Mark your calendars, grab your friends and family, and join our community to celebrate local musicians, business, artisans, and food vendors. As the center of the regions arts, dining, entertainment, and financial scenes, Downtown Norfolk is proud to support and celebrate the thriving and vibrant community and unique locals that make up the area. Whether you're deeply rooted in the Norfolk area or recently relocated, there's no better way to make a lasting connection with the community than taking in local traditions such as this.
The Coastal Virginia – Hampton Roads region – draws thousands of visitors and homebuyers each year. Whether you're just visiting or choosing to purchase a home in this diverse metro area, you'll quickly realize that each town has its own unique character and style.
That brings us to Norfolk, Virginia, a hidden gem with a wealth of cultural offerings. Although the real estate professionals at Chandler Realty are here to help you with your buying or selling needs, our agents also live and play in our wonderful communities.
Norfolk, Virginia! A Diverse And Cultural Place To Live, Work, And Play!
Did you know that Norfolk's downtown boasts one of the largest concentrations of chef-owned and independent restaurants in the Hampton Roads region? This community's music scene is also growing rapidly, bringing out local musicians and touring bands from across the nation.
With the area's vibrant and exciting growth, it only makes sense that The Downtown Norfolk Council (DNC) would partner with multiple community supporters to create "First Friday Street Parties." Mary Miller, President and CEO of The Downtown Norfolk Council, says "We invite everyone to enjoy this fun musical series as well as our vibrant businesses and dynamic residential community. We are extremely grateful for the support of S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. and the Wells Fargo Center, the presenting sponsors."
What Is First Fridays Downtown Street Party In Norfolk, VA?
You are about to experience Virginia's only dynamic and authentic urban waterfront community in party mode. Snag a friend and head down to the TCC Plaza on the 300 Block of Granby. Enjoy live music, fresh food, merchandise vendors, and a wine & beer garden in an authentic urban setting.
This year's downtown party is held the first Friday of April, May, June, Aug, Sept, and Oct, in 2017.
Brought to you by the DNC, community partners, and amazing sponsors, First Friday's events run from 5 pm to 8:30 pm
The remaining 2017 Season Schedule looks something like this:
Friday, August 4, 2017
Brakish Water Jamboree: original contemporary string band and country blues
Dalmas and the Cow Tippin' Playboys: country, rock, and indie
Friday, September 1, 2017
Buddha Council: Reggae
DJ CanRock: locals favorite
Friday, October 6, 2017
Fleet Forces Rock Band: musical representation for the U.S. Fleet Forces In Comand and local favorite
DJ CanRock: local favorite
Whether you love classic rock, indie folk, or smooth jazz, there is a genre and a show for everyone at the First Fridays Downtown Street Party.
Norfolk, Virginia is a special place that you'll hold dear to your heart! In recent years Norfolk has evolved into an artistic and fun-loving environment for singles and families alike. You'll appreciate the subtle beauty of the city's vintage architecture during the day and look forward to the fun, quirky, and free-spirited nature that Granby Street's night life has to offer.
Downtown Norfolk brings together the unique experiences of shopping, dining, culture, business, and peaceful places. This energetic and authentic metropolitan water-front comm ity, offers a big city vibe wrapped up in a warm and welcoming neighborhood.
If you live in the Hampton Roads area or are looking to relocate to this picturesque community, get in touch with the area experts at Chandler Realty. Our passion for Norfolk and the surrounding area is what makes us one of the top real estate agencies in Hampton Roads and why we're qualified to find you the right home and neighborhood to suit your lifestyle and budget!