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Enhanced Meetings, Elevated Events

Exceptional Event Spaces in Charlottesville

Versatile indoor and outdoor event venues on the Darden Grounds

At Kimpton The Forum Hotel we love bringing all types of guests, including Darden students, faculty and alumni, together in one dynamic space to connect, learn, celebrate and more. Our extraordinary indoor and outdoor event spaces, expert event planning team and customized catering offerings take your meeting or event to the next level, sparking creativity, fostering community and creating an unforgettable experience for everyone.

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Boring meetings are out. At Kimpton we're about bringing people together and connecting through memorable experiences. From the subtle to the spectacular, we have a creative idea for every moment. So book a meeting, Kimpton style, and amp up your agenda today. Start planning

Strategize or socialize in our flexible event spaces

The indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces at The Forum Hotel are a masterclass in versatility. Inside our doors, the ballroom offers more than 6,000 square feet of elegance, the perfect venue for events ranging from romantic wedding celebrations to lively alumni reunions and sophisticated fundraisers. State-of-the-art classrooms extend the Darden learning environment. More intimate boardrooms and flexible dining spaces can expand and contract to fit your needs. Outdoors, the resplendent arboretum opens up a world of possibilities, with its impressive amphitheater, Event Lawn and botanical gardens.

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Food + Drink

When you're hosting an important meeting or event, food is more than fuel. Delight your guests' taste buds with catering from our on-site culinary team. From fabulous farm-to-table fare to simple, shareable snacks, they can work with you to create customized menus perfect for any occasion.

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Meeting Promotions

If you're in the midst of planning your next meeting or event, be sure to explore our special promotions and packages that can help take it to the next level.

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