Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon | Kids Out and About DMV

Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 09/19/2021
Step back in time at Colonial Market & Fair, featuring food and wares made by colonial artisans.

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Experience an 18th-Century Marketplace

Take in the sights and sounds of the marketplace on Mount Vernon's 12-acre field.

  • Chat with colonial artisans selling traditional handcrafted food and wares.
  • Hear live music from the colonial era.
  • Watch as expert artisans demonstrate period crafting techniques.
  • See General Washington in the General’s Tent.

Colonial Market & Fair is included with general admission. Admission is free for Mount Vernon members.

Artisan-Made Products

Handcrafted goods created by more than 30 colonial artisans will be offered for sale. These include:

  • Glassware
  • Jewelry
  • Pottery
  • Ceramics
  • Furniture
  • Leather Goods
  • Silhouette Portraits
  • Clothing
  • Paintings
  • Fiddles
  • Baskets

Safety Measures

  • Social Distancing: We ask guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. Artisan tents will be spread out, and we are encouraging one-way traffic through each tent. In performance spaces, social distancing marks will be laid out to allow guests and performers to socially distance.
  • Facial Coverings: All guests, artisans, performers and staff will be required to wear facial coverings both indoors and outdoors when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Hand Sanitizer: Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the estate.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff will provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.

Learn more about safety protocols.

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Location:

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA, 22121
United States

Phone:

(703) 780-2000
Contact name: 
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
09/19/2021
Time: 
9:00am - 5:00pm
Price: 
Included in admission

Ages

All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids