Don’t Miss Out: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

Need ideas for something to do this weekend? Plenty of activities for the entire family this weekend: live music, festivals, food, a circus, and farmers markets; there’s something for everyone! Don’t Miss Out!

Fridays at 5: Special Occasions Band

Enjoy an evening of live music with The Tribe. Friday, June 2, 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Sean T. Connaughton Plaza, 1 County Complex Court, Woodbridge

First Friday: Jazzy June

Experience the celebration of jazz throughout Historic Downtown Manassas! Streets will close so pedestrians can freely walk around and soak in the fun. Visitors can enjoy the Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA), which allows visitors to walk within DORA boundaries with an adult beverage (in plastic cups with logo from a participating establishment – no glass or cans allowed). Enjoy a festive evening filled with live music, food, and specialty drinks. Friday, June 2, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

Manassas Chorale “From Sea to Shining Sea” Spring Concert

The Manassas Chorale presents “From Sea to Shining Sea” Spring Concert. All your favorite patriotic and Americana tunes! Featuring the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir. Concert with a Cause: Please help support the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run by donating in the lobby. Friday, June 2, 7:30 p.m. | Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas

Chinn Park Children’s Garden Ribbon Cutting

Come celebrate the official opening of the Chinn Park Children’s Garden. Join the fun with children’s activities and get a chance to talk with community partners including Master Gardeners, Prince William Wildflower Society, Prince William Conservation Alliance, Hands on Harvest, Keep Prince William Beautiful, and more. Saturday, June 3, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon | Chinn Park Children’s Garden, 13025 Chinn Park Drive, Woodbridge

Occoquan RiverFest & Craft Show

Occoquan is gearing up for this year’s RiverFest & Craft Show on June 3 & 4, a festival that celebrates the town’s rich history and heritage on the river. Occoquan’s RiverFest & Craft Show promises fun for everyone. The town will close its streets and festival goers may shuttle or walk in. There is no admission fee at the gate. Don’t miss shopping, food and drink, entertainment and the “Whatever Floats Your Boat” parade on Sunday! The shuttle fee is $8 round trip, or 2 for $15. Shuttle passes can be pre-purchased at Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Historic Occoquan

29th Annual Manassas Railway Festival

All aboard the Excursion Train Ride on VRE (Virginia Railway Express) that travels from Manassas Railroad Depot to the historic Town of Clifton and back. Train times: 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. Tickets ($7.50 per person) can be purchased at the Manassas train depot or at The annual festival, which is free to attend, includes model train displays, train memorabilia, and specialty vendors. Saturday, June 3, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Historic Downtown Manassas

Kidsfest Spring Fair

Bring the family to the largest free celebration for kids on the Manassas Museum lawn! A full day of fun includes arts and crafts, inflatables, carnival games, food, and live entertainment. A blend of local businesses, regional and corporate exhibits, coupled with interactive activities and entertainment! Saturday, June 3, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas

The Royal Hanneford Circus

Bringing smiles and laughter to each and every audience member with a wide variety of high-end acts and talents from all over the world including jugglers, clowns, aerialists, motocross, dancers and musicians, trapezes, animal acts, and more! Come along and enjoy an incredible circus performance for the whole family!  Also, be sure to join the intermission activities including pony and camel rides, photo stands, a moon bounce, face painting, and concession and souvenir stands. Showtimes and ticket prices and packages: Saturday, June 3, 1:00, 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, June 4, 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. | Manassas Mall, 8300 Sudley Road, Manassas. The circus continues daily through June 11.

The Chrysalis Concert Series: Michelle Malone

Michelle Malone performs a mixture of blues and Americana music in this offering from the Chrysalis Concert Series, sponsored by Bull Run Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Sunday, June 4, 4:30 p.m. | Bull Run Unitarian Universalists, 9350 Main Street, Manassas

Farmers Markets

From two Thursday markets to a long-time Sunday market, there are a variety of farmers markets every weekend.

  • Historic Downtown Manassas: Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center Street, Manassas
  • Prince William Farmers Market: Thursdays, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., Pfitzner Stadium, 7 County Complex Court, Woodbridge
  • Historic Downtown Manassas: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Prince William Street Commuter Lot, 9024 Prince William Street, Manassas
  • Market on Main (formerly known as Dumfries Farmers Market), Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Garrison Park, 17749 Main Street, Dumfries
  •  Dale City Farmers Market, Sundays, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. |14090 Gemini Way, Dale City

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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