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Downtown Norfolk

Norfolk’s walkable, waterfront downtown is the urban hub of the city full of shopping, entertainment, restaurants and excitement!

Weekend Away

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Harborfest

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Bayou Bon Vivant

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Open Late

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Slover Library

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Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

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Family Time in Norfolk

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African American History in Norfolk

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Fishing

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Virginia International Tattoo

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Group Packages

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Seafood in the City

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Virginia CaribFest

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Virginia Zoo

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Coffee and Desserts

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Cruises

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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Norfolk’s Holiday Gift Guide

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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Brew Norfolk

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History in Norfolk

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Cruise Information

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Hampton Roads Pride

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Water Sport Rentals

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Wine and Wineries

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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Marinas

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Admirals Hockey

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Pride Fest

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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Festivals in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

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Norfolk Tides Baseball

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Shop Like a Local

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Museums

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Performing Arts

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Sports in Norfolk

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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Learn to Sail

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Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk, See what’s on deck in Downtown and plan your visit!

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Exhibit – Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

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Yappy Hour

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Girl’s Night Out

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Glassmaking Demo

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in Downtown, Norfolk.

Norfolk Military Reunion Itineraries 

Home to multiple military sites and attractions Tour One: Ships and Generals Tour Morning…
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Women-Owned Businesses

In support of Beyoncé’s famous quote, “girls run the world,” we are here to showcase the women that highly…
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8 Best Outdoor Meeting Venues in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk’s outdoor venues have always been a part of our city’s appeal, but now…
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New Year, New Experiences

As we prepare to enter the new year of 2022, we begin to ponder on how we want to spend the next 365 days and what…
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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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Attractions

Don’t miss these must-see attractions while you’re in Downtown.

Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

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Chrysler Hall

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Virginia Arts Festival

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Elizabeth River Trail

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St. John’s African Methodist Episcopal Church

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Legends of Music Walk of Fame

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Scope Arena

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Poplar Hall – Private Residence

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Virginia Stage Company

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Lime Electric Scooter

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Glass Light Hotel & Gallery

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Chrysler Museum / Perry Glass Studio

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Waterside Marina

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Armed Forces Memorial

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Taylor-Whittle House – Private Residence

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Camp-Hubbard House | Private Residence

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Epworth United Methodist Church

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The New Saint James Holiness Church of Christ Disciples (St. Peter’s)

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TCC Roper Performing Arts Center

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Festivals of Festevents

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Elmwood Cemetery

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First Baptist Church

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Lone Sailor Statue

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Town Point Club

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Meet@319

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TowneBank Fountain Park

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Windows on History

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Martin Luther King Monument

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The Attucks Theatre

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John Cary Weston House – Private Residence

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Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center

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Owen B. Pickett U.S. Custom House

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Schooner Virginia

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Allmand-Archer House | Private Residence

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The NEON House

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First Calvary Baptist Church

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Hunter House Victorian Museum

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Pedego Norfolk Downtown

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Pagoda Garden Tea House and Gallery

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Kenmure (William Lamb House) – Private Residence

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Freemason Street Baptist Church

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Hampton Roads Naval Museum

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

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MacArthur Memorial

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Sgt. Carney Marker

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Monticello Arcade

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Harbor Park

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West Point Monument at West Point Cemetery

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Trail of Honor

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Norfolk State University Planetarium

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Waterside District

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Virginia Symphony

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Battleship Wisconsin

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Wells Theatre

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Addington-Petty Dickson House | Private Residence

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Queen Street Baptist Church

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The NorVa

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American Rover Sailing Cruises

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Offsite Gallery

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Norfolk Police Museum and Norfolk Fire-Rescue Museum

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Mariner IV

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Town Point Park

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Sail Nauticus

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City Cruises by Hornblower

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The Tide Light Rail

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Slover Library

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The Generic Theater

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L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center

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Norfolk State University

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The Perry Pavilion

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Nauticus Museum / Battleship Wisconsin

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The Cannonball Trail

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The Basilica of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception

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TowneBank Building

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Hurrah Players

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Moses Myers House

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Carrie B Showboat

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Virginia Opera

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Restaurants

They call Norfolk, “The City With Bite.” Find out why by trying a couple of these places while in Downtown.

PBR Bar

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Hummingbird Macarons & Desserts

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Fresh Dawgs

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Famous Uncle Al’s

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456 Fish

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Tap It Local

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WHERE TO STAY

Have a look see at all the lodgings and accommodations in Downtown, Norfolk.

Wyndham Garden Norfolk Downtown

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Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel and Convention Center

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Hilton Norfolk The Main

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Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

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Courtyard Norfolk Downtown

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Glass Light Hotel & Gallery

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Residence Inn by Marriott Norfolk Downtown

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