Need ideas for your night (or day) out on the town? We have created a list of things to do to get you started.

7 Things to do in the Norfolk Area…

Have the full Santa Experience!

Santa and reindeer will be visiting the Sunset Plaza Mall through the month of December. The mall isn’t the only place Santa can be spotted!


Needing a getaway? Pack your luggage for a staycation! We have great hotels in the area for you to kick back and unwind. Enjoy the fireplace and breakfast you don’t have to make yourself 😉. Not to mention the hot tub and pool!

Warm up at the BREWERY

Why not enjoy a local beer with great atmosphere?! Check out Divot’s Brewery where you will find great beer for any occasion!

Unwind with some WINE

Missing those summer days with endless wine tours across Nebraska? Have no fear, Jim’s Fine Wine is here! Whether you are looking for something special for the holidays or just wanting to experience local Nebraska wines, they’ve got it all! Who says you can’t have a wine tour in the comfort of your own home?

Mix things up at the Klubhaus

Get your friends and family together for some classic board games or if you are feeling adventurous, Klubhaus will teach you games you have probably never even heard of! There is fun for every age here!

Have a UNIQUE shopping experience

Whether you are just browsing or on a mission to find exactly what you are looking for, the Norfolk area has the right store for you! Stop into Magnolias, where you will find everything you need to spruce up your home. Looking for something to fit each individual style of each family member? Lead & Stone, Lead & Stone Kids and 318 on the Avenue are all in one gorgeous building; meaning you have got men’s, women’s and children in ONE STOP! Blush Boutique is new to these parts of town, stop in to check it out for yourself. Needing some quality boots for the season? Renegade will be sure to help you find what you need! While you’re there, browse their endless racks of trending western wear. We LOVE Nebraska, and we are sure you do too! Find all your Nebraska gear at Rags to Riches in the Sunset Plaza Mall. This is just a few of our great assets; if you are looking for more, stop in to see us at the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau at 609 W Norfolk Ave. We will set you up with a Retail Map to help you find what you are looking for!

Open the door to our past

We have some amazing museums in the area. Elkhorn Valley Museum (515 Queen City Blvd) in Norfolk is sure to have something to entertain you. Friends and family in town? Why not show them a little piece of our history! The Johnny Carson exhibit is always a hit as well as their Thurl Ravencroft exhibit; featuring “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” song in the Dr. Seuss ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’.  Not only does Norfolk have a great museum, so does Madison! Madison County Museum (210 W 3rd St, Maidson, NE) has a train exhibit sure to blow your mind! This time of year is a great time to visit as they have a Christmas Village set up with over 5,000 pieces.

Kick off the 2017 Holiday Season!

The celebration begins on Tuesday, November 21st in Downtown Norfolk and continues throughout the week.

Mark your calendars and share in the festivities Norfolk has to offer and then celebrate with some of our neighboring communities as well!

Wishing all of you and safe and happy season.