First Friday 2019-03-22T19:43:28+00:00

Come out on the First Friday of each month (excluding January) and enjoy all that Historic Downtown Manassas has to offer! First Friday events provide a fun way to interact with the community while experiencing Downtown Manassas. Participating First Friday locations agree to stay open until 9 pm and often provide a fun game, special discount, or activity that fits the shared theme for the month. From unique shops and a variety of dining options to live music at outdoor venues, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

For up to date information about First Friday events,
Text: FirstFriday (all one word) to 888-777.

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First Friday – April 2019

A First Friday Costume Event

Friday, April 5th, 2019 • 6 pm – 9 pm

Join us on the First Friday in April from 6 pm – 9 pm for a Game of Thrones inspired costume event! Located in Downtown Manassas, this event will feature a costume contest, live sword fighting demonstrations and training, hair braiding, DIY crafts, photo opportunities, food, wine, mead, ale, acts & performances, costume vendors, and special activities and sales at participating Downtown Merchant locations.

This event is free for the public to attend!
*As a reminder – open carry of sharp objects is not permitted.

Check out the list of Participating Merchants and Restaurants! (More to be added!)
Each participating business will be offering a special or themed activity too!

Popcorn Monkey – offering G.O.T themed desserts and dragon egg fudge, plus outdoor games!
Mariachi’s Tequileria – providing some of the finest examples of Westerosian libations
The Things I Love – specials to come!
Old Towne Man Cave – discounted services on Friday night only!
Knock on Wood – activities and specials to come!
McCall Studio Gallery/DMVISUAL LLC – offering a prize to the first 10 guests that come to the gallery in Game of Thrones artistic costumes! Plus – live music
District Hemp Botanicals – staying open late!
Prospero’s Books – staying open late!
Three Monkey’s Pub and Chophouse – selling turkey legs at the Harris Pavilion!
Crossroads Tabletop Tavern
Game of Intrigue: A werewolf-style mass participation social deduction game.
Royal Meal Deal: Full course meals designed for parties of 4, 6, or 8. Fit for a king…or the mother of dragons herself.
Sinistral Brewing Company – Specials and activities to come!
Aroma Wine Tasting – Game of Thrones themed Trivia! (from 7pm-9pm) and Flight Night – $10 wine flights with any food purchase
Monza – Specials for the evening! Chicken Littlefingers, Nightking’s Wings, Joffrey’s Hopefully-Not-Poison Sangria, Vary’s Blooy Mary
Manassas Clay – staying open late!
Weinegar’s Sweets & Treats – G.O.T themed baked good and food dishes
Shining Sol Candle Company – Make Your Own Dragon Candle night! AND, all Dragon’s Lair candles will be on sale.
Totally Vintage Design – Maryland Fairy Hair! (first come first serve!)