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 Spring (TBA) 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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Today in the Garden

February Fun Month 2017
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Dead of Winter Walk and Talk
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Acrylic Painting - Garden Scenes
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Owl Prowl - Sold Out
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Digital Photography - Take Better Portraits
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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In The Spotlight

Winter Orchids 2017
February - Fido & Bikes!

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  • wpa web toutWPA celebration

    Join us for our annual Garden Heritage Celebration on April 8, 2017.

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

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

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    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!

  • Instagram toutInstagram – getting started.

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

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