Waterside District

Phone Number: 757-426-7433
Parking & Transportation:

The Waterside District parking garage is located conveniently and safely across the street from Waterside District, accessible via an overhead walkway that connects to the venue. Waterside District also offers valet parking 7 days a week. In addition, when the venue space is not being used, Waterside District has an outdoor surface parking lot that is available for parking at an hourly rate. All options offer accessible parking spots.

There are also many other places to park around Waterside District and downtown Norfolk, including public parking, street parking and free parking options! Additional parking is offered at the Boush Street Garage, Main Street Garage, MacArthur Center and other parking garages downtown and on the street.

Please refer to http://norfolk.gov/parking for additional options in downtown Norfolk.

Free parking is available Monday through Thursday after 6 pm and all day Sunday on metered spots downtown.

Jump the Line: Unsure if disabled patrons are allowed in first
Stairs – Other/Details:

There are many different ways to enter and exit the venue, Waterside District. All areas have a ramp and/or elevator for accessible access to the show areas. To enter the main building, you will either use the flat area to get inside, an elevator if you came from the second floor or the ramps if you are entering or exiting from the exterior areas on the backside.

They also have two concert areas - one is outside and one is indoors.

Lighting Safety Warnings No, the venue never posts warnings about unsafe lighting
Accessible Seating Area Details

There is not a designated area for either of their concert areas.

Outdoors - There is plenty of floor space in front of the stage and on both sides that is not blocked off where disabled fans would be able to safely watch the show. During larger shows, there are concrete bleachers were all fans are required to sit and not stand, therefore no one would be blocking any fans view of the show.

Indoors - There is not a dedicated space indoors either. There is floor space throughout the entire venue (on both sides and in front) where disabled fans would be able to safely watch the show. There is also an upstairs balcony that is accessible via an elevator that is not blocked off, it is further from the stage, but does allow for fans to safely view the show.

Balcony Details:

They do have an outdoor balcony that is often used as a VIP area for our larger outdoor shows/concerts. This is accessible via an elevator from the first floor that will take you to the second floor, right to the entrance of the room with the balcony. This area offers both standing and seated options, there are seats that run along the entire balcony that allow guests to view from stools or guests are welcome to stand. Typically this area is 21+.

Seating: Yes, there's seating available for those who need it
Seating-Other/Details:

There are high-top chairs and barstool chairs. Standard dining room chairs are also available upon request.

Accommodations for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Patrons:

Not that I am aware of at this time.

Restrooms: Yes, there's an accessible stall in the men's/women's restrooms Yes, there's a single family/accessible/gender neutral restroom
Restrooms – Other/Details:

All restrooms have accessible stalls. There are multiple areas throughout the venue with five (5) options for Men and Women's restrooms.

This Information Is Current As Of: August 2019
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