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Mount Vernon by Candlelight (DH)

Gray Line Mount Vernon by CandlelightDeparture 5:30 p.m. from Gray Line Terminal at Union Station (bus level). Courtesy pick-up is not available. Reservations are required by 3:00 p.m. the day of the tour.

Available Friday and Saturday Evenings in 2009:

  • November 27 & 28
  • December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19

See how the Washington Family entertained during the long winter season as you encounter 18th century characters sharing stories about Christmas hospitality more than 200 years ago. Your special guided tour of the mansion by candlelight includes the rarely opened third floor where Martha Washington lived after the General's death.

Enjoy complimentary hot cider and cookies by fireside as you listen to colonial music. The evening will conclude with time for holiday shopping and a glimpse of Old Town Alexandria.


  • Admissions
  • Hot Cider and Cookies


  • Dinner, Food or Beverages Aside from Mentioned Snack
  • Optional Gratuities

Redemption Instructions:

You MUST print your electronic voucher after completing the online booking process and present it at Union Station approximately 30 minutes prior to your assigned departure time.

Tour Highlights:

  • Mount Vernon
  • Unique Candlelit Tour
  • Complimentary Refreshments

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