Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

Sara Baldwin,
Acting Executive Director

Holiday Hours

Notice

The nature centers, history, farm and horticulture visitor centers are closed, although the grounds are open.

 

Will your class be held on a holiday?

Classes are held at RECenters, nature centers, historic sites, horticultural centers, farms, Fairfax County Public Schools, administrative buildings and private business facilities. Not all facilities are available for classes on holidays. Your instructor should tell you about your class's schedule. Click on a holiday and use the reference table shown as a guide.

New Year's Day 2021

 

New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 2021

All RECenters except GWRC

closed

George Washington RECenter

closed

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

closed

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

closed

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

closed

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

closed

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

closed

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 18, 2021

All RECenters

open
Regular Hours

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

closed

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

open
Noon - 4 p.m.

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

open
Noon - 4 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

open
Farm
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
closed
Visitor Center
 
open by appt.
Indoor Arena
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

open
Horticultural Center
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
closed
Historic House

Inauguration Day

 

Inauguration Day
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

All RECenters

open
Regular Hours

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

closed

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

open
11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

open
11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

open
Farm
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
closed
Visitor Center
open
Indoor Arena
10:00 a.m.~4:30 p.m.

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

open
Horticultural Center
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
closed
Historic House

Presidents Day

 

Presidents Day
Monday, February 15, 2021

All RECenters

open
Regular Hours

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

closed

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

open
Noon - 4 p.m.

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

open
Noon - 4 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

open
Farm
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
open
Visitor Center
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
open
Indoor Arena
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

open
Horticultural Center
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
closed
Historic House

Easter

 

Easter
Sunday, April 4, 2021

All RECenters except GWRC

open
noon - 6 p.m.

George Washington RECenter

closed

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

open
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

open
noon - 5 p.m.

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

open
noon - 5 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

open
Farm
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
open
Visitor Center
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
open
Indoor Arena
9 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

open
noon - 4:30 p.m.

Memorial Day

 

Memorial Day
Monday, May 31, 2021

All RECenters

open
Regular Open - 6 p.m.
  GWRC - closed

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

open
Noon - 4 p.m.

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

open
Noon - 5 p.m.

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

open
9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

open
Farm
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
closed
Visitor Center
open
Indoor Arena
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

open
Horticultural Center
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
closed
Historic House

Juneteenth *

 

Juneteenth
Friday, June 18, 2021

All RECenters

open
Regular Open - 6 p.m.
  GWRC - closed

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

open
Noon - 4 p.m.

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

open
Noon - 5 p.m.

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

open
9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

open
Farm
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
closed
Visitor Center
open
Indoor Arena
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

open
Horticultural Center
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
closed
Historic House

Juneteenth

 

Juneteenth
Saturday, June 19, 2021

All RECenters

open
Regular Open - 6 p.m.
  GWRC - closed

Colvin Run Mill
Sully Historic Site
Historic Sites

open
Noon - 4 p.m.

E.C. Lawrence
Hidden Oaks
Hidden Pond
Huntley Meadows
Nature Centers

open
Noon - 5 p.m.

Riverbend Park
Visitor Center

open
9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Frying Pan Farm Park
Farm / Visitor Center / Indoor Arena

open
Farm
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
closed
Visitor Center
open
Indoor Arena
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Green Spring Gardens
Horticultural Center/ Historic House

open
Horticultural Center
Noon - 4:30 p.m.
closed
Historic House

*   Holiday observed

** Not an official County holiday; no holiday pay is granted.

New Year's Day

 

New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

closed

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

closed

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

closed

Lakefront Parks

closed

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

closed

Martin Luther King Day

 

Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 18, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

open

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

open No cub run classes

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

open

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Presidents Day

 

Presidents Day
Monday, February 15, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

open

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

open no cub run classes

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

open

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Spring Break (FCPS)

 

Spring Break (FCPS)
Mar. 29 - Apr.3, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

No Land Classes
Optional Fitness

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

Optional Water Exercise &
Specialty Classes

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

Camps and Merit Badge Programs

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Easter Sunday

 

Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 4, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

closed

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

No sat/sun

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

varies

Lakefront Parks

closed

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

FCPS Workday

 

FCPS Workday
Monday, April 5, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

open

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

open

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

open

Classes at
Schools

open

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Memorial Day Weekend

 

Memorial Day Weekend
Monday, May 31, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

No sat/sun/Mon

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

No sat/sun/mon

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

No sat/sun/mon

Classes at
Schools

No sat/sun/mon

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Independence Day Weekend

 

Independence Day Weekend
July 3,4,&5 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

no land 7/3 to 7/5
No fitness 7/3 TO 7/5

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

closed

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

varies

Lakefront Parks

closed july 4

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Labor Day Weekend

 

Labor Day Weekend
Monday, September 6, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

No sat/sun/Mon

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

No sat/sun/mon

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

No sat/sun/mon

Classes at
Schools

No sat/sun/mon

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Veteran's Day

 

Veteran's Day
Thursday, November 11, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

open

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

open no cub run classes

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

open

Classes at
Schools

open

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Thanksgiving Day

 

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 25, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

closed

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

closed

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

closed

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

After Thanksgiving Weekend

 

After Thanksgiving Day Weekend

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

No fri/sat/sun

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

No fri/sat/sun

Optional Specialty Classes

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

open

Lakefront Parks

No fri/sat/sun

Classes at
Schools

No fri/sat/sun

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Christmas Eve

 

Christmas Eve
Friday, December 24, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

closed

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

closed

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

closed

Lakefront Parks

closed

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *

Christmas Day

 

Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

closed

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

closed

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

closed

Lakefront Parks

closed

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

closed

New Year's Eve

 

New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31, 2021

RECenters
Land & Fitness Classes

closed

RECenters
Aquatic Classes

Optional Specialty Classes
G.W. RECenter is closed

Resource Management
Programs at Parks

closed

Lakefront Parks

closed

Classes at
Schools

closed

RECenters
Drop-in Group Exercise

open *
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