Virginia Thanksgiving Festival

Join us at Berkeley Plantation for a day of food, games, and culture to celebrate the real home of Thanksgiving.

Upon safe arrival at Berkeley Hundred on December 4, 1619, a group of English settlers held a ceremony of Thanksgiving, which was to be observed annually and perpetually. The Virginia Thanksgiving Festival event showcases cultural performances and a reenactment of the first official English Thanksgiving in North America. Join us for the yearly celebration of culture, togetherness, and 400 years of Thanksgiving.

Family-Friendly Activities

Plantation Mansion Tours

Chickahominy Tribal Dancers

EVENT DETAILS


Event Type: Signature Events

Start Date: November 3, 2019

End Date:

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Venue: Berkeley Plantation

12602 Harrison Landing Rd.Charles City, VA 23030-3339



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