Kick off your holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River!

Add to Calendar 12/15/2017 17:30:00 12/16/2017 21:00:00 America/Rio_Branco Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Kick off your holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River!

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$34 adult/$24 youth with Mansion tour. $30 adult/$20 youth without Mansion tour

Join Mount Vernon for an evening of family-friendly fun and fireworks choreographed to holiday music, with fireworks beginning around 9PM. Take a stroll through the estate while being serenaded by local choirs, visit with re-enactors from the First Virginia Regiment in winter encampment, and learn 18th-century dance moves from costumed guides in the Greenhouse. George and Martha Washington will also be on site to greet Mount Vernon’s holiday guests. 

Watch as colonial artisans demonstrate the 18th-century process of creating chocolate. Keep toasty by warming up by a bonfire, visiting the blacksmith shop, or enjoying some hot chocolate or cider. Additional food will be available for purchase. Still haven’t found the perfect holiday gift? Take some time to complete any last minute gift needs at the Shops at Mount Vernon, open late during Christmas Illuminations.

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2018 Christmas Illuminations: December 14-15

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