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 now open through September 2017 - 10am-7pm daily.

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 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

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

5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Monday Morning Yoga
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NBG Express (Tram Ride Only) - 5:30PM Session 1- SOLD OUT
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

NBG Express (Tram Ride Only) - 6:30PM Session 2- SOLD OUT
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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In The Spotlight

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Drive thru the Lights! Dec. 1

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

  • Grow winter 2017 toutWinter GROW 2017/2018

    GROW with us this Winter. There is something for everyone at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

  • lanternasia party featured toutLanternAsia Premiere

    Join us for a lavish premiere party as we kick off LanternAsia 2018. Tickets on sale now!

    Information & Tickets

  • lanternasia 2018 featured toutLanternAsia Returns 2018

    Don't Miss this extraordinary exhibition! MORE by Day, MORE Magic by Night. Tickets on sale now.

  • polar express tramNBG Express 2017

    Join us this year for the magical NBG Express 2017.  Its a family tradition that you won't want to miss.

    Information here

  • wedding giveaway featured toutWedding Giveaway 2018

    Enter to win a wedding valued at more than $30,000. Tell us your love story.....

  • capture annual report 2017 featured toutAnnual Reports

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

  • walker toutGarden Trails – get your steps in!

    Get healthy this fall! Join us along with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads for our NEW walking program.

  • racoon featuredWildlife

    The Garden shares it's beautiful landscape with many living creatures.

  • fall did toutDIG Newsletter

    You can Dig it! Learn more about what is going on behind the scenes at the Garden. Stay in the know with Dig.

  • featured tout newsIn the News

    We're in the NEWS!

  • yonder log pngVirginian Pilot Articles

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Grow winter 2017 toutWinter GROW 2017/2018

    GROW with us this Winter. There is something for everyone at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

  • lanternasia party featured toutLanternAsia Premiere

    Join us for a lavish premiere party as we kick off LanternAsia 2018. Tickets on sale now!

    Information & Tickets

  • lanternasia 2018 featured toutLanternAsia Returns 2018

    Don't Miss this extraordinary exhibition! MORE by Day, MORE Magic by Night. Tickets on sale now.

  • polar express tramNBG Express 2017

    Join us this year for the magical NBG Express 2017.  Its a family tradition that you won't want to miss.

    Information here

  • wedding giveaway featured toutWedding Giveaway 2018

    Enter to win a wedding valued at more than $30,000. Tell us your love story.....

  • capture annual report 2017 featured toutAnnual Reports

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

  • walker toutGarden Trails – get your steps in!

    Get healthy this fall! Join us along with the YMCA of South Hampton Roads for our NEW walking program.

  • racoon featuredWildlife

    The Garden shares it's beautiful landscape with many living creatures.

  • fall did toutDIG Newsletter

    You can Dig it! Learn more about what is going on behind the scenes at the Garden. Stay in the know with Dig.

  • featured tout newsIn the News

    We're in the NEWS!

  • yonder log pngVirginian Pilot Articles

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

  • 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.

  • 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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