Things To Do In Charlottesville

Up to 56% Off at Hydra Hot Yoga

North Downtown

$100 $49

Students of all skill levels perform basic Vinyasa poses in a room heated to between 84 and 94 degrees while squeezing out toxins

Virginia Discovery Museum – 50% Off Museum Visits

Downtown

$6 $3

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Interactive children's museum features such hands-on activities as a mini Panera Bread, a frontier cabin, a post office, and a bee hive

Up to 70% Off Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$45 $19

This Navy SEAL–designed outdoor fitness program emphasizes teamwork through workouts for men and women that vary each session

Up to 51% Off Winery Tour and Cheese

North Garden

$39 $19

The vineyard manager and crew cultivate all 2,075 vines planted over 126 acres

50% Off

Ridge St.

$100 $50

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Ash Lawn-Highland – Up to 43% Off a Visit to James Monroe Home

Charlottesville

$28 $16

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Residence of President James Monroe features tours of the home and estate that illuminate 18th- and 19th-century living

Up to 55% Off Movie and Popcorn from Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

$20 $9

Customers enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions from Dealflicks.com

28% Off Tandem Skydiving

New Market

$500 $359

After completing the waiver paperwork, a USPA-certified tandem instructor provides approximately 15 minutes of pre-jump training

Up to 52% Off Winery Tour and Cheese Platter

Ashby

$30 $15

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Daily tours of the vineyards and winemaking facility; cheese and cracker platter and souvenir wineglass for each guest after tour

James Madison's Montpelier – Half Off Visit

Near Charlottesville

$36 $18

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Visit include tour of President James Madison’s home, old-growth forest, enslaved community sites, & admission to a formal garden

Half Off Vineyard Picnic at Narmada Winery

Amissville

$150 $75

Guests bring their own picnic lunches to the vineyard gazebo, where they are treated to a wine tasting and education course

Up to 55% Off Winery Tour at Molon Lave Vineyards 

Warrenton

$56 $28

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Tour of 50-acre vineyard grounds and winery cellars with olive-oil tasting, cheese and cracker basket, and souvenir glassware

44% Off Tandem Skydive

Orange

$715 $398

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Strapped to an instructor, skydivers jump from 17,500 feet, free falling for 80 seconds before coasting gracefully to the ground

Up to 57% Off Fitness-Dance Classes

Henrico

$75 $35

75-minute, high-energy classes use a combination of hip-hop, street jazz, pop, and club moves

Up to 56% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Mesa Vista Therapeutics

$100 $49

During each lesson, students learn the basics of approaching a horse, along with saddling, grooming, and riding skills

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 54% Off Snow-Sports Packages

Lynchburg

$30 $15

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Synthetic snow mimics behavior of its real-world counterpart for year-round tubing, skiing, and snowboarding

Yoga Classes at Creative Movement

Fredericksburg

$110 $49

Bend, stretch, and breathe during Vinyasa-style yoga classes taught in a newly opened dance and yoga studio

Up to 85% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Fredericksburg

$93.75 $19

Students build self-confidence and discipline during a range of martial-arts classes geared toward kids, adults, and families

Up to 83% Off Taekwondo Self-Defense Classes

Majest Martial Arts

$86.87 $20

Certified black belt instructors teach Taekwondo and self-defense to students of all ages, while instilling self-confidence and discipline

49% Off

Battlefield

$95 $48

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 53% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Fredericksburg

$141 $69

Students learn the basics of hunter/jumper, English, or Western style

Up to 49% Off Round of Golf

Augustine Golf Club

$79 $42

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Award-winning golf courses woven into the landscape's rivers and meadows take advantage of Virginia’s natural beauty

55% Off 6 Weeks of Unlimited Classes Including Official Uniform

King George

$99 $45

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

55% Off

Lee Hill

$139 $63

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 41% Off Tour of Shenandoah Caverns for Two or Four

Quicksburg

$46 $27

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National Geographic has featured this cavern; on a one-hour tour, you can see its crystalline formations and rainbow lakes

