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Historic Downtown Manassas will hold its 8th Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival on September 8, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (last pour at 5:30 p.m.). This ticketed event features award winning craft beers & distilled spirits for sampling, some of Northern Virginia’s best barbecue, and incredible live music. Ticket prices will increase the day of the event, so get your tickets soon! (link will be added the last week of June)

Bring your own partner and sign up for the free Cornhole Tournament, hosted by D & D Beach Cornhole. There will be prizes for the top three teams. Signup begins at Noon. Tournament begins at 1:30 pm.

The Bands:

  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm: TBD



  • 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm: 

His Dream of Lions


  • 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm:

Tim Vitullo Band

The Brews:

Adventure Brewing
Bold Rock Cider
Pale Fire Brewing
Starr Hill

The Barbecue: 

Better Than Carolina BBQ


The Distilled Spirits:

Belle Isle Craft Spirits

Cornhole Tournament:

  • Bring your own partner
  • Registration begins at Noon
  • Tournament begins at 1:30
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place

Interested in Volunteering?

We are looking for volunteers aged 21 and up to offer their time pouring one of our 60+ beers at this year’s festival. There will be both a morning and an afternoon shift. All interested candidates should email David Rhodes at david@historicmanassasinc.org for more information.

The rain date, in the case of severe weather is September 16th.

To apply as a vendor, click here.

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