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Mount Vernon Nights

Grist Mill Park

4320 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway

Alexandria, VA 22309

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Grist Mill Park is on the same property that George Washington had a merchant gristmill that was able to produce 5,000-8,000 flour and cornmeal a day.  Today, the property includes a park besides the seasonal touring facilities of the colonial period mill. The park features sports fields, basketball courts, trails, a playground and dog park. In the summer, on Friday evenings, live music is offered as "Mount Vernon Nights." The Mount Vernon District Supervisor works in conjunction with local businesses to offer local artists. Visitors are encouraged to bring picnic dinners and a blanket to enjoy the summer tradition.

Earlier Event: July 21
Purcellville Food & Wine Festival
Later Event: September 23
DC State Fair