Mason Family Events

Mason Family Events



Participant Type


What’s Included?

Adult (Age 13+) $35/Adult    

Includes all on-campus Family Weekend activities

(excludes: Mason on Location Area Tours)  

Child (Age 5-12)   $12/Child
Child (Age 4 and Under)   FREE  
Mason Student FREE 

*Mason Faculty/Staff tickets are the same prices as above and can be purchased through the Mason Family Connection. Visit, scroll to the bottom of the page, click “Are you faculty? Log in here” and sign in with your Mason credentials.


Area Tour

Cost Per Ticket


Historic Fairfax Saturday, Oct. 16
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
$10  Learn about Historic Fairfax from a historical tour guide while visiting the Historic Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax Museum, and Historic Blenheim Estate, plus historical discussions including the founding of George Mason University, Bill of Rights, Civil War, Civil Rights, Suffragists, and the CIA.
Gunston Hall Saturday, Oct. 16
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
$10  Join a guided tour of George Mason’s historic home, Gunston Hall, located in Lorton, VA! Learn more about George Mason’s life and legacy, and explore the kitchen yard, schoolhouse, burying ground, and trails around the 550 acres of property.
D.C. Segway Tour
Sunday, Oct. 17
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
$25  Take a Segway Tour of Washington, D.C., and cover an entire day’s worth of sightseeing in under 3 hours. You’ll glide through the U.S. capital on a simple to use and fun to ride Segway, exploring historical sites including the White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and more! 
Great Falls
Sunday, Oct. 17
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
$10  Enjoy a nature hike through Great Falls, VA, led by Mason Outdoor Adventures! Experience the beautiful, roaring Potomac River, changing leaves, and fresh air. (Skill level does not matter.)