Up to 66% Off at Cameron Hills Golf Links

Shiloh

$110 $39

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Unlimited weekday or weekend golf outings gift players with hours of links practice, and rented carts keep their legs from tiring

Half Off Dance Lessons

Fredericksburg

$135 $68

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 56% Off Golf Instruction

Multiple Locations

$79 $39

Bobby Lopez, a Class A member of the PGA, leads 45-minute small-group golf lessons and provides constructive feedback

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

73% Off Boot Camp

Crump Park

$200 $54

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Preservation Virginia – Up to Half Off Historic Virginian Site Visits

Multiple Locations

$16 $8

Historic sites whisk visitors to the homes of patriots and politicians with architecture ranging from the 17th to 19th centuries

87% Off Martial-Arts Classes at Martial Arts World

Multiple Locations

$225 $30

Instructors teach self-defense during karate and tae kwon do classes for ages 5 or older

Up to 89% Off Tae Kwon Do Lessons

Multiple Locations

$199 $25

Black-belt instructors encourage students of all skill level through self-defense classes designed to build self confidence

68% Off Women's Gym Membership to Curves

Multiple Locations

$78 $25

Women’s gym focuses on 30-minute circuit-training sessions that deliver a complete strength and cardio workout

Up to 85% Off Karate Classes

Henrico

$119 $18

Students learn the foundational forms necessary to progress through the colored belt system

65% Off Metabolic Group Training

Midlothian

$169 $59

Trainnes undergo a personal assessment and goal-setting session and introductions to metabolic conditioning and foam rolling

Up to 51% Off Rock Climbing in Midlothian

Midlothian

$20 $10

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Staff belayers and a provided harness keep sampling climbers secure on more than 125 top-rope routes, lead climbs, and bouldering problems

82% Off Kids' or Adult Karate Classes at Ultimate Karate Academy

Huguenot Trade Center

$135 $24

No-belt karate classes with emphasis on self-control, discipline, and confidence in a small-group setting of 10–12 students

Up to 55% Off Sushi-Making Class

Midlothian

$120 $59

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Sushi chef guides classes of no more than four in making three sushi rolls, which pair with an appetizer and drinks

Up to 84% Off Capoeira Classes

Bon Air

$125 $29

Combine the rhythm of dance and the athleticism of tumbling with some truly unpredictable kicks and takedowns

Up to 74% Off at King Pin Lanes

Midlothian

$87 $23

Groups of six send pins clattering on 1 of 32 lanes outfitted with advanced scoring systems and, for children 10 and under, optional bumpers

Up to 51% Off Kids' Bounce House

Clover Hill

$300 $150

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Kids can come in for free play or birthday parties complete with cake and pizza, or rent bounce houses for fun in their own backyards

81% Off Boot Camp

Midlothian

$350 $66

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

65% Off 3 Sessions with Dietary Guidlelines

Boost Fitness Ventures

$270 $95

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 57% Off Private Horseback-Riding Lessons

Powhatan

$50 $25

Skilled instructor teaches horseback-riding etiquette and technique to students of all skill levels during private lessons

Up to 55% Off Personal Training

Midlothian

$300 $150

Certified trainers conduct body-composition analysis and devise custom cardio and strength-training regimens

55% Off 6-Week Bootcamp

Clover Hill

$150 $67

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 54% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Midlothian

$150 $69

Personal trainers lead fitness sessions tailored to a person's specific needs and areas of improvement

50% Off 1 Month of Tae Kwon Do Lessons

Midlothian

$130 $65

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 90% Off at Dong's Karate School-South Midlothian

Midlothian

$159 $29

Ninth-degree black belt in multiple martial arts disciplines oversees a training system meant to increase confidence and physical skill

Up to 82% Off Paintball at Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations

$100 $19

Equipped with rental paintball guns and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

Up to 85% Off Karate Classes at Dong's Karate

Midlothian

$119 $18

Grandmaster school teaches self-respect at all experience levels through movements of karate

50% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Tall Pine Stables

$50 $25

Lessons for riders of all skill levels focus on balance and strength, safety, and horse care and health

