Curated Experiences

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Your customized Norfolk getaway awaits! From renowned museums to life-changing entrees at some of our favorite local restaurants and every exciting experience in between, making Norfolk yours is as easy as making the trip to our city.

Festivals in Norfolk

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Slover Library

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Norfolk Greek Festival

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Things to Do in Ocean View / East Beach

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Our Beaches

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Museums

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African American History in Norfolk

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Coffee and Desserts

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Wine and Wineries

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Seafood in the City

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Brew Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Local Eats in Ocean View / East Beach

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History in Norfolk

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Virginia Zoo

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Virginia International Tattoo Itinerary

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Mermaid Factory

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Norfolk Tides Baseball

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Admirals Hockey

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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Open Late

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Golf Courses

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Cruise Information

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Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

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Bayou Bon Vivant

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Virginia CaribFest

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Yours Truly Picnics

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Events

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

Oct052022

Hocus Pocus at The Wells!

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Jun182022
Oct092022

Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?

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Sep022022
Nov122022

ODU Football Schedule

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Aug302022
Dec312022

Rhonda Holy Bear: Artist and Story-Keeper

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Oct052022
Dec302022

Perry Glass Studio Schedule

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Oct052022

WinterFest on the Wisconsin

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Mar302022
Nov302022

Yappy Hour

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Apr212022
Nov172022

Reaver Beavers – All Female Improv Show @ Reaver NFK

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Jul282022
May212023

Virginia Symphony Orchestra

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Apr042022
Oct142022

Command Presence: MacArthur, Media & Mass Appeal

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Apr052022
Mar282024

Girl’s Night Out

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Oct072022
Nov132022

Autumn Special Event Schedule

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Oct072022
Jan082023

Exhibit – Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

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Oct072022
Dec022022

Nightcap at the Museum

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Oct082022

Red Shoe at the Zoo

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Oct082022

Cogan’s Beer Fest

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Oct082022

Granby Street: A Downtown Norfolk Walking Tour

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Oct082022

Norfolk Mac N Cheese Fest

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Oct082022

Saturday Gospel Cruise

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Apr042022
Mar302024

Community Market on Monarch

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May212022
Oct152022

COVA Moves: Goat Yoga by FunWithGoats

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Apr102022
Dec182022

Glassmaking Demo

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May242022
Dec272022

COVA Trivia Night

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Oct122022

Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Adventure

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Oct132022
Dec132022

Neighbors: Selected Works by Glen McClure

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Oct142022
Oct162022

Mars Fest: 2nd Annual Public Arts Festival @ ODU

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Oct152022
Oct162022

Town Point Virginia Fall Wine Festival

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Oct152022

Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson

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Oct152022

SIDE-BY-SIDE WITH THE GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS

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Oct152022

Never Break the Chain

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Oct152022
Oct162022

Stockley Gardens Park in Historic Ghent

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Oct152022

Side-By-Side with The Governor’s School for the Arts

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Oct152022

9th Annual “From Here To Eternity” 5K Run

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Nov062022

The Hobbit

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Oct202022
Oct212022

The Annual NEON Festival

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Oct202022

Spirits at the Opera

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The Latest

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

75 Fantastic Festivals And Things To Do In Norfolk VA

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The Best Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Norfolk

Don’t let the rain get in the way of enjoying your time in Norfolk. Our coastal…
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Things to Do in Ocean View and East Beach

Did you know that Norfolk has its very own sandy beach? The areas of Ocean View and East…
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What to Do Along the Elizabeth River Trail

The Elizabeth River Trail, also known as the ERT, is Norfolk’s 10.5-mile-long…
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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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Norfolk Holiday Bucket List

If you haven’t yet spent a holiday weekend in Norfolk, you’re in for a festive treat. There’s many ways to get in…
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Norfolk’s Best Holiday Attractions

The holiday season is here, and with it brings a whole host of fun activities! Norfolk is known for…
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2021 Top 100 Best Places to Live in America

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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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Tales by Rails Guide

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Civil War Sites in Norfolk

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Norfolk’s Cannonball Trail

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Armed Forces Memorial Guide

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Must Seas: History Edition

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Norfolk Coloring Sheet

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Must Seas: Family Time Edition

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Must Seas: Cuisine & Cocktails Edition

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Explore the Bay

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Waterways to Freedom

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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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Ocean View Fishing Pier Restaurant

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Kotobuki

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Plaza Del Sol

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My Mama’s Kitchen

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No Frill Bar and Grill

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