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Historic Downtown Manassas will hold its 9th Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival on September 7, 2019 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 for purchase, and incredible live music.

Taster tickets ($50) include admission for one (21+), a souvenir tasting glass and a taster wristband* for tasting, beer, wine and spirits.
Non-taster tickets ($15) get you admission for one (13+) into the festival.
Children 12 and under – FREE

Ticket prices will increase the day of the event, so get your tickets when they become available!

NEW FOR 2019:

There will be a limited number of passes available for attendees that are interested in judging the BBQ competition. Judge Pass includes admission for one (21+); souvenir tasting glass; taster wristband* for sampling beer and spirits throughout the festival; and a sample of BBQ from every participant for judging the BBQ competition.

*wearing the taster wristband enables sampling of beer, and spirits

Please check back for updates on breweries, distilleries, and BBQ vendors.

The Bands:



The Brews:

The Barbecue*:


The Distilled Spirits:

Cornhole Tournament:

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

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!

Gold Level Sponsors:

Bronze Level Sponsors:


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 Melissa Williams at melissa@historicmanassasinc.org for more information.

The rain date, in the case of severe weather is September 15th.

Interested in a booth space?

Apply Today!