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!
Sunsets on the River Finale: LADADA + Fusion Groove Band
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
Town Point Park
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, 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
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!
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!