New Year's Eve Live!

FAQ

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY NYE WATERSIDE DISTRICT TICKET?

All ticket purchasers gain access to Waterside District’s New Year’s Eve party, along with a Waterside District promotional gift card (that you can use that night or save for a future visit to Waterside District), access to multiple DJ entertainment on the main stage and throughout our 5+ venues, complimentary food action stations, champagne toast at midnight, NYE ball-drop, party favors and more! Please check your ticket type for specific details to what you receive with your NYE ticket. Those who purchase a Platinum Ticket for New Year’s will receive additional perks like complimentary coat check, access to an exclusive VIP area, heated outdoor patio, photo station, premium food offerings and more!

WHAT IS THERE TO DO AT WATERSIDE DISTRICT’S NEW YEARS PARTY?

There is plenty to keep you entertained all night at Waterside Distict’s NYE party! You may enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at any of our 10+ bars, rock out at our DJ jam-session on the Main Stage with DJ Can Rock and DJ Ty Street, grab a bite to eat from our food action stations (until 11 PM), ride the bull at PBR Norfolk, and hang out and have a great time with your friends as we celebrate 2019 and ring in 2020! Platinum ticket holders will also get to enjoy a complimentary photo station, premium food options and live music from Snackbar Jones!

DO I NEED A TICKET TO GET INTO WATERSIDE DISTRICT ON NEW YEAR'S EVE?

Yes, to get access to Waterside District for NYE, you will need to purchase a ticket. Visit the Ticket Options page to purchase a Gold or Platinum NYE Live! Ticket Package. Don’t wait. NYE Live! Norfolk is likely to be a sold out event.

DO I HAVE TO BE 21 TO ATTEND THE NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY?

Yes, all guests must be 21 years of age or older on 12/31/19 to attend.

AM I STUCK TO ONE AREA? OR CAN I MOVE AROUND THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT?

Nope! You are definitely not confined to one area. We encourage you to move around and enjoy all of our venues at Waterside District during our New Year’s Eve party! Waterside District is free-flowing, you and your guests are welcome to walk throughout the entire District to enjoy your time anywhere inside the venues including Blue Moon TapHouse, Guy Fieri’s Smokehouse, PBR Norfolk, Rocky Mountain Grill and The Market. The only exception is that The Harbor Club (located upstairs on the 2nd floor of Waterside District) is only available for Platinum ticket buyers. If you purchase a Platinum ticket, you have access to it all!

IS THERE A BALL DROP AT MIDNIGHT?

Yes, the New York City ball drop will be on our big 25' TV screen inside. Plus, we have a couple other surprise waiting for you! ;)

WILL THERE BE FOOD WILL AVAILABLE?

You betcha! There will be complimentary food stations spread throughout Waterside District for Gold Ticket Purchasers and premium food stations in The Harbor Club for Platinum Ticket Purchases. All food action stations will run from 9 PM to 11 PM. You can expect a wide-variety of free food items to enjoy for your last full meal of 2019. We don’t want you to ring in 2020 on an empty stomach! Stay tuned to our Facebook and Instagram pages for announcements of the menus in advance.

HOW DO I GET INTO THE PARTY AT WATERSIDE DISTRICT?

There will be a separate entrance for Gold Level and Platinum Level ticket holders. If you purchased a Gold ticket, you will enter through the main doors underneath The Market sign on Waterside Drive. If you went VIP and got a Platinum ticket, you will have your own separate entrance located on the side closest to the Blue Moon TapHouse with an exterior elevator and stair access to Waterside District.

HOW DO I GET TO WATERSIDE DISTRICT?

We’re located at 333 Waterside Drive Norfolk, Virginia 23510.

I AM DRIVING TO NYE LIVE! WHERE CAN I PARK?

You can find available parking on the street or one of the available city parking garages. The closest parking garage is the Waterside District garage, adjacent to the party at the intersection of Waterside Drive and Atlantic Avenue. You can Click here for more parking information from the City of Norfolk.

WILL THERE BE VALET PARKING?

Yes, valet parking will be available and will cost $18 (cash only). Valet parking is located in our Valet Lane off Waterside Drive in front of Waterside District.

WHAT IF I NEED TO CATCH A RIDE? CAN I GET A RIDESHARE?

Yes! We encourage you to catch a ride with our friends at Lyft.

WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE FOR THE EVENT?

It's New Year's Eve, so dress to impress! We encourage anything from business casual to formal wear to black tie attire. This year we’re celebrating the Roaring 20s, please feel free to dress to impress with the theme in mind!

WILL THERE BE A COAT CHECK?

Yes, coat check will be available for Gold ticket purchasers for a fee of $5 per item. If you purchase a Platinum ticket, coat check is included free of charge.

WILL THERE BE AREAS DESIGNATED FOR THE DISABLED?

Yes, please notify the door upon arrival and we will escort you in.

WHAT HOTELS DO YOU RECOMMEND?

We partner with several hotels in downtown Norfolk. Check out our Accommodations & Transportation page for more information on rates and packages.

WHAT DOES "SUBJECT TO OUR RESPONSIBLE SERVICE POLICY" MEAN?

This policy means, if it at any point during the event our staff feels as though you should no longer be served alcoholic beverages, we hold the right to refuse service.

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