General Information – Harborfest 2018

June 8-10, 2018
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 

Celebrating America’s largest, longest-running, free maritime festival in its 42nd year, Norfolk Harborfest.

For three memorable days, the historic waterfront festival offers a weekend packed with thrilling activities on land and sea to include tall ships and the Parade of Sail, artisan foods and beverages, work boat races, unique and unusual performances, one of the largest fireworks shows on the East Coast, family games and activities, national and regional entertainment, and much more.

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.

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.

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

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.