Afternoon Tea at Oatlands is a valued tradition. We hope you will come enjoy an afternoon with tea, shopping and a tour of the historic property.
Tea is held from 1 - 3 p.m. in our historic Carriage House unless otherwise noted. Oatlands holds teas only on the dates listed on this page. For a printable copy of our tea schedule, click here.
Attire is based on your preference. Dress up for your tea or more casually for exploring the beautiful property.
NEW ONLINE RESERVATIONS! Oatlands is now accepting online reservations for tea! To make a reservation online click here.
Teas are non-refundable.
*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.
Your Tea Includes:
We serve a black tea blended with calendula especially for us. Tea is available for purchase in the gift shop or you may purchase online.
Our tea themes are mostly decorative. If you have any questions about the themes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (703) 434-9737 ext. 1.
Please Note: We cannot accommodate gluten free diets. Should you wish to bring your own food and be served tea only, you may do so at a discounted rate of $10 per person plus tax. Items served do not contain nuts but they were prepared in a facility which prepares nut products.
Tea Guests enjoy a special discount on Mansion tours! The reduced cost is only $8 per person.
See Visiting Oatlands for information on our tours.
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!
Private & Bridal Teas
Oatlands offers private teas for your group of 16 or more. Bridal showers, birthday parties, book clubs or just for fun -- call Moriah Lemming at 703-777-3174 or email email@example.com to discuss a special tea just for you.
Private teas start at $34.95 per person plus tax.
2018 Afternoon Tea Schedule
Sunday, February 11 – Valentine's Day Tea -SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 17 – St.Patrick's Day Tea
Sunday, April 22 – Historic Garden Week Tea
Sunday, May 6 – Strawberry Tea
Friday, May 11 – Friday Mother's Day Tea
Saturday, May 12 – Saturday Mother's Day Tea
Sunday, May 13 – Sunday Mother's Day Tea
Sunday, June 10 – Recipe Share Tea
Sunday, July 22 – Summer Afternoon Tea
Sunday, August 12 – Back to School Tea
Sunday, September 23 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Saturday, October 27 – Witches’ Brew Tea
Sunday, October 28 – Witches’ Brew Tea
Sunday, November 4 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 11 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Friday, November 16 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 18 – Pilgrim Afternoon Tea
Saturday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 25 – Teddy Bear Tea
Saturday, December 1 – Snowman Tea
Sunday, December 2 – Nutcracker Tea
Sunday, December 2 – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 6 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 7 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 8 – Charlie Brown Afternoon Tea
Sunday, December 9 – Candy Cane Tea
Sunday, December 9 – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 13 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 14 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 15 – Grinch Tea
Sunday, December 16 – Ugly Sweater Tea
Sunday, December 16 – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 20 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 21 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 22 – Gingerbread Tea
Sunday, December 23 – Santa Tea
Sunday, December 23 – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 27 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 28 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 29 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Sunday, December 30 – Winter Afternoon Tea