Coming up in Norfolk - come out to celebrate the 2020 Norfolk NATO Festival!
Schedule of events:
- Thursday, April 30, 2020: Flag Raising
- Friday, May 1, 2020: International Tattoo
- Saturday, May 2, 2020: Parade of Nations, International Village, International Tattoo
- Sunday, May 3, 2020: International Tattoo
Flag Raising: NATO Fest will be happening all weekend long beginning 5pm Thursday, April 30, 2020, at the Norfolk NATO Festival Flag Raising at Scope Plaza.
International Tattoo: Virginia International Tattoo performances at Scope Arena! The largest spectacle of Music and Might in the United States of America offers an astounding display of inspirational military music, majestic massed pipes and drums, show-stopping drill team maneuvers, colorful and elegant dancers, and much more. Tickets start at $20. Purchase tickets HERE.
- Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 7:30 PM
- Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM
- Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM
- Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 2:30 PM
Parade of Nations: I know many of you will be looking forward to the parade! The 67th Annual Parade of Nations is scheduled to take place Saturday morning, May 2, 2020 at 10am in downtown Norfolk. The Norfolk NATO Festival is proud to present its annual Parade of Nations, the longest continuously running parade in Hampton Roads and the only parade in the United States honoring NATO! Over 100 Parade Units with local and visiting high school bands, U.S. and International Military bands, and colorful floats which represent each of the NATO Member Nations! Local community organization and Festival partners are also featured.
International Village (formally NATO Fest): After the parade on May 2nd you can visit the International Village at Town Point Park in Norfolk to experience the diversity of 29 different nations in one location, all without needing a passport! Explore international heritage with cultural performances, international art, cuisine and craft beers. Come celebrate with the whole family in a European Street fair atmosphere in Downtown Norfolk. To find out more about the International Village Click HERE. This event is FREE and open to the public.