close attention bar icon
Festevents banner

Tips to Know Before You Go and FAQs

Guidelines To Know Before Attending:

  • Wear a mask or face covering! Only guests with a face covering will be permitted into the event. Masks or face coverings are required at all times except while eating or drinking.
  • Stay in your circle! Guests are required to remain in their designated social circle except when purchasing food and beverages or when using the restroom. In order to keep all guests at a safe distance, each social circle is limited to up to four people. Gathering at the bar, food truck, or stage will not be permitted. Food and beverages are to be enjoyed your social circles.
  • Attendance is first-come, first-serve! All events have a capacity limit and attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Have a fever or COVID-19 symptoms? Guests with a fever or symptoms of COVID-19, or known exposure to a COVID-19 case in the prior 14 days, will not be permitted into the event.
  • Feel free to bring a chair and refreshments! Guests are permitted to bring in a chair or blanket to relax in your social circle. Guests are also permitted to bring in a personal cooler with food and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • No pets allowed, in accordance with state guidelines.

handicap.png

Accessibility
Town Point Park and TowneBank Fountain Park are fully accessible to individuals with disabilities.  All Norfolk Festevents programs are accessible to persons with disabilities, with accessible parking available at all city-parking garages.  In Town Point Park, wheelchair-accessible port-o-lets are located near the main entrances at Waterside Drive and Main Street and at Otter Berth near the Spirit of Norfolk.  Individuals requesting special accommodations for events are asked to call the Norfolk Festevents office at 757-441-2345.  Special seating accommodations can be requested the day of an event from any event security officer or uniformed staff member.

camera.png

Photography and Videotaping
Festivals and Events are photographed and videotaped for future promotional use by professionals employed by Norfolk Festevents who are easily identified by staff credentials. Festivals and Events are also photographed and taped by the news media for television and newspaper coverage and media staff are identified by their press credentials.

lostandfound.png

Lost and Found
Festival attendees can check for lost items with event security or call Norfolk Festevents at 757-441-2345 during business hours, 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday.  Lost persons should report to security at all events.  No public address announcements regarding lost persons or items will be made during events.

bathrooms.png

Restrooms
Portable restrooms, including accessible units for physically impaired are conveniently located within the park during special events.

rules.png

Rules and Regulations
  • No animals, except hearing /dog animals and service/dog animals or animals utilized in law enforcement, are permitted in the park, unless otherwise posted.
  • However, there are special events that are pet-friendly throughout the season.  It is best to check our Facebook Page and website for any information regarding if an event is pet-friendly.
  • No glass containers may be brought into the park at any time.
  • No alcoholic beverages may be brought into the park at any time.
  • Persons must be at least 21 years of age with a valid photo ID to purchase and/or consume alcoholic beverages.
  • Skates, skateboards and bicycles are not permitted in the park.
  • City of Norfolk Codes and Ordinances Sections 25.2-60 through 25.2-99, govern Town Point Park. For the safety of all, the Norfolk Police may screen persons entering the park.
  • Norfolk Festevents reserves the right to postpone, cancel and/or evacuate events due to adverse weather conditions.

NOTICE:  These regulations do not alter or change State or City laws in any manner and you are subject to all applicable State or City laws.