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

Sarah Jarosz headlines the 2015
Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival

The Sea Level Singer/Songwriter Festival is a multi-day celebration of live, original music that features concerts, workshops, showcases and much more. 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. A brand new show every year, the Tattoo is more than a performance, it is an experience. Be sure to bring the Tattoo tradition into your life this year! 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 for 2013. 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. The NorVa, known by music enthusiasts for offering an intimate venue with world-class performances, also ranked 16th on the list of "Best Big Rooms." 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>>

Life on the Water in Norfolk
Norfolk, VA is a friendly, modern port city nestled where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. It is home to the world’s largest naval station, one of the East Coast’s largest ports, and with rivers, creeks and beaches all around, it should come as no surprise that water is part of our life. Visit>>

Crab Feast Culinary Tour for Seafood Lovers
There's no better place to take in a spectacular water with ships sailing by than Oceanview Pier. Now enjoy a special seafood experience from the experts right on the water. 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>>

VisitNorfolk Receives ConventionSouth
Reader’s Choice Award

VisitNorfolk has been chosen by meeting planners to receive a 2012 Reader’s Choice Award from ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South. Visit>>

NOAA Issues Statement Denying
Existence of Mermaids:
VisitNorfolk Begs to Differ!

In the spirit of celebrating mermaids, VisitNorfolk encourages mermaid enthusiasts and curious visitors alike to learn more about Norfolk’s connection to mermaids through self-proclaimed mermaid enthusiast Lisa Suhay’s new site. Visit>>