Cruise Information

May 2024 Update: Please note that the weekend of May 4-5 will see several events converging on downtown Norfolk. Carnival Pride will return to Norfolk on Sunday, May 5. The annual VSAE conference will be in town May 5-7, while the Spring Wine Festival is set for May 4-5. See this map for street closures during this time.

On Sunday May 5th, the Spring Town Point Wine Festival will take place in the park next to the Norfolk Cruise Terminal (11am-6pm). Waterside Drive will be closed to traffic; personal vehicles or for-hires (Uber, Lyft, Taxi, etc.) will NOT be able to drop-off on Waterside Dr. For cruise passengers embarking Carnival Pride, we suggest passengers be dropped off at Cedar Grove Parking lot (1000 Monticello Ave), where you can check your luggage and it will be sent directly to the Terminal(REMEMBER TO TAKE YOUR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS OUT OF YOUR CHECKED LUGGAGE) Then passengers can take the shuttle service (no fee) that will drop off curbside at the Terminal. ADA shuttle service (with a lift) is also offered from Cedar Grove.

Cedar Grove Parking lot opens at 10am; the first shuttle departs for the Terminal at 11:15am; the Terminal opens at 11:30am.

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a group travel excursion or a family trip, be sure to check out the great selection of scheduled international cruises departing from Downtown Norfolk. With our convenient location in the Mid-Atlantic, the midpoint along the Eastern Seaboard, cruising into or out of Norfolk’s harbor couldn’t be easier!

Spring 2024 Deals

As Norfolk lends a helping hand to our neighbors in Baltimore, here’s a look at some specials offered by local hotels and shops for those who have seen their cruises diverted to the area in spring 2024.



Carnival Cruise Schedule

If you live in the Mid-Atlantic area, might we suggest one of our cruises from Norfolk? Destinations include Bermuda, the Bahamas and so much more!

Top 8 Things to Do On Your Norfolk, VA Cruise Layover

With a short amount of time while in port, we wanted to pull together a quick list of suggestions for things you can do. Below are some of our most iconic places within the city so when you step off the cruise you will be confident in knowing what you want to prioritize to see.

Park and Cruise with Glass Light Hotel

Cruising out from Norfolk? Glass Light Hotel & Gallery offers guests deluxe accommodations for one night and valet parking for $20 each night for one vehicle for the duration of your cruise in the Boush Street Parking Garage. Rates are available the day prior to embarkation from Cruise Norfolk.

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