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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Saddle Up for Fun at the 2024 Horse Expo at Frying Pan Farm Park

Girl and horseCalling all horse enthusiasts to the Annual Horse Expo at Frying Pan Farm Park Equestrian Center! This featured event is for everyone – experienced riders, beginners, and anyone who loves horses or hopes to become a rider. Trot over to the farm on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and enjoy the show!

Frying Pan Farm Park has been hosting horse shows and serving the local horseback-riding community for more than 50 years. Come by and enjoy a purely authentic equestrian experience. Enjoy amazing equestrian demonstrations; see a variety of horses in the Parade of Breeds; gain insights from expert speakers; explore a wide range of businesses offering horse-related products and services; and indulge in delectable treats from food trucks. Pony rides are also available (Preregistration is required).

Admission to the Horse Expo is free, pony rides are $10 per rider. Visit the Horse Expo webpage for more information.

Register for Horse Expo

Register for pony rides

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

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