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66th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival


Thank you to the generous sponsors and hundreds of staff, 4-H club members and volunteers who's dedication and hard work made the 2014 Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival a wonderful success. Check back in early 2015 for information on the 2015 Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival.

66th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival
Free Admission
Free Parking Thursday & Friday
Big Truck Night
18 Departments of 4-H Competitions
Farm Animals
Interactive Educational Exhibits
Carnival Rides
Fair Food
Tractor Pull
Picnic Areas
4 H Fair Events

Frying Pan Farm Park

2709 West Ox Road • Herndon, Virginia 20171 • 703-437-9101

ExpandEnter Fair Competitions

Do you have a hobby or project you are proud of? Then enter it in the Fair. You do not have to be a 4-H member for most departments.

Department Competitions

4-H Competition in the 4-H Building: Entry drop off and walk in registration 3pm - 6:30pm

  • Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog 2014
  • Pre-Register Entry Online

 

ExpandCarnival Tickets & Ride Prices

Carnival & Ride Prices

  • Same Day Sales: Unlimited Carnival Rides (Thursday & Friday Only)
    $25/person
  • Carnival ride tickets are $1 each or 24 tickets for $20. Most rides take 3-5 tickets.
  • Download Ride Information Sheet (type of rides, number of tickets needed)
  • Carousel Rides: $1.75/person
  • Wagon Rides: $3/person (reservations recommended)
  • Download and print $5 off Carnival Ride Coupon
    (Coupon not valid toward advance sales)

 

Heart Flip

ExpandThursday, July 31

Thursday

  • Grounds and Nature Trail open dawn to dusk - FREE
  • Farm open 9 am – 9 pm - FREE
  • Carnival Rides: 10am – 3pm
  • Download and print $5 off Carnival Ride Coupon
    (Coupon not valid toward advance sales)
  • Carnival Food available:   10 am – 3 pm
  • Frying Pan Park Carousel & Wagon Rides: 10 am – 4 pm
  • Gordon’s Grill open:  10 am – 8:30 pm
  • Cow milking demonstration in the Kidwell Barn:  4:00 pm - FREE
  • Free Concert: Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban/Jazz)  7:30 - 8:30pm

 

Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban/Jazz)

ExpandFriday, August 1

Friday

  • Grounds and Nature Trail open dawn to dusk - FREE
  • Farm open 9 am – 9 pm - FREE
  • Carnival Rides: 10am – 3pm & 5pm - 10pm
  • Frying Pan Park Carousel & Wagon Rides: 10 am – 4pm
  • Download and print
    (Coupon not valid toward advance sales, only good 10-3pm)
  • Carnival Food available 10 am – 3 pm & 5 – 10pm
  • Gordon’s Grill open 10 am – 8:30 pm
  • Cow milking demonstration in the Kidwell Barn 4:00 pm – FREE
  • Big Truck Night in the Farm Yard: 6 – 8:30 FREE
  • 4-H Competition in the 4-H Building: Entry drop off and walk in registration 3pm - 6:30pm
    • Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog 2014
    • Pre-Register Entry Online
  • Stationary departments judged:  7pm - ?  / Closed to the public.

 

Wagon Rides

ExpandSaturday, August 2

Saturday

  • Opening Ceremony (on the stage): 10 - 11am
  • 4-H Exhibits, Animal Shows and Entertainment: 9am – 9pm
  • Carnival Rides: 11am – 10pm
  • Carousel & Wagon Rides: 10am - 7pm
  • Tractor Pull: Begins at 4pm
  • Stage Entertainment: 11am – 7:30pm
    • Country Steppers & Bull Run Cloggers
    • Bach to Rock Bands
    • Camille Thornton
    • David Brunelle
    • His Dream of Lions
    • Jim Moyer Circus Club
  • Cow milking demonstration in the Livestock Barn: 11 - 11:30am & 4 - 4:30pm
  • Goat milking demonstration in the Livestock Barn: 3:30 - 4pm
  • Blacksmithing and Farm demos in the farmyard: 9am – 5pm
  • Time for Technology at the Robotics Showcase: 9am – 5pm
  • Dog Shows: 9am – 4pm
  • Rabbit Judging in Barn 1: 12 – 12:30pm
  • $7 parking (cash or check)
    (Debit and Credit cards not accepted)

 

4-H Contestant
ExpandSunday, August 3

Sunday

  • 4-H Exhibits, Animal Shows and Entertainment: 9am – 5pm
  • Carnival Rides: 11am – 7pm
  • Carousel & Wagon Rides: 10am - 4pm
  • Sheep show in the Indoor Arena: 10:30 - 11:30am
  • Beef Cattle show in the Indoor Arena: 1 - 1:30pm
  • Dairy Cattle show in the Indoor Arena: 2 – 2:30pm
  • Dairy Goat show in the Indoor Arena: 2:30 – 3pm
  • Horse Games in the Lower Ring: 10am – 3:30pm
  • Stage Entertainment: 9am – 4pm
    • DJ Randy Platts
    • Calico Cloggers
    • Old Fashioned Games
    • DJ Randy Platts
  • Parade of Champions (on the stage): 4 – 5pm
  • Cow milking demonstration in the Livestock Barn: 11 – 11:30am
  • Goat milking demonstration in the Livestock Barn: 3:30 – 4pm
  • Cow milking demonstration in the Livestock Barn: 4 – 4:30pm
  • Blacksmithing and Farm demos in the farmyard: 9am – 5pm
  • Digital Kidz at the Robotics Showcase: 9am – 5pm
  • Dog Demonstration: 9am – 5pm
  • $7 parking (cash or check)
    (Debit and Credit cards not accepted)

 

Equestrian Demonstrations
ExpandLearn About Fairfax County 4-H
  • Youth Development Program:
    • Offered through Virginia Cooperative Extension
    • A partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture and the state land grant universities
    • In Virginia: Virginia Tech and Virginia State University
  •  Reaches 12,000+ youth through:
    • Clubs
    • Camps
    • School Enrichment
    • Workshops
  • 4-H teaches youth life skills in areas such as:
    • STEM
    • Healthy Living
    • Natural Resources
    • Animal Sciences
    • Public Speaking
    • Citizenship

Learn more about Fairfax County 4-H at http://offices.ext.vt.edu/fairfax/

 

Sponsors

4-H Fair Exhibitor
Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog 2014
Pre-Register Entry Online

Merchandise Vendors
Download Mechandise Vendor Application

Big Truck Night
Download Truck Night Sign Up

Sponsorship Prospectus
Download Sponsorship Prospectus


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