Welcome to the Waterfront in Downtown Norfolk, Virginia

Here you’ll enjoy high-energy festivals and events, maritime and military cultural attractions, harbor cruises and sailboat charters, unique dining and lodging establishments, green spaces and tree-shaded benches, historic walking and biking trails, and more.  Every experience along this 3-mile promenade comes with salt air, sea breezes, and ever-changing scenes of our active harbor and aquatic life.  Join Norfolk’s residents, workers and visitors in discovering endless ways to wind up or wind down at Norfolk’s Downtown Waterfront, conveniently located at the Intracoastal Waterway’s Zero Mile Mark, along Norfolk’s Waterside Drive.