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Ghent

Ghent is filled with character, culture and delicious cuisine — not to mention tons of eclectic eateries, unique shops, art galleries and antique stores.

Public Arts and Galleries

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Water Sport Rentals

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Performing Arts

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Outdoor Dining

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Wine and Wineries

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Learn to Sail

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Norfolk’s Holiday Gift Guide

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African American History in Norfolk

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Open Late

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Shop Like a Local

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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Brew Norfolk

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Marinas

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History in Norfolk

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Hampton Roads Pride

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Seafood in the City

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Weekend Away

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Pride Fest

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Sports in Norfolk

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Mermaid Factory

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Coffee and Desserts

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Virginia Zoo

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Group Packages

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Fishing

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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Museums

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Events

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

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Red Stapler Live at Maker’s Craft Brewery

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Exhibit – The Totality of Time Lusters the Dusk

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in Norfolk’s Ghent neighborhood.

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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Family Getaway to Norfolk, VA

In need of inspiration for a spring break? Look no further. Norfolk is the perfect place for you and your…
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New Year, New Experiences

As we prepare to enter the new year of 2022, we begin to ponder on how we want to spend the next 365 days and what…
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Must-See Outdoor Public Art in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk’s public art not only distinguishes us from other cities, but also brings…
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Cozy Outdoor Dining with Heaters in Norfolk

We’re not letting the cold stop us this year! Embrace the chill in the air and…
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Valentine’s Day in Norfolk 2021

It’s the sweetest time of year and we’re here to make sure you know the ins and outs of how to…
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Attractions

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

Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Elizabeth River Trail

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The Harbor Gallery

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Historic Martin Mansion

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Thank You Gallery

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Fort Norfolk

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Gallerie Ukwensi

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The Naro Expanded Cinema

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Latitude Climbing + Fitness

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Gallery 21

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Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

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Mermaid Factory

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Restaurants

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

Charlie’s Cafe

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Pixels = pints + bytes

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Nazef Char-Grill & Hookah Bar

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80/20 Burger Bar

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The Ten Top

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Kin’s Wok

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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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