Tour Mount Vernon by Candlelight

This event posted by: Amy Pickett

Saturday, December 07, 2013 thru Sunday, December 22, 2013
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway,
Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Cost: Adults: $22.00, Youth: $15.00


Candlelit tours of the Mansion led by people from Washington’s world.

Dec. 7-22 (Saturday and Sunday Only)

An expert Mount Vernon guide will walk your guests along candlelit lanes, sharing the history of Christmases past as you approach Washington’s beloved home. Meet characters from Washington’s time, including “Martha Washington” and “Nelly Custis,” inside the Mansion as you hear stories about how the Washingtons’ celebrated Christmas.

  • Enjoy popular seasonal traditions including 18th-century music and dancing, and holiday treats near an outdoor bonfire.
  • Tour the Museum and Education Center from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Please allow 1 – 1.5 hours for mansion tour and museum exploration.
  • Meet and pet Aladdin the Christmas Camel.

Admission is $22 for adults and $15 for children 11 and under.This event is not included in general admission.

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