Picnic Areas

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

703-324-8732
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 105
Fairfax, VA 22035-5500

Morgan Chapin,
Picnic Reservation Coordinator

Mason District Park Reservable Areas

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.

To make a reservation download and complete the Picnic Area/Picnic Shelter Application and submitting it along with appropriate payment. Upon receipt of your payment, a validated Picnic Permit will be issued.

Please submit the application one of these ways:

  • Email: FCPAPicnicApplications@fairfaxcounty.gov (do not include payment information)
  • Mail: FCPA Picnic Department - 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425, Fairfax, VA 22035-5500 (do not mail cash)
  • In person: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 105, Fairfax, VA 22035-5500 (contact us in advance for updated office hours)
  • Fax it to (703) 653-6672 (with payment information)
  • Or book online for immediate permitting of select facilities and timeslots

Applications may take up to 3-5 business days to process. The Picnic Department stops accepting applications for the upcoming weekend Thursdays at 4 p.m.

*Full day reservations available 9 a.m. - Sunset. Rental fee is per day, single use rate. 
**Half day reservations are not permitted at this site.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

*Hourly reservations available Sunrise - Sunset. Rental Fee is per 4-hour minimum time slot, single use rate. This unit is not web bookable. To book the Amphitheater, please submit a picnic application.
¹ Prime rates apply Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.
² Non-Prime rates apply Monday through Thursday.

 

Mason District Picnic Area

Mason District Picnic Area Seating Capacity: 60
Maximum Capacity: 75
Tables: 10 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 3
Prime¹: $70*
Non-Prime²: $55*

 

 
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Mason District Shelter A

Mason District Shelter #1

Seating Capacity: 75
Maximum Capacity: 100
Tables: 14 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 5
Prime¹: $155*
Non-Prime²: $125*

AMPLIFIED SOUND IS NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

 

 
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Mason District Shelter B

Mason District Shelter #2 Seating Capacity: 40
Maximum Capacity: 40
Tables: 6 (Exact amount may vary)
Grills: 2
Prime¹: $105*
Non-Prime²: $80*

AMPLIFIED SOUND IS NOT PERMITTED AT THIS SITE.

 
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Mason District Amphitheater

Mason District Park ApmhitheaterMaximum Capacity: 200
Electricity: Yes

Prime¹: $30/hr* (4-hr minimum)
Non-Prime²: $25/hr* (4-hr minimum)

 

 
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Mason District Park Amenities

  • Tennis courts
  • Soccer fields
  • Basketball courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Softball field
  • Trails
  • Pond
  • Dog park
  • Seasonal Restrooms

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