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Scotty McCreery Concert

Thousands Attend Scotty McCreery Concert at Waterside District

A couple thousand people flocked to Waterside District this past Sunday to hear Scotty McCreery perform a free show on the Blue Moon Concert Stage. Guests were able to enjoy a beautiful fall evening along the Elizabeth River along with some live country music to close out their weekend. McCreery, the “American Idol” winner and rising country music star, greeted…

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Family Movie Night

Fall Family Fun in Downtown Norfolk

Fall festival season has arrived. While there is plenty of eating and drinking to do this fall in downtown Norfolk, there are also plenty of kid- and family-friendly events happening throughout the season. The 30th Annual Virginia Children’s Festival returns to Town Point Park on Saturday, October 6th. This family festival is packed with interactive activities for kids like storytelling,…

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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…

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Spend Labor Day Weekend at Waterside District

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and we’re sending off the season in style here at Waterside District. Whether you are hosting family members for the long weekend, want to show friends a good time, or are planning to avoid the beach crowds, Waterside District has plenty to offer this coming weekend. We’re kicking off LDW with a…

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SkyStar Wheel Packs Up & Rolls out of Waterside District

The SkyStar, a 137-foot high observation wheel located next to Waterside District throughout the summer, has officially completed its stay in Norfolk. With breathtaking views of the Elizabeth River, downtown Norfolk, and neighboring Portsmouth, SkyStar attracted tens of thousands of riders this summer. The 12-story wheel, equipped with 36 climate-controlled gondolas, opened at Waterside District in May and welcomed its…

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In-Water Boat Show Docks in Norfolk this September

The TowneBank In-Water Boat Show, hosted by Festevents, returns to Norfolk September 13th – 15th. Don’t miss the only major in-water boat show in Hampton Roads. The 2018 Boat Show will take place at Waterside Marina, Town Point Park, and Waterside District. The show features various new and pre-owned power boats on land and in-water from dealers across the state…

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SkyStar Arrives at Waterside

SkyStar Wheel Arrives at Waterside 12 story Ferris wheel makes debut in Norfolk, VA Norfolk, VA (3.9.18) – Waterside District is pleased to announce Norfolk’s newest entertainment attraction, SkyStar at Waterside. Arriving May 2018, the 137 foot high wheel will be located adjacent to Waterside District and offer individuals, groups, and companies a brand new entertainment option this Summer. The…

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2018 Veer Music Awards Winners Announced

Around 300 local music fans packed Waterside District for the Veer Music Awards on Tuesday February 13th. This 7th annual event featured live performances, craft beer, and 34-plus awards categories with 320 nominees.   Album of the Year 1. “Anthony Rosano & the Conqueroos” – WINNER 2. Bennett Wales & the Relief, “Flood Without Water” 3. Ben Phelps, “Goodbye Summer”…

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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.