-A layout of the event is provided to all accepted vendors 1-2 weeks before the event. We try to accommodate as many location requests as possible. However, any issues with location in the festival footprint must be addressed before the event.
-All food vendors must provide the necessary health department certification. Food vendors are invited to participate in our events, however, if you’d like to be considered, please send along information regarding your menu and business to our Events Coordinator
-All vendors must be prepared to be inspected by the City of Manassas Fire Marshal and must comply with any requests made by the Fire Marshal.
–If you are a crafter or artisan, and you do not have liability insurance, please complete this waiver.
Those who meet the qualifications and are interested in applying to participate in one of our events in 2018 can find the necessary information below as it becomes available. All applications will be up no later than February 2018.
Live Well Festival – April 21, 2018
A festival focused around healthy living for the entire family! Featuring a 5k race, Strongman Competition, Vendors, Cooking Demos, Paper Shredding Truck, and more!
One Love: Celebration of Life with the Arts – May 18 – 20, 2018
Want to participate? Applications NOW OPEN at:
One Love is a trans-formative 3-day multi-media art event that is a celebration of life and our diverse artistic community. The event is designed to give artists a platform to perform, share and leverage their art to the betterment of the community, while raising awareness and inspiring hope for the love of all artistic platforms.
Activities will include:
- Panels & Workshops about Artistic Craft, Entrepreneurship, and more
- Panels & Workshops geared toward educating the community, raising awareness and highlighting resources available to encourage life and hope
- Celebration of Life Juried Art Show featuring cash prizes
- 3-Day Marketplace featuring multiple genres of art and artistic excellence
- Live Performances of Music, Spoken Word, Visual Art, Sculpture, Dance and Drama
- And much more to be announced!
Heritage Railway Festival – June 2, 2018
A family celebration of Manassas’ rich railway history, attracting over 30,000 people. Model railroad displays, Virginia Railway Express excursions, vendors of railroad history and memorabilia, live professional and local entertainment, rides, games, and activities.
Manassas Jazz Festival – June 16, 2018
(rain date June 23, 2018)
Attracting over 3,000 discerning adults, an intimate afternoon featuring headline jazz artists, tasting and purchasing wines from award winning Virginia wine artisans, local craft breweries, upscale food concessions and more.
Celebrate America – July 4, 2018
An all-American party attracting over 100,000 people from Manassas and surrounding cities and counties. Features the largest firework display in Northern Virginia, live entertainment, rides, carnival food, games, and showcases of local talent.
Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival – September 8, 2018
(rain date Sunday, September 16th)
A fun afternoon spent sampling craft beers from a 250 mile radius of Manassas! Enjoy some of Northern Virginia’s best barbecue as you enjoy live music on the Manassas Museum Lawn!
Fall Jubilee – October 6, 2018
(rain date October 13, 2018)
Enjoy a day of family fun with craft and community booths, live music & entertainment, and more!