Patriotic Festival

About the Event

18th Annual Patriotic Festival

Memorial Day Weekend – May 26,27,28, 2023

Patriotic Festival is pleased to announce The Festival’s move to the vibrant Norfolk Waterfront Memorial Day Weekend. Norfolk is the Navy capital of the World, and we are pleased to have the enthusiastic support of Regional Mid Atlantic Commander and Norfolk City Mayor in hosting the Patriotic Festival celebration at the Norfolk Downtown Waterfront and Scope Arena.

Town Point Park - Norfolk, VA

Town Point Park will be the site of the Military Zone featuring Navy and Military assets such as Navy Jet Fly Overs, US Air Force, Us Marines, Military Mobile Tours, and Ceremonies and Reenlistments. Town Point Park will also feature our Corporate Sponsorship displays including the Monster Energy Freestyle MX Tour. Three national afternoon concerts have been added at Town Point Park to enhance our 3-day weekend. Memorial Day Weekend is the ideal timeframe for our Festival as we Celebrate and showcase the Armed Forces.

The Renewed Norfolk Scope Arena - Norfolk, VA

The Renewed Norfolk Scope Arena is our Concert Zone for Friday evening's National Concert Artist. Scope will provide artist, fans with a climate-controlled experience with upgraded amenities.

America’s most popular artists have performed at the Patriotic Festival including Luke Combs, Kane Brown, Old Dominion, Sam Hunt, Zac Brown Band, Jason Aldean, Brantley Gilbert, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Bobby Bones, The Beach Boys, Huey Lewis & The News, Hall & Oats and many more.

Waterside Drive Concert Zone

The Norfolk Waterfront Waterside Drive Concert Zone concept was the request of Morgan Wallen & Kane Brown's agent for Morgan and Kane to perform open-air, and is the same concept as the successful Nashville, TN Broadway Street Country Artist Concert Series.

The Patriotic Festival Mission

The mission of the Patriotic Festival is to honor and celebrate all branches of our Armed Forces and promote Patriotism. With the US Navy support and the steadfast support of our Corporate Sponsors and Artists; We are confident 2022 Patriotic Festival will thrive in Norfolk for years to come.