The Main in Norfolk holds ribbon cutting ceremony

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The City of Norfolk is going to be celebrating this weekend.

The Main, a new state of the art hotel, held a private ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning, with Mayor Kenny Alexander and other city officials on hand.

The public was then invited to tour the facility. Gold Key PHR, the hotel’s management, is offering small group tours Friday afternoon for the public to get its first look. There is also be a happy hour scheduled for this Friday’s celebration, along with a party in the hotel’s ballroom. Guests will be able to meet chefs, sommelier and lead bartenders at the hotel on Saturday.

Festivities kicked off last week with a pre-opening, private celebration. Gov. Terry McAuliffe joined local officials at last week’s private launch.

Gallery: The Main launches in Norfolk

Located at Main and Granby Street, The Main is a 21-story mixed use luxury hotel that features a rooftop beer garden, pool, wine studio and the largest hotel ballroom in the state.

The hotel is expected to create 850 new jobs.

A preview of the brand new Norfolk building, The Main

More information about the The Main’s grand opening can be found at this link.