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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.

Performing Arts

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Wine and Wineries

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Water Sport Rentals

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Fishing

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Family Time in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Museums

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Weekend Away

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Open Late

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Marinas

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Brew Norfolk

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Norfolk’s Holiday Gift Guide

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Admirals Hockey

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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History in Norfolk

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Coffee and Desserts

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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Hampton Roads Pride

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Shop Like a Local

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Pride Fest

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Seafood in the City

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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African American History in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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Group Packages

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Sports in Norfolk

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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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Exhibit – M.C. Escher: Infinite Variations

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Exhibit – FloodZone: Photographs by Anastasia Samoylova

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Exhibit – The Totality of Time Lusters the Dusk

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May282022

Church St. Jazz – Norman Brown

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Glassmaking Demo

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The Latest

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

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend In Norfolk

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36 Hours in Norfolk and Virginia Beach

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2022 Mother’s Day Events in Norfolk, VA

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LGBTQ+ Norfolk Weekend Getaway

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Best Outdoor Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

With an abundance of outdoor activities, Norfolk is the perfect destination to enjoy some…
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Women-Owned Businesses

In support of Beyoncé’s famous quote, “girls run the world,” we are here to showcase the women that highly…
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Attractions

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

d’Art Center

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Push Comedy Theater

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Norfolk Tour Company

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The Attucks Theatre

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Harrison Opera House

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ArtGallery

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Virginia Opera

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The NEON House

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Elizabeth River Trail

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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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Cafe Milo

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Wisteria Café at Chrysler Museum

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Sanctuary

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Commune

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Culture Lounge & Restaurant

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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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