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68th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival


68th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival
Interactive Educational Exhibits
Carnival Rides
Fair Food
Picnic Areas
18 Departments of Exhibit Competitions
Big Truck Night
Tractor Pull
Free Admission
Free Parking Thursday & Friday
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 (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
    - 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
    - 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: 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 – 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 (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
    - 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

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)
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

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 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

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: 10am – 6pm

Farm

Frying Pan Park Carousel and Wagon Rides: 10am - 4pm
Frying Pan Park Tractor Pull: 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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