Frequently Asked Questions


What is Waterside District?

Waterside District, Norfolk’s premier dining and entertainment district, is now open to the public with Grand Opening celebrations kicking off May 11 – 14. Go here for a full Grand Opening entertainment schedule. Located in the heart of the central business district and adjacent to the city of Norfolk’s world-class waterfront, Waterside District is a central gathering place for local residents, visitors and businesses. Waterside District is open year-round, day and night to accommodate next-level dining and entertainment for all ages. We look forward to seeing you!

Where are you located?

Waterside District is located at 333 Waterside Drive Norfolk, VA 23510.

When will Waterside District open?

Waterside District’s official Grand Opening celebrations will kick off May 11-14!

Grand Opening will be packed with lots of activities, live entertainment and more! Go here for more information and a full schedule of entertainment for our Grand Opening celebrations!

What are the hours of operation at Waterside District?

Blue Moon TapHouse
Sun – Thurs 11am – 10pm
Fri – Sat 11am – 11pm

Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse
Sun – Thurs
11am – 10pm
Fri- Sat 11am – 11pm

The Market
Open for coffee, tea and sweets every morning at 6am
Sun – Thurs 11am – 10pm
Fri – Sat 11am – 11pm

The Harbor Club
4pm – 10pm
Fri 4pm – 11pm
Sat 11am – 11pm
Sun 11am – 10pm

PBR Norfolk Country Bar
Thurs – Sat 4pm – 2am

The Fudgery
Sun – Thurs 11am – 10pm
Fri – Sat 11am – 11pm

How can I get to Waterside District?

By Bus: The Hampton Roads Transit bus system has five routes that serve Waterside. They are routes 6, 8, 45, 960 and 961. Patrons destined for Waterside District often use the bus stop at Waterside Dr. and Commercial Pl., which is a short walk from Waterside District.

By Rail: The Tide light rail has a stop at MacArthur Square which is less than a 10-minute walk from Waterside District.

By Ferry: The Elizabeth River Ferry connects the downtowns of Norfolk and Portsmouth. Find the schedule here.

Where can I park?

The Waterside District parking garage is located conveniently and safely across the street from Waterside District and valet parking is offered 7 days a week. For a list of additional parking options in downtown Norfolk, please refer to this link.

What does it cost to park?

Sun – Thurs – $7
Fri – Sat – $15

For a list of additional parking options and costs, please refer to this link.

Is there an age requirement for Waterside District?

After 10pm or during designated special events, patrons must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid id; no loitering; no weapons; no panhandling; no solicitation; no disorderly conduct including profanity or profanity on clothing; shoes and shirts must be worn at all times; no bicycles or skateboards; no professional cameras; no coolers. For any questions, please ask to speak to a manager.

Is there a cover charge?

No. Only special events may require a ticket purchase.

Are you hiring?

Yes! We are hiring. Please visit our Careers page to view all open job positions.

Can I host a private party at Waterside District?

Yes! With a diverse array of venues and amenities, Waterside District offers incredible flexibility for private events of any size or budget for up to 6,000 guests. Please visit our Private Events page for more information.

For more information, please Contact Us.

What if I lost something while at Waterside District?

If you lost an item at Waterside District, please email with description of the item.

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