Virginia Festival of the Wheel is a 501(c)(3) Registered Virginia Charity

We presented some of the finest automobiles in the Commonwealth and beyond to raise funds to support the UVA Cancer Center Patient Care Fund. We are blessed to have one of the top 3% of Cancer Centers in the nation which treats thousands of patients each year.  Our donations assist the UVA Cancer Center in helping those cancer patients and their families who are facing financial hardship as well as coping with the emotional and physical trauma of fighting this disease. LEARN ABOUT OUR MISSION


Thank you to all who joined us in celebration of our 2021 Virginia Festival of the Wheel, held on Labor Day Weekend, September 3, 4, and 5, 2021 at Boar's Head Resort in scenic and historic Charlottesville, Virginia. All proceeds supported the UVA Cancer Center Patient Care Fund. The theme was "Ford v Ferrari", but all marques were welcome.

After taking a break in 2020, our 2021 VA Festival of the Wheel was our best event yet! Thank you to all who participated and helped to make this such a successful event!

The Virginia Festival of the Wheel Concours and our Jefferson Road Tour were fun for everyone involved!

Thank you for supporting the Virginia Festival of the Wheel. Cheers!


PHOTO CREDIT: Christian Millard

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Festival of the Wheel

The Virginia Festival of the Wheel is a three-day automotive event held over Labor Day Weekend at the exquisite Boar's Head Resort to benefit the UVA Cancer Center Patient Care Fund. 2021's theme was "Ford v Ferrari", but all other marques were welcome. Our 2021 event began on Friday evening with a "Cars and Conversation" cocktail reception.  Saturday events started in the morning with "Cars and Coffee", followed by the Jefferson Trail Tour, a spectacular dinner featuring the Jump Alley Band, and concluded with a showing of the critically acclaimed "Ford V Ferrari" movie.  

The Concours was held on the fields located in the front and side of Boar's Head Resort on Sunday.  A live band and large fireworks display were presented later that evening. 


3 days of special events that featured something for everyone

special guest

Dennis Gage joined us as our special guest in 2021

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Display of fine cars and special awards

special guest

Dennis Gage

We are very pleased that Dennis Gage, host of My Classic Car, was our 2021 Virginia Festival of the Wheel Guest of Honor.

Dennis attended all of the 2021 Virginia Festival of the Wheel Events and was our guest speaker at the Evening at Boar's Head dinner on Saturday night.  

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We were pleased to offer seven exciting events at Boar's Head Resort over Labor Day Weekend 2021. The theme for 2021 was "Ford v Ferrari". Our event began on Friday evening with a cocktail reception for entrants and guests.  Saturday morning featured an informal "Cars and Coffee" event that was open to local automotive enthusiasts. The Jefferson Trail Tour for Concours Entrants and guests was a road tour within beautiful Albemarle County and included a bag lunch at Pollak Vineyards. Saturday evening featured a spectacular meal at Boar's Head Resort, followed by a showing of the "Ford v Ferrari" movie. The weekend concluded with the Concours on Sunday on the field in front of the Resort, live music, and a fireworks display Sunday evening.

Cars & conversation

A cocktail reception for entrants and guests


Informal show of cars for local participants


A tour through Albemarle County with lunch at Pollak Vineyards


A spectacular meal


Dennis Gage was our Guest of Honor in 2021


A display of some of the finest vehicles in the Commonwealth and beyond


Boar's Head Resort

At the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, just minutes from downtown but in a world all its own, Boar’s Head Resort invites guests to experience a chapter of its storied legacy. With a unique focus on wellness, athletics and outdoor activities — alongside exceptional food and beverage — guests are perfectly positioned to have it all.


Boar's Head Resort: 200 Ednam Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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