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The Legendary Statsraad Lehmkuhl Returns to Norfolk, Virginia

The Legendary Statsraad Lehmkuhl Returns to Norfolk, Virginia The commanding Statsraad Lehmkuhl will make its only United States visit Friday, March 8 – Friday, March 15, 2019 in Downtown Norfolk at Otter Berth in between Town Point Park and Waterside District. Norfolk, VA, (February 14, 2019) – Downtown Norfolk, Virginia welcomes the over-a-century-old majestic tall… Read more »

Battleship Wisconsin to Celebrate 75th Anniversary Throughout 2019

Battleship Wisconsin to Celebrate 75th Anniversary Throughout 2019 America’s Last and Largest Battleship Norfolk, Va. – 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of a legendary vessel that played a key role in World War II, the Korean Conflict, and Operation Desert Shield. In tribute to the Battleship Wisconsin’s distinguished history, Nauticus will be honoring the brave… Read more »

French air wing on unprecedented deployment to train aboard Norfolk aircraft carrier

French air wing on unprecedented deployment to train aboard Norfolk aircraft carrier VIRGINIA BEACH Hundreds of French sailors and more than a dozen of their aircraft are in Hampton Roads this week getting ready to train aboard the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush while their nation’s only carrier undergoes a midlife overhaul. While France’s… Read more »

U.S. Coast Guard tall ship Eagle to arrive in Norfolk, Va.

U.S. Coast Guard tall ship Eagle to arrive in Norfolk, Va. NORFOLK, Va. – The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” is scheduled to arrive in Norfolk, and be open to the public for tours, this Friday, April 6. The summer 2018 deployment spans eight months and 20 ports and including Barbados, Santa… Read more »

Norfolk NATO Festival returns April 26 and 28!

  Norfolk NATO Festival A celebration of our 29 international Allies right here in our own backyard April 26 & 28, 2018   (Norfolk, VA) For over 65 years, Norfolk, Virginia has organized a salute to NATO’s role in maintaining peace and stability in the world – Norfolk NATO Festival. Norfolk is NATO’s home in… Read more »

SkyStar Wheel Arrives at Waterside District

SkyStar Wheel Arrives at Waterside District 12 story Ferris wheel makes debut in Norfolk, VA Norfolk, VA (3.9.18) – Waterside District is pleased to announce Norfolk’s newest entertainment attraction, SkyStar at Waterside. Arriving May 2018, the 137 foot high wheel will be located adjacent to Waterside District and offer individuals, groups, and companies a brand… Read more »

Guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returns after 7-month deployment

Guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returns after 7-month deployment By Ryan Murphy The Virginian-Pilot Nov 17, 2017 NORFOLK The guided missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin returned to Norfolk Friday after seven months abroad. The Oscar Austin had been supporting U.S. naval operations in the Black Sea, North Atlantic, Mediterranean, the Gulf of Aden and… Read more »

The Legendary Statsraad Lehmkuhl Returns to Norfolk, Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jason Nichols, nicholsj@festevents.org The Legendary Statsraad Lehmkuhl Returns to Norfolk, Virginia The commanding Statsraad Lehmkuhl will make its only United States visit Thursday, November 9, 2017 in downtown Norfolk at Otter Berth in between Town Point Park and the Waterside District. Norfolk, VA, (October 10, 2017) – Downtown Norfolk, Virginia… Read more »

7,000 sailors with George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group to return to Norfolk on Monday

7,000 sailors with George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group to return to Norfolk on Monday By Courtney Mabeus The Virginian-Pilot Aug 16, 2017 Updated Aug 16, 2017 NORFOLK As many as 7,000 sailors from the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group will return Monday, though those assigned to its air wing will begin arriving today…. Read more »

Biggest ship ever to visit East Coast coming this week

Biggest ship ever to visit East Coast coming this week By Robert McCabe The Virginian-Pilot   The biggest ship to pass through the expanded Panama Canal since it opened nearly a year ago, as well as the biggest ship ever to call on the U.S. East Coast, is expected to knock on the door of… Read more »