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 Events

Little Hands on the Farm

07/16/2018 9:45 am


(2-5 yrs.) Join us in the Kidwell Barn classroom at Frying Pan Farm Park to learn about farm animals and farm chores and enjoy a story, craft or game. Sessions for children ages two and three meet from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Children age three to five meet from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Pre-paid reservations are required. The cost is $8 per child. Children must be accompanied…

Junior Farmer Fun

07/19/2018 4:00 pm


(5-Adult) This updated Junior Farmer program at Frying Pan Farm Park challenges your elementary-age learners to explore a different aspect of farm life each month throughout the season. Hands-on experiences keep children engaged as they discover various aspects of farm work. The program runs from 4 to 5 p.m., and the cost is $7 per person. Children must be…

Tai Chi on the Lawn (Free)

07/21/2018 3:00 pm


Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center
Enjoy the shade outdoors as you experience a one-hour FREE tai chi class. Beginners and experienced participants welcome. No registration required. This will take place in the lawn outside the Frying Pan Visitor Center at 2739 West Ox Road in Herndon. If it rains, go indoors to the Visitor Center Auditorium. This event is part of…

Little Hands Afternoon

07/25/2018 4:00 pm


(2-5 yrs.) Join us to learn about a different element of farm life each week. Children interact with farm animals, hear a story, and create a craft. Pre-paid reservations required. Adults must attend class with a child. For more information, call 703-437-9101.

Buck Moon Night Gathering

07/27/2018 8:45 pm


(7-Adult) Come out at night to Frying Pan to experience the full moon! Each full moon has a name that relates back to American Indian folklore. Julys full moon is named the Full Hay Moon as this is the time of year to make hay. We will have telescopes for viewing the moon, take a short walk around our crop fields, and hand-pack small straw bales to take home as…

Moon Night Gathering

07/27/2018 8:45 pm


(7-Adult) Experience the full moon at Frying Pan Farm Park. Each full moon has a name that relates back to Amer­ican Indian folklore. July’s full moon is named the Full Buck Moon and the Full Hay Moon, as this is the time of year to make hay. View the moon through our telescopes, take a short walk around the farm and enjoy a theme-related dessert. The program runs…

Little Hands on the Farm

07/30/2018 9:45 am


(2-5 yrs.) Join us in the Kidwell Barn classroom at Frying Pan Farm Park to learn about farm animals and farm chores and enjoy a story, craft or game. Sessions for children ages two and three meet from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Children age three to five meet from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Pre-paid reservations are required. The cost is $8 per child. Children must be accompanied…

One Day Unlimited Rides

08/02/2018 10:00 am


(3-Adult) Buy in advance to save on one-day unlimited ride passes to the 4-H Fair and Carnival. These passes are valid only Thursday or Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The passes are $16 per person until 8 p.m. on July 25; $18 per person from July 26 to July 31 at 8 p.m.; and $25 if purchased the day of the event. Pick up advance tickets across from the carnival…

Carnival nights and Big Truck Night (Friday only) at the Farm

08/02/2018 5:00 pm


(All ages) Carnival rides and games are open from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday nights, and free Big Truck Night events run from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Ride tickets cost $1, and most rides take three to five tickets. There is free parking and free park admission on these nights only. Bring your crafts, baked goods, garden produce and flow¬ers in for judging in…

One Day Unlimited Rides

08/03/2018 10:00 am


(3-Adult) Buy in advance to save on one-day unlimited ride passes to the 4-H Fair and Carnival. These passes are valid only Thursday or Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The passes are $16 per person until 8 p.m. on July 25; $18 per person from July 26 to July 31 at 8 p.m.; and $25 if purchased the day of the event. Pick up advance tickets across from the carnival…

Carnival nights and Big Truck Night (Friday only) at the Farm

08/03/2018 5:00 pm


(All ages) Carnival rides and games are open from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday nights, and free Big Truck Night events run from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Ride tickets cost $1, and most rides take three to five tickets. There is free parking and free park admission on these nights only. Bring your crafts, baked goods, garden produce and flow¬ers in for judging in…

4-H Fair and Carnival

08/04/2018 9:00 am


(All ages) Enjoy games, rides, fair exhibits and a tractor pull throughout the weekend. Carnival rides are open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The Tractor Pull begins at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Watch the 4-H exhibitors get their farm animals ready for the show, visit exhibit booths, try farm chores, enjoy fair food and watch stage…

4-H Fair and Carnival

08/05/2018 9:00 am


(All ages) Enjoy games, rides, fair exhibits and a tractor pull throughout the weekend. Carnival rides are open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The Tractor Pull begins at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Watch the 4-H exhibitors get their farm animals ready for the show, visit exhibit booths, try farm chores, enjoy fair food and watch stage…

Little Hands on the Farm

08/13/2018 9:45 am


(2-5 yrs.) Join us in the Kidwell Barn classroom at Frying Pan Farm Park to learn all about farm animals and farm chores, and enjoy a story, craft or game. The program runs from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. for children age two and three. The program runs from 11 to 11:45 a.m. for children age three to five. The cost is $8 per child. Pre-paid reservations are required. An…

Junior Farmer Fun

08/16/2018 4:00 pm


(5-Adult) This updated Junior Farmer program at Frying Pan Farm Park challenges your elementary-age learners to explore a different aspect of farm life each month throughout the season. Hands-on experiences keep children engaged as they discover various aspects of farm work. The program runs from 4 to 5 p.m., and the cost is $7 per person. Children must be…

Little Hands Afternoon


(2-5 yrs.) Join us at Frying Pan Farm Park to learn about a different element of farm life each week. Children interact with farm animals, hear a story and create a craft. The program from 4 to 4:45 p.m. costs $8 per child. Pre-paid reservations are required. An adult must attend class with the child. For more information, call 703-437-9101.

Little Hands on the Farm

08/27/2018 9:45 am


(2-5 yrs.) Join us in the Kidwell Barn classroom at Frying Pan Farm Park to learn all about farm animals and farm chores, and enjoy a story, craft or game. The program runs from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. for children age two and three. The program runs from 11 to 11:45 a.m. for children age three to five. The cost is $8 per child. Pre-paid reservations are required. An…

Frying Pan Farm Park Classes and Camps

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