By Ann Marie Maher, Discover Prince William & Manassas
The winter weather is moving out and Spring is just around the corner! With warmer temperatures approaching, it’s finally time to get out of the house and enjoy the many activities Prince William & Manassas has to offer.
Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with the annual Greater Manassas St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 12. Continue with the Irish festivities on March 18 with Danú: St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Renowned for their high-energy mix of Irish music and contemporary Celtic beats, this electrifying ensemble from Ireland’s historic county Waterford is guaranteed to take you across the globe.
Bring a picnic lunch and try your hand at the egg roll ‘Eggstravaganza’ at Ben Lomond Historic Site on March 19 or join the fun at the Rippon Lodge Historic Site Easter egg hunt on March 26. You will also find crafts, games and tours for the perfect afternoon with your family.
Later this spring, take the entire family outside and explore more than 500 acres at Leeslyvania State Park. The birthplace Robert E. Lee’s father offers playgrounds, hiking trails and canoe rentals for all types of family fun! Please be sure to follow Discover Prince William & Manassas on Facebook for up to the moment happenings.
Ann Marie Maher is the President/CEO of Discover Prince William & Manassas, the area’s tourism agency. For more information on Discover Prince William & Manassas visit discoverpwm.com