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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. 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.

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  2. 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.

  3. Thursday, May 4, 2017

    DISCOVER PRINCE WILLIAM & MANASSAS HONORED WITH 2017 VIRGO AWARD

    Manassas, Virginia – May 4, 2017 – Discover Prince William & Manassas, the destination marketing organization for Prince William County & Manassas, Virginia, received a VIRGO award at this year’s Virginia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (now the Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (VADMO) 2017 Tourism Symposium on April 2nd and 3rd at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia.

  4. Friday, February 24, 2017

    NORTHERN VIRGINIA VISITORS CONSORTIUM RECEIVES TOURISM MARKETING GRANT

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced this week that the Northern Virginia Visitors Consortium (NVVC) received a $9,375 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Adult Novice Rowing Camp

    May 27 @ 08:00 AM

    Looking for a new sport, or just a fun activity? Rowing might be for you! Come find out what it’s all about with Prince William Rowing Club, a masters (adult) competitive and recreational rowing club for men and women in Prince William County! For two weeks, each Novice Camp boat of eight will go out on the water with four experienced rowers and four novice rowers. Rowing with the experienced rowers will allow the novices to leapfrog ahead in the learning process and gain a better feel of the potential that rowing offers. If you love rowing as much as we think you will, we hope you will join us for the entire rowing season! The Novice Camp program consists of six total sessions, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6-8 p.m. and Saturdays 8-10 a.m., May 23-June 3. Cost is $125. Register online.

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  2. Woodbridge Beer Fest

    May 27 @ 11:00 AM

    Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center

    Join us and our friends from other breweries for the first annual Woodbridge Beer Fest on Saturday, May 27th from 11am-5pm. The festival will be held along the Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center boulevard, between REI and Starbucks. More details will be published as they become available, but go ahead and mark your calendars now. We are bringing the craft beer to you! Participating breweries (so far): - Adventure Brewing Company - BadWolf Brewing Company - Brew Republic Bierwerks - Fairwinds Brewing Company - Forge Brew Works - Growling Bear Brewing Company - Heroic Aleworks - Ornery Beer Company - Port City Brewing Company - Tin Cannon Brewing Company - Waters End Brewing Company - ... and we will have some wine options too! There will also be food vendors, live music and other entertainment. Kids are welcome, but will not be able to consume alcohol. In fact, nobody gets to consume alcohol without a wrist band. There are rules. We will have a wine table so you can bring your wine drinking friends along to enjoy the merriment! Each adult ticket includes wrist band (for drinking), a commemorative glass, and 12 six-ounce pour beer/wine tickets (beer pours = 1 ticket; wine pours = 2 tickets). Tickets can also be used for root beer and bottled water if you so choose. Each kid ticket includes a plastic cup and all you can drink house-made Brew Republic root beer from the tap, and bottled water. Kid tickets are NOT required for kids to attend. Additional beer/wine tickets can be purchased for $3 a piece to those with wrist bands. EventBrite advanced sale ticket prices are $40 per adult, $5 for kids (plus tax) when bundled with 2 or more tickets. Individual advanced sale tickets are $41 per adult, $6 for kids (plus tax). Day of event tickets at the gate will cost $45 for adults and $6 for kids, plus sales tax. VIP TICKETS are also available: For $20, you can upgrade your experience and be treated like a rockstar! You'll get access to the VIP tent, exclusive beers that are only in the VIP tent, one hour early entrance to the festival, compimentary water/soda, a $5 food coupon at Brew Republic, and a cool and shaded place to sit and hang out with brewers and brewery personnel (and other VIPs). The VIP Ticket is only valid with the purchase of a regular Adult Ticket. More details to come. Stay tuned!

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  3. Woodbridge Beer Frestival

    May 27 @ 11:00 AM

    Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center

    We're taking over the main drag of Stonebridge for the first ever Woodbridge Beer Fest and filling it with beer, food, some wine, root beer (for the kids), and a ton of fun for adults and kids alike.

    PARTICIPATING BREWERIES: Dozens of the best of local and regional craft breweries. 

    WINE: We’ll also have a wine table so you can bring your wine drinking friends along to enjoy the merriment!

    FOOD, MUSIC, ACTIVITIES: In addition to liquid revelry, there will also be food vendors, live music and other entertainment — including kid-friendly activities.

    AFTER PARTY: Stay late for the first Stonebridge summer family movie on the jumbo-tron starting at 7pm, and the after party in the Brew Republic taproom.

    LOCATION: Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center is located just off of I-95 in Woodbridge. The main road through the center will be closed to vehicle traffic between Starbucks/Apple Store and REI, creating the perfect venue for enjoying great craft beer and tasty food with friends and family.

    TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE: Get the best price by purchasing in advance. Prices go up May 1, and after May 26, online/advance ticket sales will end and tickets will be available at the event at the same-day prices.

    MORE DETAILS: More details at woodbridgebeer.com.

  4. Movies Under the Stars-Jaws

    May 27 @ 07:00 PM

    Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center

    Its Friday night, which means its movies under the stars at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center. Come on out with a picnic blanket and/or lawn chairs and either bring your own meal or stop by any one of the surrounding restaurants, order a dinner, and enjoy a movie on the huge movie screen. Tonight's showing is Jaws!

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