Norfolk has a great line up of July events to heat things up! From 4th of July fireworks, festivals and live music to foodie and sports events, there is plenty of fun to be had along the Norfolk waterfront!

Tides Games

Harbor Park

Take the family out to the ball game! Harbor Park is home to the Norfolk Tides, the Triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. Check their website for the latest updates on the players, games and all the fun happening at Harbor Park.

Big Bands on the Bay

Ocean View Beach Park
Every Sunday evening

Spend Sunday evening at Big Bands on the Bay and enjoy live music, dancing and a whole lot of fun. This is the perfect event for the whole family!

Spectators enjoy a performance at Ocean View Beach Park in Norfolk

37th Annual Fourth of July Great American Picnic

Town Point Park
July 4

No need to fire up the grill this year, Festevents has you covered! Enjoy barbeque fare, including hot dogs, hamburgers, corn on the cob and more! Bring a picnic blanket, sit back and enjoy the live music and fireworks display.

Fireworks at the 4th of July Great American Picnic in Norfolk

Sunsets on the River

The Hermitage Museum & Garden
July 5 & July 18

Relax on the shoreline and hear live music from several of the region’s best musical performers. Enjoy local craft beer and wine and grab dinner from a variety of food vendors. 

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Poses & Pints Sunday Morning Yoga

O'Connor Brewing Co.
July 14 & 28

Join O'Connor Brewing Company for the blissful moments of yoga on Sunday mornings. Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, Kristin Hanlon will be leading the class, followed by the opportunity to have a couple of post-yoga beers at a great discount.

Taste of VA on the Bay

Ocean View Beach Park
July 19

What does craft beer, the beach and live music have in common? They all make for a great time! This event is a free event is the perfect way to unwind on a summer Friday.

Attendees enjoying Brews on the Bay in Norfolk

Butterfly Festival

Norfolk Botanical Garden
July 13

Join Norfolk Botanical Garden and the Butterfly Society of Virginia for the 2019 Butterfly Festival! Enjoy educational booths and demonstrations, as well as lots of activities for butterfly enthusiasts of all ages. Guest are encouraged to dress up in their best butterfly costume.

Butterfly Festival

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Taco Festival

Waterside District
July 13 - 14

The most anticipated food & entertainment festival of the year is coming to Waterside District. Get ready for the Norfolk Taco Festival! Over 75 varieties of tacos will be available inside the festival, where you’ll find over 30 of Virginia’s best restaurants, food trucks & carts serving up an amazing variety of mouth-watering tacos, elotes, churritos, nachos and more!

Tacos at the Taco Festival in Norfolk

Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week

July 14-21

All week long, participating restaurants – including many of Downtown Norfolk's most popular eateries – offer delicious, typically three-course meals, both lunch and dinner, at low, fixed prices. It's a weeklong celebration of wonderful menus specially designed by chefs embracing this opportunity to show off what they can do – an amazing time to enjoy Norfolk's acclaimed restaurant scene.

Diners enjoying Downtown Norfolk Restaurant Week

19th Annual Latino Music Festival

Town Point Park
July 27

The sun goes down, the stars come out, and the largest outdoor, waterfront dance floor in Hampton Roads heats up with the hottest salsa, meringue, and guaguanco dancing on the East Coast. Live explosive Latin music by local, regional and national recording artists will fill Town Point Park and keep you moving all night long!  This cultural celebration not only features great music, it also serves up mouth-watering Latin cuisine and libations.

3rd Annual Symphony in the Park

Town Point Park
July 28

Pack up the picnic basket and head to Town Point Park for an evening with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Virginia's own professional symphony will be performing their Summer Pops Concert series. 

Attendees enjoying a performance at Symphony in the Park in Norfolk

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