Cool Corn Mazes to Tackle This Fall

Baystateparent Magazine
Make your way through one of these awesome mazes this fall.

Mazes

Every fall, farms around the region carve winding pathways through their cornfields. Navigating a corn maze is a time-honored autumn tradition that children of all ages will enjoy. Here’s a few to check out: 

West End Creamery - Whitinsville 

Woo Sox themed corn maze at West End Creamery in Whitinsville.

The corn maze at this family-friendly farm situated next to Purgatory Chasm is just one part of their annual Fall Festival. Open Friday nights and weekends, Sept. 18 through Oct. 31, attractions include the corn maze, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, pedal carts, a cow train, barnyard jump, and more, all for one admission price. Navigate the maze by flashlight on Friday nights. Mini golf, pony rides, and ice cream are offered on-site for an additional charge. westendcreamery.com/fallfestival

Sauchuk Farm - Plymton

The 2021 maze at Sauchuk Farm.

Don’t worry about getting lost in this massive maze -- uniformed “corn cops” are located throughout to help guide visitors. Enjoy pumpkin picking, hay wagon rides, a cow train and jumping pillows. Kids’ activities like tug-of-war, duck races, and barnyard ball add to the fun. Seasonal special events include the Paul Bunyon Lumberjack Show Sept. 18 and 19; Flying High Dogs Show Oct. 2, 9 and 23; and Regal Princess Parties Oct. 3 and 17. sauchukmaze.com

Wojcik’s Farm - Blackstone

Wojcik's Farm

“Land of the Free, Because of the Brave” is the theme of this year’s corn maze, which features the outline of a saluting servicemember and a flag. While you’re there, enjoy a wagon ride or grab some grub and ice cream from the snack shack. The farm will host a Fall Fun Weekend Oct. 9-11 with pumpkin painting, food trucks, a beer tent, yard games, face painting and more. wojcikfarm.com

Mike’s Maze - Sunderland

Mike's Maze

This family entertainment destination in Western Mass. features an 8-acre corn maze. A tribute to John and Yoko's song, released 50 years ago, the 2021 "Imagine" corn maze is a celebration of imagination in all its forms. Located on a working farm at the foot of Mount Sugarloaf, the property offers gorgeous views of the New England foliage. Young kids will delight in the farm’s larger-than-life playground featuring a giant double drain-tube slide, a jump pad, tractor tire jungle gym, wagon rides, a petting zoo, and giant games. Older kids (and adults!) can enjoy a race around the track in pedal carts. mikesmaze.com

Lanni Orchards - Lunenburg

Amazing Bee Corn Maze at Lanni Orchards.

This family-owned farm in North Central Massachusetts works to make each year’s maze harder than the last. This year’s “Amazing Bee" corn maze pays tribute to the very important little insect. In this interactive maze, you’ll have a fun time trying to figure out different clues, which help you figure the way out. Games and stations are located throughout the 3-acre maze. Around the farm stand and around the farm, you’ll find fun facts about the amazing bee. The maze is open from Labor Day Weekend through Nov. 30, weather permitting. lanniorchard.com

Connors Farm - Danvers 

Connors Farm

Wind and weave your way through this 7-acre corn maze. Tackle it during the day or try to navigate it by flashlight on Friday and Saturday nights. Other autumn offerings at the farm include a kiddie train, barnyard animals, hayrides, zipline, jumping pillows, a giant sandbox and slides, and more. Kids can enjoy activities like duck races, tug-o-war, apple cannons and pumpkin picking. connorsfarm.com