Welcome to our Farmers Market FAQ page, where we've compiled answers to common questions about our market. Find quick and helpful information to enhance your farmers market experience. If you have a question not covered here, feel free to reach out to us directly. Let's make your market visit seamless and enjoyable!
The Historic Manassas Farmers Market is held 8:00am to 1:00pm on Thursdays at the Harris Pavilion from April to October and 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays at the Prince William Street Commuter Parking lot from April to November.
Yes! Free parking is available for the Thursday Market at the Train Depot parking lot and the Water Tower lot across the street. For the Saturday Market, free parking is provided at the Prince William Street Commuter Parking lot and the Main Street Parking Lot across the street. Additionally, free public parking is accessible in the parking garage on Prince William Street.
Explore what fruits and vegetables are currently in season with Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ produce guide. Download the PDF for easy farmers market shopping!
The Thursday Market is strictly producer-only, meaning vendors must grow, raise, or make all products sold at the Market from scratch. The Saturday farmers market is open to non-producers as well, but the majority of our vendors are local, small business owners.
Want to know what vendors are selling at the Historic Manassas Farmers Market this week? View a list of our vendors and view the Thursday and Saturday Market maps by date to navigate the market with ease and find exactly what you're looking for. (COMING SOON!)
On our Get Involved in Our Markets Page, go to “Become a Vendor.” You’ll find all the information you need to know about requirements and how to apply.
Full-time seasonal vendors at the Historic Manassas Farmers Market are assigned a permanent space. However, drop-in vendors operate on a space-available basis, often filling in temporarily vacated spots of full and half-season vendors
Drop-in vendors adhere to the same code of conduct and guidelines as our seasonal vendors. For detailed information on requirements and the application process, please refer to the "Become a Vendor" section under Get Involved in Our Markets. The cost for a drop-in slot is $50 per day per market.
We are sorry, but pets are not allowed at the Market, in accordance with Va. Code 3.2-5115 and 2VAC5-585-3310, except for service animals. If you have a pet with you on Thursday or Saturday, kindly bring a friend to walk them on the adjacent sidewalk, ensuring they are always leashed.
Yes! You can use your Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) EBT benefits card at the Thursday or Saturday Market. When you swipe your card at our Market Information booth, you'll receive tokens that can be used for purchasing eligible non-prepared, non-heated foods at any vendor accepting SNAP. Take advantage of our Virginia Fresh Match program at the Historic Manassas Farmers Market, where we match your benefits dollar for dollar, up to $30, helping you make the most of your SNAP dollars. Visit our SNAP Program page to learn more about the Virginia Fresh Match initiative and the Farm Market Fresh program, also known as the Senior & WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (S/FMNP).
Every vendor accepts cash and most, but not all, vendors accept credit/debit cards.
We're open rain or shine at the farmers market! Safety is our top priority, so in case of thunder, lightning, or severe weather, we'll keep you informed of any changes. Check our website and social media for weather updates. The same applies to inclement winter weather. Your safety matters to us.
Absolutely! We welcome your participation and help with various activities, including set up and breakdown, answering questions at the Market Information tent, and managing the SNAP program. See more information and apply.
The Historic Manassas Farmers Market welcomes a limited number of Community Guests each week during the season. Organizations are invited to share information (no selling) that benefits the community. Permission and scheduling are coordinated through our Market Management team. For inquiries, please contact email@example.com. Participating organizations must be from the City of Manassas/Manassas Park/Prince William County areas. This opportunity is available on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority given to City of Manassas organizations.