Family Time

From sun up to sun down – there’s so much for your kids to do and see in Norfolk, VA. Set sail aboard the American Rover, get wild at the Virginia Zoo or even learn something new at the enchanting Slover Library. Let your inner child explore everything that Norfolk has to offer!

Latino Music Festival

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Norfolk Tides Baseball

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Museums

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Virginia Zoo

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Norfolk Botanical Garden

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Mermaid Factory

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Slover Library

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Admirals Hockey

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Norfolk Greek Festival

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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African American History in Norfolk

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Golf Courses

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Cruise Information

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Harborfest

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Our Beaches

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Events

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

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Family Twilight Trek

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Shore Thing Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Display

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Fairy & Gnome Summer Homes

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Oct152022

COVA Moves: Goat Yoga by FunWithGoats

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Jul032022

Bumbling Beetz Urban Market

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Glassmaking Demo

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Jul042022

Festevents Great American Fireworks

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Jul042022

Norfolk’s 4th of July Fireworks Aboard the Victory Rover

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Yappy Hour

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SPRING-SUMMER FUN THURSDAYS

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Sunsets on the River

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Hot Glass: Candy Dish

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Jul092022

Stained Glass: Suncatcher

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Norfolk Tides vs. Worcester

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The Latest

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

Best Oyster Restaurants in Norfolk

There’s nothing like gathering around a plate of freshly-shucked oysters. Virginia is home to eight…
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Family Getaway to Norfolk, VA

In need of inspiration for a spring break? Look no further. Norfolk is the perfect place for you and your…
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Top 10 cities for veterans, ranked

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Decks of Historic Virginia Battleship Transformed into Holiday Wonderland

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Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights

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Must-See Outdoor Public Art in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk’s public art not only distinguishes us from other cities, but also brings…
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Cozy Outdoor Dining with Heaters in Norfolk

We’re not letting the cold stop us this year! Embrace the chill in the air and…
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Check Out Holiday Light Displays By Car At These Drive-Thru Events

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Restaurants

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

S’mores Amore

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Coaster Coffee

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Bar-Q

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Bar-Q Desserts

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Biryani Hub

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Blanca All Day

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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.

Norfolk Coloring Sheet

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Must Seas: Family Time Edition

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Explore the Bay

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Civil War Sites in Norfolk

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Tales by Rails Guide

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Waterways to Freedom

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Norfolk’s Cannonball Trail

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Armed Forces Memorial Guide

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City Guide

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October Event Guide 2021

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Haunted Norfolk

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