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Washington Monument Lighting 2018

November 30th, 2018

The Washington Monument Lighting 2018 is Thursday, December 6. The event starts at 5:00pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with laser lights and a firework finale around 7:45pm. From 5:00-7 in the South Park, there will be holiday crafts and photos with Santa. There will be [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2017

November 30th, 2017

The Washington Monument Lighting 2017 is Thursday, December 7. The event starts at 5:00pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with laser lights and a firework finale around 7:45pm. From 5:00-7 in the South Park, there will be holiday crafts and photos with Santa. There will be [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2016

November 23rd, 2016

The Washington Monument Lighting 2016 is Thursday, December 1. The event starts at 5:00pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with laser lights and a firework finale around 7:45pm. From 5:00-7, there is a Kid's Corner with: Holiday Crafts, Free Facepainting, and a Pixelated Photobooth with Santa. There will [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2015

November 25th, 2015

The Washington Monument Lighting 2015 is Thursday, December 3. The event starts at 5:00pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with laser lights and a firework finale around 7:45pm. From 5:00-7, there is a Chick-Fil-A Inner Harbor Kid's Corner with: Holiday Crafts & Letter writing to Santa, Free Facepainting, Pictures with [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2014

November 18th, 2014

The Washington Monument Lighting 2014 is Thursday, December 4. The event starts at 5:30pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with a firework finale around 7:45pm. From 5:30-7, you can visit with Santa Claus at the Mount Vernon West Park and listen to performances. Also during that time [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2013

November 27th, 2013

The Washington Monument Lighting 2013 is Thursday, December 5. The event starts at 5:30pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself with a firework finale around 7:45pm. From 5:30-7, you can visit with Santa Claus at the Mount Vernon West Park and listen to performances. Also during that [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2012

December 4th, 2012

The Washington Monument Lighting 2012 is Thursday, December 6. The event starts at 5:30pm and runs until 8:00pm. The actual ceremony starts around 7pm and the lighting itself around 7:45pm. This year Lardarius Webb from the Baltimore Ravens is the celebrity lighter! After it is lit, fireworks and a laser show will delight the crowd. [...]

Washington Monument Lighting 2011

November 28th, 2011

The Washington Monument Lighting is always a popular event, with nearby museums and shops participating, and many people coming to enjoy the magic of lights, fireworks, and this year, a laser show finale choreographed to music! This year is the 40th Annual Lighting of the Washington Monument, so expect an extra special night. The lighting [...]

Mount Vernon Washington Monument Lighting 2010

November 27th, 2010

The Washington Monument Lighting in Mount Vernon happens this Thursday, December 2, 2010, with activities beginning around 5:30 pm! Always a beautiful event, the ceremony begins around 7 pm with the actual lighting around 7:20 pm. This is the 39th year of the event, and it is always highly anticipated! This year ELMO stops by [...]

Baltimore Book Festival 2010

September 7th, 2010

The Baltimore Book Festival 2010 is coming to town from September 24-26, 2010 at Mount Vernon Place in Downtown Baltimore. This year, celebrity authors include Sherri Sheppard, co-host of The View and comedienne, Holly Robinson Peete, TV and movie star, with a book about her autistic son and how it affects their family, Nigel Barker, [...]