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

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Enjoy the Thrill of the 2023 4-H Fair and Carnival

4-H Fair & CarnivalGet ready for the ultimate farm-fun experience at the 4-H Fair and Carnival at Frying Pan Farm Park.

From Thursday, Aug. 3 until Sunday, Aug. 6, enjoy action-packed days of activities for the whole family.

Witness livestock displays and 4-H exhibits; indulge in mouth-watering fair food; enjoy live performances and carnival rides; and get up-close and personal with adorable farm animals.

Carnival Hours

  • Thursday, Aug. 3: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Aug. 4: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Big Truck Night: 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Aug. 5: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Aug. 6: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Carnival ride specials are available online. Save $5 per person by purchasing before Aug. 3. Ride specials are $20 per person for unlimited rides on Thursday, Aug. 3 and Friday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For a full schedule of activities and information on buying ride specials, visit the 4-H Fair and Carnival webpage.

View the 4-H flyer

Frying Pan Farm Park is located at 2709 West Ox Road in Herndon, Virginia. For more information, visit Frying Pan Farm Park or call 703-437-9101.

Fairfax County’s Annual 4-H Fair and Carnival is provided each year through a partnership with the Fairfax County Park Authority, Department of Neighborhood and Community Services, the Fairfax County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Fairfax County Park Foundation, and the Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park.

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