Colonial Market and Fair (Mount Vernon, VA)


  • George Washington's Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Mount Vernon, VA 22121

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

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

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 to the event page: http://www.mountvernon.org/plan-your-visit/calendar/events/colonial-market-fair