Join us for an enchanting evening of winter lights at Mount Vernon. 

See the estate illuminated with soft lights and holiday patterns as you listen to Christmas carolers and visit an 18th-century winter encampment.

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Add to Calendar 11/27/2020 17:30:00 12/31/1969 20:30:00 America/New_York Winter Glow

Join us for an enchanting evening of winter lights at Mount Vernon. 

See the estate illuminated with soft lights and holiday patterns as you listen to Christmas carolers and visit an 18th-century winter encampment.

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Cost

Members: $25 youth, $40 adult
Non-members: $30 youth, $45 adult

A Holiday Celebration

Enter the lantern-lit Historic Area and see the vast stretch of the Bowling Green washed in ambient holiday illumination. 

See George Washington’s Mansion lit in beautiful amber light as you hear classic holiday music and patriotic quotes. View the upper garden and greenhouse aglow in blue and lavender lights and watch as wintery light patterns move throughout the space.

During the event, you can:

  • Chat with soldiers at an 18th-century winter encampment.
  • See sparks fly at the Blacksmith shop.
  • Listen to costumed Christmas carolers and 18th-century music & entertainment. 
  • Meet our holiday guest, Aladdin the Camel.
  • Wind through a straw bale maze, lit up with Christmas lights for kids
  • Shop for artisan-made goods crafted using 18th-century techniques.
  • Purchase warm food and holiday drinks from the Mount Vernon Inn Food Truck.
  • Pick up a holiday craft kit for your family on the Bowling Green.
  • Shop for holiday gifts at The Shops at Mount Vernon (open until 8:45 p.m. on Winter Glow nights).

The interior of the Mansion is closed during Winter Glow.

Food Available for Purchase

  • All beef hot dog $6
  • Corndogs $6
  • Chicken Tenders $6
  • Cheeseburger $8
  • BBQ Pork Sandwich $8
  • Turkey Sandwich $7
  • Caesar Salad Chicken $8
  • Chili $6
  • Colonial Pretzel $5
  • Lays chips $2
  • Rice Krispy Treats $3
  • Cookies $3

Beverages

  • Soda $2
  • Powerade $3
  • Hot apple cider $3
  • Hot chocolate $3
  • Dasani water $3

Alcoholic Beverages

  • Can beer $5
  • Craft Beer $6
  • Red or white wine $7
  • Applejack w/Hot Cider $8
  • Spiked Hot chocolate $8
    • Butter Shots
    • Peppermint Schnapps
    • Irish Cream
    • Amaretto

Outside food and beverages are not allowed.

Food Available For Purchase

  • All beef hot dog $6
  • Corndogs $6
  • Chicken Tenders $6
  • Cheeseburger $8
  • BBQ Pork Sandwich $8
  • Turkey Sandwich $7
  • Caesar Salad Chicken $8
  • Chili $6
  • Colonial Pretzel $5
  • Lays chips $2
  • Rice Krispy Treats $3
  • Cookies $3
  • S'mores for 2 $7
  • S'mores for 4 $12

Beverages

  • Soda $2
  • Powerade $3
  • Hot apple cider $3
  • Hot chocolate $3
  • Dasani water $3

Alcoholic Beverages

  • Can beer $5
  • Craft Beer $6
  • Red or white wine $7
  • Applejack w/Hot Cider $8
  • Spiked Hot chocolate $8
    • Butter Shots
    • Peppermint Schnapps
    • Irish Cream
    • Amaretto

Outside food and beverages are not allowed.

Safety Measures

Safety Measures

  • Social Distancing: We ask guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. Signage is placed throughout the estate to remind guests.
  • Facial Coverings: All guests and staff will be required to wear facial coverings both indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained. Costumes with masks are encouraged!
  • Hand Sanitizer: We have installed hand sanitizer stations around the estate as well as signage promoting proper hygiene.

Learn more about safety measures on the estate.

Accessibility

Winter Glow is an outdoor walking experience at night. Be prepared for low temperatures, varying levels of light, and uneven walkways.

The event also includes moving lights, amplified music, and musket firing demonstrations, which can be heard throughout the evening in the historic area.

Please contact events@mountvernon.org for more information.

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