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    Fall for Fairfax KidsFest

  • Recurring daily
  • Dates:
    October 5, 2019 - October 6, 2019
  • Time:
    Saturday, 10am-7pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Admission:
    Free
  • Location:
    Fairfax Government Center
  • Address:
    12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035
  • Phone:
    (703) 324-3247
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Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. is proud to present the 27th annual Fall For Fairfax KidsFest the premiere fall family festival in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Enjoy exciting, interactive and educational programs, entertainment and activities. Fall For Fairfax KidsFest is specially designed for families with elementary and pre-K aged children.

Admission, most activities and entertainment are free of charge.

WHERE

 

On the grounds of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035.  Plenty of FREE parking is available. For a map of the event, click here. Follow signs to visitor parking upon arrival.

WHEN

Saturday, October 5th from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. & Sunday, October 6th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

WHAT

2 stages of FREE entertainment including the Innovation Health Kids Stage, and the Cox Community Stage. FREE to attend! Discount ride tickets for the KidWay MidWay are available by clicking here. Activities include scarecrow making*, pumpkin painting*, public safety and recycling-themed exhibits, pony rides*, petting zoo, model trains, instrument petting zoo, and the KidWay MidWay* (with more than a dozen rides and attractions).Plus more than 75 exhibits, activities and great festival food!
*Indicates program fee applies

ADMISSION

Admission, most activities and entertainment are free of charge.

SCARECROWS NEED CLOTHES TOO!
Just as we sometimes have days where we can’t find the right clothes to wear, scarecrows sometimes come up with clothing shortages, too! The Festival provides hundreds of pairs of pants and long-sleeved shirts (or sweatshirts) for our scarecrows, but are currently still in need of both types of items.

Please help our scarecrows by cleaning out your closet of clothing that you want to donate to our organization. Receipts will be provided for tax purposes. Please bring clothing directly to the Scarecrow Program Area or our Information Tent while you’re at the Festival.

Our Scarecrows thank you for your support!