Virginia Thanksgiving Festival honors history of early Colonial America

By October 26, 2018 No Comments

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — The Virginia Thanksgiving Festival is an annual tradition that honors the history of early Colonial America.

The festival takes place at the Berkeley Plantation in Charles City on Nov. 4.

The day celebrates the First English Thanksgiving in the New World, according to the event’s website.

Activities include a re-enactment of the First English Thanksgiving, Chickahominy Tribal Dancers, parade with horse-drawn carriages, fife and drum, musicians and magicians, colonial period games, dancing and choral groups, arts & crafts, jewelry and food vendors, corn maze, storytelling, cornhusk doll making, candle dipping, and a silent auction.