3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Mt Vernon, VA 22121
The annual Colonial Market & Fair features dozens of America’s finest historic craftspeople and plenty of family fun. Visit with colonial artisans who demonstrate and sell traditional wares such as baskets, woodcarvings, tin and ironwork, leather-workings, weavings, furniture and food. Watch 18th-century shows, including a puppet show, a fire-eating act and a balloon launch, and listen to colonial music. Costumed interpreters demonstrate the 18th-century chocolate-making process using an authentic colonial recipe. The event will feature free Potomac River sightseeing cruises.