Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival


​Fairfax County 4-H Fair & Carnival

​Fairfax County 4-H Fair & Carnival

​August 1-4, 2024 

  • ​Old-Fashioned Family Fun
  • ​Carnival Games & Rides
  • ​Tractor Demos
  • ​4-H Exhibits & Shows
  • ​Fair Food
  • ​Live Entertainment
  • ​Visit Farm Animals;
  • ​Big Truck Night, Friday August 2

​$10 Parking Fee Friday-Sunday 


Parking Fee

There is parking fee charge for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The fee is $10, cash and credit accepted.


Ticket Sales

Online ticket sales coming soon
  • Thursday and Friday
    • Purchase Unlimited Ride Wristbands*
    • $25 per person online (coming soon)
    • $30 per person onsite from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Purchase Regular tickets, Onsite after 3 p.m.
    • *Wristbands are good for one day only
  • Saturday and Sunday
    • No Unlimited Ride Wristbands available
    • Saturday, Purchase Regular tickets, Onsite 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
    • Sunday, Purchase Regular tickets, Onsite 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Regular Ticket prices
    • $1.25 each
    • 24 for $25
    • 72 for $60

Online ticket sales coming soon
  • Thursday and Friday
    • Purchase Unlimited Ride Wristbands*
    • $25 per person online (coming soon)
    • $30 per person onsite from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Purchase Regular tickets, Onsite after 3 p.m.
    • *Wristbands are good for one day only
  • Saturday and Sunday
    • No Unlimited Ride Wristbands available
    • Saturday, Purchase Regular tickets, Onsite 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
    • Sunday, Purchase Regular tickets, Onsite 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Regular Ticket prices
    • $1.25 each
    • 24 for $25
    • 72 for $60

Thursday, August 1

  • Carnival 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.;5 p.m.- 8 p.m. 
  • 4-H Exhibit Drop off 5 p.m.- 7 p.m.

Friday, August 2

  • Carnival 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.;5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • 4-H Exhibit Drop off 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Big Truck Night 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • $10 parking fee (starts at 4:30 p.m.)

Saturday, August 3

  • Carnival 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. , $10 parking fee
  • 4-H Exhibits, Activities and Farm Demos 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday, August 4

  • Carnival 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $10 parking fee 
  • 4-H Exhibits, Activities and Farm Demos 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

4-H is a Community

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

In 4-H, we believe in the power of young people. We see that every child has valuable strengths and real influence to improve the world around us. We are America’s largest youth development organization – empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. with the skills to lead for a lifetime.

4-H DELIVERS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING THROUGH:

  • Clubs: 2 Community Clubs, 9 Project Clubs, 4 School Clubs and 2 Clubs on Post (Ft. Belvoir) meet year round throughout the county
  • Camps: Mini, Week-long residential and special interest camps
  • Curriculum Enrichment: Embryology, Agriculture and You, Healthy Habits, etc.
  • Special Interest Workshops: Veterinary Science, Nutrition, etc.

4-H TEACHES YOUTH LIFE SKILLS IN THESE AREAS:

  • Livestock
  • Citizenship
  • Creative Arts
  • Healthy Living
  • Leadership
  • Outdoor Education
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Math
  • And so much more!

Learn more about the Fairfax County 4-H

The Fairfax County Park Foundation is accepting sponsorship inquiries for the Frying Pan Farm Park 4-H Fair.  For questions, please contact MARGARET THAXTON, FCPF DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, at 703-324-8532 or parkfoundation@fairfaxcounty.gov

4-H Fair Sponsorship Information

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Thank you to our 2023 4-H Fair Sponsors

Fairfax County’s Annual 4-H Fair and Carnival is provided each year through a partnership between the Fairfax County Park Authority, Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, the Fairfax County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Fairfax County Park Foundation, and the Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park. We especially appreciate the support of the following sponsors for making this year’s event possible:

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