Get lost in a corn maze! From fun themes to GPS scavenger hunts and trivia challenges, corn mazes are getting bigger and better every year. While some can be a bit scary (perfect for the older kids), there are plenty that offer not-so-scary daytime fun, too. Here are 10 corn mazes that your kids will love this year.
1. Appleland Farm
4177 Highway 57, Fredonia, WI 53021
This family-owned orchard grows 15 apple varieties, as well as U-Pick pumpkins. Besides the corn maze, there are also wagon rides, caramel apples and other sweets, and expansive country views.
2. Barthel Fruit Farm
12246 N Farmdale Rd, Mequon, WI 53097
After picking your own apples and/or pumpkins, give Barthel’s corn maze a try! Admission is $5.00 per person; children 4 and under are free. There’s also a beer garden on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The farm, corn maze and bakery are open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Entrance for pick your own and the maze closes at 5:30 p.m.
3190 County Rd Q, Colgate, WI 53017
In honor of the arcade game’s 40th anniversary, Basse’s chose a Donkey Kong theme for its 8-acre corn maze this year. It’s also a nod to Basse’s new “Barncade” – a barn full of old-school arcade games like Pac-Man, Space Invaders and – of course – Donkey Kong. All the games are set to “free mode” for unlimited game play with the price of admission to Pumpkin Fest. There are more than 75 kid-friendly activities at Happy Jack’s Pumpkin Land, and the corn maze is a perennial favorite.
4. Borzynski’s Farm
11600 Washington Ave, Mt Pleasant, WI 53177
Are you ready to unlock your inner sleuth? See if you can spy this year’s interactive stations in this 8 acre corn maze. With riddles to solve, clues to find and over 10,000 feet of paths to navigate, it’s not just a maze, it’s a MYSTERY! 2020’s theme is Sherlock Holmes.
5. Cedarburg Creek Farm
649 WI-60 Trunk, Cedarburg, WI 53012
Cedarburg Creek Farm is now offering a family-friendly corn maze adventure.
6. Creekside Valley Farm
13101 N Wauwatosa Rd, Mequon, WI 53097
Feel like getting lost for a bit? Do you like Trivia? Enter the 5 acre corn maze at Creekside Valley Farm and find opportunities for both. It’s filled with curves and dead ends, but if you know your trivia you may have a better chance of getting out quicker. As you follow the paths you will answer trivia questions to help guide your way. Be careful! If you answer incorrectly you will find yourself in a dead end.
7. Elegant Farmer
1545 Main St, Mukwonago, WI 53149
As part of their annual Harvest Fest, The Elegant Farmer offers a family-friendly corn maze with easy in and out access for all ages.
8. Lindner’s Pumpkin Farm
19075 W Cleveland Ave, New Berlin, WI 53146
The best place to find out the most updated information is on their Facebook Page.
9. Schuett Farms
W299 S6370 State Road 83, Mukwonago, WI 53149
This 10-acre corn maze is not haunted, but it is open during the day AND at night. On select Friday and Saturday nights in October, you can enter the maze after dark (6-9 p.m.). There are 10 checkpoints hidden throughout the maze, and you can use your smartphone to help you navigate and locate them all. Daytime cost is $7 per person, while nighttime is $9 per person (children 2 and younger get in free). Flashlights are required at night. The maze can take up to 90 minutes to solve, and weekly winners will receive a bucket of goodies from Schuett Farms.
10. Swan’s Pumpkin Farm
5930 Co Hwy H, Franksville, WI 53126
“Corn City” is perfect for little kids! Don’t miss a tour of the grand avenue through Corn City, featuring uncanny likenesses of celebrities known near and far — from a golden, fuzzy bear to the globally famous Green Bay Packers.
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