Join us this camping season for family fun!
Easter & Annual Clam Steam
Easter and Annual Clam Steam - Featuring our popular Annual Clam Steam, this fun filled weekend is the perfect way to start camping season! Easter themed activities all day long on Saturday including multiple meet ups with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy great food at our Saturday Clam Steam. Reservations include the site type of your choice for Friday and Saturday nights, and 2 tickets to the Clam Steam. Reservations are limited, so plan early and join us this Spring! (Covid restrictions may augment this event to operate differently than in years past. Due to the uncertain nature of the pandemic, this event may be cancelled at any time without notification.)
Explore the Shore: Chesapeake Bay Appreciation
Join us for an educational weekend to learn all about the #ShoreLife! Activities will let you in on the fun that us locals get all year long!
Paws in the Park
As a family campground, we understand that your family members may not all be human. Join us for Paws in the Park for activities centered around our furry family members! Don’t have a pet? Adopt one at the mobile pet adoption unit! Join a special Sunday morning service as a blessing of the animals! Not one for pets? Don’t worry! We pride ourselves in offering a wide variety of activities and amenities for all interests! When camping with Cherrystone, we want your whole family with us, fur-babies included!
Who did it? How did they do it? Find the proper clues, determine who's the most sus, and put the many unsolved mysteries presented this brand new themed weekend to rest!
Beat the Record
Records are set and are a constant challenge to be broken! This weekend will be filled with setting records never set, beating existing Cherrystone records, and attempting to beat Guiness World Records as well! Everything has a record associated with it and you'll never know if you can crush it if you never try!
This special weekend package features fun family activities including mother & child pedal boat races and live entertainment! Make memories this year in our very first LADIES ONLY Cornhole Tournament! Cherrystone opened Mother’s Day Weekend in the Spring of 1964, so as our anniversary gift to you, our guest, we’re giving you one free night's stay. Pay for Friday night, get Saturday night free by mentioning this special offer when booking over the phone or stopping by the Welcome Center for your reservations!
Wild Wild West
Yeehaw all you cowboys and cowgirls! Strap on your boots and don’t forget your Stetson as you saddle up to Cherrystone for our Wild Wild West activities! You’re in for a darn tootin’ hootin’ and hollerin’ good time!
Zip up your lab coats, put on your spectacles, and throw the switch! It's alive! IT’S ALIVE! Alive with science themed fun to be had as we lead hands on science experiments all day long! Educational and fun for all!
SUMMER IS HERE, and Memorial Day Weekend is going to be a blast. Do your spring cleaning and sell your unwanted treasures here, or just come on down to find a great bargain at our Open Air Market! Spaces available through the Welcome Center. Don’t miss out on the live entertainment and tournaments all weekend long and on Sunday, join our annual Memorial Day Parade by decorating your bike or yourself! March to honor those who have served and protected our nation! Memorial Day Weekend also includes a fireworks display Sunday night! (Weather permitting)
The circus is back and better than ever at Cherrystone! We'll have all your favorite games, a circus workshop at which you can learn to be a circus freak with the best of them, and a live circus variety show for a weekend that’s unforgettable!
Don't miss this weekend of fun sure to make you feel like you’re in a Tropical Paradise! With tropical themed activities all day long like beach games and lei making, this summer special is guaranteed to make you say “Mahalo”!
Kids are finally out of school and ready for summer vacation so why not come camping with dear old dad and celebrate all that he does for the family with special activities geared towards saying THANKS DAD! Crafts, music, craft brewed beer, and so much more! Not to miss is the return of the Miss Cherrystone Womanless Pageant! Dads, sign up for a hilarious...ahem...”drag race” like you’ve never seen before!
Summer is in full swing! Join us for a wet and wild theme with activities based in and around water all day long! Not to miss will be the season’s first Soak the Staff parade where our staff will be riding in our parade wagon and you get to soak us with super-soakers, hoses, and buckets as we pass your site! Warning: We will be armed with plenty of water weapons as well!
Come celebrate America's birthday at your favorite campground! Dress in red, white, and blue or as your favorite American hero at our Independence Day Costume Contest! Display your American pride in our parade through the grounds! See if you’ve got what it takes to win our horseshoe or cornhole tournaments! Fireworks display on the 4th of July! (Weather Permitting)
Ahoy Mates! Escape the gallows and come aboard for Shipwrecked Weekend. Seaworthy activities include the search for Blackbeard's buried treasure! Not to miss is the Campers Vs. Pirates Water Balloon Battle at which our campers have beat the pirates 6 consecutive years! Keep the traditions alive with us on this awesome weekend!
