Local LGBTQ-Friendly Businesses

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Local Bed & Breakfast: Where to Stay

Inn at Court Square– it’s absolutely lovely, right off the downtown pedestrian mall, and minutes from UVA grounds.

The Fairhaven Guest House in town is ally-operated.


Where to Dance

Rapture: Restaurant & Nightclub – Rapture has been a sponsor and supporter of Cville Pride for years and often holds drag events and Pride-themed karaoke nights


Where to See a Movie

Both of these movie houses have sponsored and partnered with Cville Pride.

Violet Crown

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema


Where to Eat & Hang Out

Blue Moon Diner – a classic Cville establishment and huge Cville Pride sponsors and allies

Cinema Taco – huge allies, yummy margaritas

 

Firefly – longtime ally, lots of fun theme nights & special events, great food

 

Iron Paffles

Marie-Bette Cafe & Bakery – LGBTQ-owned, delicious baked goods

Moose’s by the Creek Restaurant – LGBTQ-owned, good home cooking, super-friendly vibe

 

Reason Tasting Room – Beer, board games, and gender neutral bathrooms for everyone!

The Pie Chest – LGBTQ-owned; hosts monthly Trans Night Out gatherings; amazing pie

Splendoras gelato!

Tin Whistle – hosts monthly drag shows, serves great Irish pub food


Where to Read a Book

 

Jefferson-Madison Regional Library


Where to See a Live Show & Art

Charlottesville Derby Dames

Charlottesville Ladies of Arm Wrestling (CLAW)

The Bridge – art space with gallery exhibits, Potter’s cider, music, poetry, more

The Fralin Museum of Art at UVA – LGBTQ-focused exhibits and permanent collections

 

Gorilla Theater

 

Live Arts

The Jefferson

The Sprint Pavilion


Shopping & Other Services

 

3Q Digital

 

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Scarpa – upscale, on-trend fashion from a Cville Pride sponsor ally

Frontrunner Sign Studios

Angelo jewelry