Credit: The Paramount Theater

The Historic Paramount Theater of Charlottesville will continue to offer free backstage tours to the community on Friday, September 22 at 12:00PM & 5:30PM; Saturday, September 30 at 11:00AM; Monday, October 23 at 12:00PM & 5:30PM; and Saturday, October 28 at 11:00AM. Tours are offered year-round and are announced regularly at

Guests are invited to learn about The Paramount’s beginnings in 1931 as well as its long legacy of community involvement to the magical reopening in 2004. Highlights of the tour include behind-the-scenes details of the two-year long restoration of the Theater, in-depth information about movie palace architecture, and the backstage Wall of Fame where hundreds of visiting artists have left their autographs! 

Tours are free and reservations for the tour are strongly recommended, as space is limited. Group Tours are always available by appointment. Reservations can be made by calling the Box Office at 434.979.1333, online at, or in person Monday-Friday from 10AM-2PM at 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

Free Historic Backstage Tours

    September 22 at 12:00PM & 5:30PM

    September 30 at 11:00AM

    October 23 at 12:00PM & 5:30PM

    October 28 at 11:00AM