Arts AND Entertainment

Norfolk’s thriving arts community will welcome you into their studios, galleries, and performance venues. From the working artists’ studios, to the beautiful Tiffany glass collection at the Chrysler Museum of Art, to live performances at the Harrison Opera house, Chrysler Hall, Wells Theatre, historic Attucks Theatre, Generic Theatre or NARO Expanded Cinema, you’ll find a multitude of opportunities to enrich your creative spirit.

African American History in Norfolk

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Live Music

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Museums

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Performing Arts

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Things to Do in Ocean View / East Beach

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Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk. See what’s on deck.

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An American Abroad: Florence Sloane in Europe, 1920s-1930s

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Yoga at Eleanor’s Bookstore

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Early Days: Indigenous Art from the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

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Sunsets on the River Concerts at Hermitage

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Chris Thile: World Premiere

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Craig Ferguson at NorVa

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Cirque Du Soleil OVO

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Church Street Jazz Series presents Jonathan Butler

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Sunrise Yoga + Coffee On The River

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Grilled Out at Toast

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East Beach Farmers Market (Weekly)

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Sunday Dog Day at Botanical Gardens

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Tidewater Blues Monday Night Blues Dancing

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Prenatal

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EdTalk: Black Cloud Rising

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Yoga at 9th Bay Beach

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Yoga at Electrified Marina

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Hampton Roads PrideFest

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Yoga at Electrified Marina

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2024 OV Mermaid Fest

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Yoga at Maison Soleil

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Rescheduled: AJR The Maybe Man Tour

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Yoga At Maker’s Craft Brewery

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Sunsets on the River Concerts at Hermitage

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in the city.

Norfolk Juneteenth Events

When Juneteenth became officially recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, it marked a pivotal moment in African…
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Hotel Check: Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, Autograph Collection

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Decks of Historic Virginia Battleship Transformed into Holiday Wonderland

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Virtual Museum Experiences

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Top 5 Reasons to Meet in Norfolk, VA

Deeply rooted in southern hospitality, Norfolk is the one-stop-shop for your next memorable…
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Top Video 2020: No Airplane is Needed to Visit the Beaches & History in Norfolk and Virginia Beach

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Epic Norfolk Events And Christmas Lights You Can’t Miss

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Destinations Team Up for Tourism Recovery

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Restaurants

You’ve got 600+ indie restaurants in Norfolk to try. Start here.

The High Cup

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350 Grace

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Norfolk Taphouse

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Waterside Seafood Company

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Blue Moon Taphouse

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Brothers Norfolk

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Guides & Itineraries

Looking for a little help or inspiration? Use Norfolk’s curated city guides and itineraries to get the most out of your time in our city.

Must Seas: Arts & Entertainment Edition

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City Guide

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