An American Celebration

Sun Jul 4, 2021
9:00am ET
Adults (12-61) $28; Youth (6-11); $15
Mount Vernon

Salute the first commander in chief, and chat with "George" during Mount Vernon's annual Independence Day Celebration.

  • Meet George Washington.
  • Watch made-for-daytime fireworks.
  • Observe a moving ceremony in which candidates from across the world become U.S. citizens.
  • Listen to 18th-century music in the upper garden.
  • Watch and learn about flying hot air balloons in the 18th century.
  • Watch a musical performance by the National Concert Band.

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