BLIND DATE CHALLENGE- Matchmaker, matchmaker: Make me a match!

The Hook's Blind Date Challenge has been sending daring daters out for a night of adventure all winter–- but Spring is around the corner, and we have big plans to make Charlottesville's love life even better with your help. We need to expand our pool of daters: folks, we want a virtual dating ocean to fish from, not just a man-made pond. So read on and find out what you can do to help us bring love into your life.


Blind Date Challenge

Looking for a way to spice up your single life? Let the Matchmaker find you the perfect match, and head out on the town for a free dinner! Yes, you do need to be a bit bold, but haven't you heard the old adage, nothing ventured, nothing gained? Send us an email with the following information:

Your name:

Your age:

Your height and body type:

Your hobbies or favorite things:

Your worst dating disaster story:

What you're looking for in a date:



Email and get Hooked up!


Hook Cafe

Forget– The Hook has its own online matching service that's all local. Go to, click Hook Cafe, then browse the cafe to meet other local singles! Best yet, if you sign up for Hook Cafe and post your photo, you'll be eligible for the final, highly selective piece of our dating trifecta... 


Hook Speed Dating

If the first two lures aren't enough to jump-start your love life, there's more: this spring, we'll be inviting men and women to meet and mingle at speed dating events designed to spark chemistry and efficiently connect like-minded singles. What are you waiting for?