Sunday, November 2 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Berkeley Plantation, 12602 Harrison Landing Rd., Charles City, VA 23030
Celebrate the re-enactment of America’s first Thanksgiving at Berkeley Plantation. The festival begins with a parade including horse-drawn carriages and pipe and drum performers.
First person re-enactors, musicians and magicians stroll the plantation grounds.
The Chickahominy Tribal Dancers perform, as well as choral groups including the Chester Community Chorus led by Joshua Wortham.
Families participate in Colonial period games, dancing, crafts, activities and a corn maze.
Vendors showcase their food, arts, crafts and jewelry.
New catering has been added this year including Berry’s Catering and Thanksgiving fare from Catering by Jill. Thanksgiving dinner in a glass is back along with Brunswick stew, ham biscuits, turkey legs, BBQ, desserts and more.
The re-enactment of the landing, moderated by Richmond TV and radio personality Tim Timberlake, begins at 3:00 PM.
To conclude the program the Chickahominy Tribal Dancers invite everyone to join them in their traditional friendship dance.
It is an exciting, educational and enjoyable day for the whole family!
For additional information call 804-829-6018 or 1-888-466-6018 or go to www.
Admission to the grounds is free. There is a $5 per vehicle parking donation to help support the festival and a charge for house and museum tours. House tours available between 9am and 4:30pm.
Virginia Thanksgiving Festival – Berkeley Plantation – November 2, 2014