Neighborhood Guide

Norfolk is a unique city made up of bustling neighborhoods that each have their own character and vibe. From historic neighborhoods like Ghent to the urban waterfront of Downtown, Norfolk’s neighborhoods have something for everyone. 

Downtown

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Freemason

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NEON District

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Ghent

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Chelsea

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Park Place / Railroad District

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Riverview

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Larchmont / Lochhaven

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Oceanview

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Military Highway / Airport

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Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk, See what’s on deck in Downtown and plan your visit!

Aug122022
Jan222023

To See a World in a Grain of Sand

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Nov152022
Dec262022

Elf Door Discovery

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Aug302022
Dec312022

Rhonda Holy Bear: Artist and Story-Keeper

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Oct052022
Dec312022

MacArthur Center Events

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Nov092022
Jan012023

Nauticus’ WinterFest on the Wisconsin

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Nov292022

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

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Oct072022
Dec022022

Nightcap at the Museum

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May012022
Jan012023

Exhibit – Love of Alexander

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Nov112022
Jan012023

Garden of Lights at Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Oct072022
Jan082023

Exhibit – Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

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Oct212022
Jan142023

Norfolk Admirals Schedule

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Oct072022
Dec022022

Nightcap at the Museum

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Jul282022
May212023

Virginia Symphony Orchestra

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Oct282022
Dec022022

Offsite Gallery exhibition “From Whence We See” by Jenn Hilliard & Rodney Godfrey OPENING: 10/28

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Oct132022
Dec132022

Neighbors: Selected Works by Glen McClure

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May012022
Jan012023

THIS WILL BE FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS

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Nov192022
Jan012023

Miracle Pop-Up!

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May242022
Dec272022

COVA Trivia Night

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Oct192022
Dec282022

Yappy Hour at Waterside District

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Oct202022
Feb122023

NEON Art Tours

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Aug302022
Dec172022

ALLiGATOR HELLHOUND

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Nov182022
Dec042022

The Effect

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Oct052022
Dec302022

Perry Glass Studio Schedule

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Nov302022

Blue October

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Nov302022
Dec312022

A Merry Little Christmas Carol

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Mar302022
Nov302022

Yappy Hour

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May182022
Dec212022

Trivia Night @ OBC with Bar Trivia Live

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Nov302022

Dirty Dancing In Concert

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Dec012022

Breland

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Dec012022

Wine-ter Wonderland at d’Art

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Apr052022
Mar282024

Girl’s Night Out

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Dec012022
Dec242022

Holiday Train Exhibit at Selden Market

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Dec012022
Dec152022

YOGA at d’Art Center!

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Dec022022

Bad Omens

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Dec022022

Sesame Street Live!

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Dec032022
Feb122023

NEON Art Tour

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Dec032022

Bobby Shmurda

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Dec032022

Photos with Santa in d’Art Vault!

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Dec032022

Naughty & Nice Night Market at Selden

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Dec032022

2022 Holiday Yule Log Bonfire and Christmas Marketplace

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Apr042022
Mar302024

Community Market on Monarch

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Dec032022

Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Holiday Marketplace

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May072022
Mar022024

Crafted Monthly Makers Market

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Dec032022

A STORYLAND CHRISTMAS

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Dec032022
Dec042022

Sing We Nowell

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Dec032022

Sail Nauticus Lighted Boat Parade

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Apr102022
Dec182022

Glassmaking Demo

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Dec042022

Steve-O

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Dec042022

Lisanne Lyons, Vocals

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Dec042022

Soweto Gospel Choir

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Dec042022

Fantasia

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Dec042022

Ghent’s Second Annual Holiday Market

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Dec082022
Dec182022

The Twelve Dates of Christmas

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Dec092022

Holiday Pops!

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Dec102022

Silversun Pickups

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Dec102022

Krampusnacht

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Dec112022

A TRADOC Holiday 2022

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Dec122022

Vienna Boys Choir

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Dec132022
Dec142022

Paw Patrol Live!

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Dec142022

The Front Bottoms

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in Downtown, Norfolk.

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Nouvelles Technos du Vendredi: A Roomservice Robot

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Hotel Check: Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, Autograph Collection

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Attractions

Don’t miss these must-see attractions while you’re in Downtown.

Waterside Marina

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Pedego Norfolk Downtown

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Lone Sailor Statue

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Elmwood Cemetery

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Hurrah Players

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Hampton Roads Naval Museum

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Goode Theatre

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Sgt. Carney Marker

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Little Theatre of Norfolk

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The Tide Light Rail

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Freemason Street Baptist Church

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Festivals of Festevents

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Glass Light Hotel & Gallery

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Wells Theatre

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Poplar Hall – Private Residence

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Moses Myers House

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Norfolk Airport Conference Center

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Mariner IV

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First Baptist Church

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TowneBank Building

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The NorVa

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Virginia Arts Festival

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Virginia Stage Company

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Virginia Opera

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Kenmure (William Lamb House) – Private Residence

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Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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First Calvary Baptist Church

