Admission is free on Feb. 22 for George Washington’s birthday. Admission tickets will be distributed on-site upon arrival.

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 4, 2024.

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Add to Calendar 05/17/2024 18:00:00 05/17/2024 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 4, 2024.

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Doors open at 6 p.m. This event takes place rain or shine. Guests must be prepared to show identification for wine service. Pets are not allowed. No outside food or beverages are allowed, except bottled water.

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Cost

Friday — Member $50; Non-Member $60
Saturday — Member $54, Non-Member $64
Sunday — Member $44; Non-Member $54

Sample Virginia-Made Wines

Bring a blanket and relax on the east lawn overlooking the Potomac River. 

Sample wines from Virginia wineries.

Enjoy the live music of Bruce Ewan and the Solid Senders.

Explore the Historic Area After Hours

Doors open at 6 p.m. each night.

The Shops at Mount Vernon and Wine Valet Service are open until 8:45 p.m.

The first and second floors of the Mansion will be open until 8:30 p.m. Due to ongoing conservation work, the New Room is not on display.

Mount Vernon can be accessed from the Washington, DC metro by car or by public transportation. 

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

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

Featured Wineries

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

 

Concessions

Snacks

Jumbo Cookies — $3
Assorted Chips — $2
Kettle Corn — $3
Candy — $2

Drinks

Dasani Water — $3
Powerade — $4
Soda — $2

Hot Items

Pulled Pork Sandwich — $9
Pulled Chicken Sandwich — $9
Philly Cheesesteak Egg Roll — $9
Empanadas (Beef or Vegan) — $12
Grilled Chicken Nuggets (GF) — $8
Chili Cup — $6
Mac & Cheese Cup — $6
Chili Mac & Cheese Cup — $10
Bavarian Pretzel — $14
Bavarian Pretzel with cheese — $16
Buffalo Chicken Dip with baguette — $9

Cold Items

Charcuterie box — $14
Fruit & Cheese box — $12
Roast Beef on a soft white bun, with horseradish sauce on the side — $12
Chicken Pesto Sandwich on ciabatta, buffalo mozzarella — $12
Pimento Cheese Sandwich — $11
Chicken Salad Sandwich — $8
Chicken Caesar Salad — $9
Pasta Salad — $6
Half Baguette with Hummus — $7
Plain Baguette — $3

The Alexandria Pastry Shop

Assorted Brownies, Bars, and Cupcakes — $6
Assorted Cakes and Strawberry Shortcake — $7

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.

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.

Concessions by Mount Vernon Inn

Hot Items

Pulled Pork Sandwich — $9
Pulled Chicken Sandwich — $9
Philly Steak & Cheese Eggroll — $9
Empanadas (Beef or Vegan) — $12
Grilled Chicken Nuggets (GF) — $8
Chili Cup — $6
Mac & Cheese Cup — $6
Chili Mac & Cheese Cup — $10
Bavarian Pretzel — $14
Bavarian Pretzel with cheese — $16
Buffalo Chicken Dip with baguette — $9




Cold Items

Charcuterie box — $14
Fruit & Cheese box — $12
Pasta Salad — $6
Chicken Caesar Salad — $9
Half Baguette with Hummus — $7
Plain Baguette — $3

Roast Beef on a soft white bun, with horseradish sauce on the side — $12
Chicken Pesto Sandwich on ciabatta, buffalo mozzarella — $12
Pimento Cheese Sandwich — $11
Chicken Salad Sandwich — $8

Beverages

Dasani Water — $3
Powerade — $4
Soda — $2

Snacks

Jumbo Seasonal Cookies — $3
Assorted Chips — $2
Kettle Corn — $3
Candy — $2

 

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.

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

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