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 Events

20th Anniversary Acoustic Jam

10/21/2018 1:00 pm to 10/21/2018 4:00 pm

Musicians have been gathering on select Sundays at Frying Pan Farm Park for two decades to make music on the farm. Come celebrate the 20th anniversary of this long-running, spontaneous re-creation of music the way it was in the early 20th century.

Hunter’s Moon Night Gathering

10/24/2018 6:30 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. October’s full moon is named the Hunter’s Moon as this is the time of year when it is time to hunt wild game in preparation for winter. View the moon through our telescopes and take a short nature walk as we “hunt” the sounds of the…


10/26/2018 6:00 pm

(3-8 yrs.) Celebrate the Halloween season with this variety event at Frying Pan Farm Park. This year, the event is outside at the Kidwell Farm. Attendees enjoy a variety of themed games, go trick-or-treating to animals, and enjoy a wagon ride. Finish the evening with a small treat bag for the road. Reservations are required. There are two sessions – at 6 and 7 p.m.…

Bluegrass-Gina Clowes Project

11/04/2018 7:00 pm

The GIna Clowes Project plays in the Bluegrass Barn Series at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Farm Skills: Metal Working

11/06/2018 10:00 am

(8-Adult) Working with metal is both a challenging and rewarding skill. This class will introduce future smythies to the art of metal crafting. First, observe a blacksmith heat and beat raw steel to form new useful tools. Participants will then receive a beginner-level metal working lesson by learning to punch a decorative pattern onto a piece of sheet metal. The…

Bluegrass Barn - Donna Ulisse

11/11/2018 6:00 pm

(All ages) Donna Ulisse is a veteran songwriter and singer whose dual talents frequently propel her to the heights of the bluegrass world. Hear her perform at Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center as part of the Bluegrass Barn series. Doors open at 6 p.m., and show time is 7 p.m. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 at the door.…

Bluegrass-Donna Ulisse

11/11/2018 7:00 pm

Donna Ulisse in concert at Bluegrass Barn at Frying Pan Farm Park

Little Hands on the Farm: Fall

11/12/2018 9:45 am

(2-5 yrs.) Come to Frying Pan Farm Park throughout the fall to learn about different elements of farm life. Children interact with farm animals, hear a story and create a craft. Children ages two and three meet from 9:45 to 10:30 a.m., and those age three to five meet from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Pre-paid reservations are required, and an adult must attend class with…

Tanka Tales

11/23/2018 10:00 am

(2-Adult) Come to Frying Pan Farm Park for fun and discovery with puppets. Through life-sized puppets, children learn the importance of respecting ourselves, each other, and the environment. Tanka Tales places an emphasis on appreciating Native American Culture and Art. Shows run from 10 to 10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The cost is $5 per person. For more…

Bluegrass-Only Lonesome

01/27/2019 7:00 pm

Only Lonesome in concert in the Bluegrass Barn Series at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Bluegrass-Laurie Lewis

02/10/2019 7:00 pm

Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands play in concert in the Bluegrass Barn Series at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Bluegrass-Nothin' Fancy

02/24/2019 7:00 pm

Nothin' Fancy in concert in the Bluegrass Barn Series at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Bluegrass Barn - Nothin'Fancy


02/24/2019 7:00 pm

Nothin' Fancy is one of the most entertaining bands in the bluegrass genre and has received awards recognizing that fact multiple times. Since formed in 1994, they have grown in popularity, released 11 full length albums, and continue to perform at festivals across the United States, Canada and Europe. Their strong vocals, powerful instrumentation, energetic…

Bluegrass-Highland Travelers

03/24/2019 7:00 pm

Highland Travelers in concert in the Bluegrass Barn Series at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Bluegrass-Becky Buller Band

04/14/2019 7:00 pm

The Becky Buller Band plays in Bluegrass Barn at Frying Pan Farm Park.

Frying Pan Farm Park Classes and Camps

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