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‘VT SERIES’ Subscription – Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How long do I have to renew my existing (2017-2018) subscription? A. Subscription renewals are accepted beginning Monday, June 11, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. (all times are CDT). All existing subscriber seats are released for sale to the general public beginning Friday, June 29, 2018, 10:00 A.M.  Please note that while an existing subscriber […] Continue Reading

CHAMPAIGN PARK DISTRICT ANNOUNCES VIRGINIA THEATRE 2018-2019 PERFORMING ARTS SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, June 10, 2018 Champaign, IL – The Champaign Park District has announced the initial lineup of concerts, films, dance, theatre, comedy, and other special events to take place in the 2018-2019 season at the historic Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign, IL.  Season Subscriptions (to four or more shows in […] Continue Reading

Dinner & Concert Giveaway ft. Hamilton Walker’s & Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo at Virginia Theatre

Enter to win a fabulous Dinner & Concert Package! Simply fill out the form below by Wednesday, 6/13 @ 10am and be entered to win a $100 gift card to Hamilton Walker’s and a pair of tickets to see Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo on 6/15 at Virginia Theatre! **CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED – WINNER HAS […] Continue Reading

Animation Vacation

Animation Vacation! Join us at the Virginia Theatre all summer long when we feature some of the greatest animated classics of all time, from yesterday and today. Most screenings begin at 6:30pm, earlier than our average start time, to better accommodate bedtimes! Individual tickets are only $3 per film (or buy all 10 for just $25). […] Continue Reading

FINAL SLATE OF ‘EBERTFEST’ FILMS ANNOUNCED

Reprinted from UIUC News Bureau, 4/2/18 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Organizers announced the remaining seven films, as well as the schedule of screenings and panels, for this year’s Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, or “Ebertfest,” coming to downtown Champaign April 18-22. Tickets for individual films go on sale today (April 2) and festival […] Continue Reading

TAJ MAHAL AND KEB’ MO’ TO VISIT CU IN AUGUST, 2018

CHAMPAIGN, IL – Popular blues artists Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ will perform together in concert at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign on Thursday, Aug 9, 2018, at 8:00 P.M. (doors open at 7:00 P.M.). Reserved seating tickets go on sale Friday, March 9, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. Tickets cost from $45 to $125 […] Continue Reading

INNAUGURAL CHAMPAIGN STAR AWARDS ANNOUNCED – APRIL 26, 2018

The City of Champaign and the Champaign Park District are proud to announce a new partnership to honor those working tirelessly to improve our neighborhoods, parks, and community. The Champaign STAR Awards is an exciting new merger of the City’s STAR Awards and the Park District’s Champaign Park Honors programs.  STAR stands for “Service Together […] Continue Reading

AWARD-WINNING SINGER-SONGWRITER DWIGHT YOAKAM WITH BRANDY CLARK TO PERFORM AT HISTORIC VIRGINIA THEATRE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018 Champaign, IL – The Champaign Park District is proud to welcome acclaimed singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam with guest Brandy Clark for a live concert at the historic Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, from 7:30 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.). Reserved seating tickets […] Continue Reading

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

  These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in an historic setting—with a nice cup of complimentary hot chocolate, too. Share the holiday cheer with your family and friends, at the Virginia Theatre this winter. All screenings 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Saturday) Tickets: $6 (or see […] Continue Reading

5 Nights of Hitch 2017

Our most popular short film series returns Halloween week with five more unforgettable movies from the master of suspense. Each screening begins promptly at 7pm. Individual tickets are only $6 per film. Buy the series pass for $24 and get one movie free! October 23 – Strangers On a Train (1951) PG (101 min) A psychotic […] Continue Reading