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

Christmas Illuminations is now SOLD OUT, but tickets are still available for our new Winter Glow event during select evenings in November and December.

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

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

Christmas Illuminations is now SOLD OUT, but tickets are still available for our new Winter Glow event during select evenings in November and December.

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Cost

Members: $20 youth, $30 adult
Non-members: $22 youth, $33 adult

A Holiday Fireworks Show

  • Watch a festive fireworks show with holiday music.
  • Greet our holiday guest, Aladdin the camel.
  • Warm up by the bonfire with hot chocolate or cider (for purchase onsite) and complimentary cookies.
  • Listen to costumed Christmas carolers.
  • Visit our museum exhibits.
  • Pick up a holiday craft kit for your family in the Education Center lobby.
  • Shop for holiday gifts at The Shops at Mount Vernon (open until 8:45 p.m. during Christmas Illuminations).

Food & Drink Available for Purchase

  • All beef hot dog - $6
  • Chicken Tenders - $6
  • BBQ pulled pork sandwich - $8
  • BBQ beef brisket sandwich - $10
  • Veggie wrap - $7
  • Mac & Cheese - $5
  • Chili w/ baguette - $8
  • Buffalo chicken dip w/baguette - $8
  • Colonial Pretzel - $5
  • Brie w/baguette - $8
  • Lays chips - $2
  • Rice Krispy Treats - $3
  • Seasonal cookie - $3

Beverages

  • Soda - $2
  • Hot apple cider - $3
  • Hot chocolate - $3
  • Dasani Water - $3

Alcoholic Beverages

  • Can beer - $5
  • Craft Beer - $6
  • Red or white wine - $7
  • Applejack w/Hot Cider - $8
  • Spiked Hot chocolate - $8
    • Butter Shots
    • Peppermint Schnapps
    • Irish Cream
    • Amaretto

Outside food and beverages are not allowed.

Safety Measures

Safety Measures

  • Social Distancing: We ask guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. Signage is placed throughout the estate to remind guests.
  • Facial Coverings: All guests and staff will be required to wear facial coverings both indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Hand Sanitizer: We have installed hand sanitizer stations around the estate as well as signage promoting proper hygiene.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff will provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.

Learn more about safety measures on the estate.

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All sales are final with no refunds.

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