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

The Mansion will be lit in red, white, and blue during this event.

This event is sold out.

Add to Calendar 06/24/2022 18:00:00 06/24/2022 21:30:00 America/New_York Independence Fireworks

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

The Mansion will be lit in red, white, and blue during this event.

This event is sold out.

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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

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East Lawn

Fireworks & Live Music

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

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

Enjoy concessions available for purchase on the East Lawn. 

Outside food is not permitted on the estate.

The Mansion in Red, White, and Blue

For the first time at this event, the Mansion will be lit in red, white and blue during the fireworks show. Guests can photograph this patriotic scene as fireworks soar over the Mansion.

Visit the Blacksmith in the Historic Area. 

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

Mansion Tours

Purchase your ticket with a Mansion tour to see the home of the first President. Tickets without a Mansion tour are also available.

Wreath Laying at the Washington Tomb

6:45, 7:15, 7:45 & 8:15 p.m.

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.

The Fifes & Drums of York Town

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 York Town.

National Concert Band

7:45 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.

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

Ice Cream-Making Demonstrations

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

18-Century Magic Show

Watch and learn about 18th-century magic in the Upper Garden at 7 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.

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.

Satisfy your souvenir needs at the Shops at Mount Vernon, open until 8:30 p.m.

Concessions

Hot Items

BBQ Pork Sandwich – $9
¼ lb All-Beef Hot Dog – $6
Hamburger/Cheeseburger with chips – $10
Fried Beef Bites with horseradish sauce – $10
Fried Chicken Tenders (3) – $6
Buffalo Chicken Dip with ½ Baguette – $8
Jumbo Bavarian Pretzel – $14
Jumbo Bavarian Pretzel with cheese – $15

Cold Items

Chicken Caesar Salad – $9
Pimento Cheese Sandwich – $10
Turkey and Cheese Sandwich – $8
Chicken Salad Sandwich – $8
Roast Beef Sandwich – $10
Veggie Wrap – $8
Fruit Cup – $6
Pasta Salad – $6
Hummus with ½ Baguette – $7

Snacks

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

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
Craft Cocktails – $6
must be 21 years old to order alcohol



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.

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.

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