Enjoy an evening of family fun and fireworks along with patriotic music to celebrate our nation's founding.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on May 16, 2022.

Add to Calendar 06/24/2022 18:00:00 06/24/2022 21:45:00 America/New_York Independence Fireworks

Enjoy an evening of family fun and fireworks along with patriotic music to celebrate our nation's founding.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on May 16, 2022.

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Cost

With Mansion Tour:
Adult Member: $40, Adult Non-Member: $50
Youth Member: $28, Youth Non-Member: $38

Without Mansion Tour:
Adult Member: $35, Adult Non-Member: $45
Youth Member: $22, Youth Non-Member: $33

Located At

East Lawn

Fireworks & Live Music

Relax and enjoy a patriotic evening that includes dazzling fireworks and musical performances.

Fireworks over the Potomac will be from 9:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

General Washington will be in the Historic Area from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Washingtons' Tomb

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Walk down to visit the Washingtons' Tomb for a special wreath-laying; this event is one of the few times this area is open in the evening.

The Fifes & Drums of Yorktown

6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., and 7:30 p.m.

Revel in the sounds of the 18th century and the music of Washington’s troops on the Bowling Green with performances by the talented Fifes & Drums of Yorktown.

National Concert Band

7:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. and 8:40 p.m. to 9:10 p.m.

Listen to a concert by the National Concert Band on the South Lawn.

Ice Cream-Making Demonstrations

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Watch Mount Vernon's staff perform 18th-century ice cream-making demonstrations on the Bowling Green.

Blacksmith Shop

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Visit the Blacksmith shop in the Historic Area.

Concessions

6:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Enjoy concessions from the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. Concessions will be available for purchase on the East Lawn.

Outside food is not permitted on the estate.

Museum Exhibits

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

View our museum exhibits inside the Education Center and step into the shoes of the first president in the Be Washington™ Interactive Theater.

The Shops at Mount Vernon

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Shop at our gift shop until 8:30 p.m.

Food Menu

Hot Items

  • BBQ Pork Sandwich – $9
  • Beef Brisket – $10
  • ¼ LB All-Beef Hot Dog – $6
  • Cheeseburger with Chips – $10
  • Chicken and Waffles – $8
  • Chicken Tenders (3) – $6
  • Spinach Dip with ½ Baguette – $8
  • Jumbo Bavarian Pretzel – $12

Cold Items

  • Chicken Caesar Salad – $8
  • Greek Salad – $8
  • Turkey & Cheese Sandwich – $8
  • Chicken Salad Sandwich – $8
  • Veggie Wrap – $7
  • Fruit Cup – $5
  • Shrimp Roll – $14
  • Hummus with ½ Baguette – $6

Daily Snacks

  • Bagged Chips – $2
  • Kettle Corn – $3
  • Trail Mix – $3
  • Homemade Cookies – $3
  • Candy – $2
  • Assorted Ice Cream Bars – $4

Beverages

  • Canned Soda – $2
  • Bottled Water – $3
  • PowerAde – $3
  • Juice Box – $3
  • Craft Beer – $6
  • Canned Beer – $5
  • Wine – $8
  • Frozen Cocktail Pops – $8
    must be 21 years old to order alcohol

Face Coverings

Face Coverings

Fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear a face covering.

Those who are not vaccinated are required to wear face coverings indoors and when social distancing is not possible outdoors.

This policy applies to both staff and guests.

Video: Fireworks at Mount Vernon


Watch highlights from last year's event.

Seating

Seating

Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or small lawn chair to sit on the East Lawn. Seating is not provided.

Tents, tables, pop-ups, grills, beach or free-standing umbrellas, coolers, and glass containers are not permitted.

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Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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