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Come discover your next story in Prince William & Manassas, VA! Home to two major Civil War battles, national and state parks, picturesque historic towns, and numerous other attractions, Prince William & Manassas is filled with stories waiting to be told. Our media team can suggest story ideas, obtain passes to attractions, help plan your trip and create a customized itinerary based on your interest and media outlet. If you are traveling from out of town, we can also help arrange overnight accommodation

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From parades and live concerts to living history, festivals, craft fairs and haunted hikes, there is something new to experience year-round in Prince William & Manassas.

 

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Press Releases

  1. Monday, July 24, 2017

    DISCOVER PRINCE WILLIAM & MANASSAS RECEIVES COVETED DESTINATION MARKETING INDUSTRY ACCREDITATION

    Discover Prince William & Manassas, the tourism marketing agency for Prince William County & Manassas, Virginia, was recently awarded accreditation by Destinations International (formerly Destination Marketing Association International).

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  2. Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    AUGUST 2017 EVENTS IN PRINCE WILLLIAM COUNTY & MANASSAS REGION

    August is Virginia Craft Beer Month - just one of the many reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William & Manassas this summer. Upcoming events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community and visitors.

  3. Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    DISCOVER PRINCE WILLIAM & MANASSAS SHOWCASES COUNTY AND CITY TO THE WORLD AT U.S. TRAVEL ASSOCIATION’S ‘IPW’

    MANASSAS, Virginia – June 12, 2017 – Discover Prince William & Manassas, the tourism marketing agency for Prince William County & Manassas, Virginia, is concluding an intensive two-weeks of promotional and sales activities to showcase Prince William County and the City of Manassas to international tour operators and media. The IPW trade show, the American travel industry’s leading international marketplace and largest generator of travel into the U.S., drew more than 5,000 attendees from around the globe to the Greater Washington Metro Region June 3 – 7th, 2017. This is the first time the trade show, of which celebrated its 49th year, has been hosted by the Washington, DC region. The effect of the show is anticipated to generate a minimum of one million new visitors to the Capital region by 2020.

  4. Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    JUNE EVENTS IN PRINCE WILLIAM & MANASSAS

    June and 4th of July 2017 Events in Prince William County & Manassas Region There are lots of reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William & Manassas this summer. Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community.

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Upcoming Events

  1. MUSEUM AT THE MARKET

    May 20 @ 10:00 AM

    What is the Museum staff up to today? Are they playing games, creating a craft, cooking a meal, or breaking a secret code from the past? Stop by the Manassas Saturday Farmer's Market at the Prince William Street commuter lot across from the new Baldwin School through October and see what is going on.

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  2. Prince William County Fair

    August 11 @ 12:00 AM

    Prince William County Fairgrounds

    Coming August 11-19, 2017 2017 Tickets Will Be Available at The Fairgrounds and Online. Please visit the Fairgrounds at 10624 Dumfries Rd. Manassas, VA 20112 to buy tickets! One Admission Adult Ticket $10 One Admission Child/Senior Ticket $6 Ride wristbands: Weekdays: $18 Sun 8/14: $22 Fri 8/19: $20 Sat 8/20: $22 Specials: Tickets are half price on Half Price Night—Aug 14th. FREE GATE ADMISSION. 2-5pm only on Tues, Aug 15th. Ladies admitted FREE on Ladies Night—Aug 16th. Children 4 and under and Active Military admitted FREE daily. NO TAX DOLLARS The County Fair receives NO FUNDS from federal, state, or local governments. The Fair is privately owned by the Prince William Veterans Farm Club. Mark your calendars for the 68th annual event August 11-19, 2017, and join the FUN4U. Be sure to Like the Fair Facebook page for updates (Click Here) and share it with your friends! ABOUT The Prince William County Fair is the largest County Fair in the state of Virginia. The annual event in Manassas includes livestock exhibits, home arts exhibits, tractor pulls, a rodeo, demolition derbies, baby contests, live music and a variety of midway shows. Games and carnival rides are provided by America’s #1 Carnival Company, Deggeller Attractions Inc. Prince William County 4-H Clubs participate in numerous activities and demonstrations. Upwards of 90,000 to 100,000 spectators are expected to pass through the turnstiles this year. HISTORY The Fair began in 1949 by a group of young World War II veterans who wanted to promote the agricultural industry in the county. The Fair history book, “Farms Forever – Forever Farms” is available at the Fair office (703-368-0173).

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  3. Thursday's at La Grange!

    August 17 @ 04:00 PM

    The Winery at La Grange

    Join us for food & wine specials and stay to enjoy the beautiful sunset over the vineyard! Cafe Havana Food Truck will be on-site serving up delicious sandwiches!

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  4. Potomac Nationals vs. Salem Red Sox

    August 17 @ 07:05 PM

    College night at the ballpark as the team wraps up their set with the Salem Red Sox. College students , present a valid college ID and you can get into the game for just $5, and once inside, head over to the picnic area of the ballpark to participate in cornhole, water pong, and themed trivia tournaments. In addition, for those of the legal drinking age, it is $1 beverage night.

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