Park Authority Permits

Fairfax County, Virginia


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12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Britta Stratford,
Central Services Coordinator

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Large Special Events

The Fairfax County Park Authority offers various permits for park use, depending on the specific type of use. For any event with an estimated attendance over 500 people (including event staff and volunteers), the Park Authority requires the Special Event Application. The Park Authority requires an application to be submitted a minimum of 90 (ninety) days before the requested event.

For more information about park permits, visit the Park Use Permits page.

Large Special Event Facility Listing

Large Special Event Facility Listing

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Large Special Event Reservation Fees

 (per day, unless otherwise noted)*
500 to 1,500 Participants (November – March) $1,500
500 to 1,500 Participants (April – October) $2,000
1,501 to 3,000 Participants $3,000
3,001 to 4,500 Participants $4,500
4,501 to 6,000 Participants $6,000
6,001 to 7,500 Participants $7,500
Set-Up Fees:
Half-Day (park open-12pm or 12pm-park close) $ 500
Full-Day (park open – park close) $1,000
5-Day (3 days prior to event & 2 days after) $3,000

*10% discount off rental fees for events that donate proceeds to an organization registered as a Charity with the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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