Signature Events

The V Foundation for Cancer Research is monitoring the spread of COVID-19. We will provide event updates on a case-by-case basis following the advice of our team of expert advisers and state and federal officials. The health and well-being of event attendees and our employees is our number one priority, and we will make decisions based on evolving public health concerns. Our thoughts go out to all the hard-working researchers and the healthcare professionals and to anyone who has been affected by this virus. To learn more about a specific event, please see that event’s web page below.


The V Foundation Signature Events raise millions of dollars every year. These unforgettable events are vital to our research funding.

Dick Vitale Gala


This annual gala is hosted by Dick Vitale, an original V Foundation Board member and longtime champion for pediatric cancer research. His support has garnered millions of dollars for cancer research and has inspired countless others to get involved in the fight to achieve Victory Over Cancer®.

The Dick Vitale Gala takes place each May.

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Virginia Vine

Virginia Vine is an annual weekend of events & celebrations. Join us for exceptional local wines, amazing culinary creations, inspiring guest speakers and a look at the innovative research being conducted every day at renowned cancer research facilities in Virginia.

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Wine Celebration


Set in Napa Valley, the three-day series of events highlights intimate winery experiences, gourmet meal and wine pairings, lively auctions, an enlightening cancer research symposium, and a private performance by an award-winning artist. This annual event raises millions for cancer research.

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