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Hampton Roads Holiday Events 2018 Banner

Hampton Roads is known for celebrating the holidays in style. With hundreds of events taking place throughout the region this holiday season, we have found the best events for 2018. So bundle up and make sure you do not miss out on these amazing holiday celebrations!

Holiday Events in Virginia Beach

Celebrate one of the most joyous seasons in Virginia Beach!

Holiday Lights Merry Mile
Until December 30
5-10 pm (Sunday - Thursday) | 5:30-11 pm (Friday - Saturday)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk (8th to 22nd Street)

The tradition continues! One of Hampton Roads' most anticipated events, this beachside holiday lights events features over 50 incredible displays. From festive fish swimming overhead to a 40-foot tall Christmas tree, this event is a

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North End, Virginia Beach

With North End real estate, it’s difficult to distinguish everyday life from vacation.

Picture yourself waking up to a cup of coffee on the porch, backed by a soundtrack of cascading waves. As a North End resident, you can enjoy glorious beachfront from April through October each year, minus the crowds that often occupy the main beach next to the boardwalk.

Backing up onto a locals' beach, North End real estate is exceptionally quiet and spacious. Complete with a range of home styles, unique features, and endless top-rated amenities within mere minutes, it’s hard to imagine a more ideal lifestyle. North End homes for sale resemble a luxurious vacation spot, without the tourists or time change.

Experience North End real estate today, and

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Winterizing Your Hampton Roads Home

We’ve officially entered November and temperatures are slowly dropping. As locals will tell you, Virginia weather is often unpredictable year to year, so it’s crucial to be prepared for all conditions.

As the colder season approaches, it’s time to winterize your Hampton Roads home to ensure your home stays safe and cost-effective until warmer weather returns.

Here are some tips on how to winterize your Hampton Roads home and prepare for a safe, warm winter season.

Stay Safe

Protect your Plumbing

As colder weather moves in your  Hampton Roads home’s pipes can easily become stressed, and even the most seemingly insignificant leak can freeze and instigate long-term damage. If you have older pipes, check these more strictly as they’re more

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Moving To Hampton Roads

Thinking of moving to Hampton Roads?

What a great idea! This beautiful Coastal Virginia metropolitan area just cannot be beat. It is known for its high quality of life, affordable living, and an abundance of cultural, educational, and economic opportunities!

We know that relocating can be both exciting and overwhelming. Whether you are relocating for business, Military on the Move®, or simply moving because you love the area, a little preparation before you go can help reduce feeling or being overwhelmed.

To help you in your Hampton Roads move, we put together this quick relocation guide to make sure you start off with your best foot forward!

Looking for a relocation specialist? We do that! We have helped thousands of families and

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Norfolk VA real estate

Norfolk, Virginia is known for its incredible waterfront real estate. With the Atlantic Ocean on three sides, the Lafayette River, the Elizabeth River, Lake Whitehurst, and more, Norfolk is an ideal place to find a cottage or full-time residence on the water. If you want to spend your time boating or fishing, you'll find many communities of like-minded water-lovers here ready to welcome you. Whether you want to live at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay or far inland along a river, Norfolk has every kind of waterfront home.

And while you may dream of catching crabs or collecting sea glass, buying waterfront property in Norfolk isn't something you should rush into. Between sea level rise and the dangers of water access, waterfront real estate can be a

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 Downtown Norfolk's 2018 First Friday's Street Party

Mark your calendars Downtown Norfolk’s First Fridays are back! Celebrate our community with the best street party in Hampton Roads, brought to you by the Norfolk Downtown Council. Enjoy local vendors, musicians, artisans and more the first Friday of April - October 5:00 – 8:30 pm. 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!

Downtown Norfolk brings together the unique experiences of shopping, dining, culture, business, and peaceful places. Energetic and authentic this metropolitan water-front community, offers a big city vibe wrapped up in a warm and welcoming neighborhood. We are proud to be involved in such an outstanding community!

The

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Norfolk Virginia is America's best city

When thinking about America’s best city, people from outside of Virginia likely wouldn’t be thinking about putting Norfolk up there against the likes of Chicago, New York, and San Francisco (to name only a few). But, according to Travel & Leisure, Norfolk, VA is USA’s best city to live in. Based on how shocked out-of-towners are at Norfolk being given the top prize, it should be no surprise that Norfolk also managed to take top spot as America’s Most Underrated City as well.

It isn’t the first time that Norfolk has come within the top 10 of America’s best cities either. Travel and Leisure rated Norfolk as the 4th best city in America in 2016. And, Virginia Beach also made the top 20 in 2016, coming in at number 14.

But what makes the city so

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September is the time for a fresh start. Hopefully, by now, you have successfully brushed off the doldrums from realizing that the summer has been and gone—and that the autumn (and winter) season is quickly descending upon us. If you’re having trouble finding your feet in town, or you just wish to go out and see what life in Norfolk has to offer you, you’ve come to the perfect place.

Bookmark this blog now and as the weeks go by check an activity or two off of this checklist. Before you know it, you’ll no longer be new to Norfolk. Instead, you’ll know just how amazing life in Norfolk, VA is.

      1. Chrysler Museum

 

      2. The NEON district

 

      3. Slover Library

 

      4. The NorVA

 

      5. Coffee

 

      6. Breweries

 

         
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Waterside District - Dine In. Tune In. Everyone In.

Panoramic look at Norfolk's premier dining and entertainment venue: Waterside District

Along the shores of the Elizabeth River and looking out to Portsmouth and Berkley, is where you will find Waterside District, Norfolk's premier dining and entertaining venue. On any day or night of the week, you're sure to find locals flocking to the site to hang out, enjoy live music, share a meal, and relax with friends and family while enjoying the nautical vibe and views of the water. During the sunny hours of the day, Wateside District is a great place to bring the whole family, but when the clock strikes 10:00 pm, the venue switches to an of-age location, requiring patrons to be 21 years of age or older with a valid piece of identification in hand.

If you've recently moved to Norfolk or

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2017 First Fridays Downtown Street Party in Norfolk, VA

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

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