Frying Pan Farm Park

CONTACT INFORMATION: Park open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Kidwell Farm open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Facility Hours vary.
703-437-9101 TTY 711
Farm and Equestrian: 2709 West Ox Road; Visitor Center: 2739 West Ox Road
Herndon, Virginia
Teresa Reynolds
Park 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.

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Upcoming Featured Events

Apr
24
10:00PM, (4-7 years) Join us for a cozy tea party on the farm! Bring your favorite…
May
04
10:00AM, (2-Adult) Watch sheep shearing and antique farm equipment demonstrations. See…
May
17
5:00PM, (2-Adult) Enjoy an intimate after hours experience at the farm as day turns to…
May
18
5:00PM, (2-Adult) Enjoy an intimate after hours experience at the farm as day turns to…
May
24
5:00PM, (2-Adult) Enjoy an intimate after hours experience at the farm as day turns to…
May
25
5:00PM, (2-Adult) Enjoy an intimate after hours experience at the farm as day turns to…

 

Spring Farm Day = Barnyard Bliss

Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Frying Pan Farm Park

  • Sheep shearing 
  • Antique farm equipment demos
  • Cow and goat milking demos
  • Spring baby animal boom on the farm
  • Enjoy crafts, games and wagon rides

Price is $12, $14 at the door

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Celebrate Freedom in Fairfax County Parks on Juneteenth

​Exploring our Historic Meeting House and Grounds.

  • Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 
  • Free tour, registration recommended 
  • As we celebrate Juneteenth and the legacy of freedom it represents, join us to explore the history of the free and enslaved African American members of the Frying Pan Baptist Meeting House.  
  • Ongoing tours will take you through the church, the surrounding grounds and will talk about the former location of the Lee house, home of an African American family who lived on the property and worshipped at the church after the Civil War.

First time visiting?  Please do not feed our farm animals.

That can cause illness and expensive vet visits. Please respect the animals on our working farm, and enjoy our classes, events, activities and rides.


Job Openings

View job details and application information for openings at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Visit Resource Management Division Jobs to view the below job opportunities. 

  • Store Operations Staff (Part-time year-round) (benefits eligible)
  • Front Desk Attendant (Part-time)

For other park employment opportunities, visit the Park Authority jobs page.


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