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OCTOBER 19, 2021

By Kelly Magyarics | October 19, 2021 More than a college town, this city provides posh wineries, horseback tours, and hotels for an over-the-top getaway. With classic architecture, American history, world-class wines, and exciting new places to dine, drink, and shop, this college town more than makes the grade for a pampered sojourn. Stay Here Keswick Hall This posh resort… DETAILS

OCTOBER 6, 2021

By Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association | October 6, 2021 VRLTA Announces Winners of 2021 Ordinary Awards, Celebrating the Best of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry RICHMOND, VA – The Virginia Restaurant Lodging and Travel Association (VRLTA) celebrated the best of the hospitality and tourism industry during the 2021 Ordinary Awards presentation and dinner at the Omni Richmond Hotel… DETAILS

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021

By Michele Herrmann | September 29, 2021 Prior to the pandemic, food halls were the fastest growing food trend and the hottest retail concept, and not even Covid-19 has stopped their march forward. These sprawling local marketplaces grew tenfold from 2010 to 2019, when they peaked with 223, according to a May 2020 report from Cushman & Wakefield. Seventy-five percent of them… DETAILS

SEPTEMBER 15, 2021

Charlottesville, VA (September 15, 2021) – Dairy Market, the first market hall concept in Central Virginia, announced today the opening of a 2,000 square foot home decor and gifts retailer, Brigid & Bess.    “When we first started conceptualizing Dairy Market, we knew we wanted more than just a place for a great meal. We also wanted to build a… DETAILS


By Tim Wendel | September 2, 2021 Charlottesville residents have very strong opinions about food. When my wife and I moved there from Northern Virginia three years ago, every single person we met told us which restaurants we had to try. It was sort of a “Welcome to C’ville—now start eating” greeting. Post-pandemic, the city remains a great place for… DETAILS

AUGUST 4, 2021

By Christopher Elliott| August 4, 2021 at 11:59AM EST When Thomas Hall planned a weekend road trip to Blacksburg, Virginia, he added an unusual tourist attraction to his itinerary: the Dairy Market in Charlottesville. Hall heard about the new food hall in the historic Monticello Dairy Building in downtown Charlottesville and wanted to see it. “It was new, it was… DETAILS

JULY 8, 2021

By Madison McNamee| July 8, 2021 at 6:57 PM EST CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Charlottesville’s Dairy Market is not just a food hall anymore. Clothing store Quattro Tizi just made its way into the building. The store used to have a location downtown, but says it needed more space. “I do think that it’s going to turn into a place… DETAILS

JUNE 28, 2021

Dairy Market and our vendors have been nominated for 19 C-ville Best Of 2021 awards! Please support Dairy Market and our amazing merchants by VOTING! Links to our categories are listed below. Thank you! Dairy Market Best Instagrammable spot  Best kid-friendly spot  Best building Best cheap date spot Best first date spot Angelic’s Kitchen Best fried chicken Best soul food… DETAILS

JUNE 18, 2021

By Frank Spain| June 17, 2021 at 8:52 PM EST| Updated June 18, 2021 at 1:37 AM EST CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — After the COVID-19 pandemic derailed plans for a grand opening last year, Dairy Market was finally able to celebrate in an official way. On Thursday, there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony, marking the official grand opening of the… DETAILS

JUNE 17, 2021

By Isabel Cleary| June 17, 2021 at 7:51 PM EST CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Charlottesville’s Dairy Market officially opened early Thursday, June 17. The market held a ribbon cutting ceremony, and revealed a new name for the its mascot. Dairy Market’s “Rosie” was selected after an online vote. Open house tours followed the festivities. Dairy Market has been open for… DETAILS