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Posted on: August 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Take One Last Ride on SkyStar

12 story Ferris wheel prepares to depart Norfolk, VA

WHAT: After a successful summer in Norfolk, VA, SkyStar Wheel has announced the final day of operation will be Sunday, August 19th. The 137 foot observation wheel features 36 climate-controlled, private gondolas that gently lift passengers 12 stories above the Elizabeth River on a ride that provides unparalleled views of Downtown Norfolk and surrounding area. SkyStar is open daily from 11 AM to 11 PM. Tickets are available on-site and online at
WHEN: Sunday, August 19th (last day of operation)
WHERE: Waterside District is located at 333 Waterside Drive Norfolk, Virginia 23510.
ABOUT: Waterside District is Norfolk’s newest waterfront experience. Located in the heart of the central business district and adjacent to the Elizabeth River, Waterside District is the gathering place for local residents, businesses and visitors alike. A comprehensive $40 million overhaul and rebranding of Norfolk’s iconic Waterside Festival Marketplace allows visitors to enjoy the best local, regional and national brands and concepts that integrate the downtown with its waterfront. Learn more and engage through Waterside District’s social media channels on Facebook (, Instagram (@watersidedistva) and Twitter (@WatersideDistVA). For leasing information or media inquiries, please contact or visit

PR CONTACT: For media inquiries, please contact Fred Rose
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