From Jan. 27 - Feb. 9, Mansion tours will not be offered and admission is 25% off.

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

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Holiday Evening Events

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

Christmas Illuminations

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

Join us at Mount Vernon during the holiday season and experience festive events, many included with general daytime admission.

Holiday programs and tours fill each day with delight at George Washington's estate. Visitors of all ages can tour the Mansion, watch 18th-century demonstrations, and hear stories of Christmases past from costumed characters.

Daytime Admission Tickets
Dec1–3 Meet Mrs. Washington

Meet Mrs. Washington

Dec1–4 Story Time in Hands-on-History

Story Time in Hands-on-History

Dec1–4 Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Dec1–5 Music of the Revolution

Music of the Revolution

Dec1–23 In-Depth Tour

In-Depth Tour

Dec1–24 National Treasure Tour

National Treasure Tour

Dec1–24 The World of the 18th Century

The World of the 18th Century

Dec1–24 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec1–31 Tribute at the Tomb

Tribute at the Tomb

Dec1–31 Mount Vernon in AR

Mount Vernon in AR

Dec1–31 The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

The Enslaved People of Mount Vernon Tour

Dec1–31 Meet People from Washington's World

Meet People from Washington's World

Dec1–31 Hands-on-History Discovery Program

Hands-on-History Discovery Program

Dec4–5 Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Dec5–6 Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Dec5–6 Discovery Station

Discovery Station

Dec7–10 Meet Mrs. Washington

Meet Mrs. Washington

Dec7–11 Story Time in Hands-on-History

Story Time in Hands-on-History

Dec7–11 Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Dec8–12 Music of the Revolution

Music of the Revolution

Dec11–12 Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Dec12–13 Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Dec12–13 Discovery Station

Discovery Station

Dec14 The Death and Mourning of General George Washington Tour

The Death and Mourning of General George Washington Tour

Dec14–17 Meet Mrs. Washington

Meet Mrs. Washington

Dec14–18 Story Time in Hands-on-History

Story Time in Hands-on-History

Dec14–18 Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Dec15–19 Music of the Revolution

Music of the Revolution

Dec18 Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Christmas Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Dec19–20 Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Dec19–20 Discovery Station

Discovery Station

Dec20 Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Dec21–24 Meet Mrs. Washington

Meet Mrs. Washington

Dec21–25 Story Time in Hands-on-History

Story Time in Hands-on-History

Dec21–25 Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Dec22–26 Music of the Revolution

Music of the Revolution

Dec26–27 Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Holiday Dinner for the Washingtons Tour

Dec26–27 Discovery Station

Discovery Station

Dec26–31 National Treasure Tour

National Treasure Tour

Dec26–31 In-Depth Tour

In-Depth Tour

Dec26–31 The World of the 18th Century

The World of the 18th Century

Dec26–31 Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Tribute at the Slave Memorial

Dec28–31 Meet Mrs. Washington

Meet Mrs. Washington

Dec28–31 Story Time in Hands-on-History

Story Time in Hands-on-History

Dec28–31 Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Children's Afternoon Activity Time

Dec29–31 Music of the Revolution

Music of the Revolution

Dec1–3 Mount Vernon in AR

Mount Vernon in AR

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