after a comprehensive restoration that highlights the 
theater's vintage architecture while modernizing its facilities. The theater features two full‐service bars on separate floors, a restored balcony, new central air and heating systems, and new restrooms throughout the facility, and serves as a premiere venue for weddings in Charlottesville's Downtown Mall.

Address: 110 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22902

Max capacity: 150-600 (event dependent)

Features and amenities:

  • Two Full Service Bars
  • Onsite Event Manager
  • Professional Staging
  • Technical Support
  • Audio and Visual Equipment (lighting and sound systems, projector screen, microphones, podium, etc.)
  • Wheelchair accessible, smoke free, air-conditioned


The Jefferson has the flexibility to host:

  • Weddings: Ceremonies & Receptions
  • Parties: Cocktail & Dinner, Birthday Parties, Holiday Gatherings
  • Receptions: Class Reunions, Non-Profit Fundraisers
  • Live Music: Private Shows, VIP Section for Concerts
  • Business Meetings: Conferences, Lectures & Panel Discussions

Lookking to host a smaller event? Check out our new Top of The House Group Premium Show Packages!


Have a special event and need the perfect location? Let’s chat. Together we can find a deal that is right for you. 



Devon Ryan
o: 434-245-4917
[email protected]

The Jefferson Theater on Borrowed & Blue


"The Jefferson is the perfect place to add a special touch to your wedding in the form of an unexpected venue. The venue is incredibly spacious so there is room for all guests to dance, eat, and roam. The staff is amazing: professional, calm, and courteous. We absolutely loved the venue and so did our guests!"