Colonial Market & Fair

The annual Colonial Market & Fair  at Mount Vernon features dozens of America’s finest craftspeople and  plenty of family fun! Fifty colonial-attired artisans demonstrate  18th-century crafts and sell traditional wares such as baskets,  woodcarvings, tin and ironwork, leatherworkings, weavings, furniture,  and much more. “General Washington” will 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. Costumed interpreters will  be demonstrating the 18th-century chocolate-making process using an  authentic colonial recipe! This weekend only, Potomac River sightseeing  cruises, courtesy of Spirit Cruises and Potomac Riverboat Company, are  free of charge.

Event Dates/Times

9/20/2014 - 9/21/2014
 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


 Event included in general admission.