"A Monumental Occasion" Monument Lighting

Mount Vernon Place
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Thursday, December 06

Mount Vernon Place celebrates the holiday season with the 41st annual lighting of the Washington Monument. 

A Monumental Occasion takes place Thursday, December 6, 2012 with pre-event festivities at 5:30pm in Mount Vernon. The official ceremony begins at 7pm with the official lighting at approximately 7:45pm.

The evening includes musical performers by area choirs and refreshments for purchase by local vendors.  The event ends with a colorful fireworks and laser finale choreographed to music.

Please advised, a revised Purple Route will be run during this time.