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Downtown Norfolk

, Norfolk, United States
Arts & Entertainment



Vibrant, urban, eclectic: Downtown Norfolk has something for everyone. #DowntownNorfolk
Downtown Norfolk is Virginia's only dynamic and authentic urban waterfront community. With vibrant storefronts, locally owned businesses, unique restaurants, entertainment venues, outdoor waterfront festivals, and Norfolk's first official arts district The NEON District, Downtown Norfolk is the place to be!

The Downtown Norfolk Council also manages the Downtown Improvement District, a 48-block district ordained by Norfolk City Council in February 1999.

Downtown Norfolk Council is an award winning organization comprised of more than 300 business and individual members dedicated to promoting and enhancing business, cultural, retail and residential initiatives in Downtown Norfolk.

As a 501©6 Downtown Norfolk Council is the unifying voice of its members and stakeholders, and the primary catalyst for advancing the collective vision for the future of Downtown. We are committed to being a leader, an advocate and a resource for Downtown’s continuing development as an attractive, dynamic and economically vital place.


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We just wanted to take a second and welcome Hair of the dog Norfolk to Downtown! Cheers to delicious food and drinks!

Tonight's the night! The very first 4th Friday Bazaar at Selden Market. Come hangout after work or before you get your night started. Drinks, live music, DJs, the region's best pop-ups, food, art and more! TONIGHT from 5-9pm.

Join Waterside District this Saturday for the Glitz & Glam fashion show at Harbor Club. This premier event will feature modern chic designs by designer Ivy Glam. General admission includes 2 drink tickets, passed hor d'oeuvres, live auction of featured runway dresses, aerialist, DJ, and much more!

Kicking off THIS FRIDAY, Selden Market will host a monthly evening shopping experience complete with drinks, live music, DJs, a large assortment of the region's best pop-ups, food, art and other rotating entertainment and activities.

Learn some dance moves tonight at Selden Market ;)

Happy Valentine’s Day, Downtown! Today we’ll be out delivery secret valentines. Roses, strawberry champagne soap and donuts! Did you get a secret valentines? #DNValentinesDay #IDAValentinesDay #downtownnorfolk #valentinesday

Who doesn't love a good scavenger hunt?! Virginia Stage Company is holding a scavenger hunt through Downtown starting tomorrow. A poster will be placed in a different business everyday for seven consecutive days. Clues will be posted on Virginia Stage Company’s social media sites every morning. Once the poster is found, participants will have to take a picture and tag both Virginia Stage Company and the business for a chance to win free tickets to Opening Night (including the post-show cast party) on Saturday, February 24, and other prizes. Good luck... or is it break a leg?!

Our office struck gold... gold medals that is! The DNC Olympic Ceremony was a huge success. All of our staff won gold. #downtownnorfolk Gold in Numbers - Renee Faller Gold in Downtown - Mary Miller Gold in Parade Planning - Noel Gramlich Gold in Cycling - Rachel McCall Gold in Worrying About What You Read On The Internet - Jessica Kliner Gold in Birthday Memory Recall - Lisa Wilson Gold in Wedding Planning - Kara Forbes Gold in Humor and Sarcasm - Sam Black Gold in Ambassador Wrangling - Mike Devin Gold in Crafting - Susan Epley

National Pizza Day is today! Sign us up!!!!🍕

Wine & Dine to support the Norfolk Animal Care Center at The Barrel Room this Sunday!