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Private Events

Just 16 miles south of Washington, D.C., lantern-lit lanes, breathtaking Potomac River views, and exclusive access to the most popular historic home in America make Mount Vernon one of the most desirable event locations in the Washington, D.C. area.

From black-tie galas to intimate tours of the Mansion, Mount Vernon offers unforgettable experiences for groups of all sizes. Fireworks over the Potomac River, an award-winning Museum and Education Center, and the stunning backdrop of George Washington's beloved home are just a few of the offerings not available anywhere else!

For more information about availability and required donations, please contact Mount Vernon’s Office of Special Events at 703-799-8605 or

Please take a moment to explore Mount Vernon's private event options


Offering a variety of stunning indoor and outdoor settings, Mount Vernon welcomes organizations and corporations to co-host an unforgettable event at home of the first president.

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Enjoy one of the most exclusive opportunities in greater Washington, D.C. – reserve a private evening tour of the Washingtons’ iconic home and other special locations on the estate.

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Extend your students’ visit to Mount Vernon by packaging afternoon admission with dinner and special evening access to the award-winning Donald W. Reynolds Education Center.

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Go behind the scenes with your personal expert guide and be treated like royalty while enjoying an in-depth VIP tour of Mount Vernon, customized to your interest and schedule.

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Be inspired by Washington’s legacy and his landmark plantation, while hosting your important meeting or gathering at the Mount Vernon Inn restaurant or in the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium.

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