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Norfolk Festevents Announces Initial 2017 Festival & Event Dates!

Norfolk Festevents invites you to discover all of the excitement of Norfolk’s waterfronts by experiencing dozens of unique and diverse special events.

From Town Point Park in Downtown Norfolk on the historic Elizabeth River to Ocean View Beach Park in the vibrant Ocean View community on the Chesapeake Bay.

Mark your calendars with the following dates:

Town Point Park:

28th Annual Bayou Boogaloo Music & Cajun Food Festival presented by AT&T: Friday – Sunday, June 23-25, 2017 (ticketed event)

35th Annual Fourth of July Great American Picnic & Fireworks presented by AT&T: Tuesday, July 4, 2017

35th Annual Norfolk Jazz Festival presented by AT&T and the City of Norfolk: Friday and Saturday, July 14 & 15, 2017 (ticketed event) The Jazz Festival will relocate to Norfolk Scope in the event of adverse weather.

Midsummer Fantasy Theatre in the Park: Saturday, July 29, 2017

NEW! Virginia Symphony Concert in the Park presented by The Patricia and Douglas Perry Foundation: Sunday, August 20, 2017

9th Annual Opera in the Park in partnership with the Virginia Opera: Saturday, September 9, 2017

5th Annual RibtoberFest: Saturday, September 23, 2017

29th Annual Virginia Children’s Festival presented by AT&T: Saturday, October 7, 2017 (ticketed event)

30th Annual Town Point Virginia Wine Festival presented by AT&T: Saturday and Sunday, October 21 &
22, 2017 (ticketed event)

TowneBank Fountain Park (adjacent to Waterside District and Waterside Marina):

TowneBank Fountain Park will be open for daily operation Memorial Day weekend Friday, May 26, 2017, and will host several new events in partnership with the new Waterside District and Elizabeth River Trail through Labor Day weekend Monday, September 4, 2017.

Ocean View Beach Park:

Big Bands on the Bay Summer Concert Series begins Memorial Day weekend Sunday, May 28, 2017, and runs every Sunday through Labor Day weekend Sunday, September 3, 2017.

TGOV (Thank Goodness it’s Ocean View) Summer Concert Series begins Friday, June 30, 2017 and will run every Friday until August 25, 2017.

Ocean View Independence Day Celebration Concert and Fireworks: Friday, June 30, 2017

2nd Annual Ocean View Brews on the Bay Beer Festival that will coincide with the TGOV concert on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Additional events in Town Point Park, TowneBank Fountain Park, and Ocean View Beach Park will be announced in the coming weeks. Follow @festevents on social media, visit www.festevents.org or call 757-441-2345 for details and ticket information.

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