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67th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival


Over 29,000 visitors created new family memories at the 67th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair & Carnival. Thank you to all the sponsors, supporters, volunteers, demonstrators, performers and staff for another wonderful event.

Check back in early 2016 for updates and information on the 68th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair & Carnival.

67th 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
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 2015
Pre-Register Entry Online
Entry Drop-Off and Walk-In Registration at the 4-H Building
- Thursday, July 30:
3pm – 6pm
- Friday, July 31: 3pm – 6pm

 

ExpandCarnival Tickets & Ride Prices

Same Day Sales

$25/person
Same day tickets are available for sale at the Carnival ticket booth.

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)
Download and Print $5 off Carnival Ride Coupon
(Coupon not valid toward advance sales)

Frying Pan Park Carousel Rides: $2/person

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

 

Heart Flip

ExpandThursday, July 30

FREE Admission and Parking – Enter on West Ox Road.

4-H Fair and Exhibits

Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog 2015
Pre-Register Entry Online
Entry Drop-Off and Walk-In Registration at the 4-H Building
- Thursday, July 30:
3pm – 6pm

Carnival

Carnival Rides: 10am – 3pm
Download and Print $5 off Carnival Ride Coupon
(Coupon not valid toward advance sales)
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)

Concert – Gonzo's Nose (Party Music): 7:30 - 8:30pm (Free)

 

Gonzo's Nose

ExpandFriday, July 31

FREE Admission and Parking – Enter on West Ox Road.

4-H Fair and Exhibits

Download Fairfax County 4-H Fair Catalog 2015
Pre-Register Entry Online
Entry Drop-Off and Walk-In Registration at the 4-H Building
- Friday, July 31: 3pm – 6pm

Carnival

Carnival Rides: 10am – 3pm & 5pm - 10pm
Download and Print $5 off Carnival Ride Coupon
(Coupon not valid toward advance sales, only good from 10am - 3pm)
Carnival Food Available: 10 am – 3 pm & 5 – 10pm

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)
Big Truck Night in the Farm Yard: 6pm 8:30pm (Free)

 

Wagon Rides

ExpandSaturday, August 1

FREE Admission – Enter on Monroe Street. West Ox Entrance will be CLOSED.  See Map
$7 Parking (Cash or Check ONLY. Debit and Credit cards not accepted.)

4-H Fair and Exhibits

4-H Exhibits, Animal Shows and Entertainment: 9am – 9pm
Opening Ceremony: 10am - 11am
Stage Entertainment:  11am - 9pm
Dog Shows: 9am - 4pm
Rabbit Judging
Tractor Pull: Begins at 4pm

Carnival

Carnival Rides: 11am – 10pm

Farm

Frying Pan Park Carousel and Wagon Rides: 10am - 5pm
Cow and Goat Milking Demos in Livestock Barn: 11am, 3:30pm & 4pm
Blacksmithing and Farm Demos in the Farmyard: 9am – 5pm

 

4-H Contestant
ExpandSunday, August 2

FREE Admission – Enter on Monroe Street. West Ox Entrance will be CLOSED.  See Map
$7 Parking (Cash or Check ONLY. Debit and Credit cards not accepted.)

4-H Fair and Exhibits

4-H Exhibits, Animal Shows and Entertainment: 9am – 5pm
Sheep, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Swine and Dairy Goat Shows
Stage Entertainment: 9am - 4pm
Dog Demonstrations: 9am - 4pm
Horse Games: 10am - 3pm
Parade of Champions: 4 – 5pm

Carnival

Carnival Rides: 11am – 7pm

Farm

Frying Pan Park Carousel and Wagon Rides: 10am - 4pm
Cow and Goat Milking Demos in the Livestock Barn: 11am, 3:30pm & 4pm
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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