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The largest, longest-running, free maritime festival in the nation!

Presented by
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June 9-12, 2016
Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, Virginia
Free & open to the public!

Thursday: 8pm - 9:30 pm (Virginia Symphony Orchestra to perform at 8:30pm)
Friday: Noon - 11 pm (Parade of Sail - Noon)
Saturday: Noon - 11 pm (Fireworks - 9:30 pm)
Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm 


Celebrating America's largest, longest-running, free maritime festival in its 40th Anniversary year, Norfolk Harborfest® will return June 9-12, 2016. 

For four memorable days, the historic waterfront festival offers a weekend packed with thrilling activities on land and sea to include tall ships and the Parade of Sail, artisan foods and beverages, work boat races, unique and unusual performances, one of the largest fireworks shows on the East Coast, family games and activities, national and regional entertainment, and much more.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

Check out the line-up of national entertainment performing at Harborfest 40!

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FLEET OF VISITING SHIPS

Check out the list of impressive vessels and tall ships that came to Harborfest last year!

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WATER EVENTS

Check out all of the cool demonstrations, activities, and performances happening at Harborfest!

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LAND ACTIVITIES

Boardwalk Arcade, Children’s Activities, Specialty Entertainment, Cabana Land and more...

 

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BUSKERFEST NFK

In celebration of the Busker movement across the nation and the popularity of Busking in Hampton Roads, we are excited to introduce Buskerfest NFK at Harborfest

 

 

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Parade of Sail Instructions

 

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NORFOLK HARBORFEST CHALLENGE REGATTA

Sailboat racing returns to Norfolk Harborfest in celebration of the 40th Anniversarry!

 

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BOATER INFORMATION

All the information you need to know about being a boater at Harborfest

 

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GET HERE

Need directions? Dont know where to park? We got you covered. Click here and we’ll show you where you can park whether you come by land or sea!

 

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TIPS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Rules, Regulations, and FAQs

 

 

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GET INVOLVED

Volunteer, Internship, Sponsorship, Performance, and Vending Opportunities

 

Our Sponsors

Check out our Sponsors, or as we like to call them, our bffs! They help us make all the fun happen!

CONNECT WITH #FESTEVENTS

 

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