Rescheduled from September, the Mount Vernon Colonial Market and Fair combines artisanal crafters in period costumes, great food, and fantastic historical entertainment. 

It’s hard not to geek out at 12 acres of a colonial market and fair day. Everywhere you look, the grounds of Mount Vernon will be giving you a glimpse into the life and times of George Washington and his household. Bakers, painters, calligraphers, and entertainers will be plying their wares for the entire weekend. The best part? This event is FREE with admission to the Mount Vernon grounds. Just bring your pocket money to buy unique holiday gifts for everyone!

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WHEN: November 10-12, 2018 | 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. (Nov. 10-11) | 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. (Nov. 12)
WHERE:3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway in Mount Vernon, VA
PARKING: Follow the signs for designated parking lots (don’t enter the bus lanes!)
ADMISSION: FREE with admission to the Mount Vernon estate (visit the ticketing page for more information on entry fees by age group)

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In addition to the vendors, the Market Stage will feature all sorts of entertainment. View a detailed schedule of events for each day here. Don’t forget to plan for the military demonstrations!

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Have you been to a Mount Vernon Colonial Market and Fair? What are some of the must-try activities, foods, or vendors? Let us know in the comments below!

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