Garden Hours

The Garden is Temporarily Closed
Construction of LanternAsia has begun!

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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

Bike Nights April 1 - October 15, 2014

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

 

Butterfly House Hours

The Butterfly House is closed for the season. It will re-open mid June, 2016.

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 tours are closed for the fall and winter season.

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

Beginning Tai Chi Course
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sold Out - Growing Orchids
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Open Practice Tai Chi Course
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pilates in the Garden
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:00 PM

Ballroom Dancing - Swing & ChaCha
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Juicing 101
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Worm Composting
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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