Press Releases

  1. Wednesday, September 18, 2013

    Bands, Brews & Barbecue is back!

    Old Town Manassas will hold its 3rd Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival on September 28, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This year, the event will be held on the Manassas Museum Lawn (9101 Prince William Street) and expand our inventory of beer and great barbecue.

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  2. Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    Manassas Veteran's Day Parade Grand Marshal Announced

    Local Manassas Citizen-Veteran Named as Manassas Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshal Marshal Selection a Departure from Past Parades

  3. Monday, August 5, 2013

    38th Edgar Rohr Memorial Antique Car Meet, 2013

    Collector cars of many eras can be viewed on Saturday, September 21 at the 38th annual Edgar Rohr Memorial Antique Car Meet in Manassas, Va. The show, on the grounds of the Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., will feature antique cars, trucks and motorcycles, plus street rods and customized cars. Last year 167 vehicles were displayed. The event will run from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Spectator admission is free, with free garage parking available just across the street. The gathering will take place "rain or shine".

  4. Monday, July 15, 2013

    Kari Leporatti Named 2103 Board Member of the Year

    Historic Manassas, Inc. recognizes Kari Leporatti, Promotions Committee Chair, as Board Member of the Year for 2013.

  5. Monday, July 1, 2013

    Cirque Italia

    Cirque Italia comes to Manassas, VA. Performers scheduled to meet and greet the public in Old Town Manassas at Celebrate America on July 4th.

  6. Monday, May 6, 2013

    Historic Manassas, Inc. Hosts Bike to Work Day Pit Stop

    Friday, May 17th is Bike to Work Day! Join Historic Manassas, Inc., the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, and Bull Run Bicycles for a celebration of bicycling as a clean, fun and healthy way to get to work.

  7. Wednesday, May 1, 2013

    Historic Manassas, Inc. Receives 2013 National Main Street Accreditation

    Historic Manassas, Inc. has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

  8. Wednesday, May 1, 2013

    Historic Manassas, Inc. Receives 2013 National Main Street Accreditation

    Historic Manassas, Inc. has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center®, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

  9. Friday, April 26, 2013

    Spring Gallery Walk 2013

    Join us in Old Town on Friday, May 3 for Spring Gallery Walk!

  10. Wednesday, April 3, 2013

    Historic Manassas, Inc. Welcomes Saforian to Old Town Manassas

    Historic Manassas, Inc. hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for new web design firm, Saforian, in Old Town Manassas.

  11. Friday, March 29, 2013

    Historic Manassas Inc. receives Virginia Main Street Milestone Awards

    Historic Manassas, Inc. and the city of Manassas receive awards for volunteer investment in downtown and recognizing 25 years in Virginia Main Street.

  12. Tuesday, March 12, 2013

    Don’t Forget to Hop Around

    Tuesday, March 26 through Saturday, March 30, with each purchase made at a participating Old Town Manassas shop or gallery, you’ll get to select an egg from the Easter basket.

  13. Thursday, February 28, 2013

    Botanica Ile Ifa Wa Opens in Old Town Manassas

    Manassas, VA—Botanica Ile Ifa Wa opened at 9021 Center Street in Old Town Manassas. Historic Manassas, Inc. welcomed the new business to Old Town with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on February 28, 2013. Mayor Hal Parrish, City of Manassas Officials, Historic Manassas, Inc. staff, and other Old Town Manassas business owners were in attendance.

  14. Monday, February 25, 2013

    6th Annual Earth Day Celebration in Old Town Manassas

    It's that time of year to let the fresh air in and clean those closets out! In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, Old Town Manassas announces the 5th Annual Spring Cleaning Day to be held on Saturday, April 20th at the Harris Pavilion.

  15. Thursday, December 27, 2012

    GINGERBREAD HOUSE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    Molasses, ginger, flour, and baking soda – were just a few of the ingredients Gingerbread House contestants needed to shop for to get ready for this year’s annual Gingerbread House Contest, held in Old Town Manassas over the holiday season. For over 5 years now, Historic Manassas, Inc. has displayed the talents of local amateur “architects” in Old Town shop windows during the annual Merry Old Town festivities. The public was invited to view the various structures and vote on their favorite Child and Adult gingerbread houses both in the shops and on-line; and vote they did.

  16. Friday, November 16, 2012

    Woman of the Year Selected for Greater Manassas Christmas Parade

    The Greater Manassas Christmas Parade is proud to announce that Sheryl Bass has been selected at the Woman of the Year for the 67th Greater Manassas Christmas Parade in Old Town Manassas on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 10 a.m.

  17. Friday, November 9, 2012

    Momentum Chiropractic & Rehab Opens in Old Town Manassas

    Manassas, VA – Dr. Mo Komaily, Dr. Manual Diaz and Dr. Jill Diaz opened their practice, Momentum Chiropractic & Rehab at 9244 Church Street. Historic Manassas, Inc. officially welcomed the new business to Old Town with a Ribbon cutting ceremony on November 9. Mayor Hal Parrish was on hand to help the new owners cut the ribbon, HMI staff and other Old Town business owners were also in attendance.

  18. Tuesday, November 6, 2012

    Golden Ticket is Somewhere In Old Town

    On Tues., Nov. 6, the Merry Old Town Chocolate Bar will go on sale at participating merchants in Old Town Manassas, including Echoes- The Manassas Museum, Dublin of Old Town, The Things I Love, Whimsical Galerie, Grounds Central Station (formerly known as Simply Sweet on Main), Opera House Gourmet, Persnickety Cakes, and the Manassas Visitor’s Center. One of these milk chocolate bars contains the prized Golden Ticket. The lucky child (or adult) that finds the Golden Ticket will win the opportunity to be Santa’s guest on his float in the 67th Annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade.

  19. Friday, November 2, 2012

    Mr. Stacy Keach Announced As Grand Marshal of the 67th Annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade

    We are pleased to announce a special Grand Marshall for this years Parade. Stacy Keach who has joined the faculty at George Mason University and has agreed to be our Grand Marshall on December 1st at 10am. Mr. Keach will also be joining Santa and City of Manassas Mayor Hal Parrish in kicking off the Holiday season at the annual tree lighting Friday night November 30th.

  20. Monday, October 22, 2012

    Old Town Manassas Farmer’s Market Winter Hours

    The last Thursday Farmer's Market is Ocober 25th with new Winter Market hours coming into effect soon after.

  21. Wednesday, October 10, 2012

    14th Annual Fall Gallery Walk in Old Town Manassas

    Local artists showcase their work at Old Town merchant hosted receptions on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 6 pm-9:30 pm.

  22. Wednesday, October 10, 2012

    Haunted Happenings in Old Town Manassas

    Come join us on October 27th for a frightfully good time of free Halloween activities in Old Town Manassas.

  23. Thursday, October 4, 2012

    Manassas Christmas Parade-Applications Due Soon

    The 67th Annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade, held on Saturday December 1, 2012 will accept applications for participation until October 13.

  24. Thursday, October 4, 2012

    Merry Old Town Begins Friday November 30th

    Merry Old Town, a weekend filled with holiday cheer, begins Friday November 30th in Old Town Manassas.

  25. Friday, September 14, 2012

    Hepburn and Sons LLC Celebrates Grand Opening

    Hepburn and Sons LLC, a Maritime Engineering Consulting Firm, held their Grand Opening of their Old Town Manassas, Virginia office.