For over a century, people have been coming to Historic Downtown Manassas to shop. Today the tradition continues with an outstanding array of unique establishments. Manassas is a fascinating blend of old and new. Offering an array of fine furnishings, works from local artisans and artists, gourmet food and wine, the area’s charming shops offer hours of intriguing discovery. You will find that the merchants have a wealth of anecdotes and inside information about their wares and their town.

Places to Shop

  • Popcorn Monkey

    Popcorn Monkey

    Gourmet Popcorn, Retro Soda Pop & Candy

    Located on the corner of  Center and Main street in Historic Old Town Manassas, Popcorn Monkey focuses on utilizing the finest ingredients to produce gourmet popcorn on-site: one small batch at a time! Offering over 20 flavor choices from savory to sweet, Popcorn Monkey has a flavor for everyone! They also feature retro soda pop, nuts, candies, […]

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  • Prospero’s Books

    Prospero’s Books

    Book Store

    A broad inventory numbering about 75,000 volumes. Specializing in out of print books, maps and prints.

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  • Scatter Seeds

    Scatter Seeds

    Scatter Seeds is more than a a place to shop.  It is a place where real lives are being changed, by real people like you. We are a place of connection. Each purchase helps improve the life of the person that made the unique handiwork or craft.  We carry handmade, fair trade handicrafts from around the world, […]

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  • Social Butterfly

    Social Butterfly

    Women's Fashion & Accessories

    Clothing, accessories and shoes for the young contemporary woman and the young at heart. Formal attire in our prom galleria.

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  • The Things I Love

    The Things I Love

    Home Goods

    Affordable elegance for your home and unique gifts. The Things I Love also hosts weekly afternoon teas featuring gourmet soups & pastries.

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  • Guide to Shops

  • Historic Downtown Manassas Gift Cards

    What do you get for the person that has everything? The gift card has become a favorite answer to this question. With over 30 shops and restaurants to choose from, the only hard part is deciding where to spend it!

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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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