Don’t Miss Out: Area Weekend Events

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By Prince William Living

Need ideas for something to do this weekend? How about an Oktoberfest, a walk/run to fight cancer, arts & crafts shows, fall festivals, history, and of course, farmers markets all weekend long! There’s something for everyone! Don’t Miss Out!


Authentic German Fare, Special Märzen beer, Arts & Craft Vendors, Moon bounces, face painters and more! Friday, Sept. 22, starts at 4:00 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 23, all day | 2 Silos Brewing, 9925 Discovery Blvd., Manassas

21st Annual Heritage Hunt 5K/2K Walk/Run/Bike to Fight Cancer

Contact or for more information and registration forms. Registration fee:  $25. Please make checks payable to Heritage Charity Classic. Your donations are tax deductible.   Proceeds go to the UVA CANCER CENTER IN LAKE MANASSAS. The cancer walk is open to all.  You do not need to be a resident of Heritage Hunt. Saturday, Sept. 23, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club, 6901 Arthur Hills Drive, Gainesville

Old Town Manassas Art Show and Craft Fall Fair

Over 60 artisans and crafters, independent consultants and other small businesses are looking forward to showcasing you their products in the first Art Show and Craft Fair in Old Town Manassas! Jumpstart your holiday shopping season and support local small businesses! Saturday, Sept. 23, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Manassas Museum Lawn, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas

Occoquan Arts & Crafts Show

Whether your taste runs from the fine arts to the practical crafts or anywhere in between, mark your calendar for Sept. 23 and 24. Each fall, the Town of Occoquan puts on its Arts and Crafts Show and goes from being an art magnet to an art mecca. That weekend, you’ll be able to see it, feel it, watch a talented artist or artisan make it, and this year, even create some yourself.  Saturday, Sept. 23 and Sunday, Sept. 24, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Historic Occoquan

Experience Harvest Day at Rippon Lodge

Learn the history of harvest day during the colonial era at Rippon Lodge Historic Site. There will be crafts, picking of fresh veggies from the garden, pumpkin painting, farm animals, lawn games and other fun, family activities. Saturday, Sept. 23, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Rippon Lodge Historic Site, 15520 Blackburn Road, Woodbridge

Fall Festival at Potomac Place

Celebrate fall with great food, music, and shopping from local vendors. Enjoy fun games and activities for all ages! Saturday, Sept. 23, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | Potomac Place, 2133 Montgomery Avenue, Woodbridge

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, 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
  • Haymarket Sunday Farmers Market, Second and Fourth Sundays, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | 15000 Washington Street, Haymarket

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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