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Public Events at Belle Grove Plantation

Come join us at Belle Grove Plantation during some of our exciting Special Public Events! From Living History with historic performers to Afternoon Teas and VIP Dinners, there is something for the whole family!

 

Accepting Reservations for One Hour Afternoon Tea Service
Reservations required with a 24 hour notice

Click our Online Reservation Button and view dates and areas available for Afternoon Tea at Belle Grove Plantation.

For More Information on our Afternoon Tea, please visit our Tea page.

 

SPECIAL NOTE

Belle Grove Plantation Mansion and Grounds Tours will be closed in for the following dates due to Private Events or Holidays.

Monday, November 30th to Friday, December 4th (Closed to Decorate for the Holidays)

Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

Friday, January 1st (New Years Day)

Belle Grove Plantation will reopen on the next normal tour date. Private Events can be adding at anytime. Please visit our Tea page for Afternoon Tea dates not available. Please check our website before you come to visit for any updated dates. Thank you.

 

November 2020

 

Psychic Readings and Ghost Hunting with JMarie and Covert ParanormalFriday, November 27th / Saturday, November 28th

Psychic Medium JMarie and Covert Paranormal will be joining us for a weekend of Psychic Readings and Ghost Hunting. This event will be the last time JMarie will be doing Psychic Readings this year. She won’t be returning to Belle Grove until May 2021!

JMarie will be conducting limited Private Readings, Gallery Readings and will take part in the Ghost Hunting Tour as a Psychic Guide for Covert Paranormal. Tickets will sell out quickly so don’t wait to get yours!

Overnight Rooms will not be available.

Event Schedule
Friday, November 27th – 2 Hour Gallery Readings – 6pm to 8pm

Psychic JMarie connects with love ones that have passed over, bring messages of love and comfort. Groups are no more than 30 people.
Cost – $50

Friday, November 27th – 3 Hour Ghost Hunting with Psychic JMarie and Covert Paranormal – 9pm to 12am

Psychic JMarie and Covert Paranormal guide you through our historic location in search of our 83 resident spirits. Come find out why Belle Grove Plantation is considered One of the Most Haunted Plantations in Virginia.
Cost – $50

Saturday, November 28th – Half Hour Only Private Readings

Psychic JMarie connects with love ones that have passed over on a more personal level. Session are schedule for one person. Additional person or persons may come at an additional charge. Sessions can have up to 4 people in the group. Times are 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm and 2:30pm.
Cost – One Person Session – $150 for one person / Additional person – $100 for each additional

Saturday, November 28th – 3 Hour Ghost Hunting with Psychic JMarie and Covert Paranormal – 9pm to 12am

Psychic JMarie and Covert Paranormal guide you through our historic location in search of our 83 resident spirits. Come find out why Belle Grove Plantation is considered “One of the Most Haunted Plantations in Virginia”.
Cost – $50

Psychic Session Policies

• Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your scheduled time.
• Please do not bring family or friends to wait for you unless they are scheduled for the session.
• We are only offering one appointment per person or group. Please do not purchase two half hours to get a one-hour appointment.
• During the Private Reading Session, Belle Grove Plantation’s mansion will be open for tours from 1pm to 4pm. If you wish to tour the mansion, you are more than welcome to do so before or after your session. The mansion tour is 1 hour and costs $15 per adult.
• We love having all ages at Belle Grove Plantation. But we ask that you please do not bring them to a Private Reading with you.
 

December 2020

 

Brunch with Santa
Saturday, December 5th
11am
SOLD OUT

Santa Claus has taken time out of his busy schedule to make a special stop at Belle Grove Plantation this December! He will be arriving during our brunch for last minute toy requests and photos with all the good little boys and girls.
Brunch with Santa will kick off our Holiday Season with our beautifully decorated mansion and Holiday Teas. Brunch is at 11am with Santa arriving at 12pm. He will be available for visits and photos until 1pm.

Tickets
SOLD OUT

Advance Tickets – On or before October 31st – Adults – $40
Advance Tickets – On or before October 31st – Children 5 to 12 – $25
Advance Tickets – On or before October 31st – Children 4 and under – $5

Tickets – After October 31st – Adults – $50
Tickets – After October 31st – Children 5 to 12 – $35
Tickets – After October 31st – Children 4 and under – $10

Cancellation
You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before November 1st – After November 1st or no shows Tickets are non-refundable

Children
We love having all ages at Belle Grove for Afternoon Tea. But we would like to limit the youngest to 5 and older please.

Dietary Concerns
Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings
We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.
 

A Visit with Santa
Saturday, December 5th
1pm to 2pm

At 1pm on Saturday, December 5th, we will be opening our doors for our Holiday Tours of our decorated mansion. From 1pm to 2pm, we will offer a special tour that includes a visit with Santa.

