Labor Day is a holiday 100% dedicated to you - the American worker.

So get out there - and forget about work - and go play!

Celebrate the unofficial end of summer in Prince William County and take time to enjoy outdoor activities, food & drink celebrations, historical experiences, and craft festivals in DC's Countryside. It's time to book a getaway and come experience the many exciting things to SEE & DO in Prince William, Virginia!

We've put together a short list of the many amazing things you can do this Labor Day Weekend in Prince William, Virginia!

 

#1) Hike Scenic Trails
 

Prince William Forest Park

Prince William Forest Park, the DC region's largest National protected natural forest area in the Washington DC region, is home to 15,000 acres of trails and scenery that makes you feel like the stressors of work are miles away.

Prince William Forest Park is located off I-95 and is located south of Potomac Mills, Virginia's largest outlet mall.

 

#2) Play on one of our many Scenic Rivers!

 

Family Paddleboarding

Spend the day kayaking or paddleboarding with family and friends along the Potomac or Occoquan River.  Need equipment? Check out Penguin Paddling for their daily equipment rentals. All that activity is sure to work up an appetite. Stop into Historic Occoquan and enjoy a delicious treat from Mom's Apple Pie, Grind N Crepe or NazBro Chocolates.  

 

#3) Run for Fun

 

Color Vibe 5K

Start your Labor Day weekend festivities with Color Vibe's Bright and Bold 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 1, at the George Mason University campus in Manassas. Grab a post-race breakfast at Duck Donuts, Tom & Suzy's NY Bagel Deli, or Trummer's Coffee & Wine Bar.

 

#4) Experience Interactive Exhibits

 

National Museum Of The Marine Corps (28)

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Marines in action at the National Museum of the Marine Corps adjacent to Marine Corps Base Quantico. After making your way through the various exhibits, stop into Tun Tavern for a bite to eat and a cold brew. 

 

#5) Mingle with Farm Animals

 

The Little Goat Farm at the Lake (21)

Spend Labor Day hanging out with goats, alpacas and llamas for a day of fun at the Little Goat Farm at the Lake. Afterwards, swing by Tin Cannon Brewing Company or Murlarkey Distilled Spirits for a chilled brew or tasty cocktail.

 

#6) Enjoy a Backyard BBQ Festival

 

Cabela's Gainesville GO 3.9 309

Stop by Cabela's on Saturday or Sunday for their free Backyard BBQ Festival - including food, exhibits and fun kids activities. This 79,000 sq ft store boasts an indoor archery range, aquarium, wildlife display, tracker boats, general store and fudge shop.

 

#7) Indulge in WATERSTOCK
 

Tim's Waterstock

Indulge in four days of food, fun and live music at Tim's Rivershore annual Boating Event!

 

#8) Sip and Shop along the Bull Run Mountains!

 

Winery at La Grange

Peruse local artisan and craftwork while sipping a nice glass of wine at The Winery at La Grange's Annual Craft Festival this Labor Day weekend.

 

#9) Celebrate Summer's End at the Electic Palm

 

End of Summer Labor Day Party

Celebrate the End of Summer with DJ360, bar pong, tasty eats and cool drinks on Saturday, September 1, at The Electric Palm.

 

#10) Learn by Campfire at Ben Lomond Historic Site

 

ben lomond teddy roosevelt

Enjoy a warm campfire and roasted marshmallows Friday, August 31, as you learn about Teddy Roosevelt's escapades at Ben Lomond Historic Site.

 

#11) and finally... Cheers the opening of Tucked Away Brewing CompanyTucked Away Opening

On Saturday, September 1, enjoy the official opening of Tucked Away Brewing Company, the latest craft brewery along the Steins, Vines and Moonshine Trail.