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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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Events Calendar

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. 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.

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  2. 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.

  3. Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    DISCOVER PRINCE WILLIAM & MANASSAS CELEBRATES NATIONAL TRAVEL & TOURISM WEEK WITH INDUSTRY AWARDS & LUNCHEON EVENT; DISTRIBUTES

    MANASSAS, Virginia – May 10, 2017 – Discover Prince William & Manassas, the destination marketing organization for Prince William County & Manassas, Virginia, hosted elected officials, local tourism industry professionals on Friday, May 5th at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas, Virginia to celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week. This event celebrates the $608+ million in economic impact and $10.1 million in local tax revenue generated by tourism in Prince William County & the City of Manassas, Virginia.

  4. Sunday, May 7, 2017

    FIVE NORTHERN VA DESTINATIONS HARNESS THE POWER OF REGIONALISM

    MANASSAS, VA - MAY 7, 2017 - Each May, tourism offices across the country celebrate the travel industry during National Travel & Tourism Week (May 7-13, 2017). But in Northern Virginia, five destinations have been coming together year-round for more than a decade to promote “Virginia’s Cultural Region” in both domestic and international markets.

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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. Farmer's Market

    June 27 @ 03:30 PM

    Tackett's Mill

    Every Tuesday from May to October, from 3:30pm to 7:00pm, in the Tackett’s Mill parking lot off Harbor Drive, local producers come from around Virginia to offer fresh products. Here are some of our producers: Real Country Sausage Honeycomb Heroes Green Hope Smoothie Co. Gonzales Produce Sergios’ Produce Gypsy Hill Great Harvest Bread Company Valley View Bakery C&A Produce

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  3. Take Out Tuesday Concert -Sarah Bennett Swanner

    June 27 @ 06:00 PM

    Take Out Tuesday Concert -Sarah Bennett Swanner JUNE 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM soulful blues rock

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  4. Tahitian Sunset at Carrabba's Italian Grill (Woodbridge)

    June 27 @ 07:00 PM

    Carrabba's Italian Grill

    Raise your glass to a NEW kind of night out! Paint Nite® invites you to create art over cocktails at a local restaurant or bar, guided by a professional artist and party host. Grab your friends and spend two hours drinking, laughing, and flexing your creative muscles. There’s no experience necessary and we’ll provide all the supplies, so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except having a great time!). Must be of legal drinking age. Food and drink may be purchased at the event. The event begins promptly at the start time listed above. Please allow extra time to find parking and get settled. If you're coming with a group (yay, how fun!) make sure you arrive early to get seats together. If you're planning to eat dinner before the event, please inform the host/hostess that you're with Paint Nite® and check in with us to reserve your seats.

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