22 May 2024

June 2024 Events Guide

Look, June is so packed with events in Norfolk, VA that we couldn’t possibly fit them all here or else you’d be scrolling for days! Just visit our events calendar and you’ll see there’s a world-class event happening nearly every single day. With that said, here are the top June events from Tides games to Pridefest to Juneteenth to Father’s Day and more.

Tides Baseball Games

Ongoing
Harbor Park

Sat., Jun 1 vs. Gwinnett
6:35 pm EDT
Fireworks

Sun., Jun 2 vs. Gwinnett
1:05 pm EDT

Tue., Jun 11 vs. Memphis
6:35 pm EDT
Bark In The Park

Wed., Jun 12 vs. Memphis
6:35 pm EDT
Pride Night

Thu., Jun 13 vs. Memphis
12:05 pm EDT


Fri., Jun 14 vs. Memphis
6:35 pm EDT

Sat., Jun 15 vs. Memphis
6:35 pm EDT
Fireworks

Sun., Jun 16 vs. Memphis
1:05 pm EDT
Fathers Day Catch On The Field

Tue., Jun 25 vs. Charlotte
6:35 pm EDT

Wed., Jun 26 vs. Charlotte
6:35 pm EDT

Thu., Jun 27 vs. Charlotte
12:05 pm EDT

Fri., Jun 28 vs. Charlotte
6:35 pm EDT
Negro League Tribute Night

Sat., Jun 29 vs. Charlotte
6:35 pm EDT

Sun., Jun 30 vs. Charlotte
1:05 pm EDT

Big Bands On the bay

Ongoing
Ocean View Beach Park

Enjoy living music in Ocean View throughout the summer! Welcome the stars every Sunday night from 7–9 p.m. Guests are invited down to the Gazebo at Ocean View Beach Park for live Big Band music and dancing. Get up and dance or sit back and relax as you enjoy these incredible summer events! See the full summer lineup here.

Aoife O’Donovan: Light in the Eastern Sky

June 1, 2024
Perry Pavilion

A day of music and workshops curated by Aoife O’Donovan set for Saturday, June 1, 2024 at the Perry Pavilion and surrounding venues downtown. Events include several concerts, a music workshop, a street market and a headlining show at 6:30 p.m.

The day’s events include: Purchase tickets here.

Norfolk Street Food Festival

June 1-2, 2024
Waterside District

This spectacular weekend-long event will feature the Norfolk area’s most unique & best-tasting restaurants and food trucks with all food items priced at $5 and under. This will allow you to sample a wide range of flavors and options from over 20+ vendors. Come for the food, and stay for the fun as there will be tons of live entertainment, family-friendly activities, contests, activations, and more.

Norfolk Harborfest

June 7-9, 2024
Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

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America’s largest, longest-running, free maritime festival, the iconic Norfolk Harborfest enters its 47th year. For three memorable days along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, Harborfest celebrates all of the elements that make Norfolk and Hampton Roads a historic maritime and naval community. On both land and sea, thrilling activities and live music take center stage, including the annual Parade of Sail featuring international tall ships, one of the largest fireworks shows on the East Coast, a mesmerizing drone show, interactive family games and activities, Navy exhibits and demonstrations, artisan foods and beverages, national and regional live entertainment and much more.

Juneteenth in the Park

June 15, 2024
Town Point Park

Join in the fun of Juneteenth this year! This free event is open to the public and designed to promote and support as we celebrate Juneteenth!

Sunsets on the River

June 13 and 27, 2024
Hermitage Museum & Gardens

Norfolk’s favorite riverside concert series returns for its 14th summer with fun for the whole family! Relax on the shoreline and enjoy live music from across the musical spectrum. This year’s line up includes: Interactive Top 40, Country/Americana, R&B, Swing, Psychedelic Rock, Rockabilly and more. See full summer schedule.

Fins on the Fantail

June 15, 2024
Nauticus

Calling all Parrot Heads! Join us on the Battleship as we pay tribute the one and only, Jimmy Buffett, with live music by the Tiki Bar. Enjoy themed drinks, tasty bites, games and more provided by Sail Nauticus.  Doors open at 5 p.m., band goes on at 5:30p.m.. Must be ages 21+ to attend, ID will be verified upon arrival.

Celebrate Father’s Day

June 16, 2024
Norfolk, VA

Show Dad a fun time with Father’s Day fun throughout the city! Spend time with Dad at a beach, brewery or baseball game. Journey on a historic cruise, hit the golf course, catch a fish, or kayak along the Lafayette River. We’ve got the perfect ideas for a day with Dad.

Annual OV Mermaid Fest

June 22, 2024
Ocean View Beach Park

Swim & run your way to Ocean View! With competitions and awards celebrating the youngest, oldest and fastest swimmers.

Starting at 1 p.m., tantalize your taste buds with Coastal Virginia’s finest brews. The Coastal Virginia Brew Alliance (CVBA) presents 25-30 local breweries, featuring up to 60 locally brewed beers on tap.

But that’s not all. The OV Mermaid fest will be lined with food trucks and vendors of all kinds. Discover a treasure trove of mermaid-themed delights with mermaid tailfins, coconuts, jewelry, art and more.

Pridefest

June 22, 2024
Town Point Park

This much-anticipated annual event celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and allies, providing the opportunity to unify through celebrations of inclusion and equality. Norfolk has the distinct honor of being the location for the only Pride Boat Parade in the country! The parade celebrates our connections with the 300-year-old maritime history of our port cities. Town Point Park, nestled along the riverbanks of the Elizabeth River, provides a unique setting for boaters to be part of this event. 

aJR: The Maybe Man Tour

June 23, 2024
Scope Arena

AJR – Photo by Jeremiah Kane, courtesy SevenVenues

Rescheduled from April: AJR’s 49-date Live Nation promoted tour has sold over 400,000 tickets to date and continues through the spring and summer with stops at several legendary venues, including Austin’s Moody Center, Los Angeles’ Kia Forum, Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, and two nights at AJR’s hometown arena, Madison Square Garden. Full routing is available below.

See even more events here!

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