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.

Apr172024

Mariah the Scientist Tour

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Apr172024

Super Freak: The Rick James Story

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Blues for an Alabama Sky

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Apr182024
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2024 Virginia International Tattoo

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Apr182024

Slow Flow With Live Jazz

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Blind Guardian

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Apr202024

Phil Rosenthal

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Apr202024

Corn Hole Tournament

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Apr202024

Taste of India

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Apr202024

Girl Scout Shapes in Nature Day

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Apr212024

John Mellencamp Live and in Person

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Dec012024

Sunday Dog Day

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Apr152024
Apr152025

Tidewater Blues Monday Night Blues Dancing

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Apr232024

Yoga At Maker’s Craft Brewery

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Apr242024

Tidewater Classical Guitar: Grisha Goryachev co-presented with Virginia Arts Festival

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Apr242024

Hippie Sabotage

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Apr252024

The Piano Guys

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Apr252024

Alabama: Roll On 2 North American Tour

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Apr252024

Historic Garden Week Norfolk Tour

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Apr262024

Journey Freedom Tour 2024

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Apr262024

50th Anniversary Journey Freedom Tour 2024

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Apr272024

Ladies R&B Kickback Concert

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Apr272024

Synth Social

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Apr272024

Yoga + Wine Tasting

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Apr282024

Restorative Yoga & Hot Stone

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Restaurants

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

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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.

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