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

Saturday tickets are sold out. Tickets remain for Friday. 

Non-Member Tickets Member Tickets
Add to Calendar 06/28/2024 18:00:00 06/28/2024 21:30:00 America/New_York Independence Fireworks

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

Saturday tickets are sold out. Tickets remain for Friday. 

Bowling Green George Washington's Mount Vernon tickets@mountvernon.org MM/DD/YYYY 15

Special Event Showing On

Cost

With Mansion Tour:
Adult Member: $43, Adult Non-Member: $53
Youth Member: $31, Youth Non-Member: $41

Without Mansion Tour:
Adult Member: $38, Adult Non-Member: $48
Youth Member: $25, Youth Non-Member: $36

Located At

Bowling Green

Fireworks & Live Music

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

Enjoy concessions available for purchase. Outside food is not permitted on the estate.

Fireworks Over the Potomac River

Guests can photograph this patriotic scene as fireworks soar over the Mansion. 

Fireworks over the Potomac will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Wreath Laying at the Washington Tomb

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

Wreath laying is offered at 6:45, 7:15, 7:45, and 8:15 p.m.

National Concert Band

Listen to a concert by the National Concert Band on the South Lawn from 7:45 p.m. to 9:10 p.m.

18-Century Entertainment

From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the bowling green, you can experience a variety of 18th-century entertainments, including: 

  • an "Iced Cream" demonstration, where Mount Vernon's Historic Trades team will create ice cream the 18th-century way.
  • games enjoyed in the 18th-century, like lawn bowling, hoops, and the game of Graces.
  • dancing demonstrations and a chance to join in on the popular dances of the 18th-century.
  • the Blacksmiths working in the Historic Area.

Museum and Shops

Explore the Donald W. Reynolds Museum & Education Center exhibits, and step into the shoes of the first president in the Be Washington™ Interactive Theater.

The Shops at Mount Vernon are open until 7 p.m.

Concessions

HOT ITEMS

BBQ Pork Sandwich — $9
BBQ Beef Brisket — $10
¼ lb All Beef Hotdog — $6
Pepperoni Pizza Bombs (4) — $12
Fried Chicken Tenders (4) — $8
Grilled Chicken Nuggets (GF) — $8
Pretzel Twist — $6; Add Cheese $1
Funnel Cake Fries — $6

Beverages

Bottled Water — $3
Canned Soda — $2
Powerade — $3
Juice Box — $2

Wine Split — $8
Domestic Beer — $6
Craft Beer — $8

COLD Items

Chicken Caesar Salad — $9
Ham & Cheese Sandwich — $9
Turkey & Cheese Sandwich — $9
Chicken Salad Sandwich — $9
Shrimp Roll — $14
Veggie Wrap (GF) — $8
Fruit Cup (GF) — $6
Pasta Salad — $6

Snacks

Bagged Chips — $2
Candy — $2
Cookies — $3
Assorted Ice Cream — $5
Jumbo Rice Krispie Treat — $4

Concessions

Hot Items

BBQ Pork Sandwich – $9
BBQ Beef Brisket – $10
¼ lb All-Beef Hot Dog – $6
Hamburger/Cheeseburger with chips – $10
Fried Chicken Tenders (3) – $7
Grilled Chicken Nuggets (GF) – $8
Philly Pretzel – $5
Funnel Cake Fries – $5

Cold Items

Chicken Caesar Salad – $9
Ham & Cheese Sandwich – $10
Turkey & Cheese Sandwich – $9
Chicken Salad Sandwich – $9
Roast Beef Sandwich – $10
Veggie Wrap – $8
Fruit Cup – $6
Pasta Salad – $6

Snacks

Bagged Chips – $2
Candy – $2
Cookies – $3
Assorted Ice Cream Bars – $4
Kettle Corn – $3

Beverages

Canned Soda – $2
Bottled Water – $3
Powerade – $3
Juice Box – $2

Beer & wine

Wine Split – $8
Domestic Beer – $5
Craft Beer, 12 oz – $6
Craft Beer, 16 oz – $7

must be 21 years old to order alcohol



This event is sponsored by:

Boeing

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.

Get Emails About Upcoming Events

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in an email. To learn how your email data is stored and used, please see our privacy policy.

Share this event

#fireworksatmv

Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

iconDirections & Parking
buy tickets online & save