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, and a chance to learn more about compost and see a hula dance performance, there’s something for everyone! Don’t Miss Out on these great events!

Prince William Farmers Market

The Prince William Farmers Market is a great option to buy fresh, local produce, flowers and more on your commute home every Thursday. Stop by and check out the variety from local vendors. For more information, visit Thursday, May 4, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. | Pfitzner Stadium, 7 County Complex Court, Woodbridge

Fridays at 5

Food, wine, beer and live music – this week from Trio Caliente. The concert series will take place twice a month this summer. Friday, May 5, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Sean T. Connaughton Plaza, 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge 

First Friday: Tacos & Tequila

Celebrate Mexican heritage on Cinco de Mayo! Enjoy “Tacos & Tequila” and other specialties. Streets in Historic Downtown will be closed. Friday, May 5, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

Twilight Hike @ Neabsco Creek Boardwalk

Join Park Naturalists for this fun evening program that brings you up close and personal with some of the wetlands’ best-known inhabitants. Look for the signs and listen for the sounds of beavers, owls, deer, and other wetland critters, then head back to the warm firepit for a springtime s’more. Bring a flashlight, as this will be a hike to remember! Space is limited! To register, please visit Friday, May 5, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Neabsco Creek Boardwalk, 15801 Neabsco Road, Woodbridge

Forest Park High School Suicide Awareness Walk

Every 11 minutes, a life is lost to suicide. To help bring awareness to mental health and suicide in our community, students at Forest Park High School are walking 3.2 miles to strive for change. This is a student run event! Everything from the informational posters lining the route to the tee shirt designs the staff wears was designed and will be run by students. Saturday, May 6, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. | Forest Park High School, 15721 Forest Park Drive, Woodbridge

Market on Main

The Dumfries Farmers Market, which is now called Market on Main, has begun its 2023 season. The market will operate through the season every Saturday and offer fresh produce, baked goods, soaps, candles, and various other vendors. Saturday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Garrison Park, 17749 Main Street, Dumfries

Walk MS: Manassas 2023

Walk MS® (Multiple Sclerosis) brings together people for a powerful purpose: to end MS. Feel the support that can only come from a community whose steps fuel breakthroughs, solutions, and a cure. Site opens 9:00 a.m. and walk begins at 10:00 a.m. for 1-mile and 3-mile routes. Saturday, May 6, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas

Compost Awareness Day

Come learn more about compost, using compost for native plants and veggie gardens, and how you can help keep Prince William Beautiful! Complete with compost facility tours, food scraps collections, and more! Saturday, May 6, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Balls Ford Road Compost Facility, 13000 Balls Ford Road, Manassas

Manassas Airport Open House

The community is welcome to this free open house showcasing the airport’s facilities, various aircraft, aviation vendors, and classic cars. The event will also focus on promoting aviation and honoring the City of Manassas as it celebrates its 150th anniversary. Saturday, May 6, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Manassas Regional Airport, 10600 Harry J. Parrish Blvd., Manassas

Concert for a Cure with Jay Allen

Proceeds from Jay Allen’s Concert for a Cure benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Saturday, May 6, Doors open at 6:00 p.m. | The Salisbury Center, 8890 Mathis Avenue, Manassas

Dale City Farmers Market

The markets are a producer-only market, meaning all products must be grown or made by the seller. This is great news for both buyers and sellers as consumers have access to produce, meats, plants and other goods locally grown or create. Since 1987, Dale City Farmers Market has been at the forefront of serving Prince William County residents. With nearly the 50 vendors in the summer and 30+ in the winter, is one of the largest open-air markets in the region. Spring/Summer/Fall Market runs through Nov. 26, 2023. Sunday, May 7, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Dale City Farmers Market, 14090 Gemini Way, Dale City

Nā Pikake Lōhio Wai Kaulel

FREE performance at the Jean C. Smith Amphitheater. This Hawaiian hula dance group has performed at the Washington D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival, local International Festivals, Workhouse Arts Center events, elder care facilities, weddings, and other specialty events around Northern Virginia. Spring/Summer Performance Schedule Full Line Up. Sunday, May 7, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Locust Shade Park, 4701 Locust Shade Drive, Triangle


Oktoberfest in the spring (Fruhlingsfest)! Car show, kids’ activities, music, food and fun!  Plus, adoptable dogs from Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation. Register your car here. Sunday, May 7, 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. | Lindsay Volkswagen, 8200 Centreville Road, 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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