Join us for our most popular event of the year. Taste unlimited samples of wines from Virginia's finest wineries.

Public ticket sales begin March 7, 2022.

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Add to Calendar 05/13/2022 18:00:00 05/13/2022 21:00:00 America/New_York Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

Join us for our most popular event of the year. Taste unlimited samples of wines from Virginia's finest wineries.

Public ticket sales begin March 7, 2022.

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This event takes place rain or shine.

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Cost

Friday — Member $49; Non-Member $59
Saturday — Member $53; Non-Member $63
Sunday — Member $43; Non-Member $53

Sample Virginia-Made Wines

  • Bring a blanket and relax on the east lawn overlooking the Potomac River.
  • Sample wines from Virginia wineries.
  • Meet George & Lady Washington on Piazza.
  • The Shops at Mount Vernon and Wine Valet Service are open until 8:45 p.m.
  • The first floor and cellar of the Mansion will be open until 8:30 p.m.

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

No outside food or beverages are allowed, except bottled water.

Concessions by the Mount Vernon Inn will be available for purchase. Credit cards are accepted for concessions.

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
Member VIP Tables
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.
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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For more things to do in Virginia, visit Virginia.org, the official tourism website for the state of Virginia. You’ll find an overview of each region in Virginia, as well as information about cultural attractions, upcoming events, and where to stay. You can also purchase merchandise featuring the official Virginia slogan, “Virginia is for Lovers.”

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Estate Hours

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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