Due to popular demand, Santa will be staying for one hour after our Brunch with Santa. Brunch with Santa is now sold out, but there are so many girls and boys that want to visit with him. So we are offering a special one hour visit time with Santa.
Tours and Visit Tickets must be purchased in advance. We will be scheduling times for each family to spend with Santa in order to keep everyone safe and health.

After visiting with Santa, get into the Holiday Spirit with a tour of the decorated mansion. Each room will be decorated in our theme “Christmas through the years”. by some pretty amazing designers. After your tour, you will be asked to vote for your favorite room. The top 3 rooms will get prizes in January.

Then visit our newly opened Museum and Gift Shop in what was known as the Caretakers house. See local vendors and their amazing items that could help your finish your Holiday Shopping. We support small businesses in the uncertain time.

We will be adhering to the Covid Guidelines. All guests must wear a mask while in the mansion. Each family will be able to be in with Santa alone. Children will not be sitting on Santa’s lap, but will be sitting on a small stool in front of him for social distancing. Time will be determined by the next scheduled visit.

Tour and Visit with Santa Costs

Adult and Children 13 to 18 years- $10 per person
Children – 12 and under – Free

 

Holiday Tea and Tours
December 5th to January 3rd
Tours conducted Monday to Sunday – 1pm to 4pm

There is nothing so beautiful then to see Belle Grove Plantation’s historic mansion dressed for the holidays. Starting on the day after Thanksgiving, groups of amazing designers come together to bring the magic alive. Each room is selected by a group to decorate and each are a masterpiece to behold.

As you tour the mansion, we ask that you please select one room that touches your heart. At the end of your tour, we ask you to please vote for your favorite. At the end of December, we will total up the votes and award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes to the groups.

We invite you to and get into the holiday spirit with our Holiday Tea and Tour of the mansion during the month of December. We are open to the public for tours 7 days a week from 1pm to 4pm. Reservations are required and do fill fast, so make your early. We take groups of 9 or less by reservation through our Tea page on our website at Bellegroveplantation.com. Groups of 10 or more must contact us directly at events@bellegroveplantation.com for reservations. Please note, we ask that you please check our website for closed date due to weather or private events before coming. These can be found on our home page, tour page and calendar page.

Our Afternoon Tea is regularly $35 per person and our Historic Mansion Tour is regularly $15 per person. As our Holiday Gift to you, our Holiday Tea and Tours are special prices at $40. Credit card is required to hold your reservation, payment is do in full after your tea and tour. Reservation times are 1pm and 2:30pm. Reservation times of 11am are available, but you must call us directly to book this reservation time.

 

January 2021

 

Mary Poppins Tea
Saturday, January 23rd at 1pm

Just a spoonful of sugar and delicious treats and your afternoon tea will be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Join us as we enjoy a visit with Mary Poppins! This delightful afternoon themed tea is for the young and the young at heart. Enjoy your tea as Mary shares some of the wonderful songs from this classical musical. Our special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Musical performance by Melissa Burton

Tickets

Advance Tickets – On or before January 1st – Adults – $40 / Children (5 to 12 years) – $25
Tickets – After January 1st – Adults – $50 / Children (5 to 12 years) – $35

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before January 1st – After January 1st or no shows Tickets are non-refundable.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

 

Paranormal Lockdown
Friday, January 29th and Saturday, January 30th
7pm to 11pm and 7pm to 7am
Hosted by Fredericksburg Paranormal Research and Investigations

Do you have what it takes to spend the night at Belle Grove Plantation’s Haunted Caretakers House?

Here is your chance to find out!

Come experience a truly haunted location and test your nerve as you spend 12 hours locked down in our Caretaker’s House, Summer Kitchen and Mansion. Belle Grove Plantation, one of the Most Haunted Plantations in Virginia has been seen on SyFy Channel’s Ghost Hunters (2014- Dead Presidents) and Travel Channel’s Kindred Spirits (2019- Dying Regrets). Many EVPS have been recorded. Many unexplained photos have been collected. Many have personal experiences that they still talk about today.

Do you have what it takes?
Event Schedule
Friday, January 29th
Friday Night Paranormal Investigation

7:00pm to 11:00pm
Cost – $40.00

Friday Night Paranormal Lockdown

7:00pm to 7:00pm
Cost – $99.00

Saturday, January 30th
Saturday Night Paranormal Investigation

7:00pm to 11:00pm
Cost – $40.00

Saturday Night Paranormal Lockdown

7:00pm to 7:00pm
Cost – $99.00

We are sorry, there will be no rooms available for overnights in the mansion.

 

March 2021

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Saturday, March 27th 1pm

Don’t be late for a very important date! Drop down the rabbit’s hole and land at a very mad afternoon tea party with Alice, the Mad Hatter and all of Wonderland Friends. But beware, the Queen of Hearts will be in attendance! Use the wrong tea etiquette and she call yell, “Off with their heads!”

This special afternoon tea party will include a very special gift!

