Frying Pan Farm Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park open dawn to dusk. Kidwell Farm open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Facility Hours vary.

703-437-9101
TTY 711

Farm: 2709 West Ox Road; Visitor Center: 2739 West Ox Road
Herndon, Virginia

Yvonne Johnson,
Manager

Frying Pan Farm Park

Preserving 20th century farm life

Frying Pan preserves and interprets farm life of the 1920s to 1950s. Welcome to one of the most popular parks in Fairfax County.

Upcoming Featured Events

Jul

22

9:45AM, (2-5 yrs.) Join us for fun at the Kidwell Barn and learn about animals, farm…

Aug

01

10:00AM, (3-Adult) Enjoy unlimited rides at the 4H Fair and Carnival at Frying Pan Farm…

Aug

01

10:00AM, (All ages) August 1-4 brings the 71st Annual 4-H Fair and Carnival to Frying…

Aug

02

10:00AM, (3-Adult) Enjoy unlimited rides at the 4H Fair and Carnival at Frying Pan Farm…

Aug

26

9:45AM, (2-5 yrs.) Join us for fun and learn about animals, farm chores and how farm…

Oct

13

7:00PM, Quoting from the band's website, “From the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, comes…

 

Learn About Volunteering

Explore volunteer opportunities as a wagon driver or farmhouse tour guide.
Frying Pan hosts a Volunteer Preview at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22. Learn what volunteers do at the park. Tour Kidwell Farmhouse and see a tractor driver and tour guide in action during a wagon ride around the park. 

If you wish, sign up that day to become an official volunteer. You’ll learn and share the history of the area around Frying Pan and meet visitors from around the world. 
Volunteers must be 18 years or older. 
Meet at the gazebo by the Kidwell Farm.  
2709 West Ox Road, Herndon, Virginia 20171. For more information, call 703-437-9101.

Field Trips

Kidwell Farm sign outside the farm's barn

Scouting

Smiling Girl Scouts meet and pet one of the park's draft horses

Birthdays

Volunteer holds a goat inside the Kidwell Farm barn