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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.

Outdoor Dining

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Coffee and Desserts

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Group Packages

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Museums

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Performing Arts

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Public Arts and Galleries

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African American History in Norfolk

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Shop Like a Local

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Open Late

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History in Norfolk

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Weekend Away

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Live Music

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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!

Jun152024

NEON DIstrict Public Art Tour: Celebrating the Influence of Black Artists in Norfolk’s Arts District

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Jun232024

Rescheduled: AJR The Maybe Man Tour

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The Latest

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

Guide to Harborfest

Norfolk, Virginia plays host to an annual festival favorite, Norfolk Harborfest! Every June, the city celebrates nautical…
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Your Complete Norfolk, VA Spring Bucket List

Spring in Norfolk is a downright magical time. Trees throughout the city are…
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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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10 Reasons You Should Travel To Norfolk, VA!

On average, Americans had 9.5 unused days of PTO at the end of 2021, according to…
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Attractions

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

Float Norfolk

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d’Art Center

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The NEON House

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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The Attucks Theatre

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Virginia Opera

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Push Comedy Theater

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Harrison Opera 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.

Commune

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La Brioche Bakery & Coffee

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Wisteria Café at Chrysler Museum

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Zinnia

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Sanctuary

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Cafe Milo

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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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