Garden Hours

The Garden is open for LanternAsia March 5-April 30 from 9am to 9pm.

Directions

6700 Azalea Garden Rd.,
Norfolk, VA 23518 (Directions)


Located next to the Norfolk International Airport, and minutes from Downtown Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

From Williamsburg, follow I-64 to Exit 279 (Norview Avenue), turn left on Azalea Garden Road from Norview Avenue. The Garden Entrance is on the right.

From Virginia Beach, take I-264 to I-64 (Richmond) to Exit 279 B (Norview Avenue). Turn left on Azalea Garden Road from Norview Avenue. The Garden entrance is on the right.

Norfolk Botanical Garden Directions Map

Bike Nights

Bike Nights - Mid-May (date TBA) through October 13, 2016

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

 

Butterfly House Hours

The Butterfly House is closed for the season. It will re-open mid June, 2016.

Learn more about the butterfly house

WOW: A Children's Adventure Garden Hours

9:30 am - 6:30 pm: April - Oct. 15
9:30 am - 4:30 pm: Oct. 16 - Mar.

Boat Tour

Boat tours are closed for the fall and winter season.

Boat tour tickets are $8.00 ($5 for NBG Member and Children ages 3-12,  Toddlers 2 & under are free with an adult).

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What's in Bloom

Find out what is blooming in the Garden

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Today in the Garden

Beginning T'ai Chi Course
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes Tour
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open Practice T'ai Chi
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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In The Spotlight

Extended through Sun., May 8
Plant Sale - this May!

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  • kitchen garden toutPotager Kitchen Garden

    Back by popular Demand - The Kitchen Garden. This ornamental Garden is a beauty with both flowers & vegetables growing together in harmony.

  • tout sudsSUDS & BUDS

    Celebrate the Beauty of Spring at the Garden with a fun-filled night, supporting three great organizations!

  • annual report toutAnnual Reports

    Thank you for supporting Norfolk Botanical Garden. Our success is because of you!

  • yonder log pngVirginian Pilot Articles

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  • Mexican SageSpring Plant Sale

    Annual Spring Plant Sale - Mother's Day Weekend May 6-May 8 All about the Pollinators!

  • Instagram toutInstagram – getting started.

    Oh Snap! Join us on Instagram. Learn how to get started.

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    Learn & GROW with Us this Spring. There is Something for Everyone!There is something for everyone!  

  • winter toutThe Garden in Bloom

    Summer is officially here! Enjoy beautiful plants and flowers NOW! Come see for yourself.

  • pear featured toutNATO Vista Re-design

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  • Garden webGarden Blogs

    What's in your backyard? Gardening tips and information by Don Buma.

  • tout new pres ceoNew President/CEO Selected

    View Press Release to learn more about Michael P. Desplaines

  • boy with rose toutSchool Programs & Children’s Group Tours

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  • cell-phone-2Garden Explorer

    NEW Garden Explorer - New web features and smartphone locator.

  • Shovel-News-toutVideo Blog

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  • Baker-Hall-exhibitsNews-toutBaker Hall Art Exhibits

    See garden-themed art on display in Baker Hall Visitor Center.

  • wpa web toutWPA 2016 Garden Celebration

    Garden Heritage Celebration. Join us on Saturday, May 21 at 11am. FREE admission from 9am-noon.  

  • kitchen garden toutPotager Kitchen Garden

    Back by popular Demand - The Kitchen Garden. This ornamental Garden is a beauty with both flowers & vegetables growing together in harmony.

  • tout sudsSUDS & BUDS

    Celebrate the Beauty of Spring at the Garden with a fun-filled night, supporting three great organizations!

  • annual report toutAnnual Reports

    Thank you for supporting Norfolk Botanical Garden. Our success is because of you!

  • yonder log pngVirginian Pilot Articles

    NBG has partnered with the VA Pilot for informational stories from our horticulturists.

  • Mexican SageSpring Plant Sale

    Annual Spring Plant Sale - Mother's Day Weekend May 6-May 8 All about the Pollinators!

  • Instagram toutInstagram – getting started.

    Oh Snap! Join us on Instagram. Learn how to get started.

  • featured tout spring growSpring GROW 2016

    Learn & GROW with Us this Spring. There is Something for Everyone!There is something for everyone!  

  • winter toutThe Garden in Bloom

    Summer is officially here! Enjoy beautiful plants and flowers NOW! Come see for yourself.

  • pear featured toutNATO Vista Re-design

    Invasive Bradford Pear tree removal.

  • Garden webGarden Blogs

    What's in your backyard? Gardening tips and information by Don Buma.

  • tout new pres ceoNew President/CEO Selected

    View Press Release to learn more about Michael P. Desplaines

  • boy with rose toutSchool Programs & Children’s Group Tours

    Bring your lessons to life in the most beautiful outdoor classroom in Hampton Roads.

  • cell-phone-2Garden Explorer

    NEW Garden Explorer - New web features and smartphone locator.

  • Shovel-News-toutVideo Blog

    Keep an eye on our garden and activities with our video blog featuring curator Les Parks.

  • Baker-Hall-exhibitsNews-toutBaker Hall Art Exhibits

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