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Frequently Asked Questions

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Will there be areas designated for the disabled?

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

Will there be a Coat Check?

Yes, coat check will be available and will cost $4 per item. Check back later for more details on location.

Is there confetti or ball drop at midnight?

Yes, the ball drop will be aired on our big screen inside The Market, plus another midnight surprise!

Will there be Valet Parking?

Yes, valet parking will be available and will cost $15. Valet parking is located at Waterside Drive in front of Waterside District.

Where can I park?

Parking is available at the Waterside District parking garage. The garage is adjacent to Waterside District at the intersection of Waterside Drive and Atlantic Avenue. Additional parking is offered at the Boush Street Garage, Main Street Garage, MacArthur Center and other parking garages downtown and on the street.

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 is the dress code for the event?

It's New Year's Eve so dress to impress! We encourage business casual to formal attire.

What kind of food will be available?

There will be buffets located at each venue of Waterside District. Food will be featuring selections from Guy Fieri's Smokehouse, Blue Moon TapHouse, Rappahannock Oyster Co, Cogan's Pizza, Luk Fu and The Local.

What is included in food and beverage package?

Our food and beverage package includes: entertainment, party favors, food buffet, domestic drafts, premium cocktails, house wine and non-alcoholic drinks (excludes energy drinks, shots, rocks and neat pours).

Can I move around to different venues throughout the night?

All guests will be allowed to move freely in participating venues if the venue is not at capacity with limitations being designated VIP areas.

Do I need a ticket to get into Waterside District on New Year's Eve?

Yes, to get access to the venue you will need to purchase tickets. Visit the [Get Tickets] page to learn more on ticket package options and prices.

What does "subject to our responsible service policy" mean?

Meaning, if it at any point our staff feels as though you should no longer be served, we hold the right to refuse service.