Picnic Areas

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

703-324-8732
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425
Fairfax, VA 22035-5500

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Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Picnicking

Picnic Line: 703-324-8732

Picnic Reservations

Thank you for your interest in a Fairfax County Park Authority park for your picnic! We are proud of our parks and are confident that you will enjoy your day. Keep in mind sites are in great demand, so make your reservation early.

Picnic reservations for 2018 open January 1, 2018. Any applications sent in before that date will not be considered.

After January 1, 2018 you may begin to make reservations by downloading and completing the Picnic Area/Picnic Shelter Application and submitting it along with appropriate payment.

Upon receipt of your payment, we will issue to you a Validated Permit.

*Rental Fee is per day, single use rate.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

HALF DAY RESERVATIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE. FULL DAY RESERVATIONS ONLY.

Rental Fee is per day, single use rate.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

*FOOD IS NOT ALLOWED IN THE AMPHITHEATER*

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park has a rentable picnic shelter next to the park's pond and across the street from Cabell's Mill.

Ellanor C. Lawrence Shelter

Ellanor C. Lawrence ShelterSeating Capacity: 24
Maximum Capacity: 30
Tables: 5 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 1
Electricity: No
Prime¹: $75*
Non-Prime²: $60*

AMPLIFIED SOUND IS NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.
INFLATABLES ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

 
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Ellanor C. Lawrence Amphitheater

Ellanor C. Lawrence Amphitheater

Maximum Capacity: 75
Electricity: Yes

Prime¹: $20/hr (4-hr minimum)
Non-Prime²: $15/hr (4-hr minimum)

 
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Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Amenities

Picnic at the Parks