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Norfolk Day

Get ready to show your love for Norfolk - join in on the festivities and discover all that this beautiful county has to offer on Norfolk Day!
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Mark your calendars for July 27 because it's time to celebrate Norfolk Day! This special day was first established in 2018 as a way to honor and showcase all the amazing things about Norfolk, England – from its rich history and culture to its beautiful landscapes and friendly people. Whether you're a local or just visiting, there are endless ways to join in on the festivities and show your love for this charming county. So let's come together and make this year's Norfolk Day one to remember!

History of Norfolk Day

Norfolk Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Norfolk Day Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>Norfolk Day was first established by the Eastern Daily Press and BBC Radio Norfolk to celebrate the county’s culture, history, and people.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2019</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Increased Celebrations</div><div class='timeline-text'>Large scale celebrations took place across the county including fetes, festivals, and special events at local businesses.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Virtual Norfolk Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Due to COVID-19 restrictions, celebrations moved online with thousands of virtual events and activities.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2021</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hybrid Celebrations</div><div class='timeline-text'>As restrictions lifted, a hybrid of in-person and virtual events took place, demonstrating Norfolk’s resilience and community spirit.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2022</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Norfolk Day Celebrations Expansion</div><div class='timeline-text'>With growing recognition, Norfolk Day celebrations expanded globally, with Norfolk natives around the world honouring their roots.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Norfolk Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Explore the city</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Spend the day exploring different parts of Norfolk! Visit historical sites, try new restaurants, and take in the beautiful views of the city.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Attend a local event</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check out the events happening in Norfolk on Norfolk Day! There may be concerts, festivals, or community gatherings to join in on and celebrate the city together.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Support local businesses</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Show your love for Norfolk by supporting local businesses! Shop at small boutiques, eat at independent restaurants, and buy products made by local artisans.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Take a boat tour</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Hop on a boat and take a tour of the surrounding waters and coastlines of Norfolk. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and learn more about the city's maritime history.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a Norfolk themed party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends and family over for a Norfolk themed party! Serve local foods, play games, and decorate with landmarks and symbols that represent the city.</p></div></div>

Why Norfolk Day is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It celebrates the unique culture and history of Norfolk</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Norfolk Day is a chance to showcase everything that makes Norfolk special, from its beautiful beaches and iconic landmarks, to its rich maritime heritage and delicious local cuisine. It's a day to embrace and celebrate all aspects of Norwich's culture and history.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It brings the community together</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Norfolk Day is a great opportunity for people to come together and connect with their neighbors, especially in today's fast-paced world. It encourages camaraderie and strengthens bonds between residents, businesses, and organizations in the community.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It supports local businesses</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>On Norfolk Day, many local businesses offer special deals and promotions as a way to attract customers and promote their products or services. By participating in this holiday, you're not only celebrating your community but also directly supporting the local economy.</p></div></div>

5 Unearthed Facts on Celebrating Norfolk Day

Norfolk Day FAQs

When is Norfolk Day?

Norfolk Day is celebrated on July 27 every year. In 2024 Norfolk Day will occur on a Saturday.

Norfolk Day Dates



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