22 February 2024

March Events Guide

Feeling lucky? You surely will with these events happening around Norfolk in March!

Zach Nugent’s Dead Set

March 1

The NorVa

Experience Dead Set, led by Zach Nugent, as they bring the timeless music of the Grateful Dead to life with remarkable precision. With Nugent’s virtuosic guitar work channeling Jerry Garcia’s spirit, every note resonates with the same magic that made the Dead legendary. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate Jerry Garcia’s enduring legacy. Get your tickets now for an unforgettable experience.

Trey Kennedy: Grow Up

March 1

Attucks Theatre

Meet Trey Kennedy, an Oklahoma native who unexpectedly rose to fame through social media. From his early days on Vine to his current success on platforms like Instagram and TikTok, Trey has amassed over 12 million followers. He’s not just a social media sensation; Trey also hosts the popular podcast “Correct Opinions” and recently completed a sold-out comedy tour across the US. His self-produced comedy special, “Are You For Real?” is now available on YouTube. With a passion for creating relatable content, Trey aims to spread joy and connect people through comedy.


Now Through March 3

Chrysler Hall

Experience SIX: the electrifying musical sensation that remixes centuries of heartbreak into a celebration of 21st-century girl power! Winner of 23 awards, including the Tony Award® for Best Original Score, SIX is praised by critics and audiences alike for its empowering message and infectious energy. Don’t miss the record-breaking success of SIX, the number one Broadway album on the Billboard charts, with over 6 million streams in its first month alone.

Norfolk FleA MArket

March 3

Waterside District

Discover the magic of Norfolk Flea Market – where Waterside District becomes a haven for aficionados of oddities, curiosities, and all things unique! 🤩 Mark your calendars for the first Sunday of the month, starting March 3rd, 2024, from 10am to 5pm, and dive into a vibrant affair like no other. Interested in showcasing your treasures? Vendor applications are now open at

The Three Musketeers

March 6–24

Wells Theatre

A co-production with Norfolk State University Theatre Company. In this beloved tale, we follow the adventures of a young man named d’Artagnan as he joins the king’s Musketeer of the Guard. Joined by friends and fellow musketeers, Athos, Porthos and Aramis, they must travel through the rustic landscapes of early 17th century England and France to protect the royal family they have sworn an oath to. Scandal, intrigue, romance, and good old fashioned sword-fighting can be expected in this swash-buckling adventure.

30th Annual Shamrockin’ In Ghent

March 8


Join the festivities at the 2024 Shamrockin’ in Ghent, St. Patrick’s Day Block Party on March 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. The event, held on Colley Avenue in Norfolk’s Historic Ghent District, features live performances by The Fighting Jamesons and Tidewater Pipes and Drums, along with food trucks offering tasty treats and cash bars serving Guinness and whisky drinks. Presented by Southern Bank, this local tradition benefits the Hope House Foundation, supporting adults with developmental disabilities in their own homes. Don’t miss out on this vibrant celebration!

Madama Butterfly

March 8-10

Harrison Opera House

Virginia Opera’s season comes to a stunning close with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, one of opera’s most beloved works. Bound by tradition and honor, a young Japanese maiden is left to face an unspeakable aftermath when abandoned by a reckless American naval officer. Puccini’s haunting score is filled with unforgettable music of unparalleled beauty that will stay with you forever.

Music by Giacomo Puccini. Sung in Italian with English surtitles. The orchestra for this production is provided by the Richmond Symphony.

Regency Masquerade Ball

March 9

The Historic Martin House

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) is in its 51st year of intercollegiate competition with the 2021-22 academic school year. Located in Norfolk, the MEAC is made up of eight outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University.

The tournament games are played at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Virginia. Both the men’s and women’s champions will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Tournament. The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats and North Carolina Central Eagles won the 2019 women’s and men’s titles, respectively, and received bids to the NCAA Tournament. The 2020 Tournament was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Church Street Jazz Series presents Alex Bugnon

March 9

Attucks Theatre

For nearly three decades, Alex Bugnon has been an influential figure in contemporary music. Hailing from Caux, Switzerland, just miles above Montreux Jazz Festival, Bugnon’s upbringing surrounded by musical luminaries like Herbie Hancock and his uncle, Donald Byrd, fueled his passion for music. After training at the Paris Conservatory and Berklee School of Music in Boston, Bugnon’s exposure to diverse styles, from R&B to jazz, shaped his distinctive sound. His debut album, “Love Season” (1989), propelled him to prominence, earning him critical acclaim and accolades. Throughout his career, Bugnon has released numerous successful albums, received awards, and maintained a rigorous touring schedule, cementing his status as a beloved artist in the music industry. Blue Pyramid Productions is thrilled to welcome Bugnon back to the 8th Season of the Church Street Jazz Series.

The Cancelled Podcast Tour

March 13

Attucks Theatre

After years of growing up under the constant scrutiny of public opinion, social media juggernaut, Tana Mongeau, takes back the mic. Acting as a natural evolution of her acclaimed “storytime” videos, this show offers an intimate look at Mongeau, her meteoric rise to superstardom, and the unavoidable moments of vulnerability that make this cyber-personality all the more human. Brooke Schofield being the brains and voice of reason between the dynamic duo is exactly what the show needed. Brooke, who was born and raised in Arizona, started her academic journey with nursing but discovered her true passions were in LA. After Brooke’s move, she grew a following quickly over social media thanks to her unique and satirical commentary on everyday life.

2024 MEAC Basketball Tournament

March 13

Scope Arena

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) basketball tournament enters its 53rd year of intercollegiate competition with the 2023-24 academic school year. Located in Norfolk, VA., the MEAC is made up of eight outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University. The Norfolk State Spartans and the Howard Bison won the 2023 women’s and men’s titles, respectively and received bids to the NCAA Tournament.