Up to 54% Off Golf and Baseball Activities

Midlothian

$16 $8

Activity center boasts covered and heated driving range, mini-golf course, and variable-speed batting cages

Up to 61% Off Scuba-Diving Intro Class

Powhatan

$50 $20

Certified instructors discuss scuba fundamentals, techniques, and equipment before students put lessons into practice with an indoor dive

Up to 71% Off Fitness Classes at Aim 4Fitness

Waterford Shopping Center

$65 $19

Cardio kickboxing blends elements of boxing, martial arts and aerobics; group fitness classes confuse muscle memory

39% Off at Windy Hill Sports

Midlothian

$33 $20

Families and friends compete during three go-kart rides and then play one round of mini-golf or head to the batting cages with six tokens

Up to 61% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Zephyr's Way Stable

$80 $40

Instructor helps beginner to advanced-intermediate riders gain comfort in the saddle at stable with indoor and outdoor arena

44% Off Hot Air Balloon Flight in Woodstock

Woodstock

$700 $389

Family-run balloon company has soared above the Shenandoah Valley's forests and mountainsides for more than 30 years

Up to 55% Off Kids' Horseback-Riding Lessons

Delaplane

$70 $35

Yvonne and Mark Toone and their horses, Nike and Romeo, invite students to learn the art of horsemanship

Up to 51% Off Farming Workshop or Local Food

Liberty Farm - Paris

$50 $25

Historical farm nestled in wildlife preserve feeds visitors fresh samples of its seasonal crop and teaches organic-farming practices

Up to 83% Off Paintball Outing for Four or Eight

Strasburg

$120 $20

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Twelve fields populated with UFOs, castles, forts, and tunnels; package includes goggles and mask, gun, and pouch rental

Up to 55% Off Picnic & Winery Tour for Two or Four

Delaplane

$54 $25

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Groups of two or four tour the grounds of the vineyard, then enjoy a picnic basket and take home wineglasses and gift-shop gear

Up to 62% Off Vineyard-Tour Packages

Hume

$170 $65

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Tour a winery and vineyard helmed by a 12th-generation Virginian, learn about wines, and sit down to a private picnic of charcuterie

Up to 57% Off Wine Tour or Seminar

Delaplane

$28 $14

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Weekly seminars teach you to pair foods and wines, and tours explore historic winery buildings

51% Off Winery Tour at Cobbler Mountain Cellars

Marshall

$51 $25

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Married winemakers welcome visitors to their rustic vineyard and tasting room with cheese pairings

Up to 50% Off Paddleboarding Trip

Richmond

$75 $38

Paddleboarding excursions sweep down the James River, with instructors helping groups navigate Class I and II whitewater rapids

The Motorsport Lab – Up to 82% Off Lamborghini or Ferrari Experience

Richmond International Raceway

$549 $99

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Experience the raw power of a Ferrari 360 Modena or Lamborghini Gallardo from behind the wheel at Wilson Stadium

"Arabian Nights" – Up to 50% Off Play

Raymond Hodges Theatre

$50 $25

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Classic tale weaves stories such as "Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves" with life-sized puppets, elaborate costumes, and live original music

Up to 37% Off a Five-Hour Tour of Three Vineyards

Shockoe Slip

$99 $65

Trolleys transport visitors to three vineyards within Central Virginia's wine region, where they will sample local varietals

Up to 53% Off Professional Racecar Experience

Richmond International Raceway

$129.99 $61

Experience the rush of riding in a professional racecar from the passenger seat or behind the wheel

Half Off Racing Experiences

Richmond International Raceway

$129 $64

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

54% Off Tour for 1 or 2 from Segway of Richmond

Shockoe Slip

$50 $25

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Segway tours glide through River District, Shockoe Bottom, and retrace Lincoln's visit to Richmond nine days before his death

Up to 46% Off at Revolution Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Staples Mill

$59 $33

Instructors lead students of all ages and experience level in martial arts classes; Brazilian jiu jitsu, muay thai, and kickboxing

