Weddings at Oatlands


Holiday days teas are held in our festive historic Carriage House.
Santa Claus will make an appearance at our Santa Tea on
Sunday, December 21 so you can get in those last minute requests! 

All teas start at 1:00 pm and end at 3:00 pm

Thursday  Dec  11  Holiday Tea - Sold Out  Ruth Jacoby, Pianist
Friday Dec  12  Candy Cane Tea - -Sold Out Colonial Recorders
Saturday Dec  13 Teddy Bear Tea -Sold Out Ruth Jacoby, Pianist
Sunday Dec  14 Holiday Tea - Sold Out Windward Passage
Thursday Dec  18 Holiday Tea  -Sold Out The Pickwick Singers
Friday Dec  19  Gingerbread Tea Colonial Recorders
Saturday Dec  20 Gingerbread Tea Unchained Harmony
Sunday Dec  21 Santa Tea!   -Sold Out  
Friday Dec  26  Holiday Tea   
Saturday Dec  27  1940's Tea Phil Kuhn, Pianist
Sunday Dec  28  Holiday Tea   

Oatlands thanks all the volunteer helpers and musicians who help make the Holiday Teas a special experience.
If you would like to volunteer please call 703-777-3174.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at Oatlands is a valued tradition.   We hope you will come enjoy an afternoon having tea, shopping and touring our historic property.

Mansion tours are offered to tea guests at a discounted price. 

See About Your Visit for a listing of available tours and information.



Tea is held from 1 - 3 pm in our historic Carriage House unless otherwise noted. 

Attire is casual so you can feel free to dress for exploring our beautiful property. 

Ask us about membership programs that will give you entry to the Mansion and Gardens for free on the day of your visit along with other benefits!


To make a reservation please call
703-777-3174. Teas require advance reservation and purchase.*  Teas are $28.95 plus tax per person ages 3 and up.

Teas are non-refundable.

Your patronage helps support Oatlands' mission of Education, Preservation & Conservation.

2014 Tea Schedule

Your Tea Includes:

  • Assorted sandwiches
  • Scones with preserves & cream
  • Delicious sweets

Our Tea

We serve a black tea blended especially for us. Tea is available for purchase in the gift shop or purchase online.

Private & Bridal Teas

Oatlands offers private teas for your group of 25 or more. Bridal showers, birthday parties, book clubs or just for fun -- call us to discuss a special tea just for you.

Private teas start at $33.95 per person plus tax.


Special Teas

Occasionally, teas are held in the Mansion, Greenhouse or with a guest speaker. Check our events page to see when we have one of these special teas scheduled.

During the holiday season, teas are scheduled every week. Oatlands is always beautifully decorated and it is a great time to shop for unique gifts and get in the holiday spirit.

*Teas must be reserved at least 2 days in advance. However, a tea may become full at any time so please make your reservations as early as possible.


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