Animal Tea Party

(4-7 yrs.) Join us for a cozy tea party on the farm! Bring your favorite stuffed animal, help us decorate for the party, read a story, then have drinks and cookies in a special environmentally friendly tea set and meet one of our animals!


Farm Skills - Dairy

(7-14 yrs.) Come learn about Dairy cows on one of the last working Dairy farms in Fairfax County! See our cow get milked, feed our cows, dive into the history of Dairy farming, and what it takes to get milk to make your favorite dairy products.  


Farm Skills - Wool Crafting

(7-14 yrs.) Sheep are important animals to livestock farmers as they can provide milk, meat, and fiber. Learn to wash fleece by hand and discover how to prepare wool for spinning by using a drum carder. Then, make a hand spun wool bracelet or felted wool flower. One adult must accompany each registered child in this program.


Farms and Parks for All!

(14-Adult) Recommended for members of the BIPOC community and allies ages 14 and up. Frying Pan Farm Park is hosting an evening of refreshments and speakers on the topic of BIPOC farming and outdoor recreation. Join in a thoughtful discussion and leave with tools for positive change. After the presentation, park employees will host a volunteer fair with fun activities. If you are interested in gardening and nature – learn about the volunteer roles of garden captains, as well as forest monitors and photographers. We will also paint garden signs and start seedlings. If you are interested in outdoor recreation – learn about the volunteer role of recreation ambassadors. Discover the unique rec equipment FCPA has to offer (such as Farm Olympics, gaga ball, life-sized foosball, and more!) and have fun trying some!


Historic Radios on the Farm

(14-Adult) Few things changed the life of the farm family more than the radio did in the 1920’s. Join us for a tour through history using the sounds of our antique radios. Learn how the radio impacted farmers, how they changed family life and listen to famous moments in radio history.


Holiday on the Farm

(All Ages) Come celebrate the holidays at Frying Pan Farm Park with an evening of wagon rides, indoor activities, food, animal interactions, campfires, and more! Wagon Rides are $10 a person and s’mores will be provided. Bring the whole family and see the farm in a new, festive way!


Little Hands on the Farm (2-3 yrs.)

(2-3 yrs.) Join us to learn about a different element of farm life each week. Children will get to spend time with a different farm animal each session. Other activities can include, story time, creating crafts, and introductory level farm chores. One adult must attend with each child. Please limit one parent to attend with each child.


Little Hands on the Farm (3-5 yrs.)

(3-5 yrs.) Join us to learn about a different element of farm life each week. Children will get to spend time with a different farm animal each session. Other activities can include, story time, creating crafts, and introductory level farm chores. One adult must attend with each child. Please limit one parent to attend with each child.


MLK Service and Learning Day

(4-Adult) Introduce your young ones to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as we gather at the Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center to learn about Martin Luther King and the importance of giving back to our community. Rotate through stations to hear about the Civil Rights Movement, participate in a service project, and reflect on the power of community cooperation. The program runs from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Instruction will be split into age groups with participants able to choose between the younger group (4-9 encouraged) and the older group (10-18 encouraged). If you are able to donate an unused hygiene/personal, we will be donating collected items to a local shelter. For more information, call 703-437-9101


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