71% Off RVAFit Classes

Richmond

$100 $29

Challenging fitness classes are designed with all fitness levels in mind

Up to 65% Off at Premier Martial Arts of Chesterfield

Richmond

$36.66 $18

Seasoned instructors lead students of all fitness levels through classes that help develop strength while teaching self-defense

53% Off Unlimited Kickboxing Classes

G.O.A.L. Performance Training - Kickboxing Classes

$75 $35

A cardiovascular workout consisting of jabs, hooks, uppercuts and kicks is designed to burn calories and tone the body

Select Local Merchants

In an intimate space with soothing hues and wood floors, Momentum Pilates Studio reinforces cores and liberates locked-up muscles with mat- and machine-based movements. Experienced instructors lead student groups through a bundle of 55-minute, classical Pilates mat classes, from beginner to advanced and multi-level, capitalizing on bodyweight resistance. Pilates boot camp ensures physiques are armed with toned, sleek strength before big events, and Pilates classes with equipment harness the power of reformers and ped-o-pulls, enhancing limb limberness and strength built from the innermost musculature to the outermost candy-coated shell. Pilates-on-the-ball classes are a pleasant alternative to neurotic paramours for adding challenging instability to routines, and students can mix it up yet further with a yoga-fusion class for body awareness, breath work, and mind-body confluence.

2216 Ivy Rd
Charlottesville,
VA
US

Two-time winner of C-Ville Weekly's Best Yoga Studio and Teacher award, Bikram Yoga Charlottesville seeks to work every muscle, organ, tendon, ligament, gland, and nerve inside the rigid bulk of human mass entering its doors through a series of 26 sweltering poses and vigorous breathing exercises. As stiff muscles begin to elongate and strengthen, the room softly heats up to 105-plus degrees, the temperature at which greeting cards are written. Classes are 90 minutes of sweat-inducing extension designed to rejuvenate the body and improve a multitude of the body's functions.

109 5th St SE
Charlottesville,
VA
US

Bill Burnett’s staff of wellness whisperers imbues students with fitness expertise amid a supportive and educational environment. During a metabolic training class, pupils partake in fast-paced, full-body routines that can include lunges, sprints, and “stop, drop, and roll” fire-safety lessons. Each sweat session aims to increase participants' metabolic rates, endurance, and strength, and instructors strive to generate maximum calorie burn to expunge unwelcome fat deposits. Classes unfurl within the studio’s cozy, open space where orange walls and exposed brick overlook free weights and cardio machines, and a clock on the wall taunts weight-lifting clients by flaunting its unencumbered hands.

2125 Ivy Rd
Charlottesville,
VA
US

First Colony Winery celebrates the history and heritage of local viniculture by crafting a cellar’s worth of European-style wines. After sampling from their selection of eight ambrosias—including a tropical seyval blanc and full-bodied tannat—amid the exposed wood beams and checkerboard floors of the elegant tasting room, corral a full glass of your favorite varietal and venture onto the covered patio to savor views of sun-soaked hills while gargling the intricate melodies from Dvorak's New World symphony. Guests then go home with a pair of branded souvenir wine glasses with which they can use as drink vessels at home or as miniature hot tubs for over-indulged troll dolls.

1650 Harris Creek Rd
Charlottesville,
VA
US

We are a full-scope ballroom dance studio catering largely to a social dancing clientele in and around Charlottesville. We offer group and private instruction, with opportunities for competition and showdance performance.

2123 Berkmar Dr
Charlottesville,
VA
US

Dancers at Shergold Studio can try out social styles such as merengue, samba, and line dance or strengthen seductive muscles in exotic-fitness dance classes. Friday's Basic Beginner Social Dance classes teach tyros fundamental steps in a smorgasbord of styles such as swing, foxtrot, salsa, or touchdown victory dances. Alternately, attend a Tuesday Beginner Samba class to taste-test the dance's Brazilian flavors, or hone hoedown skills at the Wednesday Beginner Line Dance session. Gyrators age 11–18 can also strut their stuff in specialized teen and preteen classes. Consult the social-dance schedule for more information.

652 Rio Rd W
Charlottesville,
VA
US