Upcoming Events at Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
Mount Vernon by Candlelight
Select Dates in Nov. & Dec., Starting Nov. 24, 2023
Join us for a candlelit guided tour and hear about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia. Learn how a young Colonel Washington and his family celebrated Christmas in a year of personal loss, growing tensions, and uncertainty as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of the year 1773.
December 15-16 , 2023
Kick off the holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River. Hear season’s greetings by General Washington and shop a winter market featuring wares made by colonial artisans. This event also features Christmas carolers, a Revolutionary War winter encampment, and our seasonal resident Aladdin the camel.
NSO at Mount Vernon
February 6, March 12, and April 9, 2024
During this three-part concert series, hear chamber music performed by members of the National Symphony Orchestra, followed by a reception of champagne and chocolates with the musicians.
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