Manassas - Historic Heart. Modern Beat.
One of the best parts of visiting Manassas is exploring the City’s architecture reflecting its 19th-century heritage.

During the Civil War, two opposing presidents – Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln – visited Liberia while meeting with their generals when it served as headquarters in 1861 for Confederates and in 1862 for the Union.

In 1972, Stephen Stills – of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – helped form the band, Manassas. As a Civil War buff, Stills orchestrated this photo shoot at the historic Manassas train depot for the album cover of the same name.
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HISTORIC HEART. MODERN BEAT.

History moves people.

Stories of the past have the power to connect, causing people to reflect on how life was.

And today, this same City continues to move people to visit its hot spots for culinary treats, shopping, arts, and culture.

History

History

A storied past. An engaging future.
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Dining

Dining

Tempting eats for every palate.
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Shopping

Shopping

Independent, local, unique.
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Things To Do

Things To Do

Carve out your day.
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Events

Events

Ever-changing, always engaging.
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Arts

Arts

Feel the modern beat.
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BE PART OF OUR 150TH CELEBRATION!

Come celebrate with us! In 2023, visit Manassas as we commemorate our 150th anniversary of the City’s founding in 1873. Check us out on Facebook and Instagram as our celebration draws near. It’s a history-making, year-long tribute that includes residents, businesses … and YOU!
Come – and play a part in our story.

Looking for Historic Manassas, Inc.?

Historic Manassas, Inc. (HMI) is a 501(c) (3) charitable, non-profit corporation funded by private donations and the City of Manassas. Since February 1986, HMI has been leading the revitalization and promotion of Historic Downtown Manassas.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

First Friday

Tequila & Tacos is the theme for September's First Friday! Restaurants feature their own special versions of tacos and patrons can purchase tickets for a certain number of tequila tastings […]
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Sep 10 @ 11:00 am - Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm

11th Annual Bands, Brews, & Barbecue

Historic Downtown Manassas will hold its 11th annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival to include a Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) BBQ competition. Festival begins Sept. 10 (11 am-6 pm) […]
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Sep 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Old Town Manassas Art Show & Craft Fair

Over 60 artisans and crafters, independent consultants, and small businesses showcase creative products for sale. For More Information Click Here
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HISTORIC MANASSAS VISITOR CENTER 
AT THE TRAIN DEPOT
9431 West Street
Manassas, Virginia 20110
703-361-6599
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