Virginia Arts Festival

Bringing world-class performing arts to our citizens and visitors.

  1. People outside of waterside district at Virginia Arts Festival

    1. Virginia Arts Festval

    The Virginia Arts Festival brings world-class performing arts right here to our citizens and visitors in Hampton Roads. In conjunction with their calendar of events and educational programs, Waterside District hosts several live performances along the Elizabeth River each year. Through Virginia Arts Festival events like the Virginia International Tattoo, NATOFest, and Rhythm Project, attendees get to experience some of Norfolk's best cultural performances. Waterside District hosts several live performances for the VA Arts Festival each year along the Elizabeth River. The mission of the Virginia Arts Festival is to bring world-class performing arts to our citizens and visitors, impact the lives of students through outstanding educational programs, commission new works of national and international significance, and make a tangible difference in Hampton Roads through regional partnerships and cultural tourism.