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Bounty of Fall Festivals in Downtown Norfolk

Fall officially begins on September 22nd, and while the weather may not match the season quite yet, fall festival season is on its way. Whether you are looking to taste some of Virginia’s finest wines with friends or dance the night away with your crew of goblins and ghouls, there’s plenty of fun coming to downtown Norfolk this fall.

Due to Hurricane Florence, the Commonwealth Coastal Classic has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 20th. The Commonwealth Coastal Classic will host a variety of chefs’ tables, Virginia wines, spirits, craft beers and ciders for tastings, original artisan works for sale, chef demos, live music and much more. Click here for more information.

Commonwealth Coastal Classic

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Another must-attend festival takes place in downtown Norfolk that same weekend – Town Point Virginia Fall Wine Festival. This 2-day event takes place on Saturday, October 20th and Sunday, October 21st. Over 200 of Virginia’s finest wine varieties from over 30 wineries will be showcased. For more information and tickets, click here. Commonwealth Coastal Classic ticket purchasers will have bonus “tasting ticket” access to the Town Point Virginia Wine Festival on Saturday, October 20th from 11 AM to 6 PM.

Looking for something fun to do on Halloween? Zombie-walk your way to downtown Norfolk and spend Halloween weekend at Waterside District. On Friday, the Deloreans hit the stage for the Return of the 80s night with live music and special pricing. On Saturday, join us for Wicked Waterside, the biggest Halloween party in downtown Norfolk. With live entertainment, cash prizes, costume contests, and other tricks and treats, you’re sure to have a spooktacular time. Click here for tickets.

The following weekend you won’t want to miss War of the Wings 2018. Grab the wing-lovers in your life and head to downtown Norfolk. Choose to sample chicken wings from over 20 vendors, enjoy live music, cold beverages, and beautiful fall views of the Elizabeth River. For participating vendors and tickets, click here.

War of the Wings

When you’re not busy hiking or leaf peeping, visit us in downtown Norfolk this fall.