What Mount Vernon’s Colonial Market & Fair Has To Offer?

Mount Vernon Colonial Market & Fair is a 2-day event being held from 14th September to 15th September 2019 at the George Washington’s Mount Vernon. The annual fair features dozens of America’s historic craftspeople and plenty of family fun. This event showcases products like baskets, woodcarvings, tin and ironwork, leather-workings, weavings, furniture, and much more, etc. in the Apparel & Clothing, Gifts & Handicrafts industries.

Colonial Market & Fair

At the event, people will get a chance to visit the marketplace on Mount Vernon’s 12-acre field and chat with colonial artisans who sell traditional food and wares made from wood, metal, and textiles. They can also listen to colonial tunes and watch performers demonstrate 18th-century crafts, including Mount Vernon’s costumed interpreters making chocolate using an authentic colonial recipe.

Free Potomac River sightseeing cruises will also be available at the event. Colonial Market & Fair will take place rain or shine from 9 am to 5 pm.

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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.