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

  • 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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  • Puzzle Palooza Etc

    Puzzle Palooza Etc

    Being a family-owned and operated business, we’re able to offer you that personal touch you’ve been looking for. Our goal is to make all of our customers happy. At Puzzle Palooza Etc.., we really care about the products we sell, and we’d like to share our favorite puzzles with you. We look forward to your […]

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  • Rising Phoenix Holistic Center

    Rising Phoenix Holistic Center

    Metaphysical gift shop and hub for healing, personal growth, and spiritual nourishment.

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  • Scatter Seeds

    Scatter Seeds

      Scatter Seeds is more than 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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  • 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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