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68th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival


68th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival

Gather your friends and family for the 68th Annual 4-H Fair and Carnival August 4-7 at Frying Pan Farm Park! There’s something for everyone!

Interactive Educational Exhibits
Carnival Rides
Live Entertainment
Animal Demos
Carnival Food
Market Lane
Food Court
Picnic Areas
18 Departments of Exhibit Competitions
Big Truck Night
Tractor Pull
Free Admission
Free Parking Thursday & Friday
En Español
4 H Fair Events
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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

Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog

Pre-Register Entry Online

Exhibit Entry Drop-Off for Pre-Registered Items or Walk-In Registration is located at the 4-H Building
  - Thursday, August 4: 3pm – 6pm

  - Friday, August 5: 3pm – 6pm
ExpandCarnival Tickets & Ride Prices

Carnival Ride Passes

There are three options for purchasing rides; wristbands bought in advance or at the event, or by purchasing individual tickets.

Advanced Purchase is available for wristbands for unlimited rides usable on either Thursday, August 4 from 10am-3pm or Friday, August 5 from 10am-3pm. Does not include Friday evening. Up to $9 in savings per ticket!

Get Tickets
Pre-Register before 7/28 - $16

Same Day Sales Wristband for Carnival Rides
A wristband for unlimited rides is $25/person, available for sale at the Carnival ticket booth.

Individual Carnival Ride Tickets are $1 each or 24 tickets for $20. Most rides require 3-5 tickets.

Download Ride Information Sheet (type of rides, number of tickets needed)

Frying Pan Park Carousel Rides: $2/person

Frying Pan Park Wagon Rides: $3/person (reservations recommended)

 

Heart Flip

ExpandThursday, August 4

FREE Admission and Parking – Enter on West Ox Road.

4-H Fair and Exhibits

Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog (coming soon)

Pre-Register Entry Online (coming soon)

Exhibit Entry Drop-Off for Pre-Registered Items or Walk-In Registration is located at the 4-H Building
    - Thursday, August 4:
3pm – 6pm

Carnival

There are three options for purchasing rides; wristbands bought in advance or at the event, or by purchasing individual tickets.

Advanced Purchase is available for wristbands for unlimited rides usable on either Thursday, August 4 from 10am-3pm or Friday, August 5 from 10am-3pm. Does not include Friday evening. Up to $9 in savings per ticket!

Get Tickets
Pre-Register before 7/28 - $16

Same Day Sales Wristband for Carnival Rides
A wristband for unlimited rides is $25/person, available for sale at the Carnival ticket booth.

Individual Carnival Ride Tickets are $1 each or 24 tickets for $20. Most rides require 3-5 tickets.

Carnival Food Available: 10am – 3pm

Farm

Grounds and Nature Trail Open: Dawn to Dusk (Free)
Farmyard Open: 9am – 9pm (Free)
Frying Pan Park Carousel and Wagon Rides: 10am – 4pm
Gordon's Grill Open
Cow Milking Demos in Kidwell Barn:4pm (Free)
Goat Milking Demo in Kidwell Barn: 3:30pm (Free)

Concert – Will Overman Band (Folk/Rock): 7:30 - 8:30pm (Free)

 

Will Overman Band

ExpandFriday, August 5

FREE Admission and Parking – Enter on West Ox Road.

4-H Fair and Exhibits

Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog

Pre-Register Entry Online

Exhibit Entry Drop-Off for Pre-Registered Items or Walk-In Registration is located at the 4-H Building
    - Friday, August 5:
3pm – 6pm

Carnival

There are three options for purchasing rides; wristbands bought in advance or at the event, or by purchasing individual tickets.

Advanced Purchase is available for wristbands for unlimited rides usable on either Thursday, August 4 from 10am-3pm or Friday, August 5 from 10am-3pm. Does not include Friday evening. Up to $9 in savings per ticket!

Get Tickets
Pre-Register before 7/28 - $16

Same Day Sales Wristband for Carnival Rides
A wristband for unlimited rides is $25/person, available for sale at the Carnival ticket booth.

Individual Carnival Ride Tickets are $1 each or 24 tickets for $20. Most rides require 3-5 tickets.

