Garden Hours

The Garden is open from 9am to 7pm.

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

Enjoy a guided boat tour through the Garden and Lake Whitehurst - Now through Oct. 15.

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

Bike Nights 2016
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Butterfly House Exhibit 2016
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Fido Sundays in September
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday Morning Meditative Yoga
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Meditation: The Inner Journey
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

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In The Spotlight

Fido Sundays in September
A Day of Beer & Roses - Oct. 15!

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    Join us for an outdoor one-day yoga class in the Garden. All levels welcome.

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    Butteflies are here! Enjoy an up-close experience with these amazing creatures. Open 10-7 daily.

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    The BUZZZZZZ is back! Honey Bee Festival coming up - Saturday, AUG. 20th!

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

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

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    The Garden is in full color! Come see all the beautiful plants and flowers for yourself.

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  • Baker-Hall-exhibitsNews-toutBaker Hall Art Exhibits

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  • mbw 2016 feature toutMillion Bulb Walk – Coming this Nov.

    Back by Popular Demand! Beginning Nov. 11th walk through the Garden's spectacular holiday light displays.

  • featured tout newsIn the News

    We're in the NEWS!

  • tropical house featured toutTropical Display House Renovations

    The Tropical Display House is Open! Come see the exciting new renovations.

  • yogo featured toutOutdoor Yoga – Sat. Sept. 17

    Join us for an outdoor one-day yoga class in the Garden. All levels welcome.

  • Giant-Swallowtail-070609-nbg02---for-web-featuredButterfly House OPEN

    Butteflies are here! Enjoy an up-close experience with these amazing creatures. Open 10-7 daily.

  • bee pollinator featuredPollinator Habitat

    Its Pollinator Week June 20 through June 26th. Come visit our Butterfly House and Native Plant Demonstration Bed.....see pollinators in action!

  • Grow featured tout summerSummer GROW

    Learn & GROW with Us this Spring. From Yoga, Painting, Photography to Gardening -there is Something for Everyone!

  • Honeybee-05052011WEBHoney Bee Festival – Aug. 20

    The BUZZZZZZ is back! Honey Bee Festival coming up - Saturday, AUG. 20th!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Instagram toutInstagram – getting started.

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

  • hydrangea web toutThe Garden in Bloom

    The Garden is in full color! Come see all the beautiful plants and flowers 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

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

  • mbw 2016 feature toutMillion Bulb Walk – Coming this Nov.

    Back by Popular Demand! Beginning Nov. 11th walk through the Garden's spectacular holiday light displays.

  • featured tout newsIn the News

    We're in the NEWS!

  • tropical house featured toutTropical Display House Renovations

    The Tropical Display House is Open! Come see the exciting new renovations.

  • yogo featured toutOutdoor Yoga – Sat. Sept. 17

    Join us for an outdoor one-day yoga class in the Garden. All levels welcome.

  • Giant-Swallowtail-070609-nbg02---for-web-featuredButterfly House OPEN

    Butteflies are here! Enjoy an up-close experience with these amazing creatures. Open 10-7 daily.

  • bee pollinator featuredPollinator Habitat

    Its Pollinator Week June 20 through June 26th. Come visit our Butterfly House and Native Plant Demonstration Bed.....see pollinators in action!

  • Grow featured tout summerSummer GROW

    Learn & GROW with Us this Spring. From Yoga, Painting, Photography to Gardening -there is Something for Everyone!

  • Honeybee-05052011WEBHoney Bee Festival – Aug. 20

    The BUZZZZZZ is back! Honey Bee Festival coming up - Saturday, AUG. 20th!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Instagram toutInstagram – getting started.

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

  • hydrangea web toutThe Garden in Bloom

    The Garden is in full color! Come see all the beautiful plants and flowers 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

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

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