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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There's Still Time for Halloween Fun with Park Authority Activities

HalloweenScary good times are just around the corner so grab your costume and join these frightfully delightful festivities! Make your Halloween memorable with the Fairfax County Park Authority!

Halloween on the Farm (Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28)

Multiple one-hour time slots are available between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Frying Pan Farm Park’s Halloween on the Farm. Enjoy trick or treating, friendly farm animals, festive crafts, games and activities and explore the Halloween-themed farmhouse! Registration is $10 per person.

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

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Fear-less Fest (Saturday, Oct. 28)

Visit the Hidden Oaks Nature Center for a wildlife Halloween experience! Encounter costumed woodland creatures including spiders, raccoons, deer and owls, and discover why they’re not as scary as they may seem. Come in costume and join a guided trail walk and enjoy festive fall activities. This is a great event for scout groups and families. Multiple time slots are available between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Registration is $8 per person.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center is located at 7701 Royce St., Annandale. For more information, visit the Hidden Oaks Nature Center website or call 703-941-1065.

Register for Fear-less Fest

Ghost Town (Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29)

It’s time to gather the family, grab your best costumes and head on over to Burke Lake Park! Join us for this NEW family tradition. The Ghost Town event will include themed-activity areas, train ride, carousel ride, crafts, a bounce house, mini golf and more. Admission is $15 per person and includes all Ghost Town activities and services. Children under 2 ride free but must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Tickets may be purchased up until two days before the event. During the event, tickets may be purchased at the Ice Cream Parlor.

Burke Lake Park is located at 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. For more information, visit the Burke Lake Park website or call 703-323-6600.

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