Don’t Miss Out: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

Need ideas for something to do this weekend? With concerts, runs/walks, festivals, fairs and even a swim meet, there’s something for everyone! Don’t Miss Out on these great events!

Bust the Rust Swim Meet

Dust off your swim goggles and swim cap and hop in the pool for the first annual Manassas Park Rust Buster Open Swim Meet! Kick off your summer swim season early and bust that winter rust!  Ages 5 to 18. Friday, April 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park

Manassas Reads

The Prince William County Public Library System, the City of Manassas and Manassas City Public Schools join together to host this community-wide book festival every spring. The event offers many activities and giveaways, including LOTS of free books for all ages, prizes, special community guest readers, the chance to meet published and local authors, student presentations, live music and so much more!  Saturday, April 29, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas

Market on Main

The Dumfries Farmers Market, which is now called Market on Main, begin its 2023 season last week. The market will operate through the season every Saturday and offer fresh produce, baked goods, soaps, candles, and various other vendors. Saturday, April 29, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Garrison Park, 17749 Main Street, Dumfries

All-County Secondary Arts Festival

The PWCS Arts Festival is an opportunity to showcase the talented students in the Visual and Performing Arts programs in Prince William County Public Schools. The display of student artwork highlights the thriving arts programs in the school division. Saturday, April 29, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Road, Manassas

Old Town Manassas Art Show & Craft Spring Fair

Celebrate Spring and Mother’s Day in Old Town Manassas ~ support local small businesses and independent artisans and crafters! Over 60 local artisans and crafters, independent consultants and other small businesses are looking forward to showcasing you their products just in time for Mother’s Day.  Saturday, April 29, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas

Tunnel to Towers 5K Run-Walk

Registration is open for the Prince William 2023 Tunnels to Tower 5K Run & Walk. The foundation was created to honor the heroic life and death of Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter who lost his life on September 11, 2001 after strapping on his gear and running through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers. Learn more about the event, how to register, as well as donation and volunteer opportunities here. Sunday, April 30, Starts at 7:30 a.m. | Pfitzner Stadium, 7 County Complex Court, Woodbridge

2023 Manassas Runway Run

Run on the ultra-flat Manassas Airport Runway. This course is unique in that the other runway close by will still be operational for takeoff and landing while the race is underway! Start and Finish on the taxiway near the main terminal. Enjoy the scenic views for the modern and vintage aircrafts that are on display near the Start/Finish Line. All runners will need to have finished the first 2.9 miles of their race by 8:50 a.m. as the airport runway will reopen. Sunday, April 30, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. | Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry J. Parrish Blvd., Manassas

Want to know what else is going on? Visit our Events Calendar. Have events of your own to submit? Email

These events are current as of the time we receive the information. While we make every attempt to be accurate, please check with the event sponsor or hosting organization prior to attending any event. Prince William Living is not responsible for event schedule changes or group policies.

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