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Thank you to everyone who helped make both events a success… volunteers, participants, sponsors and spectators!


Want to watch Santa Lights Manassas and the Christmas Parade at home?

Both events are being live streamed!  Use this link:

Parade winners- Mark your calendars for the award ceremony on Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 5:30pm at City Hall in Manassas!

1. Manassas Park High School
2. Stonewall High School
3. Battlefield High School

1. K-Force Dance Company
2. Spotlight Dance Company
3. Virginia Dance Center

1. Center for the Arts
2. Caporales San Simon Virginia USA
3. Manassas Park HS Cheerleaders

1. Nova Jeepers
2. Mud Bunnys
3. Bull Run Street Rods

1. Skate and Fun Zone
2. Appleton Campbell
3. Sonus Brass

1. OHS/Skills USA/Burke and Herbert Bank
2. Boys and Girls Club/Stanley Martin Homes
3. All Saints School/E.E. Wine

1. Mariachis Tequileria & Restaurant
2. Walkers Carpet Care & Janitorial
3. Okra’s Cajun Creole

1. Mclean Bible Church
2. City of Manassas Public Works
3. Girl Scout Service Unit 90-3

1. Lucky Dog Grooming
2. Salvandi Equestrian
3. Manassas Therapy Dogs

1. Old Dominion Historical Fire Society

The Life Church Kids

Congrats to the 2019 Grand Marshal!
Mark Moseley

Mark D. Moseley played in the National Football League from 1970-1987, playing with the Washington Redskins from 1974-1986. In 1982, Moseley won the NFL’s coveted Most Valuable Player Award, the only place-kicker to win the award. He was an All-Pro Selection four times. In 1983, he set an NFL single-season scoring record of 161 points. He finished his career with the Redskins with 1,207 points and remains the Redskins’ all-time scoring leader. 

Mark retired from professional football in 1987 and became a full-time businessman. After gaining significant experience in commercial real estate, he used his marketing skills to launch his own business enterprises. He developed and sold Mark Moseley’s Travel; and, Mark Moseley’s Famous Fries. He is currently the Director of Franchise Development and owns franchises for Five Guys Famous Burgers and Fries. Mark also devotes much of his time to a wide variety of charitable interests; and, his 9 children and 13 grandchildren attest to his role as a family man. 

Congrats to the 2019 Woman of the Year!
Pam Moody

Pamela N. Moody, Ed.D. moved with her parents and sister to Manassas in 1965.  Her parents were lifelong community servants and Pam continues to honor them with her community support.  Pam is currently board chair for Didlake, Inc., where she has volunteered for over 27 years.  Didlake. Inc. works diligently to create opportunities that enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Pam serves on the board of Smart Beginnings Greater Prince William County, and is committed to enhancing the quality of early childhood care and learning. Pam supports Child Protection Partnership who works to build a community where children are accepted. loved, cared for, and nurtured so they can become responsible adults.  Pam is a member of Leadership Prince William Class of 2019; Lead, Inspire, Dream.

A career educator with Prince William County Public Schools, Pam loved serving her Sudley Elementary School family and community as principal between 1999-2016. Pam was also a special educator, visiting teacher / school social worker, and assistant principal for PWCPS.  In May 2019, Pam joined CASA Children’s Intervention Services, Inc, as interim executive director.  Pam is committed to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children and train volunteers to serve the children.  

Pam can be still be found in local high school gymnasiums between December and February as a Virginia High School League (VHSL) girl’s gymnastics official.  In her 36th year with VHSL. Pam is always delighted to officiate with former gymnasts.

Dr. Moody and her family love living in the City of Manassas!

Congrats to the 2019 Man of the Year!
Paul Ebert

Paul Ebert retires at the end of the year having served 52 years as the Commonwealth’s Attorney for the citizens of Prince William County and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. During his tenure, he has steadfastly upheld the laws of Virginia in the pursuit of justice and community safety.

When Paul was first elected in 1967, he was a part-time prosecutor with three assistants. In 1980, the position became full-time with a dedicated staff which currently numbers 52. 

Paul is a life-long Virginian who was born in Roanoke and grew up in Fall Church. He and his family moved to Manassas in 1965. Paul earned his undergraduate degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, now known as Virginia Tech. He earned his law degree from the George Washington University School of Law.

Over the years, Paul has prosecuted and successfully convicted many criminals. Several of these cases, including the D.C. sniper, have gained national attention. Paul has served in many professional associations, often in leadership roles. He has been honored with numerous awards in both law and law enforcement.

In retirement, Paul is looking forward to spending more time with his family and friends, traveling, hunting and fishing. He retires grateful for the people he has met, the experiences he has had and the opportunities he has received!

For the fourth year, we are partnering with Un-Trim-A-Tree to collect new, un-wrapped toys for children in the Greater Manassas area.  Last year, Un-Trim-A-Tree served more than 5,005 children! A float will ride along the parade route before the parade begins to collect the toys and there will be a float by the Christmas Tree during Santa Lights Manassas.