First Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation

The first Sunday in November is the annual Virgina First Thankgiving Festival at the Berkeley Plantation

Activity Schedule


9:30 Mansion Tours Begin
11:45 Parade – Lane leading to Thanksgiving Shrine
St. Andrews Pipes & Drums
Horse & Carriages
12:30 380th Army Band Woodwind Quintet – Stage
1:00 Chickahominy Tribal Dancers – Stage
Interpretation by First Assistant Chief Wayne Adkins
1:45 Pre-Program Music – Stage
2:00 Formal Program – Stage
3:00 Friendship Dance – Stage/Lawn
Chickahominy, Capt. Woodlief’s men and the audience
3:00 Demonstrations & Activities Resume
4:30 Last Tour of Mansion


Throughout the Day…


12:00 – 4:00


(Activities will break during Formal Program)


Main Lawn
Arts & Crafts Strolling Minstrel Quill Writing
Chickahominy Tribe Cornhusk Doll Making Colonial Games
Puppeteer Sorcerer (Magician) Strolling Re-enactors
Colonial Dancers Encampment
Rose Gardens
Arts & Crafts Vendors Food Vendor Thanksgiving Souvenirs
Lane to Taps Monument
Blacksmith Educational Tables Vendors/Demonstrations

Click HERE for more information….

Berkeley Plantation
12602 Harrison Landing Rd
Charles City, VA 23030
Toll free 888-466-6018 or 804-829-6018

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