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Push Comedy Theater

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Town Point Park

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Sail Nauticus

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Norfolk Kayak Rentals

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Virginia Zoo

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Norfolk State University

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Offsite Gallery

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All Hands Pottery Studio

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The Perry Pavilion

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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Willoughby Harbor Marina

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VR64

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Mermaid Factory

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Barry Art Museum

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Battleship Wisconsin

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Naval Station Norfolk

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Camp-Hubbard House | Private Residence

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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Northside Park

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Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries

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Meet@319

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The Venue on 35th

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West Point Monument at West Point Cemetery

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Blue Ridge Excursions

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Chrysler Hall

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Little Creek Marina

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F. Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts

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Virginia Symphony

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Legends of Music Walk of Fame

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Assembly

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Plum Point Park

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Historic Martin Mansion

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Ocean View Beach Park

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Schooner Virginia

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Pagoda Garden Tea House and Gallery

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Lime Electric Scooter

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Waterside District

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Fort Norfolk

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Addington-Petty Dickson House | Private Residence

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The Basilica of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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The Harbor Gallery

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Board & Brush

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American Rover Sailing Cruises

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MacArthur Memorial

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Owen B. Pickett U.S. Custom House

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Norfolk Police Museum and Norfolk Fire-Rescue Museum

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d’Art Center

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Old Dominion University Theatre

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St. John’s African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Color Me Mine

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Cobb’s Marina

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Community Beach Park

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Ocean View Station Museum

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John Cary Weston House – Private Residence

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Homage Hall

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The Attucks Theatre

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East Ocean View Recreation Center

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Yours Truly Picnics

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Allmand-Archer House | Private Residence

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The NEON House

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Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

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Hunter House Victorian Museum

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Sarah Constant Beach Park

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Pelican’s Nest Marina

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The Cannonball Trail

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Chartway Arena

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Thank You Gallery

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Arthur & Phyllis Kaplan Orchid Conservatory

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Cutty Sark Marina

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Ocean View Fishing Pier

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Latitude Climbing + Fitness

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The Generic Theater

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Gallery 21

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Norfolk State University Planetarium

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Carrie B Showboat

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Hermitage Museum and Gardens

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Elizabeth River Trail

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Armed Forces Memorial

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TCC Roper Performing Arts Center

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Old Dominion University

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Gallerie Ukwensi

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Harrison Opera House

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Poplar Hall Park Disc Golf Course

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Windows on History

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

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Pretlow Planetarium

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City Cruises by Hornblower

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Chandler Recital Hall

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The Naro Expanded Cinema

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One Eleven Art Gallery & Studios

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Pinot’s Palette

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Harbor Park

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Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center

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Martin Luther King Monument

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Slover Library

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Epworth United Methodist Church

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Norfolk International Airport

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Haven Creek Boat Ramp

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Monticello Arcade

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East Beach Marina

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L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center

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Willoughby Boat Ramp

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Trail of Honor

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Brock Commons

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Scope Arena

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Taylor-Whittle House – Private Residence

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Queen Street Baptist Church

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Town Point Club

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The New Saint James Holiness Church of Christ Disciples (St. Peter’s)

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Trolly Pub Norfolk

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Bay Point Marina

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Ocean View Golf Course

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Restaurants

They call Norfolk, “The City With Bite.” Find out why by trying a couple of these places while in Downtown.

Tap House Grill

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Four Eleven York

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Perfectly Frank

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The Grilled Cheese Bistro

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Regular Ass Sandwich

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Sanctuary

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WHERE TO STAY

Have a look see at all the lodgings and accommodations in Downtown, Norfolk.

Tru by Hilton Norfolk Airport

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Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

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Springhill Suites Norfolk Old Dominion University

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Norfolk Airport

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Ocean View Inn

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Econo Lodge Naval Station Norfolk

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Super 8 Ocean View

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Rodeway Inn

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Econo Lodge Airport

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Norfolk Airport

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Delta Hotels By Marriott Norfolk Airport

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Candlewood Suites Norfolk Airport

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Sleep Inn at Lake Wright – Norfolk Airport

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Quality Suites at Lake Wright – Norfolk Airport

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Courtyard Norfolk Downtown

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Best Western Holiday Sands Inn & Suites

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InTown Suites

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Econo Lodge Military Circle

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America’s Best Value Inn

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Hampton Inn Norfolk Naval Base

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Home2 Suites by Hilton Norfolk Airport

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Norfolk Airport

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Glass Light Hotel & Gallery

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Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel and Convention Center

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Days Inn by Wyndham, Military Circle

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Norfolk VA Beach

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Best Western Center Inn

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Four Eleven York

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Express Inn East Ocean View

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Hampton Inn & Suites Norfolk-Airport

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Motel 6 Ocean View

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Ramada Limited Norfolk Airport

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Wyndham Garden Norfolk Downtown

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Econo Lodge Little Creek

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Hilton Norfolk The Main

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Residence Inn by Marriott Norfolk Downtown

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Residence Inn by Marriott Norfolk Airport

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