Local LGBTQ-Friendly Businesses

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

Where to See a Movie

Violet Crown

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Where to Eat & Hang Out

Cinema Taco – huge allies, yummy margaritas

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

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 bathroom’s 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 See a Show

The Jefferson

The Sprint Pavilion

The Southern