Playtime on the Estate!

Explore the Crane Estate and participate in some of our lawn activities while you're at it!


TRY THESE TWO [NEW IN 2019] EXPERIENCES OR ANY OF THE ACTIVITIES LISTED BELOW!

Afternoon Tea in the Italian Garden

It's afternoon tea time. And there's no better place to enjoy a relaxing cup of tea than in the beautiful Italian Garden. Catch up with your friends and luxuriate in the serenity of the garden. Or just drink in the sun, enjoy a biscuit, and watch your milk swirl into your Earl Grey. Seating is limited to 48 people per day. Service will begin at 4 pm sharp. Tables will accommodate 4 guests each. Parties of less than 4 will be seated with other guests. MORE DETAILS HERE.

Crane VIP Experience

Treat yourself and your friends to a spectacular day to remember. This premium package offers luxurious treatment like the Crane family offered family and friends at their summer manor. The Crane VIP Experience includes Lawn Party admission for up to 12 people, exclusive use of a private tent for the afternoon, picnic suppers, drink service, use of the mansion bathrooms, and a private tour of the mansion all the way up to the roof. Only 2 Crane VIP Experience packages available per day. Cost $3,960. Call 978.356.4351 x4015 to book or make an inquiry.

 

House Tours

It’s 1929 and you are a guest of the Crane family! Let a footman or maid show you around the Crane’s Great House during a 30-minute first-person tour. Tours are scheduled on the half-hour from 2 pm – 7 pm. Purchase your house tour tickets in advance online HERE

 
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DANCE LESSONS

Learn some basic partnered swing dancing or solo 1920s Charleston from our experienced local teachers! See schedule for time and location. 

More info on our DANCING page. 

 

Prohibition Mystery Puzzle

We welcome you to take part in an intriguing tale set in the 1920’s Prohibition era. The mystery will take you back in time on a tour through the grounds and challenge your wits, as you become the lead detective on the case. Your responsibility is to complete an exciting scavenger hunt as well as many other thematic puzzles necessary to fill in missing details throughout the story. Can you solve the mystery!? Start your adventure at the main event tent next to the main stage.

 
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CASTLE HILL CHARLESTON CHALLENGE

This is a Charleston dance contest. Show up and strut your stuff! Any experience level welcome. See the schedule the time and location. 

 
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LAWN GAMES

Grab some friends and enjoy a game of croquet, badminton, or giant chess!