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

Add to Calendar 12/20/2019 17:30:00 12/21/2019 20:30:00 America/Rio_Branco Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

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

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Member Presale: Mon. 9/16/19, 10am - Fri. 9/20/19, 5pm; Public Sale: 9/23/19

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Adults: $36 with Mansion tour, $30 without tour; Youth: $26 with Mansion tour, $20 without tour

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 while being serenaded by local choirs and visit with re-enactors from the First Virginia Regiment. George 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 late during Christmas Illuminations.

Rain date: December 22.

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