Not every town has unparalleled vistas, a Cab Franc made at the hands of the same person pouring it, or Dave Matthews and John Grisham walking by as you enjoy lunch at a café on its historic pedestrian mall—but Charlottesville does.

It’s urban and bucolic, historic yet modern. There are boundless hiking trails, wedding venues, wineries, breweries, boutique retail shops, and theaters (not to mention more restaurant seats than there are people to fill them). It’s for the limitless adventurer, the wine-taster, the music-seeker, and the family searching for a new experience.

At Charlottesville Insider, our goal is simple: to showcase Charlottesville by curating our ideas about what makes it unique. Follow our insiders to see what’s new, find exclusive deals, or simply figure out how to spend your day in our favorite city.

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Events in Charlottesville Virginia

Virginia has so many amazing wineries to offer, and the @virginiawinos are experts on them. For today’s #winewednesday , they’re introducing us to @arterrawines_hawkmotharts up in Northern Virginia. You might catch us taking a day trip there 🍷





#charlottesvilleinsider #explorevirginia #visitvirginia #charlottesville #virginia #virginialiving #virginiawinery #virginiavineyard #arterrawinery #arterrawines_hawkmotharts #nova #whino
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Charlottesville has so many wonderful wedding resources, and we are here to help you navigate them. Check out our Wedding Guide through the link in our bio✨ #tietheknottuesday

We are loving the inspo from this styled shoot with @orphadesigns , one of the amazing wedding planners we have included in our guide. Collaborators include @serapetras @elainebjewelry @naturecomposed & @vavavrooman 🥰





#charlottesvilleinsider #cvilleweddings #explorecville #charlottesville #virginia #wedding #cvillebride #weddingplanning #engaged #virginiabrides #weddinggoals #weddingphotography #shoplocal #supportlocalbusiness #staycville
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If you’re looking for delicious and gluten-free food, try The Bebedero! These Pickled Jalepeño popper Chips are made from cornmeal, fried until they’re nice and crispy, and served with a chipotle remoulade on the side. Our mouths are watering…

📸: @robinsonimagery & @domea_flavor

The Bebedero is also part of Cville’s Restaurant Week, which goes until Saturday! For more of our favorite places to dine, check out our website through the link in our bio ✨






#charlottesvilleinsider #thebebedero #robinsonimagery #domeaflavor #cvilleeats #vafoodie #charlottesvilleeats #nomspiration #visitvirginia #cvillelocal #shoplocal #supportlocalbusiness #cvillerestaurants
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We are loving this styled shoot put together by @daybyfayweddings at @common__house and photographed by @heatherdodgephotography 💍 #sweetheartsaturday
Keep reading for all of the details…

Venue @common__house
Photography @heatherdodgephotography
Hair + Makeup jahnavi wraight of @lavieenroseville
Florals @goodearthflowers
Gown @abcouturellc
Shoes @Prada courtesy of @shopatdarling
Tabletop decor @bejustcville
Calligraphy @mabellecalligraphy
Paperie @rps_cville
Cookies @sweetseptemberbakes
Cake @commonwealthcakeco
Flat Lay @jrd_artshop
Models @hoperana
Planning + Styling @daybyfayweddings

Check out our website for everything weddings✨





#charlottesvilleinsider #explorecville #visitvirginia #virginiabr #merchcolony #cvilleguide #charlottesville #virginialiving #supportlocalbusiness #lovecville #virginiaisforlovers #cvillewedding
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Looking for something fun and unique to do this weekend? @fun.cville hosts the SUN/SETS series once a month at amazing locations where people can enjoy music, dancing, meditation, and gratitude while the sun sets. There is one happening TOMORROW, so be sure to grab your tickets 🎟🌅

📸: @ezeamosphotography

For more events happening in Cville, visit our website through the link in our bio✨





#charlottesville #charlottesvilleva #charlottesvilleinsider #cvilleguide #explorecville #cvilleweekly #visitvirginiasblueridge #funcville #sunset #danceparty #meditation #gratitude #cvillecommunity
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Insider @americanwinegirl has all the info on the best wines in Charlottesville 🍷 #winewednesday
Check out her page for the pro perspective!

📸: @daniellejnorton.photo

For all of our favorite wineries, check out our website through the link in our bio✨





#charlottesville #charlottesvilleva #charlottesvilleinsider #cvillewinery #virginiawinery #cvilleguide #explorecville #cvilleweekly #visitvirginiasblueridge
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Happy #tietheknottuesday lovebirds 🕊🤍
How gorgeous are these @cakebloom cakes at a @monte.ventoso wedding?

📸: @sarahmattozziphoto
Caterer: @apimentocatering

Check out our wedding guide through the link in our bio to explore all of the Cville businesses that will make your big day perfect ✨





#charlottesvilleinsider #cvilleweddings #explorecville #charlottesville #virginia #wedding #cvillebride #weddingplanning #engaged #virginiabrides #weddinggoals #weddingphotography #shoplocal #supportlocalbusiness #staycville #cakebloom #apimentocatering #sarahmattozziphotography #monteventosowedding
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*New Restaurant Alert*
If you’re stopping by the Dairy Market, make sure you try @southandcentralcville 🍽 They’re a steakhouse that focuses on traditional Central and South American flavors! #mondaymuchies

📸: @nutritionwithnadia

For more info on the places participating in Cville’s Restaurant Week and the deals offered check out our website through the link in our bio✨





#charlottesvilleinsider #southamdcentralcville #dairymarketcville #explorecville #visitvirginia #virginiabr #merchcolony #cvilleguide #charlottesville #virginialiving #supportlocalbusiness #lovecville #virginiaisforlovers #cvilleeats
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Head over heels about this @castlehillcider wedding😍💍 #sweetheartsaturday

📸: @aaronwatsonphotography
Venue: @castlehillcider
Coordinator: @anyvent_eventplanning
Caterer: @thelocalcatering
Music & band: @infull
Hair & Makeup: @cvillemakeupartist
Bakery: @thepiechest
Florals: @verdenaturalflorals

You can find our Charlottesville wedding guide through the link in our bio ✨





#charlottesvilleinsider #castlehillcider #aaronwatsonphotography #explorecville #visitvirginia #virginiabr #merchcolony #cvilleguide #charlottesville #virginialiving #supportlocalbusiness #lovecville #virginiaisforlovers #cvillewedding #anyventeventplanning #thelocalcatering #infull #cvillemakeupartist #thepiechest #verdenaturalflorals
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Have you visited @threenotchdbeer with @charlottesvillealetrail yet? You don’t want to miss their brunch, because we dream of their breakfast potatoes 😋

📸: @jillianb_

Check out our website through the link in our bio for more fun in C’ville #funfriday ✨





#charlottesvilleinsider #cvilleeats #explorecville #visitvirginia #virginiabr #merchcolony #cvilleguide #charlottesville #shopsmall #shoplocal #supportlocalbusiness #lovecville #virginiaisforlovers #threenotchedbrewery #charlottesvillealetrail
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From big furniture to fun, small knick knacks, @lodgercville is family owned and operated on the Downtown Mall and is so much more than a furniture store! #thriftythursday

Check out more locally owned stores in the area on our website through the link in our bio ✨





#charlottesvilleinsider #theartfullodger #artfullodger #explorecville #visitvirginia #virginiabr #merchcolony #cvilleguide #charlottesville #virginialiving #supportlocalartists #cvilleartists #shopsmall #shoplocal #supportlocalbusiness #lovecville #virginiaisforlovers
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