Guided Tour of the Estate by Candlelight
Visit with Mrs. Washington and other 18th-century residents of Mount Vernon in a 45-minute candlelit tour of the Mount Vernon estate, followed by a reception.
Learn about holiday traditions of 18th century Virginia, and hear stories of Christmases past from costumed character actors portraying Washington’s family, friends, and enslaved or hired staff.
Walk through the lantern-lit historic area, stopping at the slave quarters, outbuildings, and inside Washington’s Mansion.
Greet Aladdin, the Christmas camel, in the 12-acre field.