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

Now through September

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.



July 4, 2021

Leave the grillng to us on the 4th of July and bring your family and friends down to Town Point Park.  Guests can buy traditional all American fare, including hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue, seafood, buttered corn on the cob, juicy watermelon, lemonade... with all the fixin's and much more available for purchase!  Relax on the  lawn and enjoy the live entertainment, then watch as the sky lights up with the fireworks display at 9:30 pm!

July 4th Fireworks Cruise Aboard The American Rover

July 4, 2021

Beat the crowds and experience the mesmerizing Downtown Norfolk fireworks from the best vantage point of all – the water! After a quick tour of the Inner Harbor, we position the ship to give you an incredible view of the region’s best fireworks show.

There’s no better way to celebrate America’s favorite holiday with your family. Enjoy music on board with a live acoustic guitarist!

Sunsets on the river

Sunsets on the River: Zac Lee/Fortresses + Paper Aliens

July 8, 2021

Sunsets on the River is BACK in 2021! The award-winning outdoor concert series returns this June.

Relax on the shoreline and enjoy:
* Live music from fan favorites and some of the region’s best up-and-coming talent
* Drinks from our bar featuring craft beer and wine available for purchase
* Dinner from a variety of local food trucks

Hot country nights 2021

Hot Country Nights: Tailgate Down

July 16, 2021

The 2021 Miller Lite Hot Country Nights concert series features Tailgate Down on Friday, July 16th!

Miller Lite Hot Country Nights is presented by US 106.1.

6PM: Doors Open
7PM: DJ entertainment
8PM: Show starts

General Admission is FREE to attend. No ticket is required for standing General Admission.

TGOV Backyard BBQ: The River Boyz

July 21, 2021

Summer brings the return of the popular Friday after-work Ocean View event series.  The Friday Night Themed Parties and Family Fun & Movie Nights are a great way to start the weekend with Live Music, children's activities, food, beverages and more! Events begins Friday, July 2, 2021 with the Shore Thing Concert and Independence Day Celebration and runs every Friday from 6 pm to 9:30 pm through August 27, 2021.

LAVA Summer of Fun

Select Dates Throughout July 2021

Live music from various artists!

This is an outdoor show taking place at Makers Craft Brewery and the Virginia Zoo. Pod seating is available and will be located in its own designated area in front of the stage and to the side. General Admission standing area will be located behind the pod seating.