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From: 05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Kick off the holiday season with sparkling fireworks overlooking the Potomac River!
Join Mount Vernon for an evening of family-friendly fun and fireworks choreographed to holiday music. Before the fireworks begin around 8PM, take a stroll through the estate and visit with re-enactors from the First Virginia Regiment. Martha Washington will also be on site to greet Mount Vernons holiday guests.
Watch colonial artisans demonstrate the 18th-century process of creating chocolate and visit with Aladdin the camel on the 12-acre field. Keep toasty by warming up by a bonfire, enjoying some hot chocolate or cider, or visiting the Museum and Education Center (open from 5:30-8PM).
Still havent found the perfect holiday gift? Take some time to complete any last minute gift needs at the Shops at Mount Vernon, open late during Christmas Illuminations.