Garden Hours

The Garden is open from 9am to 7pm.

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

Butterfly House Exhibit 2017
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Bike Nights 2017 (Aug. 2 - Oct. 15)
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sunday Dog Days
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday Morning Yoga - Single Class- Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Meditation: The Inner Journey-Single Class - Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

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In The Spotlight

Honey Bee Festival Sat. Aug.19
Barks & Brews is Back! Aug.27

Around The Garden

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    Help us name this beautiful Ficus Bonsai. Learn more about this naming contest - Now through Oct. 1.

  • barks and brews featured toutSunday Dog Days

    The end of our Sunday Dog Days is fast approaching. Join us Sundays in August with your favorite canine friend.

  • GROW featured tout summer 2017Summer GROW 2017

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

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    The Garden shares it's beautiful landscape with many living creatures.

  • tout FranceFrance Trip 2017

    Join NBG President & CEO, Michael Desplaines as he travels back to his ancestral roots in France!

  • cafe featured toutGarden Cafe 2017

    Join us for Lunch! Marigold & Honey Cafe offer a delicious Garden inspired menu. Weekdays: 11-4pm & Weekends 11-5pm.  

  • grow spring 2017 toutSpring GROW 2017

    Learn & GROW with us this Spring. There is something for everyone at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

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    We're in the NEWS!

  • yonder log pngVirginian Pilot Articles

    NBG has partnered with the VA Pilot for informational stories from our horticulturists.

  • kitchen garden toutPotager Kitchen Garden

    Back by popular Demand - The Kitchen Garden. This ornamental Garden is a beauty with both flowers & vegetables growing together in harmony.

  • annual report toutAnnual Reports

    Thank you for supporting Norfolk Botanical Garden. Our success is because of you!

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    Oh Snap! Join us on Instagram. Learn how to get started.

  • hydrangea web toutThe Garden in Bloom

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

  • pear featured toutNATO Vista Re-design

    Invasive Bradford Pear tree removal.

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    What's in your backyard? Gardening tips and information by Don Buma.

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

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

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    NEW Garden Explorer - New web features and smartphone locator.

  • 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 bonsai toutName our Bonsai

    Help us name this beautiful Ficus Bonsai. Learn more about this naming contest - Now through Oct. 1.

  • barks and brews featured toutSunday Dog Days

    The end of our Sunday Dog Days is fast approaching. Join us Sundays in August with your favorite canine friend.

  • GROW featured tout summer 2017Summer GROW 2017

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

  • racoon featuredWildlife

    The Garden shares it's beautiful landscape with many living creatures.

  • tout FranceFrance Trip 2017

    Join NBG President & CEO, Michael Desplaines as he travels back to his ancestral roots in France!

  • cafe featured toutGarden Cafe 2017

    Join us for Lunch! Marigold & Honey Cafe offer a delicious Garden inspired menu. Weekdays: 11-4pm & Weekends 11-5pm.  

  • grow spring 2017 toutSpring GROW 2017

    Learn & GROW with us this Spring. There is something for everyone at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

  • dig featured toutDIG Newsletter

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

  • 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.

  • kitchen garden toutPotager Kitchen Garden

    Back by popular Demand - The Kitchen Garden. This ornamental Garden is a beauty with both flowers & vegetables growing together in harmony.

  • annual report toutAnnual Reports

    Thank you for supporting Norfolk Botanical Garden. Our success is because of you!

  • Instagram toutInstagram – getting started.

    Oh Snap! Join us on Instagram. Learn how to get started.

  • hydrangea web toutThe Garden in Bloom

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

  • pear featured toutNATO Vista Re-design

    Invasive Bradford Pear tree removal.

  • Garden webGarden Blogs

    What's in your backyard? Gardening tips and information by Don Buma.

  • tout new pres ceoNew President/CEO Selected

    View Press Release to learn more about Michael P. Desplaines

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

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

  • cell-phone-2Garden Explorer

    NEW Garden Explorer - New web features and smartphone locator.

  • 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 bonsai toutName our Bonsai

    Help us name this beautiful Ficus Bonsai. Learn more about this naming contest - Now through Oct. 1.

  • barks and brews featured toutSunday Dog Days

    The end of our Sunday Dog Days is fast approaching. Join us Sundays in August with your favorite canine friend.

  • GROW featured tout summer 2017Summer GROW 2017

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

  • racoon featuredWildlife

    The Garden shares it's beautiful landscape with many living creatures.

  • tout FranceFrance Trip 2017

    Join NBG President & CEO, Michael Desplaines as he travels back to his ancestral roots in France!

  • cafe featured toutGarden Cafe 2017

    Join us for Lunch! Marigold & Honey Cafe offer a delicious Garden inspired menu. Weekdays: 11-4pm & Weekends 11-5pm.  

  • grow spring 2017 toutSpring GROW 2017

    Learn & GROW with us this Spring. There is something for everyone at Norfolk Botanical Garden.

  • dig featured toutDIG Newsletter

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

  • 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.

  • kitchen garden toutPotager Kitchen Garden

    Back by popular Demand - The Kitchen Garden. This ornamental Garden is a beauty with both flowers & vegetables growing together in harmony.

  • annual report toutAnnual Reports

    Thank you for supporting Norfolk Botanical Garden. Our success is because of you!

  • Instagram toutInstagram – getting started.

    Oh Snap! Join us on Instagram. Learn how to get started.

  • hydrangea web toutThe Garden in Bloom

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

  • pear featured toutNATO Vista Re-design

    Invasive Bradford Pear tree removal.

  • Garden webGarden Blogs

    What's in your backyard? Gardening tips and information by Don Buma.

  • tout new pres ceoNew President/CEO Selected

    View Press Release to learn more about Michael P. Desplaines

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

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

  • cell-phone-2Garden Explorer

    NEW Garden Explorer - New web features and smartphone locator.

  • 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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