20 June 2024

Outdoor Concerts in Norfolk 2024

Of all the magical combinations in the world, summer and outdoor concerts have to be at the top of the list. Lovers of live music and great weather will have a blast this summer at the following 2024 outdoor concerts in Norfolk, Virginia. 

Sunsets on the River 

Through Aug. 15, 2024, Hermitage Museum and Gardens

Norfolk’s favorite riverside concert series returns for its 14th summer with fun for the whole family along the shoreline of the Elizabeth River. This year’s line up includes: Interactive Top 40, Country/Americana, R&B, Swing, Psychedelic Rock, Rockabilly and more. See the full 2024 schedule here

Fourth of July 

July 4, 2024, Town Point Park 

Fireworks are just better on the water. Celebrate America’s birthday this year with a spectacular Fourth of July fireworks display at Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. Relax on the lawn and enjoy an evening of All-American fare, including hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue, seafood, cotton candy and much more, along with live musical entertainment from military brass bands. The night is capped off by the sensational fireworks show high above the Elizabeth River, beginning at 9:30pm.  

Latino Music Festival 

July 20, 2024, Town Point Park 

Every summer Town Point Park transforms into one giant dance floor. Grab your partner for an evening of salsa, meringue and guaguanco dancing. Live explosive Latin music by local, regional and national recording artists will fill the park all evening. This cultural event will not only showcase stellar Latin beats but will also deliver the best Latin cuisine Norfolk has to offer.  

TGOV Friday Night Parties 

Fridays through Aug. 23, 2024, Ocean View Beach Park 

Party at the beach? Yes, please. Each Friday night at Ocean View, a new theme takes over. From salsa dance night to a backyard BBQ with live music, these weekly events are perfect for the entire family. See the full schedule of events here

Big Bands on the Bay Summer Concert Series

Sundays through Sept. 1, 2024, Ocean View Beach Park 

Relax into the new week every Sunday night with live music and sunsets on the Chesapeake Bay. Each week through Sept. 1 the big bands come to the Bay for an evening full of dancing and music to round out exciting summer weekends. Remember to bring your blankets/chairs for these family friendly concerts. See the full lineup here

Virginia Symphony Orchestra Concert in the Park 

July 21, 2024, Town Point Park 

Virginia’s pre-eminent professional symphony orchestra will appear in concert for a free evening Downtown Norfolk waterfront performance. This annual summer concert features national recording artists and includes gourmet artisan foods and beverages available for purchase. The theme for 2024 is “The Great American Picnic.” 

Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

Aug. 16-17, 2024, Town Point Park 

Pull up your lawn chair to the longest-running Jazz Festival in Norfolk and Hampton Roads. Chill on Norfolk’s waterfront while indulging in the tunes of sweet smooth Jazz and R&B. This year’s performers include Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown and Rebecca Jade on Friday; Larry Carlton, Bob James and Four80East with Jeff Kashiwa on Saturday. 

Virginia CaribFest

Sept. 6-7, 2024, Town Point Park 

Come and experience the fusion of food, colors, creativity, incredible art and live, authentic Caribbean music along the waterside at Town Point Park. Watch the Parade of Bands full of stunning, vibrant colorful costumes with unique themes and music to get everyone moving. This Caribbean festival in Norfolk, VA only gets better with a full-blown concert of international artists on the main stage plus so much more. See the full lineup of performers here

NashFest 757

Sept. 14, 2024, Town Point Park 

Hot chicken, hard drinks, and Music City sounds. NashFest 757, a one-day festival celebrating the iconic culture and cuisine of Nashville is back Sept. 14 at the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. Fusing together all of the elements that make Nashville one of America’s most popular cities, NashFest 757 will offer an experience similar to an evening stroll down Broadway, featuring national and local recording artists, mouth-watering hot chicken, barbecue and biscuits, line dancing, craft beer and whiskey tastings, bull riding and more. The 2024 lineup of performers has not been announced yet, but will be listed this summer at the Festevents website here

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