Downtown Charlottesville, Virginia

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When you purchase a Shop Downtown Discount Card for $10, you help support your neighbors, local economy and the American Cancer Society's mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. You also ensure great savings on a variety of products and services every time you patronize a participating member. It's a win/win situation.

Shop Downtown will contribute 100% of the sale price of each discount card sold through December 31, 2021, to American Cancer Society Relay For Life. The American Cancer Society does not endorse any product or service.

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Things to do in Charlottesville, Virginia

Main Street of old Downtown Charlottesville speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Charlottesville the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Charlottesville brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Downtown Charlottesville is the place to plan your wedding. You'll be spending a lot of time downtown as there are so many wonderful shops to find invitations, photographers, bakers, caterers and jewelers. Planning your wedding will be a breeze with so much support from local merchants to make a perfect and memorable day.

Downtown Charlottesville makes shopping for wine and other spirits easy by bringing an incredible collection sourced from local, regional well-known producers from around the World. Hit the wine tasting events and stock up on your favorite choice to be shipped home for your convenience.

Downtown Charlottesville micro breweries have popped up in downtown corridors to quench the thirst of local or traveller whos is looking for a one-of-a-kind experience for suds brewed on site. If you are looking for a light beer or something randy and dark, you are sure to find a wide assortment of options to choose from.

Why do you love downtown?

Tim Dygert
Very cool stores.

Mary jo bos
My daughter moved to Talent this summer and I came to visit her for Christmas. She took me to the downtown Ashland area to shop. I love fall the shops and the friendliness .

Dianna Branden
I love the quaint little boutiques.

Brandon Trujillo
Great Food

Carrie Homier
6 women looking to explore the area. We will be there Feb. 18th. Whatever you can do to open our wallets easier and more economical would be much appreciated and fun! Thank you.

Restaurants in Charlottesville, Virginia

Balkan Bistro & Bar

1003 West Main Street
Downtown Charlottesville

Beachley Restaurants

129 Emmet St North
Downtown Charlottesville


213 2nd St Sw
Downtown Charlottesville

Arch's Frozen Yogurt

104 14th St Nw # 1
Downtown Charlottesville


507 East Main St
Downtown Charlottesville

Albemarle Restaurant Group

1035 Millmont St
Downtown Charlottesville

Aramark Corporation

2454 Old Ivy Road
Downtown Charlottesville

Bangkok '99 Thai Cuisine

540 Radford Lane # 700
Downtown Charlottesville

Alex Montiel Catering & Fine

2001 Commonwealth Drive
Downtown Charlottesville

Baja Bean CO Restaurante Y

2291 Seminole Lane
Downtown Charlottesville

Asian Fusion Grill

175 Seminole Court
Downtown Charlottesville

Bella's Restaurant

707 West Main St
Downtown Charlottesville

Baja Bean CO Restaurante Y

1327 West Main St
Downtown Charlottesville

Bella's Restaurant

230 Court Square # 202
Downtown Charlottesville

Arirang Restaurant

2208 Fontaine Avenue
Downtown Charlottesville

Basil Mediterranean Bistro

109 14th St Nw
Downtown Charlottesville


201 East Main St # 1
Downtown Charlottesville

Al Dente

925 2nd St Se
Downtown Charlottesville

Downtown Charlottesville Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Charlottesville can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Ask to be shown a room before you check-in which signals the front desk agent to show the best room available to sell it right away. This can put you in the best room available at that time and gives you the ability to check for cleanliness, smells and sounds before transacting with the hotel.

Not all online booking systems are fully integrated with hotel reservations systems so there is a chance that smaller hotels are hand entering your stay from a fax machine which leaves room for errors. Book directly with hotel to avoid any problems and ask for a price match if you find a better price online.

Always announce during booking if the trip is for a special event, anniversary or reunion. Group rates can be pre-negotiated and you may qualify for a lower cost and better upgrades for your stay. If you are the one setting up the event, always work directly with the front desk manager to make sure the best service is offered to your party.