our neighborhoods

Historic Freemason District

The city’s oldest standing neighborhood, Historic Freemason features beautiful, tree-lined cobblestone streets, manicured gardens, historic homes and water views.

Seafood in the City

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Performing Arts

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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Marinas

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Open Late

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Pet Friendly Activities

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Group Packages

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Hampton Roads Pride

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Shop Like a Local

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Learn to Sail

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Wine and Wineries

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Weekend Away

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Fishing

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Coffee and Desserts

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Sports in Norfolk

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Water Sport Rentals

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African American History in Norfolk

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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History in Norfolk

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Museums

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Brew Norfolk

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Events

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

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May212023

Virginia Symphony Orchestra

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Apr102022
Dec182022

Glassmaking Demo

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Dec132022
Dec142022

Paw Patrol Live!

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Dec152022

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in Norfolk’s Historic Freemason District.

Best Coffee Shops in Norfolk, VA

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Stained Glass Window Driving Tour of Norfolk, VA

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Norfolk’s Holiday Gift Guide

Norfolk is a one-stop shop for all your holiday gift-buying needs this season. From the locally-focused Selden…
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Norfolk Holiday Activities for Groups

Norfolk, Virginia is decorated for the holidays! All season long, groups can walk through light…
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October Event Guide 2021

Old Dominion University Football Games Now Through NovemberKornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium Join us at ODU…
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Your Guide to Unique Hotels in Downtown Norfolk, VA

Downtown Norfolk is scattered with fantastic hotels, but we wanted to…
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Attractions

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

Camp-Hubbard House | Private Residence

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Elizabeth River Trail

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Allmand-Archer House | Private Residence

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First Baptist Church

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Trail of Honor

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Poplar Hall – Private Residence

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Armed Forces Memorial

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Wells Theatre

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Moses Myers House

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Addington-Petty Dickson House | Private Residence

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Hunter House Victorian Museum

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John Cary Weston House – Private Residence

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Taylor-Whittle House – Private Residence

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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The Cannonball Trail

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Virginia Stage Company

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Kenmure (William Lamb House) – Private Residence

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Pagoda Garden Tea House and Gallery

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Restaurants

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

Virginia Cheese Co.

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Freemason Abbey

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Four Eleven York

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Cure Coffeehouse

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Omar’s Carriage House

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Voila!

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WHERE TO STAY

Have a look see at all the lodgings and accommodations in Norfolk’s Freemason District.

Four Eleven York

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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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