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 At Experience Mount Vernon, our mission is to energize and strengthen an authentic and uniquely downtown experience. One way that we accomplish this goal is through our flagship, community wide events. These events are not only fun for the whole family, they strengthen relationships between Mount Vernon residents, visitors, and downtown businesses. 


First Fridays

Taking place onf the first Friday of the summer months, First Fridays are our premiere summer events. Featuring community corners, classic car shows, food trucks, vendors, kids activities, and so more, there is something fro everyone at First Friday!


 Johnny Appleseed

The Experience Mount Vernon Johnny Appleseed Festival features all things fall! Featuring a food truck trail hosted by Knox Foodies, a kids zone, fresh produce, and vendors, the Johnny Appleseed Festival is the perfect kick-off to the fall season. 



Experience Mount Vernon presents Winter In Downtown! Along with shows, attractions and performances at our partner venues and presented by local organizations, Experience presents a slate of events to keep you coming through the central business district all season long.


GingerbreadShop Small


Parade festival of lights