Join the estate for a candlelit character-guided tour and learn more about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia!

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$24 adult (12 and up); $16 youth (ages 5-11)

Experience Mount Vernon in the soft glow of candlelight with character-guided tours of the Mansion. Meet Martha Washington and listen to Mount Vernon residents share stories of past Christmases at the estate.

Visit the Slave Quarters, the Blacksmith Shop, and the Greenhouse and participate in 18th-century dancing. Enjoy cider and cookies while listening to fireside caroling. Aladdin the Christmas camel will also be on site. 

Mount Vernon by Candlelight takes place rain or shine.

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2018 Mount Vernon by Candlelight: November 23-24, November 30-December 1, December 7-8, December 16

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Open today from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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