Celebrate American Freedom at the Home of George Washington
June 30 & July 1: Evening Fireworks
George Washington’s Mount Vernon salutes our first commander-in-chief with two spectacular events! Enjoy an evening of family fun and fireworks choreographed to patriotic music on June 30 and July 1. This special evening event, which includes musical performances and games, will take place 6 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. on June 30 and July 1 only. Ticket availability for this evening event begins on May 29. Ticket cost is $30-$34 for adults and $20-$24 for youth. For more details, please visit www.mountvernon.org/fireworks.
July 4: Daytime Fireworks and Military Reenactments
On Independence Day, celebrate at Mount Vernon with a dazzling display of made-for-daytime fireworks during its annual July 4 event! Visitors will be treated to spectacular smoke fireworks in patriotic colors fired over the Potomac River at 1 p.m. Mount Vernon’s Independence Day event also includes an inspirational naturalization ceremony for 100 new citizens, military reenactments, a special wreathlaying ceremony, free birthday cake for all guests (while supplies last), and a visit from the “first” first couple, “General and Mrs. Washington.” For more details, please visit www.mountvernon.org/july4. Mount Vernon’s Independence Day event takes place 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, and is included in general admission.
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