VIRGINIA'S MOST HISTORIC PLANTATION
From the grand expanse of the landscape to the vistas overlooking the James River, the setting assures that your next corporate function will be unique and memorable.
A drive down scenic Route 5 to Virginia’s most historic plantation is the perfect get-away for your next corporate function. Just 25 miles east of Richmond and 30 miles west of Williamsburg, Berkeley Plantation offers a variety of function spaces. Breathtaking gardens, indoor dining room facility and Chippendale gazebo are just a few of our many sites. By offering a variety of spaces, we’re able to accommodate your group, whether it’s a formal dinner, a business meeting or a casual outing.
Grounds Rental Rates
Saturdays, April through October
Grounds Rental for up to 250 guests: $2,500
Event with over 250 and up to 350 guests: $3,000
For larger events over 350 guests: Call for quote
Discounted rates available for Sunday – Friday events. Call for Quote
Grounds Rental Includes:
2 days use of Gardens: one-day for set up; one-day for event.
Additional restrooms required for all events with over 100 guests.
Due within 10 days of booking - non-refundable
Balance due two months prior to event.
Payment: Company checks, money orders, cashier checks and all major credit cards accepted.
A 5% fee will be charged for all credit card payments.
Cleaning/Damage Deposit: Due with final payment two months prior to event: $300 (refundable after event)
Grounds Rental Time
Includes eight hours up until 8:00 p.m. on event date (includes 2-hour set-up, 1 hour clean-up).
Also includes day prior for equipment (tents, tables, chairs, decorations) delivery /set up from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
For an additional fee you may make arrangements in advance to use the facility after 8pm and beyond the normal block of hours.
8:00 pm until 11:00 pm (within 8 hour time block): $150 per hour
11:00 pm until 1:00 am (within 8 hour time block): $250 per hour
Over 8 hour time block on event date: $175 per hour
Dining Room Rental for Receptions, Parties and Dinners: $750
Includes: Use of Coach House Dining Room for eight hours up until 11:00 p.m., tables and chairs for 75 guests, restrooms, parking, bride’s parlor and on-site facility attendant.
Dining Room Rental with Grounds Rental: $500
Available 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Chippendale Gazebo: $175
Includes: Use of Chippendale Gazebo from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Seating for 10 people, restrooms and parking.
Guests may tour the historic gardens and grounds at no additional charge.
An additional fee of $8.50 per person is charged for guided house tours.
A signed lease agreement, which will include your rental times, set up schedule, and deposit must be received within 10 days of booking to reserve the grounds for your event.
Renter is responsible for procuring services from necessary vendors (i.e. tent, caterer, tables, chairs, carriage rides, and musicians). While Berkeley Plantation may make suggestions for possible vendors, it is not responsible for the performance of those vendors.
All vehicles, including those of your guests, vendors and deliveries must park at designated parking area, located near the event site. No vehicles are allowed on walking paths or grass/lawn areas.
After delivery, all vehicles must be moved to the parking area.
The renter is responsible for cleaning the area after the event. Decorations and litter must be removed immediately following the event. Failure to do so will result in a forfeiture of the cleaning deposit. Dance floor must be removed within 24 hours of event. Arrangements for rental equipment delivery and removal must be made in advance.
Musicians must play at a moderate level.
A one day banquet license must be obtained by the renter (or contracted vendor) from the Virginia ABC board if serving alcoholic beverages.
Inclement weather will not result in a refund for any event.
Renter is responsible for an alternative plan in the event of inclement weather.
Renter agrees to indemnify Berkeley against all claims, expenses and costs, including attorney's fees, resulting from any injury to persons or property caused by renter's invitees or contractors.
Equipment & Tents
Chesterfield Rentals (804) 748-0145
Party Perfect (804) 359-2400
Big Top Entertainment (757) 875-0505
Commonwealth Event Company (804) 264-6621
Classic Party Rentals (804) 270-9544
Topside Tent and Party Rentals (804) 751-0202
Prop Shop (804) 228-1100
Groovin Gourmet (804) 868-8900
Mosaic (804) 525-2190
A Sharper Palate (804) 553-0495
Whitehouse Catering (804) 644-4411
Berry’s Catering (804) 370-4130
Nanny’s Catering (804) 733-6619
Luxury Restroom Trailer
Edmunds (804) 478-4688
Horse and Carriage
Hundley Carriages (804) 743-9233
Choice Entertainment disc jockeys-bands (804) 788-4603
Gary Gaudlin, disc jockeys (804) 747-4777
Manny Green Entertainment, disc jockeys (804) 379-9404
Sam Hill Entertainment disc jockeys-bands 866-SAM-HILL
Aurora, harpist and tenor (757) 624-3721
Lyrical Images, flute and harp (804) 833-7989
Tim Olbrych, guitarist (757) 229-2618
Wayne Ruotolo, guitarist (804) 378-4040
Sine Nomine String Ensemble 757-897-6821
Open Daily 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (804) 829-6018
Toll Free: 1 (888) 466-6018
Fax: (804) 829-6757
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