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

Department Resources

Santa Claus Is Coming to Our Parks Starting This Weekend!

Santa at SullyEnjoy the spirit of the holidays with Santa at Fairfax County Parks beginning this weekend. For years, Santa has made the rounds in our parks, creating cherished moments for families of all ages. Don’t miss out on a fantastic experience at the park with a special appearance by our favorite “jolly old elf.”

A Visit with Santa at Sully Historic Site

On Saturday, Dec. 2, from noon to 4 p.m., Sully Historic Site welcomes families for a special encounter with Santa Claus. Capture the magic with a photo by an open-hearth fire, share your Christmas wishes, and craft a festive ornament. Register now for this joyful event for $9 per person!

Register for A Visit with Santa

Holiday on the Farm at Frying Pan Farm Park

Fridays and Saturdays (Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16) from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Fridays, and 4:30-7:45 p.m. on Saturdays, Frying Pan Farm Park offers wagon rides, indoor activities, food, animal interactions, campfires and visits with Santa. Secure your $15 pass during presale or $20 at the gate for a festive experience!

Register for Holiday on the Farm

Winter Wonderland Event at Burke Lake

Saturdays and Sundays (Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Burke Lake promise holiday fun with train rides, Gingerbread Man Golf, and s'mores by the fire. Get your $15 pass by Wednesday before the event, or purchase day-of for $20. All passes include a visit with Santa, hot chocolate and candy canes.

Register for Winter Wonderland

Join Fairfax County Parks for holiday magic! For more information or to register, visit the Seasonal Events in the Parks webpage.

View the Holidays Events in the Parks flyer

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