Garden Hours

The Garden is open from 9am to 5pm.

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

Ride your bike through the Garden's 12 miles of paved pathways.

Everyday 4-7pm - through Oct. 15.

 

Butterfly House Hours

The Butterfly House is open now through Sept. 30th.

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

See you next spring! Guided boat tours will return in April 2017.

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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Events Calendar

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Today in the Garden

Polar Express 2016 - Sold Out
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Wednesday Morning Yoga (4-Week Class)
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Oil Painting 101
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Tree ID: Be my Bud
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

SOLD OUT- Polar Express Deluxe - Session 1
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SOLD OUT- Polar Express Deluxe - Session 2
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dominion Garden of Lights 2016
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

SOLD OUT- Polar Express - Tram Ride Only - Session 1
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

SOLD OUT- Polar Express Deluxe - Session 3
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

SOLD OUT- Polar Express - Tram Ride Only - Session 2
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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In The Spotlight

Dominion Garden of Lights 2016
Register by Dec. 15

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