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Monument Lighting

We invite you to celebrate the Launch Of The Holiday Season with us

December 7, 2023

Monument Lightingat Mount Vernon Place

Taking place the first Thursday in December, Monument Lighting is a joyous event culminating with a spectacular fireworks display. Guests enjoy musical performances on stage, while having a tasty bite of food from a holiday vendor village. The Washington Monument is decked out with thousands of LED lights strings which are illuminated as the fireworks begin. It’s an exciting time to be in Mount Vernon Place!

AboutMonument Lighting

Monument Lighting at Mount Vernon Place is the unofficial opening of the holiday season in Baltimore.

Monument Lighting assists the Conservancy in raising awareness about what the organization does every day for the city by maintaining, restoring, and revitalizing Mount Vernon Place.

See what took place at Monument Lighting 2022.

Monument LightingVendors

It is our tradition to support the best of Baltimore by featuring local vendors who serve up Baltimore's delicious foods! Both food trucks and tent setups may apply. Please check back as the season approaches for more information on vendor applications.