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Washington's Birthday Celebration at Mount Vernon

  • Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Mount Vernon, VA, 22121 United States (map)

On February 17-18, wish the General a happy birthday while enjoying hoecakes made over the open fire, #PoseLikeThePrez in the Education Center Lobby and observe wreathlayings at Washington’s Tomb.

Across the estate, listen to members of the Washington family recount stories about the General, visit with George and Martha Washington at the Interpretive Center and watch dancing demonstrations on the bowling green.

On February 19, enjoy free admission to Mount Vernon, witness a presidential tribute featuring honored guests, a wreathlaying at Washington’s tomb, watch Continental soldiers conduct a marching drill, and enjoy character performances around the estate.

From 10 a.m.-4 p.m. greet author Jeff Finegan who will sign books from his series, I Knew George Washington.

For more information, visit or call 703-780- 2000.