What to Know Before You Go

The Virginia International Tattoo will occur on the following dates:

Thursday, April 18, 7:30 PM
Friday, April 19, 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 20, 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 21, 2:30 PM

at Norfolk Scope Arena
201 E Brambleton Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510

Virginia International Tattoo is a ticketed event. Tickets can be found here.

Hampton Roads Transit

Hampton Roads Transit serves the Scope via the Tide light rail, which stops at the Monticello Station, just a block from the arena and plaza, as well as several bus routes. https://gohrt.com/

The Virginia International Tattoo recognizes policies enforced by Norfolk SCOPE Arena, which can be read here

Venue Policies

Attire: Casual dress is appropriate. Every year, we see people wearing ball caps to represent their military service, Tattoo swag, and even kilts!

April can be warm outside, but Scope Arena is home to the Norfolk Admirals, Norfolk's professional hockey team. It can be chilly in the arena and we recommend bringing a sweater or light coat.

Children any age are allowed. Everyone attending Virginia International Tattoo must have a ticket. Child/student discounts available on Price level 4 ($45), 5 ($35) and 6 ($20) tickets. No discounts available on Price level 1($100), 2 ($75), or 3 ($55) (group discounts available on P3) tickets. See below regarding free events.

Folding/stadium chairs, outside food/beverages, or professional cameras (especially detachable lenses), are not allowed in Scope Arena. Non-professional, non-flash photography and videography are permitted. Please do not block any walkway with tripods or equipment. These items are allowed on Scope Plaza during Tattoo Hullabaloo, but not into Scope Arena. Items purchased from Hullabaloo vendors will need to be in bags when brought into Scope Arena.  

Pets are not allowed on Scope Plaza during Hullaballoo. See venue policies regarding service animals. 

The Virginia International Tattoo has many associated weekend events that are free and open to the public.

Tattoo Weekend Events