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NEON DISTRICT

The creative center of the city, NEON’s 80+ pieces of public art, live performances and eclectic restaurants are destined to inspire.

Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Shop Like a Local

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Live Music

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Museums

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Norfolk Tour Company

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African American History in Norfolk

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Outdoor Dining

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Performing Arts

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History in Norfolk

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Weekend Away

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Open Late

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Coffee and Desserts

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Group Packages

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Events

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

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Madama Butterfly

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2024 MEAC Basketball Tournament

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Wanda Sykes Please and Thank You Tour

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The Latest

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

Best Brunch Spots in Norfolk, VA

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Valentine’s Day in Norfolk

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Best Healthy Restaurants in Norfolk, VA

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Top 16 Instagram Worthy Places in Norfolk, VA

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Best Ways to Stay Fit at your Norfolk Convention

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d’Art Center

Wandering through the halls and gallery spaces at d’Art Center is like stepping into the minds of multiple artists at work. In one room…
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Attractions

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

The Attucks Theatre

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Virginia Opera

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Push Comedy Theater

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Harrison Opera House

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The NEON House

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Elizabeth River Trail

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Float Norfolk

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d’Art Center

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Restaurants

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

Zeke’s Beans & Bowls

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Sanctuary

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Zinnia

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La Brioche Bakery & Coffee

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Cafe Milo

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Commune

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WHERE TO STAY

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

Wyndham Garden Norfolk Downtown

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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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