How many Afternoon Tea Parties have you ever attended only to fall in love with your tea cup and want to take it home with you? Beautiful antique and vintage cups from England and American that you just know would be perfect at home with you?

Now you can come and enjoy our Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea Party and take your tea cup home with you!

A different cup for each person along with a special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Advance Tickets – On or before February 27th – Adults $40 / Children (5 to 12 years) $25
Tickets – After February 27th – Adults $50 / Children (5 to 12 years) $35

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before February 27th – After February 28th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Children

We love having all ages at Belle Grove for Afternoon Tea. But we would like to limit the youngest to 5 and older please.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

 

April 2021

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Titanic Afternoon Tea

April 10th 1pm to 3pm

Step back in time to a period of luxury, elegance and 5-star service with our Titanic Afternoon Tea. Set in the historic surroundings of Belle Grove Plantation, our Afternoon Tea is an experience not to be missed!

Completely immerse yourself during our Titanic Tea by selecting your Titanic passenger ticket. Select from 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class tickets. You may dress the part or come as you are.

Our special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Advance Tickets – On or before March 10th – $40
Tickets – After March 10th – $50

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before March 18th – After March 18th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable

Children

We love having all ages at Belle Grove for Afternoon Tea. But we would like to limit the youngest to 5 and older please.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

 

May 2021

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Sage ParaCon
Virginia USA
May 28, 2021 to May 30, 2021

MJ Dickson, founder of the Sage Paranormal and the Sage Paracon, has teamed up with Belle Grove Plantation to bring you a VIP paranormal weekend with a twist.

Join us for a weekend event of all things paranormal from talks to Q&A sessions, a VIP Meet & Greet evening, workshops, a paranormal investigation, psychic gallery reading, stalls and more.

Speakers include:
Greg Lawson – The Paranormal Detective / Author
Karen A. Dahlman – Director of the Talking Board Historical Society / Author
Richard Estep – Paranormal Researcher / Author
JMarie – Psychic Medium
MJ Dickson – Paranormal Researcher / Psychic Medium

It is the perfect weekend for those who are interested in all things paranormal to learn something new from the lectures and workshops, take part in the Q&A sessions, interact with like-minded people and meet new friends. The event is small and intimate therefore you are not competing with hundreds of attendees for a moment to chat with the speakers. You get loads of time to spark up a conversation and mingle at the VIP meet and greet evening and investigate Belle Grove Plantation alongside them.

Your ticket includes:

A Welcome Pack
A Meet & Greet evening
(Includes snacks and a couple drinks)
4 Lectures
4 Workshops
2 Q&A Sessions
A Psychic Gallery Reading
A Paranormal Investigation
Access to all stalls and speakers throughout the weekend
A discount code for your hotel room

Are you ready for the twist?

All those who attend will be taking part in several experiments and research for our Belle Grove Plantation book.

Tickets

$295.00 per person and include all the above, on sale this Friday the 13th March 2020.

For more information please email

MJ – mj@sageparacon.co.uk
Or
Michelle information@bellegroveplantation.com

Want to be a Vendor?

Please get in touch and we will send you the information and booking form.
 

August 2021

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Tea with Elvis
Saturday, August 21th

1pm to 3pm

He’s just a hunk a hunk of burning love! And he will be your “Teddy Bear” for the afternoon as Belle Grove Plantation hosts Elvis for Afternoon Tea.
Turn back the clock to the 1960s when the King of Rock and Roll ruled Las Vegas strip. Enjoy delights made from recipes favored by the Elvis. Enjoy your cup of afternoon tea while Elvis sings about “Heartbreak Hotel” and asks if you are “Lonely Tonight”.

Tickets

Advance Tickets – On or before Sunday, July 21st – $40.00
Tickets – After Sunday, July 21st – $50.00

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before August 1st – After August 1st or no shows Tickets are non-refundable

Dietary Concerns

We are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

 

September 2021

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Coming Soon – Spirits Festival 2021

A Day to Remember – 20th Anniversary of September 11th

 

October 2021

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Not So Wicked Witch’s Tea Party
Saturday, October 30th

1pm

Halloween is approaching and it time for all good witches to enjoy the delights of the season. Dress in your favorite witch’s hat and take a sip from our cauldron!

Bring along your best ghoul, goblin or other worldly creatures and enjoy the trick or treats we will have in store for you!
Enjoy Ghostly Stories of Belle Grove and a few other special surprises.

Our special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Advance Tickets – On or before September 30th – Adults -$40 / Children 5 to 12 – $20
Tickets – After September 30th – Adults – $50 / Children 5 to 12 – $30

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before October 7th – After October 7th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable.
Weather cancellations will be issued a gift certificate for use at Belle Grove in the full amount of tickets purchased. No cash refunds for weather cancellations.

Children

We love having all ages at Belle Grove for Afternoon Tea. But we would like to limit the youngest to 5 and older please.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.