Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-8702
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Kirk Kincannon,
Executive Director

Park Events Calendar

Upcoming Featured Events

Feb

26

9:45AM, Mondays, February 12 & 26, (2-5 yrs.) Come to the Visitor Center at Frying…

Mar

03

9:30AM, (Adults) Join us as we work off holiday calories with a quick hike in Riverbend…

Mar

03

9:30AM, (adult) 9:30 a.m. (Shotgun Start), Greendale Golf Course, 703-971-3788. Kick…

Mar

03

10:00AM, (2-Adult) From 10 - 11 a.m. join a naturalist and youth volunteers at Ellanor C…

Mar

03

2:00PM, (4-Adult) From 2 to 3:30 p.m. - Naturalists at Hidden Oaks Nature Center share…

Mar

04

12:00PM, Sunday, March 4 from 12 - 2 p.m. (3-Adult) The sap is rising and the maple…

Mar

04

1:00PM, (Adults) Concepts of courtesy and good manners have defined cultures throughout…

Mar

04

1:30PM, (Adults) 1:30 p.m. No southern garden would be complete without a beautiful…

Mar

06

7:30PM, (9-Adult) This class at Observatory Park at Turner Farm covers astronomy basics…

Mar

07

6:00PM, (4-Adult) From 6 - 7:30 p.m. -  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to…

Mar

09

4:00PM, (3-Adult) Join us at Riverbend Park as we learn about winter folk tales and…

Mar

09

7:00PM, (3-7 yrs.) From 7 to 7:45 p.m. - Put on your pajamas and come to Hidden Oaks…

Mar

10

9:30AM, (Adults) Join us as we work off holiday calories with a quick hike in Riverbend…

Mar

10

10:00AM, (5-Adult) 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Create an enclosed, mini-garden terrarium that is…

Mar

10

12:00PM, (4-Adult) Meet local live owls up close and personal at Huntley Meadows Park.…

Mar

10

2:00PM, (4-Adult) From 2 - 3:30 p.m. - How did people in the 19th century entertain…

Mar

10

5:00PM, Saturday, March 10, (8-Adult) Meet at the visitor center at Riverbend Park to…

Mar

11

1:00PM, (8-Adult) Have a light afternoon tea with scones and preserves at Sully…

Mar

11

1:30PM, (Adults) 1:30 p.m. Foodscape design requires a balanced mix of flowering and…

Mar

11

2:00PM, (12-Adult) From 2 to 3:30 p.m. - Agriculture is big business in Virginia. It’s…

Mar

11

7:00PM, The Darrell Webb Band brings energy and excitement to the concert stage…

Mar

12

9:45AM, Mondays, February 12 & 26, (2-5 yrs.) Come to the Visitor Center at Frying…

Mar

13

10:00AM, (1-3 yrs.) You and your toddler join our naturalist in the classroom and…

Mar

13

10:00AM, (3-5 yrs.) In this naturalist-led class at Huntley Meadows Park, children and…

Mar

14

10:00AM, (1-3 yrs.) You and your toddler join our naturalist in the classroom and…

Mar

14

1:30PM, (4-7 yrs.) Explore the natural world in this monthly, hands-on program for the…

Mar

14

3:00PM, (5-Adult) Celebrate 3.14 with a slice of pie at Sully Historic Site from 3 to 6…

Mar

14

6:30PM, Make your horse pasture the ENVY of your community! Come learn some proven…

Mar

14

7:30PM, (9-Adult) The roll-top observatory at Observatory Park at Turner Farm holds…

Mar

15

4:00PM, (2-Adult) 4 to 5 p.m. -  Junior Farmers and their families can play an active…

Mar

15

5:15PM, (7-Adult) Take a behind-the-scenes look at the snakes of Hidden Pond Nature…

Mar

16

6:30PM, (2-Adult) Take a hayride to Accotink Creek, build a campfire and roast hot dogs…

Mar

16

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

Mar

17

10:00AM, (12-Adult) In honor of Huntley residents who loved both books and art, we offer…

Mar

17

1:00PM, (Adults) Artist Caroline Hottenstein showcases her two custom-made dresses that…

Mar

17

1:00PM, (Adults) 1 to 3:30 p.m.  -  Artist Caroline Hottenstein showcases her two…

Mar

17

1:00PM, (Adults) From 1 to 2:30 p.m. - Come to Green Spring Gardens and make your own…

