Norfolk's Premier Waterfront Neighborhood

Waterside District in Norfolk, VA, is a $40 million overhaul and rebranding of Norfolk’s iconic Waterside Festival Marketplace. Waterside District is located along the Elizabeth River waterfront of downtown Norfolk and is a place where the community and visitors can come together with family and friends for entertainment, a full range of culinary options, nightlife and activities for all ages, including live music, festivals and other community events.

Waterside District is anchored by The Market, an eclectic and vibrant food hall featuring local and regional favorites such as Starr Hill, Luk Fu, Rappahannock Oyster Co., Cogan’s Pizza and more. Waterside District features premier national venues such as Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse, Blue Moon TapHouse, PBR Norfolk, The Fudgery, Chipotle and Stripers Waterside.  

This revitalization and rebranding of Norfolk's iconic Waterside Marketplace allows visitors to enjoy the best national and local brands and concepts in an atmosphere that melds the energetic city and beautiful waterfront.

Key Facts

  • Iconic waterfront location
  • 150,000 SF family-friendly development
  • Features a mix of national, regional and local concepts