Charlottesville is located in Central Virginia, in the eastern foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city’s rich cultural, natural, and artistic history is showcased in a selection of first-rate museums, galleries, wineries, shops, and parks dispersed throughout the area. The Dairy Market is located in the heart of downtown Charlottesville, within walking distance to the University of Virginia, The Corner (an area of shops and restaurants adjacent to the University), and the Downtown Mall.
For accommodations near the Dairy Market, we recommend:
- The Graduate Charlottesville – a boutique hotel located on The Corner – a strip of restaurants and shops near the University of Virginia, is less than a mile from the Dairy Market. The Graduate offers Dairy Market visitors a great rate of $99/night + tax! Click here to book.
- Quirk Charlottesville – a boutique hotel, opened in 2019, located on Main Street in Charlottesville, less than a mile from the Dairy Market
In addition to visiting the Dairy Market, many individuals travel to Charlottesville for the area’s rich historic attractions – such as Monticello, the Grounds of the University of Virginia, James Monroe’s Highland, Historic Court Square and Michie Tavern, ca. 1784. For events in Charlottesville, and details on visiting, check out our local tourism office.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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SUN - THURS 8AM TO 9PM / FRI & SAT 8AM TO 10PM
GETTING TO THE DAIRY MARKET
There are many ways to get to the Dairy Market – by bike, on foot, using public transportation, and by car. As always, we encourage visitors to consider using alternative transportation.
Charlottesville Area Transit (CAT)
Number 8 Route between Preston Ave & Emmet Street – Booker Street or Washington Park stops
Number 9 Route between The Health Dept & YMCA – 10th Street at Grady Avenue stop
University Transit Service (UTS)
Orange Line – Grady Ave at 10 1/2 Street stop
Green Line – Grady Ave at 10 1/2 Street stop
Dairy Market has 200 onsite parking spots and offers complimentary 1-hour parking. Paid parking is available after the first free hour for $2.50/hour, with no maximum. Paid parking is administered by ParkMobile kiosks and via the ParkMobile app. There are also several 15-minute parking spots in front of the building for quick grab-and-go. Parking at the Dairy Market is offered 8am – midnight, 7 days a week. Parking overnight is prohibited.