Mar

17

4:00PM, (3-Adult) Enjoy activities at Observatory Park at Turner Farm such as guided…

Mar

17

5:30PM, (2-Adult)  From 5:30 - 6 p.m., and the Meet at Cabell’s Mill wearing your best…

Mar

17

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

Mar

17

8:00PM, (4-Adult) From 8 to 9 p.m. enjoy a campfire at Burke Lake Park and learn what…

Mar

18

1:00PM, Grab your four-footed best friend and join us at Grist Mill Park for the Ides…

Mar

18

1:00PM, (3-8 yrs.) 1 and 1:30 p.m. -  In groups of 10, enjoy an easy walk at Hidden…

Mar

18

1:00PM, (2-9 yrs.) From 1 - 4 p.m. hunt for eggs filled with treats and treasures at…

Mar

18

1:30PM, (Adults) This colorful lecture by Gregg Tepper, director of horticulture at the…

Mar

20

4:30PM, (3-Adult) It’s dinner time at the Hidden Pond Nature Center and worms and…

Mar

20

7:30PM, (6-Adult) Have you ever wondered about the earth in space and the other objects…

Mar

23

6:00PM, (3-Adult) Spend an evening by the campfire with s’mores, animals and more at…

Mar

23

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

Mar

24

9:00AM, (3-Adult) Bats help eat mosquitoes, and pollinate plants, but they are having a…

Mar

24

10:00AM, (1-8 yrs.) 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. -  Bring your baskets for an Easter egg hunt like…

Mar

24

11:00AM, Book: The Prediabetes Diet Plan, by Hillary Wright Also Recommended: 21 Things…

Mar

24

12:00PM, (4-Adult) How did the Powhatan Native Americans use the plants and animals you…

Mar

24

1:00PM, (16-Adult) From 1 to 3 p.m. - Teas from China, Japan and India are well known…

Mar

25

11:00AM, Occurring every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hunt for eggs filled with…

Mar

25

11:00AM, (1-8 yrs.) 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. -  Bring your baskets for an Easter egg hunt like…

Mar

25

1:00PM, (2-8 yrs.) Stomp over to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to enjoy a dinosaur-themed…

Mar

25

7:00PM, By & By brings their 'impressive vocals, smooth-as-honey string playing and…

Mar

26

2:00PM, (2-5 yrs.) March 26 from 9:45 - 11:45 - Join us for fun in the Visitor Center…

Mar

27

7:30PM, (6-Adult) Have you ever wondered about the earth in space and the other objects…

Mar

29

9:30AM, (2-8 yrs.) Stomp over to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to enjoy a dinosaur-themed…

Mar

30

10:00AM, (2-8 yrs.) Stomp over to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to enjoy a dinosaur-themed…

Mar

30

11:00AM, (5-Adult) Put your hands on history. Tour Sully as never before with the chance…

Mar

30

12:00PM, (3-Adult) From 12 - 3 p.m. Come and sample activities from several of the camps…

Mar

31

9:30AM, Occurring every 30 minutes from 10:30 a.m - 12 p.m. BYOB (Bring Your Own…

Mar

31

10:00AM, (All ages) From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hop over to Burke Lake Park to visit Sunny…

Mar

31

1:00PM, (2-8 yrs.) Stomp over to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to enjoy a dinosaur-themed…

Mar

31

1:00PM, (8-Adult) The world around us is constantly shifting and changing shape.…

Mar

31

1:00PM, (8 – adult) 1 p.m., Jefferson Golf Course, 703-573-0444. Teams of two compete…

Apr

01

1:00PM, (2-8 yrs.) Stomp over to Hidden Oaks Nature Center to enjoy a dinosaur-themed…

Apr

07

9:00AM, (adult) 9-11 a.m., Oak Marr Golf Complex, 703-255-5390. Single (as in marital…

Apr

07

10:00AM, SAVE THE DATE Saturday, April 7, 2018 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Building a strong…

Apr

08

12:00PM, Usually the first and third Sundays of the month, April through October. For…

Apr

08

2:00PM, Book: The Oh She Glows Cookbook, by Angela Liddon Also Recommended: Food,…

Apr

21

7:30AM, Head on out to Burke Lake Park on Saturday, April 21, 2018 and join the Fairfax…

Apr

21

8:00AM, (7 - adult) 8 a.m. – noon, Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Teams of 2…

