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 Events

Department Resources

Adapted Park Explorers

03/09/2024 11:00 am

(6-11 years) See the best that our park has to offer with topics that fit your interests. Explore different features of the park with hands-on science and nature activities tailored to young people with disabilities. A different topic each month. Parents must be accessible during the program but are not required to register.

Ballroom Dancing I -- Couples only

03/19/2024 7:00 pm

(13-Adult) This class introduces you to traditional American ballroom dance basics. Learn proper dance position and how to lead and follow. Dances include foxtrot, waltz, rumba and cha-cha. Each student must register.

Puppy Kindergarten

03/20/2024 6:30 am

(14-Adult) Puppies 10 to 23 weeks old learn socialization and discipline fundamentals. Puppy owners learn how to address problems such as housebreaking, chewing and jumping. Puppies should wear a buckle collar and be up-to-date with shots.

Digital Photography

03/20/2024 6:30 pm

(13-Adult) There's more to photography than just using the automatic setting. Topics include your camera's controls, resolution, flash, composition, stop motion and close ups. Course includes weekly assignments with reviews. Software and printing are also covered. Any supply fee is payable to instructor at first class.

Putting the Animals to Bed

03/24/2024 7:00 pm

(3-Adult) When evening shadows spread over Kidwell Farm, it is time to put the animals to bed. Bring your flashlight or lantern for this twilight tour and learn how our farm animals settle down for the night. Dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Farm Skills - Animal Caretaker

03/28/2024 3:00 pm

(7-14 years) Our farmers make taking care of the animals look easy. Here is your chance for a behind the scenes farm tour to see all the hard work that goes into raising our farm animals. Participants tour our feed room, visit our animal areas, meet farm animals and learn the different management practices that we use to keep the animals happy and healthy. One adult…

Nighttime Farmer

03/29/2024 8:00 pm

(13-Adult) Be a farmer for the night and help us check on the farm’s new moms and babies! Spring is an exciting time on the farm for everyone and an important time for our animals to get some extra attention. Enjoy a nighttime farm tour and learn what it takes to care of our farm animals during birthing season.

Horse Expo

04/13/2024 10:00 am to 04/13/2024 3:00 pm

(All ages) This event is for experienced riders as well as people who are new to the world of horses. There will be food trucks, speakers, demonstrations, and businesses that sell horse-related products and services.

Immerse yourself in the equestrian world. Experienced riders and new horse enthusiasts welcome. Indulge in delectable…

Frying Pan Farm Park Classes and Camps

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