Today marks the start of the 41st Annual Norfolk Harborfest. This is one of my favorite weekends of the summer for many reasons, but the first being that it features two of my loves...boats and water! It's the largest, longest-running, free maritime festival in the nation and will be taking place in Town Point Park on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. You can also pop over to the brand new Waterside District (which sits right beside the park) and check out what all the talk has been about.
This year’s Harborfest will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the world’s largest naval base, Naval Station Norfolk. Homecoming at Harborfest will honor all active duty service members and veterans who serve or served at Naval Air Station Norfolk. Between aircraft flyovers, the U.S. Navy Fleet Band and a patriotic fireworks display... the Navy's increased participation this year will add a new level of excitement!
For three fun filled days, this historic waterfront festival offers a weekend packed full of thrilling activities on both land and sea. It kicks off with the Parade of Sail (with the world's largest ships coming in to Norfolk on the Elizabeth River) at noon Friday, June 9, 2017. ...