LGBTQ+ Friendly things to do

Norfolk is home to a vibrant LGBTQ scene, filled with history, events and plenty of entertainment! For over 30 years, Norfolk has hosted the Annual Hampton Roads Pride Fest, showing that this community has grown into such a vital part of the city’s culture. The city has many bars and restaurants like MJ’s Tavern and The Wave that heat things up as the sun goes down. 

Pride Fest

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Hampton Roads Pride

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Festivals in Norfolk

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The Latest

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

September 2021 Event Guide

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Top Places for Engagement Photos in Norfolk

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Festivals in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Norfolk Weekend Getaway

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5 fabulous LGBTQIA day trips from 5 major cities

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48 Hours in Norfolk

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11 Spectacular Pride Celebrations in Unexpected Cities

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TRAVEL Norfolk, Virginia: Naval-gazing–and much more

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Restaurants

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

No Frill Bar and Grill

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Pendulum Fine Meats

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Culture Lounge & Restaurant

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Norfolk Taphouse

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Brick Anchor Brew House

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Brickhouse Diner

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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: LGBTQ+ Edition

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City Guide

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