Plan a visit in spring and fall to attend numerous festivals, including the Virginia Beer Festival and the Norfolk In-Water Boat Show. The city hosts nearly a 100 festivals every year.
If visiting in December, the Christmas market is sure to be the highlight of your visit!
Visit the Chrysler Museum of art and admire inspirational collections of art and antiquities. And entry is free!
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Best time to visit
The best time to visit the beachside city is in April and May. It can get too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with lots of rainfall in July and August. So pack wisely based on what time of the year you plan to visit.
Norfolk’s light rail system the Tide, is a convenient and pocket-friendly way to get around the city. The 7.5-mile route includes 11 stops that covers many top Norfolk attractions. Being a walkable city, numerous attractions, museums, restaurants, and shopping opportunities can be found within the 12 downtown city blocks. You can also book a cab without any hassles.