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.

Public Arts and Galleries

Learn More

Pet Friendly Activities

Learn More

Outdoor Dining

Learn More

Bikeable Norfolk

Learn More

Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

Learn More

LGBTQ+ Resources

Learn More

Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

Learn More

Being On The Water In Norfolk

Learn More

Shopping in Norfolk

Learn More

Shop Like a Local

Learn More

Weekend Away

Learn More

Seafood in the City

Learn More

History in Norfolk

Learn More

Outdoor Firepits

Learn More

Norfolk Tour Company

Learn More

LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

Learn More

Wine and Wineries

Learn More

Family Time in Norfolk

Learn More

African American History in Norfolk

Learn More

Open Late

Learn More

Fine Dining

Learn More

Museums

Learn More

Coffee and Desserts

Learn More

Nightlife in Norfolk

Learn More

Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

Learn More

Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

Learn More

Group Packages

Learn More

The Latest

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

How to Spend Memorial Day Weekend In Norfolk

Memorial Day means so much more than a three-day weekend, and here in Norfolk…
Learn More

Cozy Outdoor Dining with Heaters in Norfolk

There’s no such thing as patio season in winter, right? Well, actually … wrong…
Learn More

May 2024

Norfolk has a great lineup of May events to kickstart the warmer months! With festival season kicking off, live outdoor music, Mother’s Day, shows…
Learn More

2024 Mother’s Day Events in Norfolk, VA

Show mom how much you care this Mother’s Day by taking her out and about in Norfolk! There…
Learn More

Group-Friendly Restaurants in Norfolk

When planning a meal that’s in the style of “the more the merrier,” it’s important to…
Learn More

Norfolk Organizations Excelling in Inclusivity

A city that welcomes all to start, study, stay and vacation, Norfolk is vibrant…
Learn More

Attractions

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

Addington-Petty Dickson House | Private Residence

Learn More

Camp-Hubbard House | Private Residence

Learn More

The Cannonball Trail

Learn More

Kenmure (William Lamb House) – Private Residence

Learn More

Hunter House Victorian Museum

Learn More

Poplar Hall – Private Residence

Learn More

Pagoda Garden Tea House and Gallery

Learn More

Myers House

Learn More

Virginia Stage Company

Learn More

Norfolk Tour Company

Learn More

Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

Learn More

Wells Theatre

Learn More

Elizabeth River Trail

Learn More

Armed Forces Memorial

Learn More

Allmand-Archer House | Private Residence

Learn More

First Baptist Church

Learn More

Trail of Honor

Learn More

Taylor-Whittle House – Private Residence

Learn More

John Cary Weston House – Private Residence

Learn More

Restaurants

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

Virginia Cheese Co.

Learn More

Freemason Abbey

Learn More

Cure Coffeehouse

Learn More

Four Eleven York

Learn More

Omar’s Carriage House

Learn More

Voila!

Learn More

WHERE TO STAY

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

Four Eleven York

Learn More

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

Learn More

Freemason

Learn More

NEON District

Learn More

Ghent

Learn More

Chelsea

Learn More

Park Place / Railroad District

Learn More

Riverview

Learn More

Larchmont / Lochhaven

Learn More

Oceanview

Learn More

Military Highway / Airport

Learn More