Things To Do In Norfolk

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown Norfolk

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

2, 4, or 6 Groupons, Each Good for Paint-Your-Own Pottery Studio Fees at Color Me Mine (Up to 50% Off)

Color Me Mine


$10 $5


Choose from a bounty of dishes, figurines, and other ceramic creations to paint in vibrant colors, then hand off to staff to glaze and fire

10 or 14 Karate Lessons with Uniform at Kobukan Martial Arts (Up to 80% Off)

Kobukan Martial Arts


$165 $39

Kids learn self-discipline as they soak up basic and advanced karate techniques

Half Day Fishing Trip for Two People from Ocean View Fishing Pier (Up to Half Off). Two Options Available.

Ocean View Fishing Pier

Willoughby Spit

$70 $35

Cast a line into one of the East Coast's most bountiful fishing spots from a luxurious pier or the deck of a custom-built boat

Ticket to STIHL Timbersports US Pro & Collegiate Championship at Norfolk Scope Arena on June 20–22 (Up to 43% Off)

STIHL Timbersports US Pro & Collegiate Championship

Norfolk Scope Arena

$12 $8


The top college and pro lumberjack athletes compete in six events that test skill, balance, and power wielding axes, saws, and chainsaws

$79 for a One-Hour Jet-Ski Dolphin Tour for Up to Two from Great White Water Sports (Up to $175 Value)

Great White Water Sports


$175 $79


Passengers imagine it's still summer as lifeguard-trained safety monitors take them onto Chesapeake Bay to ride jet skis with dolphins

$8 for One Ticket to a Norfolk Tides Baseball Game at Harbor Park on August 26, 27, or 28 ($14.50 Value)

Norfolk Tides

Harbor Park

$14.50 $8


The Tides fight for a playoff spot while taking on a pair of South Division rivals during three weekday games at Harbor Park

Unlimited Single-Day Admission for One, Two, or Four to Ocean View Waterslide (Up to 55% Off)

Ocean View Waterslide


$25 $13

Careen down the nearly four-story-tall waterslide an unlimited number of times during the day

$19 for a One-Month Membership with a Personal-Training Session at OneLife Fitness ($149 Value)

OneLife Fitness

Multiple Locations

$149 $19

Gym with programs for weight loss, stress reduction, and sports training; yoga, Zumba, aerobics, and kickboxing for all ability levels

3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at FSC Law Enforcement Training Facility Krav Maga Association (75% Off)

Fsc Law Enforcement Training Facility Krav Maga Association


$358 $90

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

One or Two Months of CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Little Creek (Up to 66% Off)

CrossFit Little Creek


$200 $69

Coaches lead varied workouts that combine weightlifting, gymnastics techniques, and cardio drills to encourage functional fitness

Five or Ten Capoeira Classes at Capoeira Resistencia (Up to 84% Off)

Capoeira Resistencia


$125 $29

Combine the rhythm of dance and the athleticism of tumbling with some truly unpredictable kicks and takedowns

Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!" at Ted Constant Convocation Center on October 4 or 5 (Up to 48% Off)

Sesame Street Live: "Let's Dance!"

Ted Constant Convocation Center

$27 $14


Fuzzy friends including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and Ernie lead an interactive dance party with energetic tunes

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The friendly staffers at Bounce House's multiple Virginia locales breathe new life into the term sock hop, as well as lots of air into inflatable play surfaces. During Open Jump sessions and birthday parties, sock-clad moppets aged 1–12 can hop to their heels’ content across a cadre of themed inflatables, which catapult youngsters into TV-station simulacra and onto the surface of an air-hockey machine. As parents supervise, they can compare their children's bouncing with that of the stock market using complimentary WiFi. Each Bounce House fuels fun by keeping its snack bar fully stocked.

5900 E Virginia Beach Blvd

Although it now has more than 430 locations in 28 countries, Hooters wasn’t always welcomed by the public. In fact, when it opened in October 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, the founders of the restaurant were “quickly detained for impersonating restaurateurs,” according to the company's website. But the restaurant was able to prove it was more than just a pretty face—that it was serious about serving tasty American food and frosty brews—and its popularity exploded in the decades to follow.

Amid its beach-themed vibe and flat-screen TVs, Hooters still fuels appetites with original chicken wings, burgers, sandwiches, and fresh salads. Of course, nobody carries those casual eats and icy pitchers better than the Hooters girls. To complement their friendly smiles, their uniforms harken back to the ones the original waitresses wore in 1983: orange hot shorts and white tank tops with the emblematic owl on the front—though that owl has lost its Lionel Richie perm.

333 Waterside Dr

At Tidewater Hit and Pitch, a team of professional baseball and softball coaches pass their wisdom onto future generations of pitchers and fielders in one-on-one coaching sessions and group camps. The staff breaks down the sport into three digestible parts?pitching, hitting, and fielding?which helps players hone discipline with drills while imparting universal skills such as balance, body control, and how to dispose of chewing gum besides swallowing it.

117 Brockwell Avenue

It's been more than 25 years since American Rover raised its majestic red sails and floated out on its first narrated tour. From April to October of each year, the 135-foot schooner still journeys across the smooth waters of Hampton Roads Harbor and the Elizabeth River. As its flags ripple in the wind, the three-masted sailboat explores sights such as Old Fort Norfolk and the battleship Wisconsin. Its captain narrates each of these excursions and invites guests to take turns at the helm and man the sails.

At night, American Rover transforms into a floating party. Twinkling harbor lights, live musicians, and a fully stocked bar set the mood for birthday celebrations or everyday outings. Meanwhile, climate-controlled lounges hide passengers who have an awkward history with the man in the moon.

333 Waterside Dr

There's a clear star at Red Dog Saloon?its face plastered everywhere on the walls and even on the restaurant's sign itself. The saloon's cartoon bulldog mascot greets visitors, though its stern face is not nearly as welcoming as what waits at the bar?tap after tap of draft beer.

The drinks pair with bar-food favorites such as loaded nachos and pizza. Weekends, meanwhile, line up a breakfast and brunch board of fare that encompasses waffles and country-style eggs benedicts with home fries. Red Dog Saloon keeps patrons entertained after they eat with pool tables and lots of TVs, which show sports such as professional football, college football, professional baseball and kindergarten quidditch.

1421 Colley Ave

Ocean View Fishing Pier extends 1,690 feet into Chesapeake Bay, enabling anglers to cast their lines into one of the East Coast's most bountiful fishing spots. An onsite bait house and tackle shop equips visitors with the necessary gear, from rods and reels to crab pots and minnow traps. Every day, custom-built vessel the Judith Ann offers the chance to coast away from the pier for half-day fishing adventures, and an onsite restaurant keeps grumbling bellies from scaring away finned targets.

400 W. Ocean View Avenue