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Mount Vernon by Candlelight


Martha Washington welcomes holiday guests at Mount Vernon

Martha Washington welcomes holiday guests at Mount Vernon

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association


Tour the first and second floors of the candlelit Washington Mansion and meet First Lady Martha Washington and other characters from Washington's world at this popular annual holiday event. Fireside caroling, 18th-century music and holiday treats add to the festivities. Mount Vernon by Candlelight is not included in tickets for daytime admission.

2013 Dates:

  • November 29 - 30, 2013
  • December 1, 7 - 8, 14 - 15 and 21 - 22, 2013


  • From 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.



  • $22 for adults
  • $15 for children 11 and under.


Starting October 28, 2013, tickets may be purchased at Mount Vernon's Ford Orientation Center, or online at MountVernon.org

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