Celebrate the crisp autumn season with 18th-century activities and demonstrations at the Farm at Mount Vernon.

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Add to Calendar 10/23/2021 09:00:00 10/23/2021 17:00:00 America/New_York Fall Harvest Festival

Celebrate the crisp autumn season with 18th-century activities and demonstrations at the Farm at Mount Vernon.

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Advance purchase is suggested.



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Free for Mount Vernon members

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Celebrate Fall at Mount Vernon

Join us for a fall celebration featuring 18th-century farming demonstrations.

During this event, you can:

  • Explore the Farm.
  • Meet General Washington.
  • Watch beer making demonstrations.
  • Learn about Washington's fisheries and how fish were salt packed.
  • See spinning demonstrations.
  • Hear about 18th-century textiles and how they were dyed.
  • Watch cooking demonstrations in the Slave Cabin yard.

This event is included with admission and is free for Mount Vernon members.

Beer Tastings

Sample beers from local breweries at our tasting event at the 12-acre field. Tickets purchased in advance include 8 tastings and a commemorative tasting glass.

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Event Schedule

At the farm

10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm

  • Meet "George Washington"

11 am, 1 pm, 3 pm

  • Storytelling

All Day

  • Farrier Demonstration
  • Textiles Demonstration
  • Foodways Demonstrations
  • Fisheries Demonstration
  • Coopering Demonstration
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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Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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