Epic Weekend is a three day event packed weekend in Downtown, Norfolk! You will be able to experience everything from First Fridays in the NEON District to Harborfest right on the waterfront and all of the events in between. This Epic weekend will be filled with ships, fireworks, concerts, theatre, festivals, boat cruises, tours, dining and shopping spread from the NEON District to the historic waterfront.
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There are so many ways to get into Downtown Norfolk, making it an extremely accessible destination. You can bike, boat, drive, take a train or walk. There will be an EXP NFK free van shuttle that will connect the NEON District, The Lion King at Chrysler Hall, MacArthur Center Tide Stop, Freemason Harbor and Harborfest.
- Valet park at MacArthur Center and be within walking distance of all the sites and activities.
- Rent a Pace bike from multiple Downtown locations.
- Hop on the Tide with stops at Harbor Park, MacArthur Center and more.
- Uber, Lyft and taxi with convenient drop off and pick up points throughout Downtown.
If you are coming from out of town, you can take Amtrak! It will drop you off right by Harbor Park and from there you can walk or use any of the above forms of transportation.
Epic Weekend Dining Guide
Curated by Patrick Evans-Hylton
All Epic Weekend experiences can be “paired” with many and diverse dining and refreshment options from breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and after hours and easily found on every block of Downtown Norfolk. From salty seaside oysters to cult-favorite craft brews, Downtown Norfolk is serving up big flavor all weekend long! Eats and drinks recommendations for singles, couples, and families. No matter what your age or what your taste buds are craving, you better believe you can find it in Downtown Norfolk, Virginia. You can find all of Patrick Evans-Hylton's recommendations here.
What else can you do in Norfolk?
Between all the Epic Weekend events, make time to take a walk through this historic city and see all that it has to offer. Norfolk has great dining, nightlife, and an endless amount of things to do.
For the latest information and to stay up to date with Epic Weekend, check out their website and Facebook page.
Epic Weekend Experiences Include:
DISNEY’S THE LION KING
More than 90 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when...
The New Norfolk Harborfest® Music, Food, & Maritime Festival
Celebrating America's largest, longest-running, free maritime festival in its 42nd year, Norfolk Harborfest® is June 8-10, 2018....
First Fridays Downtown Street Party
The 7th Annual First Fridays street parties kick off Friday, April 5 on Granby Street. First Fridays run from 5 pm to 8:30 pm with...
Vintage Sunday: Summer Quarterly Market
We're ready to bring you the biggest and best Vintage Sunday EVER during Norfolk Harborfest! Our Summer Quarterly Market will...
2 Hour Narrated Naval Base Cruise
The Victory Rover has cruised from Nauticus on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront since 2001 – up to 150 guests enjoy plenty of...
American Rover Cruises
Cruises Depart from Waterside Marina on Norfolk’s Downtown Waterfront On board, you will find ample comfortable seating on our...
Sail Nauticus - First Sail
The Sail Nauticus First Sail experience is an introduction to sailing in a casual setting. Up to three students and an instructor...