Christmas past meets Christmas present at George Washington's estate. Just as the Washingtons celebrated the holiday with family and friends, you can start a new tradition of visiting Mount Vernon this holiday season.

Dates

Holiday Evening Events

Throughout the season, Mount Vernon hosts events for the entire family.

Winter Glow

Nov. 27-29, Dec. 11-13, 18-19, & 26-28

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

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Christmas Illuminations: Sold Out

Christmas Illuminations is sold out.

DECEMBER 18 & 19

Kick off the holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River.

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Mount Vernon by Candlelight

December 4, 5, 11, 12, & 20

Join us for a candlelit tour of the historic area and learn about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia.

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Daytime Holiday Events

Visit Mount Vernon during the holiday season.

Holiday programs and tours fill each day with delight at George Washington's estate.

Tour the first floor of the Mansion (reserve your tour ticket during online checkout) and see our grand Christmas trees in the Orientation Center. 

Shop for holiday gifts at the Shops at Mount Vernon. Mount Vernon Members save 10% at the Shops.

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Give the Gift of Mount Vernon

Purchase a Mount Vernon gift card to bring your family and friends to Mount Vernon. 

Gift cards can be used on the estate for general admission tickets, specialty tours, event tickets, dining, and items at the Shops at Mount Vernon.

Gift cards are sent by mail and balances never expire.

Order by Dec. 7 for delivery by Christmas.

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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.
  • Hand Sanitizer: We have installed hand sanitizer stations around the estate as well as signage promoting proper hygiene.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff will provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.

Learn more about safety measures on the estate.

Dec1–3 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec1–31 Meet People from Washington's World

Meet People from Washington's World

Dec1–2 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec1–31 Tribute at the Tomb

Tribute at the Tomb

Dec3–5 Hamilton The Musical Tour

Hamilton The Musical Tour

Dec3–5 National Treasure Tour

National Treasure Tour

Dec3–5 The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Dec3–5 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec6–10 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec7–9 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec10–12 The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Dec10–12 National Treasure Tour

National Treasure Tour

Dec10–12 Hamilton The Musical Tour

Hamilton The Musical Tour

Dec10–12 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec13–17 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec14–16 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec17–19 The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Dec17–19 National Treasure Tour

National Treasure Tour

Dec17–19 Hamilton The Musical Tour

Hamilton The Musical Tour

Dec17–19 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec20–24 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec21–23 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec24–26 The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Dec24–26 National Treasure Tour

National Treasure Tour

Dec24–26 Hamilton The Musical Tour

Hamilton The Musical Tour

Dec24–26 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec27–31 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec28–30 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec31 The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Dec31 National Treasure Tour

National Treasure Tour

Dec31 Hamilton The Musical Tour

Hamilton The Musical Tour

Dec31 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec1 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec1–2 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec2–4 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec5–9 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec6–8 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec9–11 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec12–16 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec13–15 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec16–18 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec19–23 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec20–22 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec23–25 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec26–30 Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Virtual VIP Tours of the Estate

Dec27–29 Date Night Dinner Special

Date Night Dinner Special

Dec30–31 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

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