Being On The Water
Norfolk, VA is a friendly, modern port city nestled where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. It is home to the world’s largest naval station, one of the East Coast’s largest ports, and with rivers, creeks and beaches all around, it should come as no surprise that water is a large part of life in Norfolk.
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Every season is event season in Norfolk. See what’s on deck.
Norfolk Harborfest ’23Learn More
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Guide to Harborfest
Norfolk, Virginia plays host to an annual festival favorite, Norfolk Harborfest! Every June, the city celebrates nautical…Learn More
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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.