Provided by Prince William Office of Tourism
Prince William, Virginia is the perfect place to enjoy the spring weather. From bluebell festivals and world-class music to on-farm experiences, fantastic local foods and artisan drinks, here are a few reasons to start planning your spring getaway today.
Below is a list of upcoming events, festivals and activities in Prince William County this month. Events include concerts, festivals and family activities for the community. Please contact each venue for event confirmation.
4/10 – Bluebell Festival at Merrimac Farm (Nokesville) Celebrate nature by visiting one of the largest patches of Virginia bluebells in the area.
TBD – Burnside Farms Spring Tulip Festival (Nokesville) Keep an eye on their Facebook page to see when they announce the official start of their amazing Spring Festival this year. Over a million tulips, children’s activities, wagon rides and more.
Spring and Easter Events: (Easter is Sunday, April 17)
01/04 – 16/04 Photos with the rabbit at the Manassas shopping center (Manassas) Enter spring egg season with photos with the Easter Bunny on the weekends from March 26 to April 16!
4/2 – 4/17 Spring Carnival at the Prince William County Fairgrounds (Manassas) With over 20 rides for thrill seekers of all ages! Start your spring with an outdoor adventure. Bring the whole family and ride on rides, play games and enjoy this classic carnival food!
4/2 Scrambled Egg Hunt at the Brentsville Courthouse (Bristow) Peter Rabbit has again created trouble in Brentsville by taking all the candy and toys in their eggs and replacing them with puzzle pieces. He won’t return the goods until we solve the puzzle!
4/2 Breakfast with the Bunny at Piney Branch Elementary School (Bristow) The Easter Bunny is in town! Join him for pancakes, games and more at Piney Branch Elementary School.
4/6 – 4/7 Easter/Spring photo event with Mr. Sprinkles the pony at Hope & Serenity Farm (Nokesville) The Hope & Serenity Farm Sanctuary hosts Easter and Welcome Spring family photos with their resident pony, Mr. Sprinkles. Photo shoot fees include a guided tour of the animal sanctuary, an egg hunt for the kids, and photography with resident VIP Mr. Sprinkles.
4/9 Rippon Lodge Easter Egg Trail (Woodbridge) The Easter Bunny has created a fun activity trail at Rippon Lodge. Look for hidden objects, perform physical tasks, tell a joke and more as you walk to receive your eggs. Family members can join in the fun.
4/10 Easter egg hunt at The Farm Brewery in Broad Run (Haymarket) Join the Farm Brewery team in Broad Run for their annual Easter egg hunt. Plus, meet Hops the Bunny.
12/04 – 17/04 Peep Occoquan week (Occoquan) Stroll through historic Occoquan and vote for your favorite PEEPS® dioramas made and displayed at Occoquan businesses. Vote and enter to win a basket of PEEPS® goodies. Enjoy kids’ activities, shop late and more.
4/15 Easter Party at BeeHive Indoor Playground (Woodbridge) Come join the Beehive Park crew for a night filled with Easter fun, magic and memories. Book your place from now !! *Limited places available*
4/16 Dumfries Easter Egg Hunt (Triangle) Take advantage of this FREE Community Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Pillar Church. There will be pictures with the Easter bunny, face paint, a bouncy house, scoop and bag races and popcorn.
4/17 Easter Brunch at Bristow Manor (Bristow) The Easter Bunny is heading to Bristow Mansion! Join their team for a special Easter brunch at the mansion.
4/17 Goat & Bunny Snuggles & Hand Feeding at the Little Goat Farm by the Lake (Nokesville) Enjoy an extra hour to feed and interact with farm animals and see and be up close and touch with their snow-white, drama-free Alpaca Marshmallow Llama and Cupcake, the mini donkey.
4/23 Spring Music Festival at Mum Mum Restaurant (Manassas) Bring family and friends for a delicious dining experience.
More April events:
4/2 Demolition Derby at the Prince William County Fairgrounds (Manassas) The Fair Grounds is thrilled to host another Demolition Derby this spring.
4/2 The Fairgrounds Market Square (Manassas) The MARKETPLACE at The Fairgrounds will showcase a variety of local vendors and thrift items. You never know what treasures you will find!
4/2 18and Annual Ballet Ball at the Hylton Performing Arts Center (Manassas) This major annual fundraiser will include a delicious dinner, open bar, live music, dancing and a raffle with live and silent online auctions! Dress up, dine, dance and enjoy a wonderful evening while supporting the dancers of Manassas Ballet Theatre.
Tunnel 4/3 to 5k towers at Pfitzner Stadium Complex (Woodbridge) The Tunnel to Towers Prince William 5K Run & Walk is an annual event that honors and supports first responders and military service members.
4/9 Spring Showers Drag Brunch at the Madigan Waterfront (Occoquan) The queens are back by popular demand. Join the Madigan’s Waterfront crew for this fun brunch with some of the DMV’s most fabulous drag queens!
4/13 Take a sip of history at Water’s End Brewery (Lake Ridge) The Lake Ridge area of Prince William County has undergone many changes over the years. Join local historians for an evening of storytelling and local craft beer at the Water’s End Brewery in Lake Ridge.
4/30 200and Brentsville Courthouse Anniversary Celebration (Bristow) For the 200th anniversary of Brentsville Courthouse, join the Prince William County Historic Preservation Team for an array of activities and celebrations that will include mock trials, historic shopkeepers, the Militia Rally , markets, music, food, demonstrations and more.