Welcome to the family feud to end all family feuds! At each activity, game, or sport you will find your family pitted against another family in direct competition! Does your family have the strength of mind and body to be crowned our Family Olympic Gold Medalists? Enter the second annual Cherrystone Family Olympics to find out! It’s family versus family all week long!
Christmas in July
Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, CAMP! Meet Summer Santa at our Christmas in July Extravaganza when he magically appears amidst a magical snowstorm! Decorate your site with those Christmas decorations that collect dust all year for a chance to win our best decorated site contest! Join a huge summer snowball fight to beat the heat! And much, much, more!
Fun for Whos both big and small, our Suessian activities are truly fun for all! A wacky variety of activities and zany antics for the kids! An afternoon juggling show filled with spectacle for the kids, and a hint of humor for the adults! Special characters will also make an appearance around the campground! Look out for the mischievous thing 1 and thing 2 at our Little Neck Cafe!
Calling all explorers and animal lovers alike! We're bringing the jungle to Cherrystone so young explorers can meet and greet, study, and learn about all sorts of local and exotic animals!
Bruh! Summer vibes hit different with us at Cherrystone's Beach Boom weekend. Our Bay-front really slaps, so this week, we’re moving as many of our activities to the beach as possible. Don't be salty, leave bae on read, get the squad together and head to the beach! All tea, no shade, it’s Summer vacation goals!
There's a resort that has a theme and Bingo is its name-o! Join us for a weekend full of Bingo, both traditional and twisted! Wait for your numbers to be called, then say it loud and say it proud! B-I-N-G-O Blast is fun for the whole family.
Lights! Camera! Action! Kids, let’s create a show and perform it for your parents! Play improv games at our acting workshops! Campers can enjoy nightly movies at our craft shop! Dress up as your favorite movie character and enjoy ice cream at the Little Neck Cafe’s Character Social! Summer fun for movie buffs of all ages!
Say "so long" to summer with a fun-filled family celebration. There will be family games including horseshoes and cornhole along with our Coronation Ceremonies of a wacky costume contest, cake, parade, and traditional toast to the family as we crown our new King Stone and Queen Cherry! To cap off the weekend, we’ve got a fireworks display like none other! (Weather Permitting)
Armed Forces Weekend
You or a family member serves the country, so let us honor that service with a weekend dedicated to you and the sacrifices you make. Military, Police Officers, Firefighters, and First Responders, ask about your special discount when booking!
Creative & Crafty
Calling all creative and crafty campers! Create artistic memories that will last a lifetime!
What's behind door number 3? It's a brand-new themed weekend at Cherrystone! Ever find yourself watching your favorite game show and think to yourself, I could CRUSH IT if I were on that show? Here’s your chance to prove it at Game Show Weekend!
I. October 1-3
II. October 8-10
III. October 15-17
IV. October 22-24
V. October 29-31
Our annual Halloween celebration is a SPOOK-tacular, FUN-filled time. These awesome weekends include a costume contest for kids and adults, carved or decorated pumpkin contest, "Trick or Treat" for children 12 and younger, a magic show, and our brand new Haunted Forest! Get in the "spirit" as you decorate your site for our best decorated site contest! We will give a special prize for the most creative! Come early and receive Thursday night for 1/2 price! Stay until Monday and receive Sunday night for 1/2 price! Halloween Weekend reservations are limited, so call now!
Cherrystone's 2nd Annual Haunted Forest!
“I screamed and screamed and screamed and loved every second!” “We went through four times, the Haunted Forest is so intense!” “Very well done, great job!” “We loved the Haunted Forest!” The word is out! Our Haunted Forest ride-through experience is a hit! Available Saturdays in October, this golf carted experience takes you through a wooded nightmare as your biggest fears come at you from all angles! Brave the Forest for yourself during our Halloween weekends in October! Tickets sold separately.
Cherrystone is located just 11 miles North of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Turn West at the Cheriton traffic light off U.S. 13 onto VA 680 and follow the signs to the campground.