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org

For Immediate Release:


Media Contact: Jordan Lett
E: lettj@festevents.org
P: 757-441-2345

Updated Norfolk Harborfest Schedule of Events
for Saturday, June 8th, 2019

NORFOLK, VA – (June 8, 2019) – Norfolk Harborfest resumes today in Town Point Park at noon with
exciting additions to Saturday’s Schedule of Events. Minor adjustments to Saturday’s Main Stage
schedule will allow for Friday night’s DJ AFISHAL headline performance and Harborfest Drone show to
be added to today’s programming and entertainment lineup.

Saturday’s full Schedule of Events is as follows:
12:00pm Harborfest opens
12:00-6:00pm Public Visitation aboard Tall Ships & Character Vessels
12:00-8:00pm Pirate and Mermaid Face & Body Painting, Treasure Island/Mermaid Cove
12:00-8:00pm Mermaid & Pirate Crafts Make & Take, Mermaid Cove
12:00-8:30pm Blazin Keys Piano Bar, Juke Box Live Stage
12:00-8:00pm Blackbeard the Pirate, Treasure Island
12:00-8:00pm Back Bay Mermaids, Mermaid Cove
12:00-5:00pm Sail Nauticus “First Sails”, Elizabeth River
12:00-9:00pm Festival Escape Rooms
1:00-1:30pm The Defiant Crew Pirate School, Treasure Island
1:30-2:00pm SAR Demo – United States Coast Guard, Elizabeth River
1:30-2:00pm Shadow Players Sword Fighting Show, Treasure Island
2:00-9:00pm BL Visuals Body Marbling Activation
2:45-4:00pm BJ Griffin & Galaxy Groove, Boathouse Stage (funk/soul)
3:00-3:30pm The Defiant Crew Pirate School, Treasure Island
3:15-4:15pm Blessid Union of Souls, Main Stage (alternative rock)
3:30-4:00pm Shadow Players Sword Fighting Show, Treasure Island
4:30-5:30pm Tug Muster, Elizabeth River – TBD
4:30-5:00pm Colours Junkanoo Parade, Starts at Waterside District
4:45-6:00pm Mike Mitchell Band, Boathouse Stage (bluegrass)
5:00-5:30pm The Defiant Crew Pirate School, Treasure Island
5:15-6:15pm Ripe, Main Stage (funk/pop)
6:30-7:00pm Shadow Players Sword Fighting Show, Treasure Island
7:00-7:30pm The Defiant Crew Pirate School, Treasure Island
7:00-8:00pm After Funk, Boathouse Stage (funk)
7:00-7:45pm Rose Royce, Main Stage (funk/pop)
8:00pm Buckshot, Outdoor Blue Moon Concert Stage
8:15-9:30pm AFISHAL (EDM)
9:30pm DRONE SHOW, ELIZABETH RIVER – Weather permitting

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120 W. Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510 • Phone (757) 441-2345 • Fax (757) 441-5198 • festevents.org

9:45pm FIREWORKS, ELIZABETH RIVER


10:00-10:30pm Colours Junkanoo Parade, Starts at Anchor
10:00-11:00pm DJ CanRock, Boathouse Stage (EDM)

All schedules are subject to change.

Norfolk Festevents, Ltd., based in Norfolk, Virginia, is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated
to creating the most dynamic urban waterfront community in America through innovative programming
and imaginative uses of its historic waterfront spaces. An extensive 10-month schedule of diverse
outdoor cultural events, festivals, concerts, entertainment, holiday programs, tall ship visits, sports and
recreation are presented in two popular and welcoming waterfront environments; Town Point Park
located in downtown Norfolk on the bank of the Elizabeth River and Ocean View Beach Park situated on
the shore line of the Chesapeake Bay. Norfolk Festevents has served as the City of Norfolk’s official event
marketing agency since the city’s downtown waterfront revitalization initiatives began in 1982. The
organization has garnered international acclaim for its advocacy for public access to waterfronts,
outstanding quality programming and development of public spaces, transforming Norfolk into one of
the most progressive, fun, and livable waterfront communities in the country. Residents, workers, and
visitors to Norfolk and the Hampton Roads region and invited to experience all the fun and excitement
of the 2019 season! For more information, visit www.festevents.org.


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