Christmas at Mount Vernon: A Holiday Tradition Continues Near Instrata Pentagon CityDecember 18, 2020
Have you ever wondered how the nation’s first president celebrated the holidays? Learn all about the traditions upheld by George Washington and his fellow patriots during the Christmas at Mount Vernon celebration! Now through the end of December, Washington’s historic estate exudes the holiday spirit.
That’s largely thanks to the holiday decorations on display at Mount Vernon! From twinkling lights to decked-out trees the festive accents will get you into the holiday spirit from the second you step onto the estate. Take a holiday tour to learn more from costumed docents about how the Washingtons celebrated Christmas with their friends and family and to explore their former home. You can also watch 18th-century demonstrations and meet Aladdin the camel, who always makes an appearance for the holidays! Please purchase your tickets ahead of time, wear a mask when you arrive, and practice social-distancing at Mount Vernon.