Mount Vernon Colonial Market and Fair (Mt Vernon, VA)


  • George Washigton's Mount Vernon Estate 3200 Mt Vernon Memorial Hwy Alexandria, VA, 22314 United States

The event runs Saturday and Sunday, 9am-5pm each day.

The annual Colonial Market & Fair at George Washington's Mount Vernon features dozens of America’s finest craftspeople and plenty of family fun.

Fifty of America's best early American artists demonstrate 18th-century crafts and sell traditional wares such as baskets, woodcarvings, tin and ironwork, leather-workings, weavings, furniture, and much more. Silhouettes By Hand will be on site with a traveling canvas studio --to cut silhouettes for interested visitors.

“General Washington” will even be on hand overseeing the lively Revolutionary War military drills and 18th-century entertainment including music, fire-eating, sword-swallowing, puppet and magic shows, plus hearty specialty food for sale on site.

Link: http://www.mountvernon.org/plan-your-visit/calendar/events/colonial-market-fair