Nightlife

You want nightlife with a distinctive urban edge? Downtown Norfolk and its surrounding neighborhoods offer breweries with tasting rooms, beer bars, lounges, chef-owned restaurants and nightclubs galore. It’s no secret that this city loves live music, Norfolk was named one of the Best Small College Towns with the Best Music Scenes. From live music venues to low-key late-night hangouts, Norfolk delivers whatever you and your friends are in the mood for.

Outdoor Firepits

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Open Late

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Brew Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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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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Highly Suspect

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Attucks Jazz Club

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Trivia Night @ OBC with Bar Trivia Live

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Hocus Pocus at The Wells!

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Girl’s Night Out

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Oct122022

Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Adventure

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Neighbors: Selected Works by Glen McClure

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Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson

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NYTHC House Party

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We Outside Comedy Tour

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Never Break the Chain

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Trivium

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The Latest

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

Girlfriend Getaway to Norfolk

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September 2021 Event Guide

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Norfolk Named One of the Best College Towns with the Best Music Scenes

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City by the Sea: Norfolk, Virginia

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Staycation Review: Sheraton Norfolk Waterside

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Restaurants

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

Prime 255

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Circuit Social

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Azalea Inn & Time Out Sports Bar

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Norfolk Taphouse

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PBR Bar

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Baxters Sports Lounge

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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: Nightlife Edition

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City Guide

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