07 August 2022

August 2022 Event Guide

Don’t miss out on Norfolk’s hottest events this August. The city is filled with free concerts along the water, colorful festivals, tours and more!

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 fun at Harbor Park.

Sunsets on the River Finale: LADADA + Fusion Groove Band

August 11
Hermitage Museum and Gardens

Gates open at 5:30 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m.
Relax on the shoreline and enjoy live music from LADADA + Fusion Groove Band. Enjoy drinks from their bar featuring craft beer and wine and grab a bite from various local food trucks! Admission to the museum and their current exhibition is included with your tickets.

39th Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

August 26–27
Town Point Park

@Norfolk Festevents, Ltd.

Hampton Roads’ longest-running outdoor Jazz festival returns for two nights along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. On a warm summer evening, chill to the legendary sounds of top national smooth jazz and R&B recording artists. This popular festival features a variety of seating and ticket options including the New Journal and Guide VIP Club, reserved seating and festival lawn seating. Fine foods and beverages will be available for purchase, plus a festival marketplace with crafts, retail items, and more.

LAVA mini Fest

August 27
Toast

LAVA Mini-Fest
August 27, 2022, 2–11 p.m. at Toast
An outdoor concert featuring these performers: Crime Line – Piranha Rama – Ladada – Shagwüf – Pet Name – Raise Hell Over The Summer – Lobby Boy – Superfang – Dayripper – Cor De Lux – Wilde Owl – Deer Scout – The Pauses – Anna Leonard

local Farmers’ Markets

All Month
Norfolk, VA

Find fresh produce, high-quality meats and dairy, baked goods and more at one of Norfolk’s top farmers’ markets. With markets in various locations throughout the city each week, there’s always an opportunity to get fresh local goods!

Water Activities

All Month
Norfolk, VA

credit: @rovercruises

Escape the heat and get out on the water! Experience Norfolk in a new way with a beautiful sunset cruise with American Rover Cruises or tour the Elizabeth River with Norfolk Kayak Rentals. Enjoy the bay and spend the day relaxing on the beach out at Ocean View!

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