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Event Series Event Series: The 8th Annual Neon Festival

The 8th Annual Neon Festival

October 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The 8th Annual NEON Festival returns to NFK Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2023!
Presented by Arts Alliance and Old Dominion University, this free festival welcomes everyone to experience the NEON District through art exhibitions, local and national performances, mural tours and programming unique to Norfolk’s first arts neighborhood.
The 2023 celebration includes:
* The Chrysler Museum of Art open late Thursday
* Glass After Dark at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio
* Dynamic Opening Reception at d’Art Center Friday
* Live music and curated photography exhibition by the Night Shift Collective at Commune NFK
* The Plot Beer Garden and entertainment Friday evening
* 1 big mural unveiling at Brambleton & Granby
* NEON District Public Art Tours both nights with Norfolk Tour Company
* Foster Beauty X NEON Festival Fashion Show at Harrison Opera House Friday
* Diner en Coleur and interactive art exhibition at Cofer Lot with Tidewater Burners and 757 Makerspace
* Pop up art galleries in local businesses
* Community programming from The Governor’s School for the Arts, Teens With a
Purpose, Push Comedy Theater, Hurrah Players and many more!
Please register here if you’d like to volunteer on Friday, 10/20. Two shifts available.…/neon-festival…
Presented by Arts Alliance and Old Dominion University with media sponsorship by Jpixx. Sponsored by Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, Rutter Mills, MacArthur Center, Metronet, PRA Group, Work Program Architects, Visit Norfolk and Retail Alliance. Beer provided by Smartmouth Brewing Company.
The NEON Festival is produced by Downtown Norfolk Council and The Chrysler Museum of Art.


October 19, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Neon District
838 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA
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