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Festival Season’s COMING
Check out all the festivals planned for this Spring and Summer in Norfolk!
There’s plenty to do outdoors
From patio drinks to bike trails, waterfront dining to catching a ballgame, there’s so much to do outside in our city.
Norfolk, Virginia is a city on the water, but never watered down. Built on character, by characters, we’re a melting pot of people, cultures, and ideas.
Norfolk’s walkable, waterfront downtown is the urban hub of the city full of shopping, entertainment, restaurants and excitement!
Historic Freemason District
The city’s oldest standing neighborhood, Historic Freemason features beautiful tree-lined cobblestone streets, manicured gardens, historic homes and water views.
The creative center of the city, NEON’s 80+ pieces of public art, live performances and eclectic restaurants are destined to inspire.
Ghent is filled with character, culture and delicious cuisine — not to mention tons of eclectic eateries, unique shops, art galleries and antique stores.
Chelsea is one of the most walkable and bikeable neighborhoods in the city, with the celebrated Elizabeth River Trail (ERT) passing through the center.
park place / Railroad district
Lined with local breweries, eateries and street murals, the industrial neighborhoods of Park Place/Railroad District are sure to get any visit on the right track.
From zoo animals to wildly delicious restaurants, the LGBTQ+ friendly neighborhood of Riverview truly has something for everyone.
Larchmont / lochhaven
Next door to Old Dominion University, Larchmont and Lochhaven are home to history, local restaurants, outdoor fun and perfect water views.
The relaxing beachside communities of Ocean View and East Beach are the perfect place to unwind with fresh seafood, sand and sun!
Ideal for people on the move, Military Highway plays host to Norfolk International Airport and an abundance of shopping options.
City With Bite
Where to Find Live Music in Norfolk, VA
Virginia International Tattoo
Every season is event season in Norfolk. See what’s on deck.
Command Presence: MacArthur, Media & Mass AppealLearn More
Reaver Beavers – All Female Improv Show @ Reaver NFKLearn More
Yappy HourLearn More
Girl’s Night OutLearn More
Improv Night with Push Comedy TheaterLearn More
After Dark Dance CruiseLearn More
Community Market on MonarchLearn More
Crafted Monthly Makers MarketLearn More
Glassmaking DemoLearn More
Exhibit – Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari ClubLearn More
Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in the city.