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Stripers Waterside opens to the public on Monday, Nov. 27

Norfolk, VA (11.27.17) – Waterside District is pleased to announce the opening of Stripers Waterside. The Norfolk location will be the Outer Banks-based restaurant group’s second location and a welcomed addition to the downtown Norfolk Waterfront when it opens within Waterside District. “Partnering with the Waterside District team presented a unique opportunity to bring Stripers Waterside to Norfolk, VA. We’re excited to showcase our…

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Grand Illumination Parade kicks off Holiday Season

The 2017 Grand Illumination parade officially kicked off the holiday season on Saturday November 18th. This year’s parade featured dozens of schools, nonprofit organizations, and companies marching through the streets on downtown Norfolk. Check out the gallery below to view a few highlights.

War of the Wings Makes Norfolk Debut

On a crisp fall morning, War of the Wings made its Norfolk, VA debut. Over 1,000 guests attended the November 4th festival, organized by Sinclair Communications and Waterside District. The event featured 16 regional wing restaurants competing for the best buffalo wings in town. People’s choice and judges winners included Peck N’ Pour, Bucketheads Bar & Grill, and Stripers Waterside.…

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Family Movie Night featuring Hocus Pocus

Date: October 24th Time: Doors 5pm; Movie 6-8pm Where: Blue Moon Stage Powered by Lumos Tickets: Free Parking: Valet, Waterside District garage Seating: We encourage you to bring your own chair to lounge on the Promenade as seating will be limited on the stage. Come to Waterside District’s Family Movie Night, featuring this month’s pick, Hocus Pocus! Don’t miss out on this event that the…

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War of the Wings Finds New Home in Norfolk, VA

War of the Wings Finds New Home in Norfolk, VA Waterside District & Sinclair Communications are excited to bring War of the Wings to the mermaid city of Norfolk, VA. The 2017 event will feature samplings from 20 local restaurants, wing eating competition, and live music. WHAT: Virginia War of the Wings 2017 WHEN: Saturday, November 4th (from 2 – 5…

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Country Showdown to Hold Final Regional Auditions at Waterside District

Country Showdown to Hold Final Regional Auditions at Waterside District In search for country music’s next superstar! Norfolk, Va. – Is the best new act in country music right here in the Hampton Roads? Now is your chance to find out! Waterside District and PBR have partnered with US106.1 New Country radio to host the regional finals for Country Showdown,…

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Family Movie Night Kicks Off at Waterside District

Norfolk, Virginia (June 8, 2017) WHAT: Waterside District in Norfolk is kicking off Family Movie Night, a free summer activity that everyone in the family can enjoy. The series will be offered monthly, starting in June with Disney’s computer-animated musical fantasy Moana. WHEN: Tuesday, June 20. Fun activities for children start at 5 pm; movie starts at 6 pm. (running…

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YMCA Traveling Y Launches at Waterside District

YMCA Traveling Y Launches at Waterside District Free classes begin with Hip Hop on May 31. Norfolk, Va. (May 30, 2017) – Waterside District is partnering with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads to promote fun and fitness for a healthier Norfolk. The YMCA Traveling Y kicks off with a Hip Hop class on Wednesday, May 31 on the promenade…

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Waterside District Now Offering 20% Military Discount

Norfolk, Virginia May 25, 2017 What? Waterside District in Norfolk is offering a 20% discount to all active duty and retired military personnel who show a valid military I.D. or are in uniform, excluding alcohol. When? The military discount is effective immediately and can be used every day of the week, all year long. Where? The military discount applies to…

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Waterside District Update & Info for May 9 – 14

Waterside District Schedule: May 8 – 10 Waterside District will be closed to the public May 8 – 10 to prepare for Grand Opening celebrations that kick off on Thursday, May 11, and will continue through May 14. “We are thrilled with the crowds who have visited Waterside District since we opened our doors, and we look forward to hosting…

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