Things To Do In Norfolk

$8 for Norfolk Tides Baseball Game

Norfolk Tides

Harbor Park

$14.50 $8

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The Tides aim to sweep the Buffalo Bisons in home games at Harbor Park as they try to fight their way back into the playoff picture

Up to 55% Off Admission to Ocean View Waterslide

Ocean View Waterslide

Norfolk

$25 $13

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

Up to 50% Off Paint-Your-Own Pottery

Color Me Mine

Norfolk

$10 $5

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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

Up to Half Off Jet-Ski Dolphin Tour

Great White Water Sports

Norfolk

$175 $79

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

87% Off One-Month Membership at OneLife Fitness

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

Up to 80% Off Karate Lessons 

Kobukan Martial Arts

Norview

$165 $39

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

Up to 84% Off Personal Training from Charles Clark

Charles Clark

Norfolk

$120 $19

Olympic runner works with clients during sessions that focus on core strengthening, drills, health tips, and a calorie counter

Half Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown Norfolk

$50 $25

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

Up to 84% Off Capoeira Classes

Capoeira Resistencia

Norfolk

$125 $29

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

75% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Fsc Law Enforcement Training Facility Krav Maga Association

norfolk

$358 $90

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

50% Off Youth Baseball or Softball Clinic

Tidewater Hit & Pitch

Norfolk

$60 $30

Young players hone hitting, pitching, and other skills during two days of baseball camp

ReptiDay Deland – Up to 50% Off

ReptiDay

Norfolk Masonic Temple

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

The Wiggles – Up to 50% Off

The Wiggles

Chrysler Hall

$35.70 $18

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Quartet of children's music makers entertain families with hits such as "I've Got My Glasses On"

"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus" – Up to 51% Off

"Men Are from Mars Women Are from Venus"

Attucks Theatre

$62.80 $31

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Based on the hit book by John Gray, Peter Story's live performance elicits knowing laughter from both sexes

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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
Norfolk,
VA
US

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
Norfolk,
VA
US

For many, owning a yacht is as unlikely as parallel parking a yacht on the eighth try. Since 2001, SailTime Virginia Beach has been dedicated to ousting these doubts with an innovative and affordable model for boat access. In addition to its membership and ownership programs, the business hires USCG-licensed master captains to take the helm for charters on their fleet of Hunter sailing vessels, which range from the 22' Hunter 216 to the 36' Hunter 36. When traversing the cresting waves, passengers may spot pods of porpoises, who often leap out of the water to high-five onlookers. Those wishing to sharpen their own nautical skills can enroll in SailTime's ASAC-certified sailing school.

1525 Bayville St
Norfolk,
VA
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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
Norfolk,
VA
US

With the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean in its backyard, the Xscape Water Sports complex lends itself to activities ranging from jet skiing and kayaking to journeys on aqua cycles—wheeled vehicles that let riders pedal over waves while tossing newspapers onto the top hatches of resident submarines. The shop's 2,000-square-foot loft includes a private guest space, snack bar, gift shop, and a yoga area, whereas the sand outside hosts beach games such as horseshoes and volleyball.

1000 E Ocean View Ave
Norfolk,
VA
US

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
Norfolk,
VA
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