Downtown After 5 - Building Tour with a Taste of Mt. Vernon
Started in 2006, this annual event is held on the third Thursday of April, the Downtown After 5 – Building Tour with a Taste of Mt. Vernon highlights recent renovated properties located downtown and the culinary flavors of local restaurants, caterers and specialty cooks. Music and people’s choice contests for best decorations, best food, etc. are part of the festivities. With a focus on preservation and economic growth, the Downtown After 5 event was created to highlight the improvements to the district and increase awareness of the many positive features of the downtown area, the traditional heart of our community.