Garden Hours

The Garden is open 9am to 7pm, 7 days a week.

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.

Beginning June 11 -
through Oct. 15, 4-7pm

Every night except Tuesdays in July.

 

Butterfly House Hours

The Butterfly House is now closed and will re-open June 2018 - 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

Butterfly House Exhibit 2018
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Bike Nights 2018
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Watercolors with Diana Davis - Sunflowers
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Beginners Soap Making Workshop - Sold Out
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Pollinators in the Garden - Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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In The Spotlight

Summer Sunday Dog Days 2018
Honey Bee Festival Sat. 8/18

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  • bike_townie_225Bike Nights 2018

    Every evening, ride your bike through the Garden. Beginning June 11th.

  • GROW summer featured toutGrow Summer 2018

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

  • dig featured tout summer 18DIG Newsletter

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • azalea toutThe Garden in Bloom

    The Garden is in full color! Come see all the beautiful plants and flowers for yourself.

  • boy with rose toutSchool Programs & Children’s Group Tours

    Bring your lessons to life in the most beautiful outdoor classroom in Hampton Roads.

  • 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.

  • featured tout schoolSchool’s Out Nature’s In

    This summer, turn your school schedule into nature activities in the WOW Children’s Garden. Pick up a “School’s Out, Nature’s In” schedule and find activities throughout WOW.

  • bike_townie_225Bike Nights 2018

    Every evening, ride your bike through the Garden. Beginning June 11th.

  • GROW summer featured toutGrow Summer 2018

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

  • dig featured tout summer 18DIG Newsletter

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • azalea toutThe Garden in Bloom

    The Garden is in full color! Come see all the beautiful plants and flowers for yourself.

  • boy with rose toutSchool Programs & Children’s Group Tours

    Bring your lessons to life in the most beautiful outdoor classroom in Hampton Roads.

  • 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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