Admission is free on Presidents Day (Feb. 20) and George Washington’s birthday (Feb. 22). Admission tickets will be distributed on-site upon arrival; a limited number of tickets are available.

Join us for our most popular event of the year. Taste unlimited samples of wines from Virginia's finest wineries.

Public ticket sales begin March 6, 2023.

Member ticket sales begin Jan. 1, 2023.

Add to Calendar 05/19/2023 18:00:00 05/19/2023 21:00:00 America/New_York Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

Join us for our most popular event of the year. Taste unlimited samples of wines from Virginia's finest wineries.

Public ticket sales begin March 6, 2023.

Member ticket sales begin Jan. 1, 2023.

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Friday — Member $49; Non-Member $59
Saturday — Member $53, Non-Member $63
Sunday — Member $43; Non-Member $53

Sample Virginia-Made Wines

Bring a blanket and relax on the east lawn overlooking the Potomac River.

Sample wines from Virginia wineries.

Explore the Historic Area After Hours

Doors open at 6 p.m. each night.

The Shops at Mount Vernon and Wine Valet Service are open until 8:45 p.m.

The first floor, second floor and cellar of the Mansion will be open until 8:30 p.m.

Mount Vernon can be accessed from the Washington, DC metro by car or by public transportation. 

Concessions by the Mount Vernon Inn will be available for purchase. Credit cards are accepted for concessions.

Featured Wineries

VIP Tables

VIP tables include:

  • Admission for 12 people
  • Three bottles of Mount Vernon house wine
  • A charcuterie tray
  • A fruit tray
  • A dessert platter
  • Private waiter service
Safety Measures

Safety Measures

  • Social Distancing: We ask guests to maintain 6-feet of social distancing. 
  • Facial Coverings: All guests, wineries 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 located around the estate.
  • Enhanced Cleaning: Mount Vernon's staff will provide regular enhanced cleaning in high touch areas throughout the day.
  • Tenting: This year's event features two tents instead of one to allow for social distancing. The tents will be open sided, weather permitting. 
  • Tasting Tents: Wineries will be given ample space and tasting set ups will be arranged to discouraged crowding.
  • Tasting Process: Guests will request tastings and move outdoors or out of line to taste. Guests are encouraged to purchase bottles and enjoy tasting on the lawn.
  • VIP Tables: VIP tables will be located on the East Lawn. Servers will wear face coverings.


Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or small lawn chair to sit on the East Lawn. Seating is not provided.

Tents, tables, pop-ups, grills, beach or free-standing umbrellas, coolers, and glass containers are not permitted.

No outside food or beverages are allowed, except bottled water.

Concessions by Mount Vernon Inn

Hot Items

Lamb Gyro — $14
Pulled Pork Sandwich — $9
Jumbo Hot Dog — $6
Buffalo Chicken Dip with baguette — $9
Bavarian Pretzel — $14
Bavarian Pretzel with cheese — $15
Chili Mac and Cheese Cup — $10
Mac and Cheese Cup — $6
Chili Cup — $6

Cold Items

Charcuterie box — $14
Fruit & Cheese box — $12
Turkey Rachel on rye bread, with sliced turkey, swiss cheese, coleslaw, and thousand island dressing — $10
Chicken Pesto Sandwich on ciabatta, with buffalo mozzarella — $10
Roast Beef on a soft white bun, with horseradish sauce on the side — $12
Pimento Cheese Sandwich — $10
Chicken Salad Sandwich — $8
Pasta Salad — $6
Roasted Corn Salad — $6
Chicken Caesar Salad — $9
Half Baguette with hummus — $6
Plain Baguette — $3


Dasani Water — $3
Powerade — $3
Ice Tea — $3
Soda — $2


Jumbo Seasonal Cookies — $3
Assorted Chips — $2
Kettle Corn — $2

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9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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