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George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens

Past Events

Many events have been hosted previously at the George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. HistoryGuide currently has 12 past event listings in its database, shown below.

DateEvent Information
Daily Spring Garden Party and Easter Celebration. Easter weekend is the perfect time to enjoy free wagon rides through George Washington's estate and celebrate the Spring season. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
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Mount Vernon by Candlelight - Traditional Christmas Evening. Mrs. Washington hosts an enchanting evening of candlelit tours, fireside Christmas caroling, and hot cider and ginger cookies. T… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
Daily President's Day Festivities. George Washington's 277th birthday is celebrated with a breakfast of hoecakes, honey and talks with our first president on Satur… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
09/04/05 Labor Day Weekend Tour, Lunch and Boat Cruise. Tour the grounds, enjoy a scenic cruise on the Potomac River and an authentic 3-course colonial lunch on this special weekend. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
05/18/08 Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour. Bring a blanket and stretch out on the lawn to enjoy an elegant evening of live jazz music and stunning Potomac River views. Can… (Festivals) 703-573-SEAT.
Mount Vernon's 18th-Century Craft Fair. Mount Vernon re-creates a lively early-American marketplace with dozens of artisans demonstrating their trades and selling their… (Festivals - Arts & Crafts Show) 703-780-2000.
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Night at Mount Vernon. Celebrate the opening of the movie "Night at the Museum 2: Battle at the Smithsonian" by having a "Night at Mount Vernon." Strol… (Miscellaneous) 703-780-2000.
07/21/09 Meet the Father of Our Country on Father's Day. George Washington is available on Fathers Day to pose for pictures and answer questions. Fathers are admitted free to George Was… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
02/15/10 Washington's Tomb Wreath Laying Ceremony. The 3rd U.S. Infantry Fife and Drum Corps and the Commander-in-Chief's Guard will reenact a Revolutionary War battle after the c… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
07/04/10 An American Fourth of July Celebration. Mount Vernon celebrates Independence Day with a program of 18th century patriotic music, a reading of the Declaration of Indepen… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
11/11/10 Veterans Day at Mount Vernon. All active duty, retired, and former military personnel are admitted free. The Harmony Heritage Singers, all-veteran barbershop… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.
02/22/11 George Washington's Real Birthday. If you can prove that your name is George, then your admission is free today. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 703-780-2000.

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