If you love music, and you especially love live music outside, this is the festival for you.The 14th Annual Manassas Jazz Festival is a yearly summer event that features local beverage makers, vendors, and musicians. The jazz festival will take place on Saturday, June 16, on the Manassas Museum Lawn, from noon to 7 p.m. You can purchase tickets online, and there are two options: Non-taster tickets, for $20 per person (admission only), and taster tickets, for $35 a person, which include admission, a tasting glass and tastings at all wineries, distilleries, and breweries at the festival. Children ages 13 and under get in free! Purchase your preferred tickets here. If you know you’re going to go, it’s better to buy online, as admission prices will rise at the door. [caption id="attachment_9670" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Courtesy of princewilliamliving.com[/caption] At the festival, you’ll have the opportunity to experience local Virginia wineries, distilleries, cideries, and breweries. Basically, all your alcohols will be covered! It’s also a chance to check out cool local vendors. The full list of participants is listed on the festival website, here.
In terms of entertainment, you can expect a full schedule, with highlighted performances by Eric Byrd Trio, Aimee Bayles, and Marcus Johnson. You can find out more information about the festival, logistics, and list of vendors and performers, here. [caption id="attachment_9669" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Courtesy of princewilliamliving.com/[/caption] The city of Manassas is a small, charming, historic town about an hour away from Washington, D.C. It’s known for its celebrations, festivals, parades, and demonstrations. Have you been to the Manassas Jazz Festival before? What did you love about it? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!