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Frying Pan Farm Park


Frying Pan Farm Park

Farm Entrance/Mailing Address: 2709 West Ox Road • Herndon, Virginia 20171
Visitor Center Address:
 2739 West Ox Road • Herndon, Virginia 20171 • 703-437-9101


Audio Transcript

Frying Pan Farm Park is part of the Floris Community in western Fairfax County, known as Frying Pan from 1726 to 1892 when the name was changed to Floris. Today, the park preserves and interprets a 1920s through 1950s farm, agricultural process, rural community life and landscape for the educational, cultural and recreational enrichment of citizens and visitors of Fairfax County.

We invite you to explore our "virtual" park here on the web. It's a great way to discover the wide variety of programs we offer. But be sure to visit the "real thing" out here on the farm.

Admission is free to Frying Pan Farm Park and Kidwell Farm.

Map/Directions
Directions
Site Map
Kidwell Farm Map

OPERATING HOURS

  • Frying Pan Farm Park: open daily dawn to dusk
  • Kidwell Farm: open daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wagon Rides: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. , Monday - Saturday; and Noon - 4 p.m. , Sunday, March through November (call to confirm)
  • Carousel Rides: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. , Monday - Saturday; and Noon - 4 p.m. , Sunday, March through November (call to confirm)
  • Country Store: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. , Friday & Saturday; 12 - 4:30 p.m. , Sunday, January through Mid-March
    • 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. , Monday - Saturday; and 12 - 4:30 p.m. , Sunday, March through December
  • Visitor Center: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. , Monday - Saturday; and 12 - 4:30 p.m. , Sunday
  • Indoor Arena: hours vary (please call: 703-437-9101)
Frying Pan Farm Park and Kidwell Farm

Please Note: Frying Pan Farm Park offers beginning horseback riding lessons. Please call 703-437-9101 for information. Frying Pan Farm Park does not lease horses or offer trail rides. Programs and prices are subject to change.

Hayride

Work at the park you love.
Full time and Part time positions open now.

Frying Pan Farm Park Bluegrass Barn Flyer
Bluegrass Barn Flyer

This Sunday evening performance series, held at Frying Pan Farm Park's Visitor Center, showcases some of the best of local and regional Bluegrass musicians. Shows are held on selected Sunday evenings. Doors open at 6 p.m., Shows start at 7 p.m. Seating is general admission. Season pass includes admission to all shows, plus prime reserved seating. Dinner, drinks and dessert available.

Professional Photography and Filming in FCPA ParksInterested in photographing or filming in beautiful Fairfax County Parks? Find out more about Professional Photography and Commercial Use Permits for Filming in Fairfax County Parks.

Little Hands on the Farm

LITTLE HANDS ON THE FARM

Join us in the Visitor Center classroom to meet a farm animal, enjoy a story, craft or game, and pretend to be the farmer with fun "chores"

Class meets every other Monday starting January 25

Little Hands on the Farm Click to Register with Parktakes Online

2-3 yr. olds: 9:45-10:30
3-5 yr. olds: 11:00-11:45
$8 per child per class
Reservations required

Child must be accompanied by an adult

GROUNDHOG'S DAY OUT

GROUNDHOG'S DAY OUT

Sunday, January 31
2:00 to 3:30 pm

Groundhog Day comes to Frying Pan Farm Park
Learn all about groundhogs and other ways to forecast the weather
Enjoy games, crafts, and hot chocolate

Groundhog's Day Out Click to Register with Parktakes Online

All Ages/Families
Registration required
$8 per person
Meets at the Visitor Center
Please dress for the weather



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