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.

Virginia International Tattoo Itinerary

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Virginia CaribFest

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Bayou Bon Vivant

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Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

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Norfolk Tour Company

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African American History in Norfolk

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Mermaid Factory

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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.

May012022
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THIS WILL BE FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS

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Sep022022
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ODU Football Schedule

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Nov172022

Reaver Beavers – All Female Improv Show @ Reaver NFK

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Jul282022
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Virginia Symphony Orchestra

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May242022
Dec272022

COVA Trivia Night

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Oct042022

Highly Suspect

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Jun182022
Oct092022

Drones: Is the Sky the Limit?

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Sep172022
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Attucks Jazz Club

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Aug302022
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Rhonda Holy Bear: Artist and Story-Keeper

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Jul282022
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Venue on 35th

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May182022
Dec212022

Trivia Night @ OBC with Bar Trivia Live

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Oct052022

Hocus Pocus at The Wells!

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Apr052022
Mar282024

Girl’s Night Out

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Oct062022

Kip Moore

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Oct072022
Dec022022

Nightcap at the Museum

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Oct072022
Nov132022

Autumn Special Event Schedule

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Oct072022
Oct302022

Pilgrims Musa and Sheri In The New World

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Dec022022

Nightcap at the Museum

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Oct072022

Joe Gatto

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Jan082023

Exhibit – Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

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Apr042022
Mar302024

Community Market on Monarch

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Apr102022
Dec182022

Glassmaking Demo

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Oct122022

Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Adventure

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Oct132022
Dec132022

Neighbors: Selected Works by Glen McClure

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Oct142022
Oct162022

Mars Fest: 2nd Annual Public Arts Festival @ ODU

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Oct152022
Oct162022

Town Point Virginia Fall Wine Festival

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Oct152022

“NEVER BREAK THE CHAIN” – THE MUSIC OF FLEETWOOD MAC

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Oct152022

Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson

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Oct152022

NYTHC House Party

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Oct152022

We Outside Comedy Tour

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Oct152022

9th Annual “From Here To Eternity” 5K Run

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Oct152022

Never Break the Chain

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Oct152022

SIDE-BY-SIDE WITH THE GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS

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Oct162022

Stockley Gardens Fall Arts Festival

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Oct182022

Trivium

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Oct192022

KennyHoopLa

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The Latest

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

Haunted Norfolk

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VisitNorfolk Unveils Remodeled Visitor Center

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Restaurants

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

Hummingbird Macarons & Desserts

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Omar’s Carriage House

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The Bonbonnier

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Monarch Recovery Sports Grill at Springhill Suites

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Benchtop Craft Brewing Company

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O’Connor Brewing Company

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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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