Curated Experiences

For You

We’ve pulled together everything you need to make family time in Norfolk this weekend the best time ever. From kid-friendly museums and festivals to the best local restaurants and tailor-made itineraries, there’s plenty of ways to make yourself at home 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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Indecent

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Indecent

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Early Days: Indigenous Art from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

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Kountry Wayne The King of Hearts Tour

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Reservoir Dogs (Flashback Friday at the Naro)

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Patriotic Festival

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MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE: PICTURING MARITIME CULTURE IN HAMPTON ROADS

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Something Rotten

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Tides Baseball Games 2024

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An American Abroad: Florence Sloane in Europe, 1920s-1930s

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Summer Market at Afterglow

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Bird Butts, Boats and Biomimicry with Becky!

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Toddler Yoga

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Delectable Brunch Opening Reception

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Zac Brown Band

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Sunday Dog Day

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Garden Party

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Big Bands on the Bay Summer Concert Series 2024

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Tidewater Blues Monday Night Blues Dancing

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Lights Out for Safe Skies

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Adrienne Warren @ 7 Venues

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Sunsets on the River at The Hermitage

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Sunsets on the River Concerts at Hermitage

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Zoo Groves: Jimmy Buffet Tribute

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Aoife O’Donovan: Light in the Eastern Sky

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Farmers Market at the Pagoda

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Music From The Operas of Anthony Davis

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Dr. Jordan B. Peterson We Who Wrestle With God Tour

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Prenatal

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Joss Stone

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X Ambassadors at the NorVa

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Norfolk Harborfest ’24

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New Moon Market – Pride Edition

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Domani Harris

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Breaking Down the Binds

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The Latest

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

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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Ways to Have a Safer Spring Break 2021: How to Travel and Where to Go

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Best Places To Travel In April 2020

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Doumar’s Cones and Barbecue

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Epic Norfolk Events And Christmas Lights You Can’t Miss

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Top Video 2020: No Airplane is Needed to Visit the Beaches & History in Norfolk and Virginia Beach

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Decks of Historic Virginia Battleship Transformed into Holiday Wonderland

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Best Outdoor Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

With an abundance of outdoor activities, Norfolk is the perfect destination to enjoy some…
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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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