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Winter Glow

Fri Nov 27, 2020 - Mon Dec 28, 2020- see all dates
10:00am to 12:00pm
All ages
Adults $45; Children (11 and younger) $30

Mount Vernon preps for the holidays with a lantern-lit historic area. The vast stretch of the bowling green is washed in ambient holiday illumination and classic holiday music.

  • Chat with soldiers at an 18th-century winter encampment
  • See sparks fly at the Blacksmith shop
  • Listen to costumed Christmas carolers
  • Meet a special holiday guest, Aladdin the Camel
  • Shop for artisan-made goods crafted using 18th-century techniques
  • Purchase warm food and holiday drinks from the Mount Vernon Inn Food Truck

Safety measures:

  • Social Distancing: Guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. Signage is placed throughout the estate to remind guests.
  • Facial Coverings: All guests and staff are required to wear facial coverings both indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Hand sanitizer stations have been installed around the estate, as well as signage promoting proper hygiene.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.

Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
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