Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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

Mar

09

11:00AM, (6-11 years) See the best that our park has to offer with topics that fit your…

Mar

19

7:00PM, (13-Adult) This class introduces you to traditional American ballroom dance…

Mar

20

6:30AM, (14-Adult) Puppies 10 to 23 weeks old learn socialization and discipline…

Mar

20

6:30PM, (13-Adult) There's more to photography than just using the automatic setting.…

Mar

24

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

Mar

28

3:00PM, (7-14 years) Our farmers make taking care of the animals look easy. Here is…

 

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


Annual Horse Expo at Frying Pan Farm Park

Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Immerse yourself in the equestrian world 
  • Experienced riders and new horse enthusiasts welcome
  • Indulge in delectable treats from food trucks
  • Gain insights from expert speakers
  • Witness captivating demonstrations 
  • Explore a variety of businesses offering horse-related products and services

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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. 

  • Historic Educator/Birthday Party Facilitator (Part-time year-round)
  • Store Operations Staff (Part-time year-round) (benefits eligible)
  • Front Desk Attendant (Part-time)
  • Historic Educator (Part-time year-round)
  • Equestrian Assistant (Part-time year-round) 

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


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