Carnival Food Available: 10 am – 3 pm & 5 – 10pm

Equestrian Demos

12:00-12:15PM    Horses: What Not To Do / Hampton Horsefeathers
12:20-1:00PM    Equine & Canine Massage / Samantha Stilley
1:00-1:20PM    Clydesdales Under Saddle / Kristen Passanisi Corrick
1:30-1:50PM    Spotted Saddle Horse Breed / Robin Ciapponi
2:00-2:20PM    Side Saddle / Jeannie Whited
2:30-3:10PM    Horsenality / Bonnie Surrett Williams
3:20-3:40PM    Clydesdale Driving / Kristen Passanisi Corrick
3:45-4:25PM    Peruvian Paso Breed / El Chalan
4:30-5:00PM    Equine Acupuncture / Dr. Katie Lipresti
5:00PM    Parade of Breeds
5:15-5:55PM    Soccer Game / David Yauch

Farm

Big Truck Night

Grounds and Nature Trail Open: Dawn to Dusk (Free)
Farmyard Open: 9am – 9pm (Free)
Frying Pan Park Carousel and Wagon Rides: 10am – 4pm
Gordon's Grill Open
Cow Milking Demos in Kidwell Barn:4pm (Free)
Goat Milking Demo in Kidwell Barn: 3:30pm (Free)
Big Truck Night in the Farm Yard: 6pm 8:30pm (Free)

 

Big Truck Night

ExpandSaturday, August 6

FREE Admission – Enter on Monroe Street. West Ox Entrance will be CLOSED.  See Map
$8 Parking (Cash or Check ONLY. Debit and Credit cards not accepted.)

4-H Fair and Exhibits

Tractor Pull Night

ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE

Saturday Main Stage
10:00-11:00AM    Opening Ceremony
11AM-Noon    Northern Virginia Country Western Dance Association (NVCWDA)
Noon-2:00PM    Old Fashioned Games
2:00-3:30PM    Bach to Rock
4:00-5:00PM    Boyle School of Irish Dance
5:00-5:45PM    Gwen Levey
6:00-7:00PM    Esteban's Been Eaten

Saturday All Day Community Exhibitors
Bach to Rock
Master Gardeners (TBA)
Fairfax County Health Department (TBA)
It's a Noisy Planet
4-H Time for Technology
Parks for Fun
UMFS
Coder Kids
Arts Herndon

Saturday Activities
All Day    Animal Shows
4:00PM    Tractor Pull

Carnival

Carnival Rides: 11am – 10pm

Farm

Frying Pan Park Carousel and Wagon Rides: 10am - 5pm
Cow Milking Demos in Kidwell Barn:4pm (Free)
Goat Milking Demo in Kidwell Barn: 3:30pm (Free)
Blacksmithing and Farm Demos in the Farmyard: 9am – 5pm

 

4-H Contestant
ExpandSunday, August 7

FREE Admission – Enter on Monroe Street. West Ox Entrance will be CLOSED.  See Map
$8 Parking (Cash or Check ONLY. Debit and Credit cards not accepted.)

4-H Fair and Exhibits

ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE

Sunday Main Stage
10:00-11:00AM    Pitches Be Crazy
11:00-11:30AM    Natananjali School of Dance
Noon-1:00PM    TheyCallMePiano (tentative)
1:00-1:45PM    Ely Blu
1:45-2:00PM    Andrew Gause's Martial Arts
2:00-2:45PM    Dylan Sajbel
3:00-3:45PM    Former Friends of Young Americans
4:00-5:00PM    Frying Pan Park Country Jammers

Sunday All Day Exhibits
Master Gardeners (TBA)
Fairfax County Health Department (TBA)
It's a Noisy Planet (TBA)
4-H Time for Technology
Parks for Fun
UMFS

Sunday Activities

11:00AM-10:00PM     Carnival Rides
All Day                         Animal Shows
4:00PM                         Tractor Pull

Carnival

Carnival Rides: 10am – 6pm

Farm

Frying Pan Park Carousel and Wagon Rides: 10am - 4pm
Frying Pan Park Tractor Pull: 4pm
Cow Milking Demos in Kidwell Barn:4pm (Free)
Goat Milking Demos in Kidwell Barn: 3:30pm (Free)
Blacksmithing and Farm Demos in the Farmyard: 9am – 5pm

  Equestrian Demonstrations
ExpandLearn About Fairfax County 4-H
4-H Fair

Youth Development Program

Teaches life skills to youth aged 5-19
Reaches over 12,000 youth in Fairfax County

Delivers educational programming through:
Clubs – 23 clubs meet year round throughout the county
Camps – Week-long residential and special interest camps
School Enrichment – embryology and horticulture programs
Special Interest Workshops - veterinary science, nutrition, etc.

Teaches youth life skills through projects in the areas of:
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Communication and Expressive Arts
Citizenship
Healthy Living
…and so many more!

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

 

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