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NEON Festival returns to downtown Norfolk

The annual arts festival is in its 5th year.

NORFOLK, Va. — The 5th Annual NEON Festival is coming back to Norfolk on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Organizers call it a celebration of energy and light in Norfolk's arts district.

The 2019 celebration includes:

  • The Chrysler Museum of Art open late Thursday
  • Third Thursday at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio
  • Opening Reception Thursday at d'Art Center
  • The Plot Beer Garden and entertainment Friday evening
  • Tidewater Community College glass blowing, art exhibition and beer garden at Glass Wheel Studio Friday evening
  • 5 new murals unveiled
  • NEON District Public Art Tours both nights
  • Pop up art galleries in local businesses
  • Live music and brews at Bearded Bird Brewing Co. Friday
  • Community programming from The Governor's School for the Arts, Teens With a Purpose, Push Comedy Theater, Hurrah Players and many more!

Click here to learn more about the NEON Festival.