Love is in the Air! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and Historic Downtown Manassas is the perfect place to take your sweetheart to celebrate. The restaurants and shops in Manassas are one-of-a-kind and locally-owned. Your significant other will appreciate the thought and originality of a date night in one of Northern Virginia’s most charming locales. Enjoy some insider tips on making your date a night to remember:

  • Start (or end!) your night with a special drink. For the wine enthusiast, Aroma Wine Tasting is just a short walk from the restaurants in historic downtown. Beer lovers can sample fantastic brews from many local breweries including Sinistral Brewing in the heart of the downtown area. Additionally, there are cocktails available at many of the Manassas restaurants, like Mariachi’s Tequileria, that offers a rainbow of margaritas.Place setting
  • Keep your eyes peeled for special menus. Stay up to date with your friends at Monza, Rangoli, Carmello’s, and more to see what they are cooking up special for the occasion! A prefix menu can make the ordering process a bit easier, and you can try out a delicious new dish that is only available onValentine’s Day.
  • Pamper your loved one (or yourself!). There’s no better way to start date night off right than by looking and feeling your best. Treat yourself or your beau to a fresh haircut, massage, facial, or a relaxing yoga or Pilates session. A gift card for one of these services makes a thoughtful gift, too. Check out the full list of services here.
  • Greet your sweetie with a treat. Does your special someone have a Roses in a vasesweet tooth? Lucky for you, Historic Downtown Manassas has you covered. You can find decadent candy apples at Tummy Yum Yum, cupcakes, pies and more at Weinegar’s Sweets & Treats, and ice cream at Jitterbug’s. If sugar isn’t sure to impress, flowers will. Present a beautiful bouquet from Flowers with Passion.

The local shops and restaurants in Historic Downtown Manassas are eager to serve lovebirds this Valentine’s Day. Now what are you waiting for?! Start planning!