Norfolk Festivals and Special Events

Norfolk Festivals and Special Events

Upcoming Norfolk Events

Upcoming events in Norfolk, Virginia. Festivals, arts, outdoor events, and other community happenings.

May 4 & 5, 2024 – Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival – Wine sampling and sales in downtown Norfolk’s waterfront Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

May 17 – 19, 2024 – Bayou bon vivant – Cajun music, food, and arts festival in downtown Norfolk’s waterfront Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

June 7 – 9, 2024- Norfolk Harborfest – Norfolk’s big annual waterfront festival with visiting tall ships, live music, food vendors, Navy exhibits and demonstrations, a large fireworks display, and more. Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

June 15, 2024 – Juneteenth Festival in the Park – Celebration of African-American culture in Norfolk, Virginia’s waterfront Town Point Park. Free and open to the public. Norfolk, VA.

July 4, 2024 – 4th of July Great American Picnic & Fireworks – Fourth of July event serving up food, live entertainment from military bands, and a big fireworks show over the Elizabeth River. Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

July 20, 2024 – Norfolk Latino Music and Food Festival – Live music, Latin foods, dance lessons and performances, and more in Norfolk Virginia’s waterfront Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA

July 21, 2024 – Virginia Symphony Orchestra Concert in the Park – Free outdoor concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

August 16 & 17, 2024 – Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival – This outdoor jazz festival has been happening annually for over 40 years. Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

September 14, 2024 – Nashfest 757 – Billed as “Hot Chicken, Hard Drinks, Music City Sounds”. Free public event with live music, food, craft beer and whiskey tastings, dancing, and more. Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

October 5, 2024 – 34th Annual Virginia Children’s Festival – A day of activities and entertainment designed for children 10 years and younger. Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

October 19 & 20, 2024 – Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival – Wine sampling and sales, plus food and entertainment at Norfolk’s waterfront Town Point Park. Norfolk, VA.

November 23, 2024 – Norfolk’s Grand Illumination Parade – The Grand Illumination Parade is a Norfolk tradition that has been going on for years on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. The parade travels through the streets of downtown Norfolk and ends along Waterside Drive. Norfolk, VA.

Norfolk 23 – 24, 2024 – Norfolk Harbor Race Weekend – 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon events with courses that travel through Norfolk’s downtown, thriving art community, historic neighborhoods, and Old Dominion University‚Äôs campus. Norfolk, VA.