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

Fall Container Workshop - Sold Out
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Kids Morning Hikes- CANCELLED
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

WOW Paint Nights: Fall Mugs
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Guided Kayak Tour-Sunset Paddle
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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