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Nauticus After Dark Is Back to Kick Off the March Madness Tournament

Explore Nauticus After Hours at this 21+ Slam Dunk Event

Norfolk, Va. – Nauticus has gone MAD for March Madness! The community is invited to join Nauticus at their first “Nauticus After Dark” event of the year this Thursday, March 21st from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Nauticus After Dark: Brackets & Brews offers basketball fans the opportunity to watch the first-round of the tournament games on the big screen in their 350-seat theater. Fans will also enjoy arcade basketball games, bracket competitions, gourmet hot dogs, game day drinks and so much more!

Event Highlights:

  • Livestream of the first round of the Men’s NCAA basketball games
  • Arcade basketball games to compete against your friends
  • Caricature artist, Bob Langston
  • Game day themed cocktails and bites 
  • Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four, Corn Hole
  • Build your own sailboat races + win prizes
  • After Hours Exploration of Norfolk in Time, one of Nauticus’ newest exhibits
  • && more!

Nauticus After Dark tickets are $5 per person for Nauticus Members and $15 per person for non-members ($25 at the door). Tickets can be purchased here.

About Nauticus

Nauticus is a maritime discovery center located along the waterfront in downtown, Norfolk, VA, offering a unique form of experiential learning for all ages. Through interactive exhibits and STEM to STERN programming, Nauticus uses the museum, Battleship Wisconsin, sailing center, and Schooner Virginia to tell the story of the maritime environment, industry, and the military. Nauticus Foundation is the nonprofit, 501©3 that supports the mission and activities of Nauticus. Nauticus’ mission is to benefit the community through education, impactful experiences, and sharing access to maritime resources. For more information, visit