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Kick off the holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River.

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Add to Calendar 12/18/2020 17:30:00 12/19/2020 20:30:00 America/Rio_Branco Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Kick off the holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River.

Member Tickets - With Mansion Tour 

Member Tickets - Without Mansion Tour

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Member Pre-sale: January 1, 2020. Public Sale: October 5, 2020.

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Member tickets start at $20-$30. Non-member tickets start at $22-$33.

Join Mount Vernon for an evening of family-friendly fun and fireworks choreographed to holiday music. Before the fireworks begin around 8PM, take a stroll through the estate and visit with re-enactors. General and Martha Washington will also be on site to greet Mount Vernon’s holiday guests.

Watch colonial artisans demonstrate the 18th-century process of creating chocolate and visit with Aladdin the camel on the 12-acre field. Keep toasty by warming up by a bonfire, enjoying some hot chocolate or cider, or visiting the Museum and Education Center (open from 5:30-8PM).

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 until 9:30 p.m. during Christmas Illuminations.

 

Food and Drink Available for Purchase

All beef hot dog $6
BBQ pulled pork sandwich $8
BBQ beef brisket sandwich $10
Chili w/baguette $8
Buffalo chicken dip w/baguette $8
Veggie wrap $7
Seasonal cookie $2
Rice Crispy treat $4
Lays chips $2
Brie cheese with baguette $8
Jumbo Bavarian pretzel $12

Beverages

Coke $2
Diet Coke $2
Hot apple cider $3
Hot chocolate $3
Dasani water $3

Alcoholic Beverages

Applejack $7
Red or white wine $7
Can beer $5
Spiked hot chocolate $7

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