Open Daily! Jan - Mid March . 10:30 - last tour 3:30 pm
Mid March - December, 9:30 - last tour 4:30 pm Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day Allow approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours for guided house tour and self-guided garden tour
Events for 2014
Jan - April 2014
May - Aug 2014
Sept - Dec 2014
  • January 1, 2014 Centuries of Christmas at Berkeley Plantation
    The elegant 1726 mansion will be beautifully decorated with fresh greenery from Berkeley’s gardens. Costumed guides will add a special touch to your holiday season with stories of Christmas at Berkeley through four centuries of history. The last day of this event!
  • February 15-17, 2014 Tippecanoe & Tyler, Too Presidents’ Day Weekend
    
William Henry Harrison’s life is celebrated during Presidents’ Day weekend at Berkeley Plantation.
  • March 1-31, 2014 Berkeley Home School Month
    During the month of March, Berkeley will offer a special rate to home schooled students and their families. Enjoy a guided house tour and learn 18th century life on a plantation, explore the museum of paintings and artifacts and walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River. Picnic area available.
  • April 26-May 3, 2014 Historic Garden Week at Berkeley Plantation
    Floral arrangements will be displayed throughout the elegant 1726 manor house. Enjoy walks in the restored boxwood and flower gardens, breathtaking vistas of the James River, and guided house tours with costumed guides. 9:30-4:30 888-466-6018
  • April 30, 2014 Afternoon Tea & Tour at Berkeley Plantation
    Enjoy an afternoon tea and guided house tour with costumed guides. The 1726 manor house will be beautifully decorated with fresh floral arrangements. Five terraces of restored boxwood gardens offer breathtaking vistas of the James River. Reservations required! 888-466-6018

     

  • August 5, 2014

General George McClellan’s 1862 Civil War Headquarters at Harrison’s Landing
    
This special Civil War Tour takes you through the life and times of the union soldier at Berkeley Plantation, General McClellan’s headquarters and supply base during July and August 1862. 9:00 am – 11:00 am Refreshments served. Reservations required!
  • August 7, 2014

Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps Perform at Berkeley Plantation
    
The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps is an all youth Corps made up of students ranging in age from 11 - 18 from Plymouth, MI and surrounding communities. The students are dedicated to the ancient arts of colorguard, fifing and drumming with emphasis on music played during the Revolutionary War. Program begins at 10:30 am The program lasts 30 minutes. A meet and greet allowing spectators and children to try on their uniforms, play their instruments and hold the guard equipment follows the performance.

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  • September 1 through November 30, 2014

Berkeley Plantation Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

    Bring the family out  to Berkeley to explore the colorful autumn gardens, river shore, exhibits and tours, pick a pumpkin and find your way through the  corn maze, all while learning Berkeley’s amazing history.

     

    The corn Maze is included in Berkeley’s tour admission, an additional fee is charged to take home a pumpkin.

     

    Open daily 9:30 – 4:30.  $11 per adult and $6.00 per child Picnic area available on site.

     

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  • September 17, 2014

Charles City County Ruritan Steak Feast
    Ruritan Club Steak Feast at historic Berkeley Plantation overlooking the beautiful James River. Rain or shine. 3:30 until 9:00 Dinner served from 5:15 to 6:15. Full rib-eye steak dinner, refreshments and music. Major Sponsors include: BB&T, Citizens & Farmers Bank, and Waste Management. All proceeds benefit local charities. Tickets may be purchased online at steakfeast.org or at the gate. Admission Tickets $30
  • October 4 & 13, 2014

Hauntings Tales & Tours
    This unique tour of Edgewood, Berkeley and Shirley Plantations will give an insight of the spirits and mysteries of these three historic homes in Charles City, Virginia. Hear the haunting tales of the paranormal activities at each site on a progressive tour offered on October 4 & 13, 2014. The tour begins at 3:30 at Shirley Plantation, continue to Berkeley and end at Edgewood. The cost is $36.00 per person and reservations are required. To make reservations call (804) 829-2962
  • October 10 & 17, 2014

Berkeley Plantation Autumn Sunset Tour
    Enjoy a walking tour to the Harrison graveyard with stories of Berkeley’s hauntings, hors d’oeuvres served at sunset and candlelight tour of the 1726 mansion. The tour begins at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $25.50 per person and reservations are required. To make reservations call 1-888-466-6018.
  • December 6, 2014 – January 1, 2015

Centuries of Christmas at Berkeley Plantation
    The elegant 1726 mansion will be beautifully decorated with fresh greenery from Berkeley’s gardens. Costumed guides will add a special touch to your holiday season with stories of Christmas at Berkeley through four centuries of history. Christmas tours are conducted daily from 9:30 until 4:30. The cost is $11 per person. 1-888-466-6018
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  • November 2, 2014

Virginia Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation
    
Celebrate the First English Speaking Thanksgiving in the New World Join us for a day dedicated to history, food and fun with tours of the 1726 manor house, a living history program, tribal dancers, arts, crafts & jewelry vendors, choral music, traditional Thanksgiving dinner and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt Woodlief & his men. Nowhere can you find a more exciting, more educational or more enjoyable way to add to holiday traditions than a beautiful fall day at Berkeley Plantation. There is no charge for admission to the festival and grounds. There is a $5 parking fee to help fund the festival and a nominal charge to tour the 1726 mansion and museum. House Tours are conducted 9:30 -4:30 and the festival activities begin at noon until 4:00 For more information visit: www.virginiathanksgivingfestival.com
  • December 6, 2014 Berkeley Plantation Christmas Wreath Workshop and Tour
    Begin your afternoon touring the 1726 manor house, beautifully decorated with fresh arrangements and wreaths cut from Berkeley’s boxwood, cedar and holly trees. Following the tour gather for a wreath-making workshop creating your own Berkeley wreath. 1:00 Refreshments served. The cost is $35.00 per person and reservations are required. To make reservations call 1-888-466-6018.
  • December 13, 2014

Colonial Christmas At Berkeley Plantation
    Come to Historic Berkeley Plantation and learn how the Harrison family celebrated Christmas during the 18th century with colonial music, Christmas stories and decorations of fresh greenery and natural arrangements. Refreshments served in the manor house following the tour. The cost is $15.75 per adult and $12.00 per child (ages 6-12) The tour begins at 1:00 and reservations are required. To make reservations call 1-888-466-6018.

12602 Harrison Landing Road
Charles City, Virginia 23030
(804) 829-6018
Toll free: 1-888-466-6018

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