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Collect candy around the historic grounds and celebrate Halloween with 18th-century entertainment and activities.

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All sales are final. Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon takes place rain or shine. Please note that candy may contain peanuts or tree nuts. Supplies are subject to change. While supplies last.

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Cost

Free for members NOT collecting candy.

Adults (Ages 12+):
$17 Members collecting candy
$25 General Public

Youth:
$9 Members collecting candy
$15 General Public

Visit Mount Vernon in Costume

  • Collect candy in your special Mount Vernon treat bag around the historic grounds. 
  • Snap a selfie at our Straw Bale Selfie Station in front of the Mansion on the Bowling Green. Share your snapshot with us on social media using #MVHalloween.
  • Watch your children in a Costume Parade on the historic grounds at 4 p.m.
  • Greet the General & Lady Washington in the historic area.

Celebrate Halloween with 18th-century entertainment

  • Learn about 18th-century magic with Mr. Peter Gardiner at 3:30 p.m. & 5 p.m. on the Bowling Green.
  • Watch a Punch & Judy Puppet Show, one of Washington's favorites, at 3 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. on the Bowling Green.
  • Experience 18th-century dancing in the upper garden (3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Explore the Historic Area

  • Help do laundry using 18th-century techniques near the Wash House. 
  • Watch sparks fly at the Blacksmith Shop.
  • Find out about our Hog Island sheep, a breed dating back to Washington’s time, at the Stables.
  • Listen to 18th-century music with Mr. Robert Mouland on the north lane.

Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon takes place rain or shine. 

Please note that candy may contain peanuts or tree nuts. Supplies are subject to change. While supplies last.

Mansion Tours Require a Separate Ticket

To tour the Mansion, please purchase a grounds pass with a Mansion tour. A limited number of tickets are also available at the gate.

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