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Festival Season’s Here
Check out all the festivals planned for this summer in Norfolk!
There’s plenty to do outdoors
From patio drinks to bike trails, waterfront dining to catching a ballgame, there’s so much to do outside in our city.
Norfolk, Virginia is a city on the water, but never watered down. Built on character, by characters, we’re a melting pot of people, cultures, and ideas.
Norfolk’s walkable, waterfront downtown is the urban hub of the city full of shopping, entertainment, restaurants and excitement!
Historic Freemason District
The city’s oldest standing neighborhood, Historic Freemason features beautiful tree-lined cobblestone streets, manicured gardens, historic homes and water views.
The creative center of the city, NEON’s 80+ pieces of public art, live performances and eclectic restaurants are destined to inspire.
Ghent is filled with character, culture and delicious cuisine — not to mention tons of eclectic eateries, unique shops, art galleries and antique stores.
Chelsea is one of the most walkable and bikeable neighborhoods in the city, with the celebrated Elizabeth River Trail (ERT) passing through the center.
park place / Railroad district
Lined with local breweries, eateries and street murals, the industrial neighborhoods of Park Place/Railroad District are sure to get any visit on the right track.
From zoo animals to wildly delicious restaurants, the LGBTQ+ friendly neighborhood of Riverview truly has something for everyone.
Larchmont / lochhaven
Next door to Old Dominion University, Larchmont and Lochhaven are home to history, local restaurants, outdoor fun and perfect water views.
The relaxing beachside communities of Ocean View and East Beach are the perfect place to unwind with fresh seafood, sand and sun!
Ideal for people on the move, Military Highway plays host to Norfolk International Airport and an abundance of shopping options.
Now Streaming: City With Bite Season 3!
Spring Break in Norfolk
April Events Guide
Every season is event season in Norfolk. See what’s on deck.
Sam Bartlett: Low Stakes, Plywood Cutouts & Everyday ComixLearn More
THE GREAT EXHIBITION: BÉBÉS AT THE BARRYLearn More
Game Changers at NauticusLearn More
Mimosa FestLearn More
Yoga at Reaver NFKLearn More
PERSPECTIVES: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY GLASS FROM THE WAITZER COLLECTIONLearn More
LUKAS NELSON & POTR Drayton FarleyLearn More
Tides Baseball Games 2023Learn More
An Evening With The Hypnogogue Album Tour THE CHURCHLearn More
Mosaic Steel OrchestraLearn More
PARTY101 WITH DJ MATT BENNETTLearn More
Girl’s Night OutLearn More
Brian ReganLearn More
Way Down Yonder Tour CHASE RICELearn More
Yoga at CoalescenceLearn More
K CAMPLearn More
No Stars Above Tour CLUTCH Amigo The Devil, Nate BergmanLearn More
Sky’s the Limit Yoga Co. Book ClubLearn More
Yoga at Eleanor’s BookstoreLearn More
KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Currents, CAPRALearn More
PHILADELPHIA BALLET: SWAN LAKELearn More
Orville PeckLearn More
Adult Night at the ZooLearn More
I Love the 90’s Bash Bar Crawl – NorfolkLearn More
Yoga at Reaver NFKLearn More
Diehn Concert Series: John FedchockLearn More
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