Washington Monument Lighting

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Mt Vernon Washington Monument Lighting December 3, 2009

December 1st, 2009

Mt Vernon's Annual Monument Lighting this year is Thursday, December 3. The Lighting Festival is held at the Walters Art Museum from 5:00-8:30 pm. It is a free event for the whole family! There will be fun performances, children's art activities, and at 7 pm the Washington Monument will be lit up for all to [...]