Spend Father’s Day with the Father of the Country! Watch a special presentation by "George Washington" on June 18-19.
General Washington” greets visitors and poses for photographs on Father’s Day weekend. Listen to “General Washington” as he discusses his role as husband, stepfather, and Father of Our Country in the program “Father to the First Family.”
Celebrate Dad with a special meal at the Mount Vernon Inn on June 19! Relax in the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant’ssunken garden or restaurant and enjoy a variety of barbecued items. Reservations are accepted using Open Table.
At George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill, demonstrations by costumed distillers take visitors through the historic process of whiskey-making in this reconstructed 18th-century distillery. Visitors see costumed distillers operating copper stills, stirring mash tubs, and managing the boiler as they demonstrate 18th-century distilling. A 16-foot waterwheel powers the giant gears and millstones of Washington's remarkable Gristmill that includes the only operating Oliver Evans Automated Milling System in America.