The city is a celebration of an urban atmosphere with a strong emphasis on arts and culture.

Welcome to Norfolk

Those who live for action and excitement flock to this lively community
It doesn't get much better for those who love the action and excitement of a vibrant city than to go to Norfolk, Virginia. The city is a celebration of an urban atmosphere with a strong emphasis on arts and culture. There is also an immediate impact of military culture in the area, given its proximity to several naval bases. All told, Norfolk is the community for you if you crave excitement and opportunity around every corner.

What to Love 

  • Vibrant arts and culture environment
  • Near the Elizabeth River, Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean

Local Lifestyle

Norfolk is the place to be in the center of the action. Many praise it for having incredible things for people of all ages, regardless of their interests. Whether it’s the first rate restaurant scene or world class museums, Norfolk has plenty to explore and do.Residents of Norfolk enjoy riding The Tide, a light rail that runs from Virginia Beach and ends at nationally recognized medical facilities. To visit the shops and dining, downtown Norfolk residents enjoy a nice walk or bike ride in dedicated bike lanes. For the latest on the action downtown, check out The Downtown Norfolk Council website.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Norfolk has prided itself on becoming a destination spot for those who want to get out and have a great dining, shopping, and entertainment experience. There are many places where you can experience a wonderful time in Norfolk. For example, you may want to start at the Smartmouth Brewing Company. Smartmouth is a place to get growlers, pints, and fun merchandise from a local brewing company that offers some of the best products you can imagine. While there, take them up on one of their free tours of the brewing facility. Maybe you would like to enjoy a casual bite to eat at a bar that also frequently features live music. You can have all of that at the Waterside District. Soak in the atmosphere while enjoying your food and a great view of the water. After that, you might even want to hop over to the Freedom Boat Club - Norfolk to rent a boat to take out on the water for a delightful evening. If you’re in the mood for microbrews, check out the Brick Anchor Brew House or Tap-It Local to sample local brews and great food. The Brick Anchor doubles as a three-story, unique steampunk décor restaurant and Tap-It’s menu is a favorite among locals. For classically SOuthern cuisine try Southern Eats, Todd Jurich’s Bistro for fine dining, The Dirty Buffalo for fun and casual eats, or Freemason Abbey for the flavor of a local favorite.

Things to Do

There is no shortage of things to do in Norfolk. For example, you might want to check out the boats that come in for Harborfest. Alternatively, you may decide to catch a stunning performance at the Virginia OperaIf opera isn't your thing, no problem! Browse the permanent collection or a visiting exhibition at the nearby Chrysler Museum, or plan the perfect day at Ocean View Beach. However, don't forget that Nauticus – the National Maritime Museum – and the U.S.S. Wisconsin are options for those who want to learn about maritime history and tour a decommissioned battleship.Grab a little peace of mind at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens or check out the animals at the Norfolk ZooIf you love sports, you don't want to miss out on the local team, the Norfolk Tides Baseball Club. The Tides are the Triple-A farm team for the MLB Orioles. They play at Harbor Park and always give the fans a good show. Plus every year you’ll get to see players go up to the major league or maybe come down for a bit. If baseball isn’t your thing, check out the Norfolk Admirals hockey team or the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MEAC) collegiate basketball tournament.Finally, check out the Neon Festival when it comes to Norfolk each year. There are several concerts, a beer garden, mural unveilings, pop-up art galleries, and more!


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