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Our Most Popular Event of the Year

  • Bring a blanket and relax on the east lawn overlooking the Potomac River.
  • Sample wine from Virginia wineries.
  • Meet George Washington.

The Mansion will be closed during this event. 

Mount Vernon can be accessed from the Washington, DC metro by car or by public transportation. Doors open at 6 p.m. each night.

VIP Tables

VIP Tables

VIP tables include:

  • Admission for 12 people
  • Three bottles of Mount Vernon house wine
  • A charcuterie tray
  • A fruit tray
  • A dessert platter
  • Private waiter service

VIP tables will be spaced more than 6-feet apart from other tables.

However, guests sitting at the same table will be in close proximity of each other and food will be served on shared platters. All servers for VIP tables will wear face coverings.

Safety Measures

Safety Measures

  • Social Distancing: We ask guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. 
  • Facial Coverings: All guests, wineries and staff will be required to wear facial coverings both indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Hand sanitizer stations are located around the estate.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff will provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.
  • Tenting: This year's event features two tents instead of one to allow for social distancing. The tents will be open sided, weather permitting. 
  • Tasting Tents: Wineries will be given ample space and tasting set ups will be arranged to discouraged crowding.
  • Tasting Process: Guests will request tastings and move outdoors or out of line to taste. Guests are encouraged to purchase bottles and enjoy tasting on the lawn.
  • VIP Tables: VIP tables will be located on the East Lawn. Servers will wear face coverings.

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Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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