A Preview of 2024 Festival Season

Where will you find yourself this spring? We look ahead at the Virginia International Tattoo, HarborFest, Wine Fest and more.

CHART YOUR COURSE

Our city is your city. Use the menu below to customize your Norfolk experience.

Where to Eat Brunch This Weekend

From pillowy biscuits to piled-high Benedicts and waffles topped with all the fixings, brunch in Norfolk never disappoints.

Norfolk, VA

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.

Downtown

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.

NEON DISTRICT

The creative center of the city, NEON’s 80+ pieces of public art, live performances and eclectic restaurants are destined to inspire.

GHENT

Ghent is filled with character, culture and delicious cuisine — not to mention tons of eclectic eateries, unique shops, art galleries and antique stores.

Chelsea

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.

Riverview

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.

Oceanview

The relaxing beachside communities of Ocean View and East Beach are the perfect place to unwind with fresh seafood, sand and sun!

Military Highway

Ideal for people on the move, Military Highway plays host to Norfolk International Airport and an abundance of shopping options.

What’s happening

March 2024 Spring Events

Flea markets, musicals, MEAC, St. Paddy’s Day and more are on tap for Norfolk this March. See our complete guide.
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Norfolk St. Patrick’s Day 2024

If you’re into green drinks and questionable impressions of Leprechauns, this is your holiday. Here’s how Norfolk celebrates St. Paddy’s Day.
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2024 Festival Season Lineup

The 2024 Virginia International Tattoo, country music fests, Harborfest, Pridefest, Juneteenth and more slated to heat up spring, summer and fall in Mermaid City.
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Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk. See what’s on deck.

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Six

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Zach Nugent’s Dead Set

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THE DAWN IS OURS: AMANDA GORMAN TEXTILES FROM SOUTH AFRICA

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Trey Kennedy Grow Up

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Norfolk Admirals 2023-2024 Schedule

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Trey Kennedy

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Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64: Eyes of the Storm

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Yoga at Waters Edge Winery

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Gwar

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Yoga at Reaver NFK

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Norfolk Flea Market

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Sunday Dog Day

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Canceled: Bryan Adams So Happy It Hurts Tour 2024

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Mar052024

Prenatal Yoga

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The Three Musketeers

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Girl’s Night Out

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Mar082024

30th Annual Shamrockin’ In Ghent

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Madama Butterfly

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Church Street Jazz Series presents Alex Bugnon

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Carmina Burana

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Regency Masquerade Ball for Preservation

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Carmina Burana

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2024 MEAC Basketball Tournament

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The Cancelled Podcast Tour

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Mar152024

Family Twilight Trek 24′

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Wanda Sykes Please and Thank You Tour

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Mar152024

What Happened to RNB?

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Shamrocks and Shenanigans

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Hampton Roads Harp Festival

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THE LOX

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Into the Woods Adventure Day

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Norfolk Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

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The Latest

Check out the latest — and greatest — happenings in the city.

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March Events Guide

Feeling lucky? You surely will with these events happening around Norfolk in March! Zach Nugent’s Dead Set…
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Norfolk’s Outdoor Dining Guide

It’s the perfect time of year for al fresco dining, and Norfolk’s restaurants certainly don’t disappoint…
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Norfolk’s Sports Spring: Games Galore in March 

Officially, a sports equinox is a rare event. It’s when games from…
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Spring Break In Norfolk, VA

Looking for a spring break destination the whole family can enjoy? Consider breaking tradition by spring breaking…
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