🎵 “I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 22!”🎵 2022 is the year to try new things in the Norfolk area. Norfolk has expanded its attractions including axe throwing, live comedy, music, and more. Make sure to add these fun activities to your bucket list when in the Norfolk area.

Axe Throwing

Check out the newest addition to Downtown Norfolk – The Boat House. Learn how to throw axes with projected targets. Experience with the family (ages 10 and up) or a night out with friends. Enjoy the game of golf with a state-of-the-art golf simulator. Whether it’s cold, windy or hot outside, this is the perfect way to enjoy golfing with the beer cart 20 feet away! Make sure to grab a pizza while enjoying these activities!

Comedy

District Event Center is the new home for comedy shows in the Norfolk area. In 2021, they hosted actors Kevin Farley and Steve Hytner. Get tickets now for the Steven Michael Quezada Comedy Show on January 13th. See more information at https://districteventsnorfolk.com.

Green Light Great Night

Did you know Norfolk’s history is known as a music city? US92 is bringing back live music and the experiences it includes. When the green lights are flashing outside of bars and restaurants in the Norfolk area, live music is on stage. Artists range from local bands to new up and comer’s straight out of Nashville. Check out the live music events at https://visitnorfolkne.com/upcoming-events/.

Geocaching

Geocaching has been an established treasure hunt in the Norfolk area for years and now has over 297 geocaches. Norfolk’s Geotour is Nebraska’s only geotour! Join the world’s largest treasure hunt while experiences local places. It’s easy to start – download the official Geocaching app and create an account. Find the Norfolk Area Geocaching passport at http://visitnorfolkne.com/geocaching/ and start your adventure! Once you’ve completed the passport, stop by our office for a geocaching coin.

Art

Norfolk is continuing to expand the artistic world in Downtown Norfolk. New murals and sculptures are coming in Spring 2022! Stretch your legs as you explore numerous murals that transform otherwise ordinary buildings to public art and see the new Norfolk Area Sculpture Walk sculptures along the way. Revitalized Studio and the Norfolk Arts Center are also located in the Downtown district. Stop in the for an art class or check out their galleries. See more information at https://visitnorfolkne.com/home/things-to-do/.

NEW Johnny Carson attractions

The one and only Johnny Carson has a newly remodeled exhibit at the Elkhorn Valley Museum. Enjoy interactive features including a photo opp with The Tonight Show’s stage and “A Shared Experience” for Johnny Carson fans. The exhibit also includes memorabilia like costumes, awards, and props. Discover more information at https://elkhornvalleymuseum.org.

 

A new addition to Downtown in 2021 was Riverpoint Square. This park hosts Norfolk’s farmers market, Downtown Concert Series and more. It’s also home of the Johnny Carson mural! With the beauty of the park surrounding the mural, pictures are appealing and easier to take. Riverpoint Square is located on Norfolk Avenue and 3rd Street.