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09.01.23 // Monthly Newsletters

August 2023

Before the 8th Annual NEON Festival energizes the district this October, it’s time to break out the spray cans and paint rollers.

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07.31.23 // Monthly Newsletters

July 2023

Always wanted to join in the NEON Festival fun? Now’s the time with the NEON District accepting submissions from artists and performers for programming this month.

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06.30.23 // Monthly Newsletters

June 2023

The NEON District is seeking one or more artists to complete a large-scale mural at the highly visible intersection of Granby Street and Brambleton Avenue. Importantly, the site is a primary gateway into the district, with more than 40,000 cars passing by a day.

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05.30.23 // Monthly Newsletters

May 2023

Your input on Downtown and the NEON District is needed! Downtown Norfolk Council is currently under way with a planning effort to refine the long-term vision for Downtown and identify priority improvements and investments over the next five years, and also focus the financial and staff resources for DNC.

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05.01.23 // Monthly Newsletters

April 2023

Everyone’s favorite bike ride is back! The Glow Ride cycles into NEON on Friday, May 19 for the seventh annual critical mass ride.

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04.19.23 // Monthly Newsletters

March 2023

The NEON District and Norfolk Tour Company are proud to announce a new season of monthly walking tours of the district’s public art collection.

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03.06.23 // Monthly Newsletters

February 2023

It’s that funny time of year when the dreariness of winter seems past but spring is not quite yet blooming. Take a walk in NEON…

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01.31.23 // Monthly Newsletters

January 2023

There’s a certain romantic holiday in mid-February that we like to think of in NEON more as an occasion to eat your favorite local dessert and have some fun.

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01.06.23 // Monthly Newsletters

December 2022

Readers, visitors, artists, friends, downtowners – all of you out there who return to the NEON District over and over again, thank you.

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7th Annual
 NEON Festival

The 7th annual NEON Festival returned to NFK October 20 & 21, 2022. The nights were lit with performances, music, murals, art and more!

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Call For Artists

Hundreds of artists have passed through NEON walls over the years. Big or small, international or your next door neighbor, high school student or college professor - artists of all kinds and skill levels are welcome to contribute to the NEON District's public art collection. Apply for project-based open calls throughout the year to join the club.