Join us this camping season for family fun!
Easter & 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! 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!
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! Not one for pets? Join a special Sunday morning service as a blessing of the animals! 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!
It’s delicious, it’s tasty, it’s fun?! Join us for a weekend of activities centered around food! Mama said “Don’t play with your food!” This weekend, here at Cherrystone we say, “YES, PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD AND EAT IT TOO! Feed the foodie in all of you!
Spring Wine Celebration
Attention all wine enthusiasts! You’ll want to camp with us this spring for our Spring Wine Celebration! Bring your appetite for aged grape juice with activities themed around wine all weekend long!
This special weekend package features fun family activities including mother & child pedal boat races, live entertainment, and a special all new Mother’s Only Campfire Cooking Class complete with adult bevvy's where you will learn to prepare a special recipe for a delicious meal made right in a campfire! 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!
The sports you grew up playing but with a unique and unconventional objective or perspective. You may think you’ve played all the sports out there, but we promise you’ve never played them this way! Come celebrate almost summer by getting out of the house and into the open air!
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)
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!
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”!
Lights! Camera! Action! Join us for all new activities for this theme! 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!
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!
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 our Soak the Staff parade where our staff will be riding in our parade wagon and you get to soak us with super-soakers and water balloons as we pass your site! Warning: We will be armed with 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)
Calling all explorers, Cherrystone’s going to the Safari! We're bringing the jungle to Cherrystone so young explorers can meet and greet, study, and learn about all sorts of exotic animals!
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!
Ahoy Mates! Escape the gallows and come aboard for Pirates' Weekend. Seaworthy activities include the search for Blackbeard's 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 Pirate Weekend!
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!
The world needs you! Be a superhero for someone each and every day! Dress in your favorite superhero garb for our costume contest! Participate in all of our hero themed activities to become a certified Junior Superhero complete with hero certificate!
Fun for who's both big and small, our Suessian activities are truly fun for all! A wacky variety of activities and zany antics for the kids! 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!
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!
Welcome to the end of summer 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 first ever Cherrystone Family Olympics to find out! It’s family versus family all week long!
Mardi Gras for Labor Day
It's Mardi Gras time at Cherrystone! Say "so long" to summer with a fun-filled family celebration. There will be family games including horseshoes and cornhole along with our Mardi Gras ceremonies of a costume contest, cake, parade, and traditional toast to the family! Help us crown our new King Stone and Queen Cherry as we say good-bye to summer. 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!
Camping with Grandma and Grandpa is the best! Come spend the weekend with Meemaw and Pop-pop and celebrate that special connection that is the love between grandparent and grandchild. Any grandparent camping with their grandchildren, be sure you ask for your special discount when booking!
Dust off the banjo and camp with us to celebrate the music of Appalachia. Kids, make your own recycled material banjo. Adults, enjoy award winning bluegrass musicians of traditional and progressive bluegrass styles. Campers of all ages, let’s write a Cherrystone theme song and set it to bluegrass music at a camp-wide jam session! Good, old fashioned, home-grown fun to start the fall season!
I. October 2-4
II. October 9-11
III. October 16-18
IV. October 23-25
V. October 29-November 1
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, hayrides, "Trick or Treat" for children 12 and younger, a magic show, and our annual haunted house! 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 till Monday and receive Sunday night for 1/2 price! Halloween Weekend reservations are limited, so call now!
Cherrystone's 23rd Annual Haunted House
Our haunted house is so scary, it's, well, scary. Visit our Haunted House during our Halloween Weekends in October for a ghoulishly good time. Tickets sold separately. Please contact the Welcome Center for more information.
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.