The 10 Best Corn Mazes in Connecticut!
With the autumn corn and apple harvest comes the brilliant color changes of leaves from deciduous trees and numerous outdoor activities. One of the many family-fun activities in New England are the corn mazes that pop up all over the state and often cover acres of scenic farm land. Spend a fun Saturday or Sunday with the family in one of these 10 brilliant corn mazes.
After visiting their friendly farm animals, get lost among the twists, turns, bends, and loops of the corn maze at Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm. If you’ve worked up an appetite with all of the backtracking you’re sure to have to do in the maze, hit up the farm store for ice cream, snacks, and sandwiches. The corn maze is open from September through October.
Foster Family Farm is proud to host creative corn mazes that often celebrate the best of Connecticut, with last year’s theme paying tribute to first responders. For those looking for an extra challenge, the maze can also be completed by flashlight during later opening hours in October.
Plasko’s Farm has a fun, interactive corn maze with mysteries for all age groups to solve while getting lost among the corn. While at the maze, be sure to enjoy some creamy ice cream or seasonal baked goods like apple cider doughnuts and pies. You can find more details about their opening hours on their Facebook page.
Come on down to Brown’s Harvest farm for good family fun this fall. Their six-acre corn maze is loads of fun and will run each weekend from late September through the end of October. Past maze themes include, “Salute to the American Solider,” and a design encouraging guests to buy fresh and local. Admission to the fall fun includes tickets for the corn maze, a hay ride, and a kids’ play area. The maze can also be enjoyed in the dark of night by flashlight throughout October. Check their website for more details.
The Castle Hill Farm corn maze is different each year and spans seven acres. Throughout the miles of trails, your objective is to find the fact signs and look for posts with letters and use them to spell a hidden word that allows you entry to win a prize. This maze can also be completed by flashlight on select dates (check their website!). Note that dogs are permitted in the maze if they are well-behaved and cleaned up after.
Scantic Valley Farm is perfect for those seeking to get lost among three miles of trails full of twists and turns. After getting lost among the eight acres of corn, head to the pumpkin patch, hop on a hayride, of snack on delicious food served in their marketplace. There is also a kiddie maze for the littlest problem solvers who come for some fun.
For adults looking for some outdoor, autumn fun, look no further than the adults-only drinking corn maze—the only one of its kind in Connecticut! Getting lost in this corn maze is rewarded by samples of wine and hard cider, and after you complete the maze, you are invited to enjoy a bottle of wine while listening to live music, munching on food, and relaxing with friends.
Buttonwood Farm is a wonderful local spot for both summertime and fall fun. Popularly known for their Sunflowers for Wishes event as well as their homemade ice cream, Buttonwood Farm also boasts a seven-acre corn maze as well as a pumpkin patch each fall. Get lost with your friends and family among the corn every Saturday and Sunday from mid-September to late October.
Each year, the historic Nathan Hale Homestead hosts a limited haunted corn maze event that lasts for four days only. Expect a slightly spooky experience with spiders and webs, eerie lighting, and goblins, ghouls, and clowns. Check their Facebook page soon for the official dates and opening hours for this creepy maze.
Previous corn maze themes at Scott’s Yankee Farm include a “Halloween Zombie Adventure,” and “Rainforest Adventure.” Along with the corn maze, visitors can enjoy pick your own apples and a farm stand loaded with fresh produce available for purchase.