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Norfolk. Nawfick. Norfick. No matter how you say it, Norfolk means family-friendly. From hanging out with giraffes at the Norfolk Zoo to standing with your own little animals on the deck of a battleship, family time is go time in our waterfront city. 

Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Festivals in Norfolk

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African American History in Norfolk

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Museums

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Things to Do in Ocean View / East Beach

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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Norfolk Tides Baseball

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Our Beaches

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Live Music

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Admirals Hockey

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Golf Courses

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Performing Arts

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Cruise Information

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Pet Friendly Activities

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History in Norfolk

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk. See what’s on deck.

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Taste of India

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NATO – International Village at Town Point Park

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MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE: PICTURING MARITIME CULTURE IN HAMPTON ROADS

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Apr202024

Corn Hole Tournament

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Pangea Spring Trunk Show

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Tides Baseball Games 2024

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Blues for an Alabama Sky

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Lights Out for Safe Skies

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Apr202024

Girl Scout Shapes in Nature Day

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2024 Virginia International Tattoo

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Phil Rosenthal

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Apr202024

71st Annual Parade of Nations — 2024

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May052024

Blues for an Alabama Sky

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Apr212024

2024 Salty Dog Beach Walk

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Dec012024

Sunday Dog Day

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John Mellencamp Live and in Person

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Tidewater Blues Monday Night Blues Dancing

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Apr232024

Yoga At Maker’s Craft Brewery

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Hippie Sabotage

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Apr242024

Tidewater Classical Guitar: Grisha Goryachev co-presented with Virginia Arts Festival

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Apr252024

Historic Garden Week Norfolk Tour

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Apr252024

The Piano Guys

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Apr262024

50th Anniversary Journey Freedom Tour 2024

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Apr262024

Journey Freedom Tour 2024

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War of the Wings

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Apr272024

NEON District Public Art Tour

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Apr272024

Toddler Yoga

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Apr272024

Yoga + Wine Tasting

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Apr272024

Synth Social

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Apr272024

Ladies R&B Kickback Concert

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Apr282024

Restorative Yoga & Hot Stone

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Puppy Yoga

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Apr302024

Adrienne Warren

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May022024

Candlelight Yoga With Live Music

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May032024

Black Jacket Symphony presents Prince’s “Purple Rain”

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May052024

Wine Festival 24′

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Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

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May042024

Church Street Jazz presents Pieces of a Dream

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May042024

A Galactic Fiesta de Mayo

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May042024

Granby Street: A Downtown Norfolk Walking Tour

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May052024

Creating Your Own Meditation Practice

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May052024

Norfolk Flea Market

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in the city.

A History Lover’s Guide to Norfolk

Norfolk’s history dates back to 1682 when it was first founded. It was settled by an Englishman…
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Downtown Norfolk Is A Great Place To Live And Work

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Ways to Enjoy the Water When Visiting Norfolk

Summer is the perfect time to make a splash with a visit to Norfolk, one of the…
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June 2023 Events Guide

Summer is just beginning, and Norfolk has a great lineup of June events to heat things up! From Tides games, waterfront…
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Norfolk Juneteenth Events

When Juneteenth became officially recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, it marked a pivotal moment in African…
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Guide to Harborfest

Norfolk, Virginia plays host to an annual festival favorite, Norfolk Harborfest! Every June, the city celebrates nautical…
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Ways to Have a Safer Spring Break 2021: How to Travel and Where to Go

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The Best Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Norfolk

Caught in the rain during your visit to Norfolk? Don’t let a few clouds and…
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Guides & Itineraries

Looking for a little help or inspiration? Use Norfolk’s curated city guides and itineraries to get the most out of your time in our city.

City Guide

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Civil War Sites in Norfolk

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Tales by Rails Guide

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Norfolk’s Cannonball Trail

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Armed Forces Memorial Guide

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Waterways to Freedom

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Must Seas: History Edition

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Must Seas: Arts & Entertainment Edition

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Must Seas: Family Time Edition

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Restaurants

You’ve got 600+ indie restaurants in Norfolk to try. Start here.

Omar’s Carriage House

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Elation Brewing

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Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse

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Café Stella in Ghent

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Monarch Recovery Sports Grill at Springhill Suites

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Benchtop Craft Brewing Company

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