Thank you for supporting our 12th Annual Grand Marquee Gala at The Paramount Theater on April 22, 2023.


Please join us on Saturday, April 20, 2024, for the 13th Annual Grand Marquee Gala!


Click here to enjoy photos from the 2023 Grand Marquee Gala.
Photography courtesy of Rob Garland Photographers.


The Grand Marquee Gala serves as the main fundraising event for the nonprofit Paramount Theater. Proceeds from the event support the dynamic programming, arts education opportunities, and access to the arts for everyone in our community. 

Since reopening in 2004, The Paramount Theater:

  • Hosted over 1.1 million patrons at 2,800+ events.
  • Provided several thousand community access tickets to nearly 70 nonprofit partners, and annually hosted numerous free events open to the community.
  • Welcomed 208,581 students and teachers for live performances on stage through the Arts Education Program.
  • Continues to serve as an essential part of the cultural and economic vitality of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall.

For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lauri Wilson | 434-218-1590