George Washington’s Mount Vernon salutes our first commander-in-chief with two spectacular events!
June 29 & 30: Evening Fireworks
Enjoy an evening of family fun and fireworks choreographed to patriotic music on June 29-30. This special evening event, which includes musical performances and games, will take place 6 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. on June 29-30 only. Ticket cost is $30-$35 for adults and $20-$25 for youth. For more details, please visit www.mountvernon.org/fireworks.
July 4: Daytime Fireworks and Independence Day Events
On Independence Day, celebrate at Mount Vernon with a dazzling display of made-for-daytime fireworks during its annual July 4 event! Visitors will be treated to spectacular smoke fireworks in patriotic colors fired over the Potomac River at 1 p.m. Mount Vernon’s Independence Day event also includes an inspirational naturalization ceremony for 100 new citizens, military reenactments, a special wreathlaying ceremony, free birthday cake for all guests (while supplies last), and a visit from the “first” first couple, “General and Mrs. Washington.” For more details, please visit www.mountvernon.org/july4. Mount Vernon’s Independence Day event takes place 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, and is included in general admission.
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