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Historic Downtown Manassas will hold its 8th Annual Bands, Brews, and Barbecue Festival on September 8, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (last pour at 5:30 p.m.). This ticketed event features award winning craft beers & distilled spirits for sampling, some of Northern Virginia’s best barbecue, and incredible live music. Ticket prices will increase the day of the event, so get your tickets here!

Bring your own partner and sign up for the free Cornhole Tournament, hosted by D & D Beach Cornhole. There will be prizes for the top three teams. Signup begins at Noon. Tournament begins at 1:30 pm. Preregister here!

The Bands:

  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm:

The Danger Zone

  • 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm: 

His Dream of Lions


  • 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm:

Tim Vitullo Band

The Brews:




The Barbecue*:




*There will be additional food vendors & menu items available on-site

The Distilled Spirits:



Cornhole Tournament:

  • Bring your own partner
  • Registration begins at Noon
  • Preregister here!
  • Tournament begins at 1:30
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place

Sponsored By:






Interested in Volunteering?

We are looking for volunteers aged 21 and up to offer their time pouring one of our 60+ beers at this year’s festival. There will be both a morning and an afternoon shift. All interested candidates should email Melissa Williams at melissa@historicmanassasinc.org for more information.

The rain date, in the case of severe weather is September 16th.

Interested in a booth space?

Brewery Application
Craft Vendor Application
Distillery Application
Barbecue Vendor Application
Gourmet Food Vendor Application
Independent Consultant Application
On-site Sponsor Application

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