Apr

21

10:00AM, Clean Fairfax and the Fairfax County Park Authority invite you to Sully…

Apr

22

12:00PM, Usually the first and third Sundays of the month, April through October. For…

May

06

11:00AM, First Sunday of the Month April-July, and September-November 11 a.m. - 3 p.m…

May

06

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

May

07

8:00AM, (55 - adult) 8 a.m., (Shotgun Start), Greendale Golf Course, 703-971-3788.…

May

19

1:00PM, Participants compete in a 9-hole, individual stroke-play tournament.…

May

19

3:00PM, Book: Relax into Yoga for Seniors, by Kimberly Carson Also Recommended: The…

May

20

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Jun

01

7:00PM, (18 - adult), 7 p.m., Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. 10 players begin on…

Jun

03

11:00AM, First Sunday of the Month April-July, and September-November No reservations…

Jun

03

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays in June, July and August No reservations required. 12…

Jun

03

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Jun

07

7:00PM, Book: Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating, by Katja Rowell Also…

Jun

12

9:00AM, (18 years and older) 9 a.m. (Shotgun Start), Greendale Golf Course, 703-971-…

Jun

16

8:00AM, (7 - adult) 8 a.m. – noon, Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Teams of 2…

Jun

16

1:00PM, Teams of two compete in a 9-hole, scramble format (captain’s choice). Cost…

Jun

17

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays in June, July and August No reservations required. 12…

Jun

17

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Jul

01

11:00AM, First Sunday of the Month April-July, and September-November No reservations…

Jul

01

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays in June, July and August No reservations required. 12…

Jul

01

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Jul

04

8:00AM, (7 - adult) 8 a.m.-noon, Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Teams of 2…

Jul

06

7:00PM, (18 - adult), 7 p.m., Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. 10 players begin on…

Jul

12

7:00PM, Book: The Woman in the Mirror, by Cynthia M. Bulik Also Recommended: Two Whole…

Jul

13

8:00AM, (7-17yrs.) 8am – noon, Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Junior golfers…

Jul

14

1:00PM, Participants compete in a 9-hole, individual stroke-play tournament utilizing…

Jul

15

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays in June, July and August No reservations required. 12…

Jul

15

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Aug

03

7:00PM, (18 - adult), 7 p.m., Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. 10 players begin on…

Aug

05

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays in June, July and August No reservations required. 12…

Aug

05

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Aug

10

8:00AM, (7 – adult) 8 a.m. – noon, Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Junior golfers…

Aug

14

8:00AM, (Women - 18 years and older, Men - 55+) 8 a.m. (Shotgun Start) Greendale Golf…

Aug

18

8:00AM, (Men-18 years and older) 8:00 a.m. (Tee Times) Greendale Golf Course, 703-971-…

Aug

18

8:00AM, Participants compete in an 18-hole, individual stroke-play tournament.…

Aug

19

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays in June, July and August No reservations required. 12…

Aug

19

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Aug

23

7:00PM, Book: Gluten Exposed, by Peter Green Also Recommended: Plants vs. Meats, by…

Sep

02

11:00AM, First Sunday of the Month April-July, and September-November No reservations…

Sep

02

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Sep

07

7:00PM, (18 - adult), 7 p.m., Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. 10 players begin on…

Sep

15

8:00AM, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Players compete in an…

Sep

16

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Sep

22

11:00AM, Book: Vitamania, by Catherine Price Also Recommended: The Cheese Trap, by Neal…

Sep

29

8:00AM, (7 - adult) 8 a.m. – noon, Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Teams of 2…

Oct

05

7:30PM, (12 - adult) 7:30 p.m., Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Teams of 2 play a…

Oct

06

1:00PM, The Jefferson Cup Tournament Series concludes with this 9-hole, individual…

Oct

07

11:00AM, First Sunday of the Month April-July, and September-November No reservations…

Oct

07

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Oct

21

12:00PM, First and Third Sundays of the Month April through October No reservations…

Nov

04

11:00AM, First Sunday of the Month April-July, and September-November No reservations…

Nov

15

9:00AM, (18 years and older) 9 a.m. (Shotgun Start), Greendale Golf Course. Join us for…

Nov

22

8:00AM, (7 - adult) 8 a.m. – noon, Burke Lake Golf Center, 703-323-1641. Teams of 2…

 

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