Ever wonder what George Washington ate for Christmas dinner? This 60-minute specialty tour goes behind-the-scenes to show how food was stored, who prepared it, and how it was served.

Tickets for this tour can be purchased during checkout when you buy your general admission tickets.

Add to Calendar 11/30/2019 12:00:00 11/30/2019 America/New_York Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Ever wonder what George Washington ate for Christmas dinner? This 60-minute specialty tour goes behind-the-scenes to show how food was stored, who prepared it, and how it was served.

Tickets for this tour can be purchased during checkout when you buy your general admission tickets.

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Saturdays & Sundays Only

Cost

$10 in addition to general admission

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Mansion Circle

Celebrate the holiday season at Mount Vernon on a tour that takes participants to the gardens, salt house, smokehouse, slave quarters, greenhouse, and the Mansion’s kitchen and cellar. Learn how food was grown, preserved, prepared, and served during the holiday season to the Washingtons and others who lived at Mount Vernon. The emphasis is on the festive celebrations in the Mansion, but participants also discover what hired and enslaved servants at Mount Vernon ate, and how they observed the holidays.

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