Jump into July and have a blast!

July is a month full of great music, food and fun! Check out what the City of Manassas has going on in July.

Celebrate America

Tuesday, July 4th, 3:00pm-10:00pm

Historic Downtown Manassas

Celebrate America this Independence Day with one of the largest fireworks displays in Northern Virginia! It’s an all-American party in Historic Downtown Manassas, sponsored by the City of Manassas and Historic Manassas, Inc.!

The party surrounds the Historic Downtown train depot, the Harris Pavilion and the Manassas Museum. There will be great rides for the kids starting at 3 p.m. The rest of the fun, including food concessions and novelty vendors  will begin at 4 p.m.

Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come early to get the best seats on the Manassas Museum Lawn for the firework display at 9:15 p.m.!


Enjoy the fireworks from a bird’s eye view this 4th of July in historic downtown Manassas! The top deck of the parking garage will be transformed into a lively entertainment space fit for a high-end party. Enjoy an evening of games, delicious cuisine, drinks, the City’s best view of the fireworks, and more!

Each adult will receive 2 drink tickets, after which will be a cash bar.

There are a limited number of children tickets available. Please make sure you are selecting the correct ticket type when you purchase. Children’s General Admission tickets are available to those aged 3-13. Children 2 & under are free.

*ID’s will be checked prior to rooftop access*

Mariachis 4th of July Bash

Tuesday, July 4th, 4:00pm-12:00am

Mariachis Tequilaria & Restaurant

9428 Battle Street

Come and join us on the best patio for the firework show in Old Town Manassas! Celebrate Independence Day with Mariachi’s and musical guest Chugalug! We will have taco’s and elotes in the street, as well as an outside Pina Colada Bar!

Thursday Farmers Market

Thursday, July 6th, 7:30am-1:00pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Come out and enjoy our producer only Farmer’s Market.  Buy Fresh!  Buy Local!

We love them too, but no pets are allowed at the market. Free parking is available in the parking garage.  SNAP proudly accepted.

Check out our list of vendors here! Make sure to follow us on Facebook for updates and specials this season!

Battle Street Live

Thursday, July 6th, 5:30pm-11:30pm

Battle Street, Old Town Manassas

Cost: FREE

Enjoy live music while enjoying dinner on Battle Street every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from May through September.

Visit https://www.battlestreetlive.com for a schedule of performers.

Hosted by BadWolf Public House, Okra’s, and Monza

First Friday

Friday, July 7th, 6:00pm-9:00pm

Historic Downtown Manassas

Cost: FREE

Enjoy the variety of shops and restaurants in Historic Downtown Manassas on Friday, July 7 for First Friday!

Meet our Fire and Rescue Department –

Stop into Totally Vintage and view the new line of product from  ‘TWO JAYNES’ ,  handmade boutique jewelry and gift items. Meet the artists Sara and Macy Jayne. Streets will be closed to traffic this month.

Saturday Night Adult Dance (On a Friday!)

Friday, July 7, 2017, 8:00pm-10:00pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Dance the night away to the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s variety of songs. Please bring your own chair as we have a limited number of them!

Summer Sounds Concert- Sweet Yonder

Saturday, July 8th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Cost: FREE

Each year, the Center for the Arts, in partnership with Micron Technology Foundation, the City of Manassas and the Harris Pavilion offers a series of free concerts. The popular concerts are scheduled on Saturday evenings throughout the summer. Bring your chairs, blankets, and picnics to enjoy these concerts with your friends and neighbors!

All concerts at the Harris Pavilion – 6:30 pm – Rain or Shine!

Summer Sounds is partially supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Sunday Ice Cream Socials

Sunday, July 9th, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Cost: FREE

Enjoy local orchestras and after the concert, enjoy FREE ice cream! The concerts are every Sunday in June (except for June 18th), July and August!

Sign up for the Whodunit Murder Mystery Dessert Theater Workshop!