What Happened to RNB?

March 15

The NorVa

What Happened To RnB is the must-attend R&B Experience. We recognized the decline in the promotion of RnB Music from the previous generations and saw the importance of this Feel Good sing-along vibe that it projects on the consumers. With a genre failing to be recognized our goal is to re-energize an era of iconic R&B lovers and artists. This social gathering experience highlights the classic and vibrant energy of a genre that has impacted lovers worldwide. The soundtrack for the evening highlights R&B vets, classic albums, and the new artists carrying the torch.

Family Twilight Trek 24′

March 15

Norfolk Botantical Gardens

Join the staff in the WOW Children’s Garden classroom for an engaging evening! Kids aged 5 and above, accompanied by caregivers, can dissect an owl pellet and create their own pair of binoculars. Afterward, embark on an exclusive, after-hours sunset walking tour of the Garden. All adults and children attending must have registered tickets

Norfolk Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16


The 57th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a fun filled Irish parade with all the marching bands, clowns, floats, cars, and people necessary to make up an exciting and enjoyable parade. Everyone is Irish both in and along the parade route. Please check the parade map to see the parade route. The parade is presented by Norfolk Parade, Inc.

The Lox

March 16

Chrysler Hall

Coming off the 25th anniversary of Money Power Respect, hip hop royalty returns to NORFOLK! Legendary hip hop group THE LOX are set to take the Chrysler Hall stage for the 2024 Official MEAC BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP CONCERT. Saturday, March 16th don’t miss Jadakiss, Styles P and Sheek Louch Live in concert with special guest KID CAPRI.

Shamrock and Shenanigans

March 16

Waterside District

Mark your calendars for Shamrocks & Shenanigans on Saturday, March 16th! This exciting event returns with Cash Cash and more. Get ready for a full district bar crawl, live bands, themed menus with green beer, a gold coin hunt, silent disco, and karaoke. Don’t miss out on the fun!

St. Paddy’s Day Cheer Market

March 17

Maker’s Craft

Join in the St. Paddy’s Day festivities at Maker’s Craft! Discover a vibrant market filled with handmade goods and artisanal crafts, perfect for celebrating the holiday in style. Don’t miss out on the chance to support local makers while enjoying the festive atmosphere. See you there!

Harry Potter at The Chrysler

March 17

Chrysler Hall

Experience the magic at Chrysler Hall on March 22nd! Join in for “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert” and immerse yourself in the wizarding world. Don’t miss out on this enchanting event!

Sunday Night Sound Bath

March 24

Sky’s the Limit Yoga Co

Join Sound Healer and Yoga Therapist Edward Almazan for a sound bath meditation. Edward will guide us with crystal singing bowls, tuning forks, rattles, bells, voice/mantra, sound healing is a subtle body healing practice which activates vagal toning and parasympathetic activation from an auditory and sensational pathway. Studies have shown the value of sound/music/vibrational therapies on the nervous system. So come comfy and get ready for a mighty fine + zen experience!


March 26-31

Chrysler Hall

Exciting news! Broadway in Norfolk’s 2023-2024 season tickets are now available for both renewals and new subscriptions. Stay tuned for individual ticket on-sale dates closer to each performance, including the acclaimed musical “HADESTOWN,” winner of numerous awards and praised for its captivating storytelling. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable theatrical experience!

Randy Rainbow for President

March 29

Harrison Opera House

Randy Rainbow is a four-time EMMY® and GRAMMY®-nominated American comedian, producer, actor, singer, writer, satirist, host, and New York Times bestselling author, best known for his popular web series, The Randy Rainbow Show. His musical parodies and political spoofs have garnered him worldwide acclaim and four consecutive EMMY® nominations for Outstanding Short-Form Variety Series. His debut solo album, A Little Brains, A Little Talent (Broadway Records), earned him a 2023 GRAMMY® nomination for Best Comedy Album.

Chris D’Elia

March 30

Harrison Opera House

Chris D’Elia has become one of the most in-demand performers in comedy. His highly successful podcast has been a mainstay on iTunes’ comedy podcast charts since its debut in February 2017. He is also a co-star on THE GOLDEN HOUR with Brendan Schaub & Erik Griffin.

Pucks and Paws Night

March 30

Norfolk Scope Arena

Bring your furry friends to join the fun at the Pucks and Paws event with the Norfolk Admirals hockey game! Don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy the game with your beloved dogs.

Norfolk Admirals 2023-2024 Schedule

All Month Long

The scope Arena

March 1 Admirals vs. Maine Mariners at 7:05 p.m.
March 2 Admirals vs. Maine Mariners at 6:05 p.m.
March 9 Admirals vs. Reading Royals at 6:05 p.m.
March 29 Admirals vs. Atlanta Gladiators at 7:05 p.m.
March 30 Admirals vs. Atlanta Gladiators at 6:05 p.m.

Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64: Eyes of the Storm

All Month Long

The Chrysler

The Chrysler Museum of Art will host “Paul McCartney Photographs 1963-64: Eyes of the Storm” from December 5, 2023, to April 7, 2024. This groundbreaking exhibition showcases over 250 photographs captured by McCartney during The Beatles’ rise to fame, offering a firsthand glimpse into their journey through Beatlemania. Rediscovered in McCartney’s archive in 2020, these previously unseen images provide a unique insight into the band’s experiences, reflecting McCartney’s sensitivity and interest in visual arts. Supported by the Horace W. Goldsmith Special Exhibitions Endowment, the exhibition marks the museum’s commitment to diverse photography histories. Additional programming, including a special event for members to commemorate The Beatles’ appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show in February 2024, will be announced soon.

Find these events and more on our events calendar! Hope to see you there!

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