July First Friday
July 2nd, 2021 from 6 pm – 9 pm
Celebrate the Holiday weekend by coming out for the July First Friday!! There will be street closures in place as well as the Sip and Shop special ABC Permit!
Come grab a drink and wander around to see what the downtown businesses have to offer!
Choose a Charity First Friday
June 4th, 2021 from 6 pm – 9 pm
For the June First Friday, Downtown Manassas Businesses will Choose a Charity to support at their respective locations. Each business will feature their own unique way of supporting their charity of choice, so check out the participating Businesses below for their charities and specials!
Battlefield Wealth Planning will be participating with JDRF. While the office will be closed, Battlefield Wealth Planning will match the donations that Sinistral and Philadelphia Tavern make to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Check out the booth in front of Philly Tavern for more information about JDRF!
10 % of our sales for the entire month of June will be donated to the Manassas Symphony Orchestra.
District Hemp Botanicals will donate a portion of the sales for the evening, or $500 whichever is greater.
Make Everything Good (M.E.G.) is a local non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to assist and support the needs of individuals, families and organizations associated with public safety, military, veterans, and the local community. 10% of all sales on Friday, June 4th will go to support this wonderful charity!
For information on this wonderful charity, please visit https://makingeverythinggood.org.
5% of the of all daily specials sales to CASA
Meet members of Give Back Prince William as they set up in front of the Gallery; Donations will be made by McCall Studio Gallery to Give Back Prince William; Poetry Readings by two local featured poets; Live Music; #JuneArtShow & other community exhibits!
Old Towne Veterinary Clinic – Old Town Strong
(Not open First Friday; Please check hours to support the month-long charity drive!)
Old Towne Veterinary Clinic is proud to support Old Town Strong with the “Safe Haven Project” to refurbish the transition room for children waiting to be adopted in our community. A portion of every purchase during the month of June will fund this effort.
Come by the clinic and make a difference in your community!
JDRF will be setup at Philadelphia Tavern!
Pay it forward!! Customers will have the option to purchase and donate snack bags for shipping to the organization for distribution.
We’re hosting an 80’s night with a band starting at 7pm – The Reflex. Music will be on Main Street. 80’s dress encouraged! The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will be on site with an information booth.
Meet members of the Manassas Women’s Club as they set up at The Things I Love!!
15% of all food sales goes to the GoFundMe page. Tim is a local liquor rep for the Manassas area and was in a bad car accident that caused him to lose his arm. We will be raising money to help him through this difficult time. We will be partnering with old town strong for helping spread the word.
Ryland Strong is dedicated to raising money and awareness for brain cancer, especially in teens and young adults.
Representatives of Shriners Hospitals will be on site with an information booth.
Other participating groups:
ACTS PWC – Who We Are – YouTube
About Us | Casa BruMar Foundation
Friends of Manassas City Library
Join us on Friday, May 7th from 6 pm – 9 pm for the Downtown Derby!
Located in Downtown Manassas, this event will feature stick horse races & derby hat parade/contest at the Harris Pavilion, as well as, Mint Juleps, special activities, and sales at participating Downtown businesses.
Harris Pavilion Activities:
6:00 pm – Derby Hat Parade/Contest (show off your best Derby Hat!)
6:00 pm – In-person Race Sign-ups begin (SIGN UP IN ADVANCE HERE!!!)
6:15 pm – Winner of Derby Hat Contest Announced
6:30 pm – Children’s Stick Horse Races
7:00 pm – Adult Stick Horse Races
Wear your best hat and come on out to the races!
Prize Basket for Hat Contest Donated By:
Participating Downtown Businesses & Specials!
(All Participating Businesses will remain open until at least 9 pm)
Antiques & Collectibles Boutique
Calico Jack’s – Come in wearing your Derby-themed attire and receive 10% off Calico Jack’s brand items. No Derby gear? Earn 10% off Calico Jack’s brand items with the purchase of Old Town Strong merchandise!
Crossroads Tabletop Tavern
Doug’s Deli – Click here!
District Hemp Botanicals – Contributing $25 gift card for contests; Free samples for anyone that stops in!
Kerbobble Toys – Enjoy 20% off all HORSE (and unicorn!) related items in-store, including: My Little Pony, Breyer Horses, and children’s books! Anyone wearing a Derby Day Hat will receive a prize for visiting! Free coloring pages and crayons for kids! Be the closest to guess how many marbles in our jar and you could win the grand prize of the night!!
Knock on Wood
Monza – Mint Juleps Here!!!
Old Towne Man Cave
Scatter Seeds – Bubbles and Sidewalk Chalk for the kids and a store raffle with purchase for the adults. Celebrating 6 years in business this May!!!
Shining Sol Candle Co.
Sinistral Brewing Company – Music by One Hot Mess and Puccio’s Pizza on-site!
The Things I Love – With a purchase customers can pick a horse and spin the wheel. If their horse wins, they win a prize. Plus we have some lovely Derby themed items for sale.
Three Monkeys Pub and Chophouse – Ladies wearing Derby-themed “big” hats, and men in suits, will get 15% off food. Mint Juleps Here!!!
Totally Vintage Design
This event is free and open to the public. Please continue to wear face masks and practice social distancing while enjoying this event.
The streets will be closed from 6 pm – 12:00 am for this event.
Sip and Shop will be in effect (take your drinks and walk around Downtown!)
For up to date information about First Friday events,
Text: FirstFriday (all one word) to 888-777,
or click here.
Hop around from store to store for sweet surprises! For each purchase from a participating merchant, customers will get to select an egg from the merchant’s basket and win a prize. Three of the eggs will contain Grand Prizes!
2021 Participating Merchant Locations
Streets will be closed; “Pandemic” Sip and Shop will continue to be in effect.
Locations with an asterisk will stay open until 9 pm for First Friday on April 2nd!
Crossroads Tabletop Tavern*
District Hemp Botanicals*
Knock on Wood*
Manassas Olive Oil Company
Old Towne Veterinary Clinic – (closed 4/1 & 4/2)
Shining Sol Candle Co. *
The Things I Love*
Totally Vintage Design*
Featuring additional prizes from:
Grand Prize Basket donated by:
Thank you to the following Downtown Manassas Businesses for staying open until 9 pm for the 2021 March MadHATTERness Game!
Ashby Jewelers, Cafe Pottery, Calico Jack’s, Centerfuse, Crossroads Tabletop Tavern, Eva’s Alley, Kerbobble Toys, Knock on Wood, Manassas Olive Oil Co., McCall Studio Gallery, Nova Legal Professionals, The People’s Place, Shining Sol Candle Co., The Things I Love, Totally Vintage Design, Tummy YumYum, Scatter Seeds, & Weinegar’s