Plan Your Visit

Lynchburg, Virginia is home to a vibrant visual, performing and maker arts community – centered in Downtown Lynchburg and the James River Arts & Cultural District. The conference home is the Academy Center of the Arts, Greater Lynchburg’s center for arts, culture, and community building. In December 2018, the Academy reopened the 1905 Academy of Music Theatre, a brilliantly restored 800+ seat venue for cultural entertainment and education

Getting to Lynchburg is easy. Centrally located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, conference attendees may choose to arrive by car, train or plane. 

Daily flights available from Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH) and daily trains from points west and north through the Amtrak Northeast Regional (LYH).

Three hotels in Downtown Lynchburg have offered group rates for the Create Virginia conference: 

The Craddock-Terry Hotel and Conference Center – $161/night 
Reference the CREATE VIRGINIA group block when booking

Holiday Inn – Downtown Lynchburg – $119/night
Group Code: ACA / SMERF

The Virginian Hotel –  $110/night (use link to book directly with code)