Mixology for Beginners
Great for a date or a solo or buddy night out, a mixology class can help you become a home bartender and boost your hosting game to the next level. First 90 minutes enjoy complimentary snacks while learning and sipping how to craft classic craft cocktails. Design your own and compete with other cocktail enthusiast.
Horses and Hounds
Observe a cavalry demonstration on the 12-acre field before meeting the breeds that Washington loved so much. Learn about the role these animals played in the American Revolution and even meet Nelson, a horse similar to Washington’s beloved warhorse! Visit the estate’s modern livestock facilities for a chance to meet the horses, dogs, chickens, sheep, pigs, and cattle that call Mount Vernon home.
Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans
In honor of our nation's veterans, Mount Vernon admits FREE all active duty, former, or retired military personnel. Honored guests are also invited to place a flower at Washington’s Tomb where the Sons of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the American Revolution present a wreath laying ceremony in honor of our nation's veterans.
Mount Vernon by Candlelight
Visit with the Washingtons as they prepare for a festive celebration with friends and family, a favorite at Mount Vernon. A candlelit character-guided tour, learn more about holiday traditions in 18th-century Virginia!