Downtown’s beloved Great Hot Cocoa War is going on for an entire week this year from November 21-28 to give everyone the chance to try all the chocolatey creations from participating restaurants and vote on their favorite. Who has the most delicious hot cocoa in all the land?
There is plenty of opportunity to buy local and unique in Downtown Norfolk all season long. And on November 28, Downtown Norfolk invites you to join us in celebrating our beloved small, local retailers and join in the Shop Small movement with Small Business Saturday.
As part of the celebration, Downtown Norfolk Council is planning a Shop Small Welcome Station for shoppers when they come out on November 28. The station, located in Selden Market, will include a list of participating small businesses, treats, and entertainment. Additionally, Downtown will be alive with Strolling Santa carolers, Small Business Saturday decorations, and gift card giveaways to Downtown shoppers.
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As the gateway into Downtown Norfolk, the NEON District provides the first glimpse of city lights, historic buildings and bustling streets to residents and visitors. The District will showcase unique, creative holiday décor along Granby Street adding to the magic of the season. Presented by Business Consortium for Arts Support.
For one week, from December 4-11, Downtown chefs put fun and creative spins on iconic food and drinks from holiday movie classics for a delicious helping of festive nostalgia. With 28 participating restaurants in this special dining week, there is ample opportunity to get a taste for Downtown’s newest holiday experience.