Norfolk Naval Station Centennial

Navy 100 logoThe world's largest naval station, Naval Station Norfolk, is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. The City of Norfolk and Naval Station Norfolk will spend the year highlighting the installation's rich history and impact it has had on Hampton Roads, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Nation.

More than 30 events will honor the past, celebrate the present and shape the future of Norfolk's proud Navy tradition.

Join in all the festivities.

DateEventLocation
January 27 Virginia Arts Festival/Naval Station Norfolk Centennial
Press Conference
Virginia Arts Festival 
February 10
7:30 p.m.
Norfolk Admirals Military Appreciation Night Scope Arena
March 9
6 p.m. 
MEAC - Hoops for Troops Night (Discount Military Tickets)Scope Arena
April 8
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
"Over Here, Over There" Exhibit and WWI Symposium MacArthur Memorial
April 18
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
4th Annual Passport to Norfolk's Sister Cities The Main, Norfolk Hilton
April 20 to 23The Wall That HealsNauticus Front Court
April 27 to 30
Thurs to Sat 7:30 p.m.
Sunday - 2:30 p.m. 
Virginia International TattooScope Arena
May 5 or 6 (TBDNROTC CommissioningNorfolk State University
May 9 Norfolk Champions of Tourism RallyDecker Half Moone Center
May 18 to September 24 Thomas Hart Benton and the NavyChrysler Museum of Art
May 29
10 a.m.
Memorial Day Ceremony
The Mayor's Advisory Commission on Veteran's Affairs
Wisconsin Square 
June 9 to 11 41st Annual Norfolk Harborfest
with Military Memorial Ceremonies 
Town Point Park 
June 9
Noon to 11 p.m.
41st Annual Norfolk Harborfest
 Parade of Sail (11 a.m.-noon)
 
Town Point Park 
June 10
Noon to11 p.m.
41st Annual Norfolk Harborfest
Travis Tritt Concert (8 p.m.) and Fireworks (9:30 p.m.)
Town Point Park
June 9 to 11 1907 Historic Tour of Freemason AreaFreemason Area 
June 17
Noon to 7 p.m.
2017 PridefestTown Point Park 
June 17
Noon to 5 p.m.
Wards Corner Festival 
Honoring 100 Years of the Norfolk Naval Base 
Wards Corner
June 28Navy League GalaDecker Half Moone Center 
June 30Commemorative Softball GameMcClure Field, Norfolk Naval Station
June 304th of July FireworksOcean View Beach Park
July 1 Norfolk Tides Game - Navy Centennial GameHarbor Park
July 4
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 
4th of July Great American Picnic and FireworksTown Point Park 
July 11VA State WWI/WWII Teacher Symposium  MacArthur Memorial
 July 15100 Years of Airpower at Chambers Field Naval Station Norfolk
 Chambers Field 
August 19
2 p.m.
The War Work That Artists DoChrysler Museum
August 20
6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Concert in the Park: Salute to America!Town Point Park
September 9 Virginia Opera in the ParkTown Point Park 
September (TBDKen Burn's Vietnam PBS SeriesWHRO Broadcast
October 6 First Fridays Street Party
featuring Fleet Forces Band
Granby Street
 TCC Plaza 
October 7
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Virginia Children's Festival (Discount Military Tickets)Town Point Park 
October 8 Virginia Zoo Military Appreciation Day
Free Admission to all Active Duty, Retired Military, DOD Civilians, Reserve/Guard Members, and eligible Family Members. (ID will be required).
Virginia Zoo
October 11
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
NHS: Operation TorchMacArthur Memorial 
October 19 and 20
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Midway SymposiumMacArthur Memorial 
October 20Naval Station Norfolk: Charting Our Next 100 YearsThe Main 
October 21
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Modern Day Naval Station Norfolk - Fleet Fest Naval Station Norfolk
 Pier 14 
October 21
8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. 
1942- 75th Anniversary Symposium Hampton Roads Naval Museum 
October - November NSU Football - Military Appreciation Game Norfolk State University 
November 9
12:30 p.m. 
ODU Veteran's Day ObservanceOld Dominion University
 Kaufman Mall
November 9
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
NSU Veterans Day Program Norfolk State University
November 10 to 30 Million Bulb Walk - Navy 100 Theme
All Military receive $2 off the regularly ticketed price and on Veterans Day, every "10th" Veteran will be free
Norfolk Botanical Garden 
November 11
2 p.m. 
Veterans Day Program MacArthur Memorial
November 18 ODU Football versus Rice - Military Appreciation GameOld Dominion University
 Foreman Field
November 18
7 p.m.
Grand Illumination ParadeDowntown Norfolk
November 18 to 19
7 p.m.
Chartway Norfolk Harbor Half Marathon
 We Promise Foundation 5K
Town Point Park
Fall 2017 (TBDPatriotic ConcertOld Dominion University 
December 1 to 31 Dominion Garden of Lights - Navy 100 Theme
All Military receive $1 off per car every night
 Norfolk Botanical Garden
December 8 or 9 NROTC CommissioningNorfolk State University 
2017 to 2020 Wall of Faces - Photos of Virginia Military
 on Vietnam Wall
WHRO


Naval Base Cruises