Historic Downtown Manassas Virginia is always an unforgettable destination. For weekend romantics or families on holiday, whether it’s a fascinating tour through the battlefield or a leisurely day trip, Manassas offers a lot to do.

Things to Do

  • Old Courthouse in Manassas

    Old Courthouse in Manassas

    Open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This Romanesque revival courthouse, designed by James C. Teague and Philip T. Marye was completed in 1893 and served the country until 1984 when a new courthouse was built nearby. The old Manassas Courthouse was the site of 1911 Peace Jubilee where President Taft stood on […]

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  • The City of Manassas Ice Rink at the Loy E. Harris Pavilion

    The City of Manassas Ice Rink at the Loy E. Harris Pavilion

    Ice Skating Rink

    Out-door skating facility, within one minute walking distance from the Manassas commuter train station located in Historic Downtown Manassas. Great shopping and food within a two minute walk in any direction

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  • Manassas Industrial School & Jennie Dean Memorial

    Manassas Industrial School & Jennie Dean Memorial

    Open daily, daylight until dusk, self-guided tours. Admission is free.  Born a slave in western Prince William County in 1852, Jane “Jennie” Serepta Dean founded Manassas Industrial School so young African American children could learn a marketable trade. The memorial located on the actual site of the 1893 school provides a captivating glimpse into the […]

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  • Aroma Wine Tasting

    Aroma Wine Tasting

    Morais Vineyards & Winery has opened a new wine tasting room in the heart of Manassas! Enjoy an afternoon relaxing and tasting wines from Morais Vineyards. Tasting plates are served with the wine tastings and charcuterie plates are available for purchase. There is off-street parking. No outside food permitted. Children are welcome – just not […]

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  • Cannon Branch

    Cannon Branch

    Open daily, daylight until dusk, self-guided tours. Admission is free.  It appears likely that the fortification was built by Union Forces circa 1863-1864 as part of a series of forts sited along the railroad to defend supply lines. Archaeological evidence including fire-cracked rock and quartz spear points indicate that this site may have been used […]

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  • Discover the Charm of Historic Downtown Manassas

    Our Mission Statement:
    Historic Manassas, Inc. engages the community to promote, preserve and enhance our vibrant Historic Downtown.

    Only 30 miles from the nation's capital and a short ride from the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, the superb variety of shops, museums, galleries and restaurants, combined with its robust calendar of festival and events, offers an endless source of interest and fun.

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