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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Trivia Night @ OBC with Bar Trivia Live

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Girl’s Night Out

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Patriotic Festival After Party

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After Dark Dance Cruise

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Friday Night Live at COVA

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Jon Pardi

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May282022

Church St. Jazz – Norman Brown

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PATRIOTIC FESTIVAL PARTY

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Phil Poteat at O’Connor Brewing Co.

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Colley Avenue Summer Concert Series

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Wallows

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BRIAR PATCH AND COMPANIONSHIP

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Jun042022

NorFunk Fest feat. TAUK at Makers Craft Brewery

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Silent Disco

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The Latest

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

Romantic Getaway to Norfolk

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Girlfriend Getaway to Norfolk

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8 U.S. Solo Travel Destinations You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

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

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15 cities in the South that know how to charm

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15 charming cities in the American South you may have overlooked

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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.

Scotty Quixx

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Chicho’s Backstage

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Azalea Inn & Time Out Sports Bar

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Culture Lounge & Restaurant

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Norfolk Taphouse

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PBR Bar

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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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