Earl Klugh & Musiq Soulchild Headline the 33rd Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival
The popular waterside music festival features legendary sounds of top National Smooth Jazz and R&B Recording Artists. Also scheduled to appear are Richard Elliot and Pamela Williams. VISIT>>

9th Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival
The Spring Wine Festival on the Norfolk Waterfront showcases more than 20 of the best wineries from across the Commonwealth right to Hampton Roads' premier waterfront venue. VISIT>> 

 
Virginia Arts Festival 2015 Norfolk Schedule
The Virginia Arts Festival brings an astonishing array of world-class performers to the region each spring—from the most acclaimed artists in classical, jazz, pop, and world music to internationally renowned dance and theater. VISIT>> 


First Fridays Fun is Back in Downtown Norfolk

In its third season, each First Fridays event runs from 5pm-8:30pm and features music, food and merchandise vendors and a beer and wine garden all in an authentic downtown setting. VISIT>> 


The Norfolk Waterfront Lights Up on the Fourth
Celebrate the 4th of July in Norfolk, home to the world’s largest naval base, to get a true sense of patriotic pride and a whole lot of fun. VISIT>> 


Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Festival Celebrates 26 Years on the Water
Norfolk's annual New Orleans inspired music and food festival returns to Town Point Park on the downtown Norfolk waterfront June 19-21. VISIT>>  
 

Make Plans for Norfolk Harborfest 2015

For three memorable days, the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront transforms into an exciting playground for people of all ages. The historic waterfront festival offers a weekend packed with exciting activities on land and sea. VISIT>> 
 

Norfolk 2015 Waterfront Events Calendar

Town Point Park, with its lawn and stages and beautiful waterfront view, is where the region comes to play all year long. VISIT>>


2015 Events at Ocean View Park

Make sure to check out what’s happening this Summer at Ocean View Beach Park along the Chesapeake Bay in the Ocean View section of Norfolk. VISIT>>


2015 Beer Fest

For your tasting pleasure, enjoy the finest beers from dozens of breweries from around the world—along with great food, live music, and fun in the sun during a two-day waterfront festival. VISIT>>


The Greek Festival in Norfolk
Exciting Greek entertainment, arts and crafts, beautiful jewelry, tours of the Cathedral, and the very popular Drive-Thru. VISIT>>


May Festivals Will Have Norfolk Heating Up
Beer, food, music and more, May is filled with fun on the Norfolk Waterfront.  Take a look at what's happening around the city and make your plans to get here during one of the top 12 months of the year! VISIT>>


The Art of Video Games

A look at 40 years of digital entertainment that has moved from a niche audience to mainstream culture. The exhibition includes a working arcade. You can show your kids working versions of the games of your youth. VISIT>>


Virginia International Tattoo 2015

The Virginia International Tattoo — long regarded as the most patriotic of the world’s great tattoos — thrills audiences year after year with an awe-inspiring spectacle of music and might. VISIT>>


2015 Stockley Gardens and Arts Festival
Enjoy art and wares from more than 130 artists, live music, food and fun. May 16-17 in the park in Ghent. VISIT>>


Hermitage Announces Smithsonian Affiliation
The Hermitage Museum and Gardens has been accepted into the prestigious Smithsonian Affiliations program. The Sloane's collection of fine and decorative art at the Hermitage spans 5,000 years represents 30 countries and includes over 5,000 objects. VISIT>>


Charity Navigator Ranks Chrysler Museum of Art #1
Founded in 1939 as the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, the Chrysler Museum of Art combines one of America's great fine arts museums, two significant historic houses and a Glass Studio, the only one of its kind on the East Coast. VISIT>>


Norfolk Area Hailed as One of 10 Great Neighborhoods    
The coastal Virginia city of Norfolk may now confirm its place among cities with great neighborhoods.  The American Planning Association (APA) has designated the city’s West Freemason Neighborhood as one of 10 Great Neighborhoods. VISIT>>


Rolling Stone Names NORVA in Norfolk the Venue That Rocks Hardest
Rolling Stone magazine readers recently voted The NorVa in Norfolk as the number one "Venue that Rocks" in a poll ranking top live music spots in the United States.  VISIT>>


Award-Winning Initiatives Make Norfolk All-American City 
Citing support of veterans, appreciation for its waterfront location and unique Neighborhoods, the National Civic League names Norfolk a 2013 All-American City.  And the reasons making Norfolk a great place to live also top the reasons why it should be added to summer travel plans. VISIT>>


Norfolk - For More Than Water
There is no doubt that as the heart of the Virginia Waterfront, Norfolk has great waterways for sightseeing and exploring.  But for something to drink, the city has some special treats. The city is home to Virginia’s first urban winery and two thriving small breweries. VISIT>>


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