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ROGER EBERT’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL SLATE OF FILMS

Champaign – The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert and also known as “Ebertfest,” has announced its full slate of films for the April […] Continue Reading

MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER TO PERFORM AT VIRGINIA THEATRE JULY 16, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, March 23, 2022 Champaign, IL – The Champaign Park District has announced that Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER will perform in concert with her band […] Continue Reading

KURTIS CONNER LIVE COMING TO HISTORIC VIRGINIA THEATRE

Champaign, IL – Outback Presents has announced that comedian Kurtis Conner’s national headlining tour, launching this June, will include a stop at the historic Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, […] Continue Reading

Ebertfest is Back with Slate of Dynamic Directors

  March 8, 2022 Champaign-Urbana, IL – Ebertfest will be held April 20-23 at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign, with related talks and panel discussions at the Hyatt Place […] Continue Reading

CHAMPAIGN PARK DISTRICT UPDATES MASK POLICY

February 28, 2022 CHAMPAIGN – In accordance with new guidance from Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Champaign Park District is updating its policy on […] Continue Reading

Virginia Theatre Closed on 2/3/22 – Groundhog Day movie screening cancelled

All Champaign Park District facilities, including the Virginia Theatre, will be closed on Wednesday, February 2, due to severe weather. The Virginia’s screening of Groundhog Day, originally scheduled for 7pm […] Continue Reading

VIRGINIA THEATRE BOX OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS

Thursday, Dec 23:  10am -5:30pm Friday, Dec 24:  Sunday, December 26:  Closed Monday, Dec 27:  10am-5:30pm Tuesday, Dec 28 – Thursday, Dec 30: 10am past start of show Friday, Dec […] Continue Reading

VIRGINIA THEATRE SUSPENDS CONCESSIONS THROUGH THE END OF 2021

Champaign – Due to the recent increases in active COVID-19 cases in Champaign County, the Virginia Theatre has announced it has suspended the sale of food and beverages, including liquor, […] Continue Reading

Meet David Schroeder, Virginia Theatre House Organist

The Champaign Park District proudly presents maestro David Schroeder performing regularly on the Virginia Theatre’s historic Wurlitzer Pipe Organ. David Schroeder is the Director of Bands and Chorus at Bismarck-Henning […] Continue Reading

The Arthouse Experience Film Series

The Champaign Park District has announced a new film series at the historic Virginia Theatre, 203 West Park Avenue, Champaign, IL, 61820. The Arthouse Experience will showcase the best of […] Continue Reading