Monument Lighting

December 7, 2023, 5–8 p.m.
green and orange fireworks explode around the Baltimore Washington Monument with Walters Museum in the distance

Location: Sculpture Court 

5-8 p.m.: Monument Lighting in Mount Vernon
5:30-7:30 p.m.: Activities inside the museum

Celebrate the holiday season at the annual Monument Lighting in Mount Vernon, a joyous event of performances and food culminating with a spectacular fireworks display. In conjunction with Monument Lighting, organized by Mount Vernon Place Conservancy, stop by the Walters Art Museum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for free activities for all ages. Warm up with hot chocolate (while supplies last!), enjoy performances, and explore our newest exhibition, Ethiopia at the Crossroads.

For more information about Monument Lighting, visit the Mount Vernon Place Conservancy’s website.


December 7, 2023


5–8 p.m.



Supporter Price



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