The charm of Historic Downtown Manassas, the abundant culture and recreational opportunities, unique dining, shopping, festivals, and award-winning schools make Manassas a smart choice for your business…and your life.
- Manassas is home to a number of visual and performing arts organizations including ballet, theatre and a professional symphony.
- Center for the Arts located in Historic Downtown in the old Candy Factory building offers rotating art exhibits, theater productions and arts classes for all ages.
- Hylton Performing Arts Center boasts 85,000 square feet, which includes Merchant Hall, an elegantly styled opera house that seats 1,100 and offers a variety of genres from bluegrass to Beethoven.
Thriving School System
Manassas is dedicated to building a strong foundation for tomorrow’s business leaders by ensuring that the necessary training and education needed to compete in today’s marketplace is available to all.
Manassas City Public Schoosl are fully accredited and provide an integrated math and science curriculum, CTE and award-winning arts programs. Osborn High School recently ranked 51st among the best high schools in Virginia by U.S. News and World Report.
Manassas is home to George Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College, the largest community college system in the Commonwealth offering undergraduate and post-graduate degrees as well as professional certifications.
- Manassas owns, operates and maintains its own water, sewer and electric and is committed to offering reliable, cost-efficient service. We are a pioneer in smart-grid automated meters, load management, fiber optic installation and green practices.
- City-owned utilities have a 99.95% reliability rating with 20 percent lower rates than neighboring competitors.
- The primary source of drinking water for Manassas is City-owned Lake Manassas, a 5.1 billion gallon lake treated locally at our water treatment plant.
- Manassas recently received the Silver Award for Excellence in Water Treatment Performance by the American Public Power Association (APPA) Reliable Public Power Provider RP3 Platinum Award.