July 10, 2017, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Center for the Arts

9419 Battle Street

Cost: Members $175, Non-members $195

Calling all teen – adult actors! Sign up for “Whodunit? Murder Mystery Dessert Theatre”
– Instead of sitting on the couch watching CSI, Law and Order, NCIS, join the fun and become the investigator, the murderer, or the victim in “Whodunit?, Murder Mystery Dessert Theatre.” Mystery, mayhem, and intrigue all add up to a prescription for murder. With nerve rattling suspense, chills, thrills, alibis and spine tingling plot twists, don’t tell anyone “Whodunit?” and keep them guessing. Rehearsals are Mon/Wed/Fri from 6:30-9pm. Dessert’s on us during the final performance which will be held in the Kellar Theater at the Center for the Arts in Manassas on July 28 at 7:30pm. Register for this performance workshop at www.center-for-the-arts.org today.

Take out Tuesday Concerts

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Cost: FREE

Various local musicians performing a variety of songs. Visit one of the many old town restaurants and receive a 10% discount on a take out dinner to the concert. This is a very laid back and relaxing evening. There is also a small farmer’s market going on at the same time.
Every Tuesday in June, July (not the 4th) and August.
July 11 – Demetrios
July 18 – Steve Potter
July 25 – Dave Goodrich
August 1 – Harlen Simple
August 8 – Chris Rall
August 15 – Zac Quintana
August 22 – Joe Chiocca
August 29 – Gary Smallwood

Wednesday Lunch Concerts

Wednesday, July 19th, 11:30am-1:30pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Tables and chairs will be set up to hear various musicians perform a variety of songs during the lunch hour. Please bring your own lunch or pick up from any of the 11 old town restaurants that are within walking distance of the Harris Pavilion.
Concerts are every Wednesday in June, July (except 5th), and August!
July 12 – Chris Rall
July 19 – Zac Quintana
July 26 – Joe Chiocca
August 2 – Franklin Carrington
August 9 – Deep Crater Boys
August 16 – Gina DeSimone & The Moaners
August 23 – Doug Tumer
August 30 – Rob Maletick

Beauty and the Beast

Wednesday, July 19th, 7:30pm-10:30pm

Upper Room Theatre

9310 Stonewall Road

Cost: $12-$20 per ticket

The hit Broadway musical comes to Northern Virginia!

Based on the beloved 1991 animated film, this enchanting, Academy Award-winning tale has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide.

The acclaimed live musical tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince under an enchantress’s curse. Time is running out, and if the Beast doesn’t learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

Filled with colorful characters, stunning sets and costumes, and dazzling show-stopping numbers including “Be Our Guest”, and perfect for adults and children alike, this is a magical production you won’t soon forget.

Performances run Tuesday, July 18 through Sunday, July 23. All proceeds support the theatrical renovations to our new performing arts center and also support our youth ministries and mission trips.

 Open Mic Night @ Jirani Coffeehouse every Thursday!


Jirani Coffeehouse

9425 West Street

Cost: FREE

Open mic is every Thursday @ 7:30. Sign up list starts at 5:00 and they must be present to sign up. No call ins.

Friday Night Family Movie Night

Friday, July 21, 2017, 8:30pm-10:00pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Bring a blanket or a chair, wear your pajamas and bring popcorn and enjoy a great kid-friendly movie outdoors!
July 21 – Moana
August 4 – Finding Dory
August 18 – Storks

Military Band Concert — Navy Sea Chanters

Thursday, July 27th, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Harris Pavilion

9201 Center Street

Cost: FREE

Enjoy a free concert with the Navy Sea Chanters at the Harris Pavilion. Please bring your own chairs as we have a limited number of them.

Mariachi’s Taco & Tequila Festival

Friday, July 28th, 2017


Mariachi’s Taco & Tequileria Restaurant

9428 Battle Street

Cost: $5-$75

Get ready for the next big thing at Mariachi’s!! We are capping our week long celebration of National Tequila Day with a huge block party featuring live entertainment, multiple taco vendors, tequila tastings, and a VIP premium Tequila tasting lounge. Head over to http://www.mariachimanassas.com/tequilafestival for more details!