Upcoming Events at Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens
Free Admission for George Washington’s Birthday
Join us as we celebrate the birthday of the first president of the United States on Feb. 20 and Feb. 22. Admission tickets will be distributed on-site upon arrival; a limited number of tickets are available.
George Washington Birthday Auction
Bid on Exclusive Experiences
February 1-22, 2023
Participate in an online auction featuring exciting getaways, behind-the-scenes tours, rare art and antiques, Washington memorabilia, and more.
The Permanent Resident
Ford Evening Book Talk
February 7, 2023
Discover an archaeological biography of George Washington that uncovers the physical remains of the major sites he lived at or visited while also narrating their shifting afterlives in popular American memory.
Dinner & Wine Pairing
February 11, 2023
Join us for a special Chocolate Dinner at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. This set menu is paired with 3 wines and one liquor. Space is limited.
Valentine’s Day Dinner
February 14, 2023
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a three-course meal and a glass of champagne. This dinner is available for dine-in service and takeout from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14.
Washington’s Birthday in Your Classroom
Free Online Program for K-12 Students
February 17 & 22, 2023
Teachers: celebrate George Washington’s birthday with a live 40-minute program that includes quizzes, fun facts, videos, and Q&A.
George Washington’s Masonic Apron
February 18-22, 2023
For a limited time, view George Washington’s Masonic apron in the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center. Washington would have worn this apron when attending Masonic meetings.
NSO at Mount Vernon
Discounted Tickets for Members
February 28 & March 28, 2023
During this concert series, hear chamber music performed by members of the National Symphony Orchestra, followed by a reception of champagne and chocolates with the musicians.
Dress in a Weekend
March 4-5, 2023
Watch the construction of an 18th-century English gown and the fine detail needed in creating clothing using historical methods. The finished gown will be used by our character interpreter in her portrayal of Phillis Wheatley.
Includes Starter Plant Kit
March 6, 2023
Homeschooling families will learn about plants, seed cultivation, and weather journals. Attendees will receive discounted admission and a starter plant kit to build on-site with Mount Vernon staff or to take home.
Revolutionaries: 3 American History Lectures
With Authors Stacy Schiff, Flora Fraser, & Eric Jay Dolin
March 15, April 13, May 24 2023
Hear the stories of founding father Samuel Adams, Scotswoman Flora Macdonald, and a fleet of privateers who were critical to America’s victory in the revolution. Each lecture includes a book signing and reception with free beer, wine, and hors-d’oeuvres.
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