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.

TTY 711

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

Yvonne Johnson,

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



7:00PM, (3-Adult) When evening shadows spread over Kidwell Farm, it is time to put the…



7:00PM, (3-Adult) When evening shadows spread over Kidwell Farm, it is time to put the…



9:45AM, (2-5 yrs.) Join us to learn about a new element of farm life each week.…



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



7:00PM, Colebrook Road in concert at Frying Pan Farm Park in Herndon, Va.  Doors open…



7:00PM, Sideline in concert in the Bluegrass Barn Series at Frying Pan Farm Park in…


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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


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


Volunteer holds a goat inside the Kidwell Farm barn