41st ANNUAL NORFOLK HARBORFEST
June 9-11, 2017
Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, Virginia
Free & open to the public!
Friday: Noon – 11 pm (Parade of Sail – Noon)
Saturday: Noon – 11 pm (Fireworks – 9:30 pm)
Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm
The Annual Norfolk Harborfest® is THE LARGEST, LONGEST-RUNNING, FREE MARITIME FESTIVAL IN THE NATION! Hosted by Global AT&T and held in Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, the Norfolk Harborfest offers three explosive days of tall ship visits, national, regional, and local entertainment, electrifying fireworks show, and the biggest outdoor dock party in Hampton Roads. Harborfest is also proud to honor the Navy Reserve Centennial with a special recognition ceremony prior to Saturday night’s Fireworks. The family-friendly event is FREE and open to the public! **CLICK** for Harborfest Info.
PARADE OF SAIL
Presented by WVEC 13 News Now
The spectacular Parade of Sail, under the direction of the Virginia Pilots Association, will enter the Downtown Norfolk Harbor on Friday, June 9th at 12 pm. Following tradition, this impressive fleet will include tall ships, character vessels, sleek power cruisers, sailing craft, antique and classic wooden boats, military vessels, tugs and more! Thousands of onlookers stationed at vantage points along the Elizabeth River will be able to witness this expansive fleet as it dances down the river towards Town Point Park.
HARBORFEST FIREWORKS Presented by WAVY TV 10
Produced by Pyro Shows of Tennessee, the Harborfest Fireworks Display is one of the largest waterfront pyrotechnics shows on the East Coast. Be prepared for the unexpected as the sky is filled with an explosive display of light synchronized to a booming musical score. The show is scheduled for Saturday night at 9:30 pm and fired from a barge in the Elizabeth River.
BANDS / LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Friday, June 9th
Main Stage: Rusted Root and Donna the Buffalo
Boathouse Stage: DJ CanRock, Muddy Magnolias, BJ Griffin & The Galaxy Groove, Skye Zentz
Back Deck Stage: The Deloreans, The Fuzz Band, Brian Sewell & Kevin Brinson
Saturday, June 10th
Main Stage: Travis Tritt, Sister Sledge, Eric Hutchinson
Boathouse Stage: DJ CanRock, Ripe, The Congress, Brackish Water Jamboree, Joe Gosman Band
Back Deck Stage: Bio Ritmo, Nature’s Child, Bennett Wales & The Relief, Lewis Mcgehee
Sunday, June 11th
Main Stage: Los Lobos, U.S. Fleet Forces Band, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition
Boathouse Stage: Chatham County Line, Narissa Bond
Back Deck Stage: Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos, Jesse Chong
EAT, DRINK, & BE MERRY!
The Harborfest®, food and beverage theme is fresh and fun! Outdoor dining on the waterfront includes over 50 food and beverage scenes, serving fill-your-tummy delicacies including fresh crab cakes, hand breaded shrimp, fried oysters, scallops, shrimp fried rice, mouth-watering open pit beef barbeque, North Carolina barbeque, Italian & Polish sausage, Philly style cheese steaks, burgers, hotdogs, souvlaki, pitas, gyros, chicken on a stick, chicken tenders, Grecian chicken, chicken lo mein, Greek salad, buttery roasted corn, fresh cut French fries, onion rings, fresh wraps, corn dogs, blooming onions and smoked savory turkey legs. There’s something for everyone!
SANDBRIDGE BEACH LODGING:
Norfolk Waterside is only 35-40 mins. away from Sandbridge Beach. Thinking of a last minute getaway to our area to attend Harborfest? We still have beach home and condo vacation rentals available for the upcoming event and many are even reduced! Simply give our friendly rental agents a call today at 877-422-2200 or visit our website at www.siebert-realty.com to check availability, view interior photos and floor plans, and you can even book and pay for your reservation online. See you at the beach!
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