2022 Ava Gardner Festival

Join us as we celebrate Ava!

To commemorate Ava’s 100th birthday, our 2022 festival scheduled for October 7-9, will celebrate the many facets of Ava Gardner. From her rural upbringing in North Carolina to her five-decade career as a global film star, from her great loves to her exciting experiences living abroad, our festival will showcase the full breadth of Ava Gardner’s incredible life and bold personality.