Some of us here at FFTC have recently learned the hard way not to let our minis out of our sight in the local corn maze. Others have kids that are ready to tackle those rippling rows of corn on their own. Whatever the ages and abilities of your family members, there is something for everyone at these 10 Twin Cities-area corn mazes plus a harvest of other classic fall fun:
TWIN CITIES NORTH METRO CORN MAZES
Rockpoint Church | Lake Elmo
Open Saturdays (Sep 16 • 23 • 30 • Oct 7) | 11am – 5pm. Free admission and open to all. Fun for families and people of all ages. Corn maze includes: corn cannon, pedal karts, tractor-wagon rides, and more (all free) Click here for more info.
101 Market Harvest Corn Maze & Fall Festival | Otsego
Maze open daily 9/23-10/29, 10am-6pm. Fall festival hours run weekends, MEA & Halloween, 10am-6pm. Festival tickets: $1-$15/pp – see what is included here. Details: For an all-inclusive fall festival, opt for the $15 ticket covering unlimited maze runs, train rides, jumping pillow, corn cannon, corn box and much, much more.
Eveland Family Farm | Andover
Open 3-7pm weekdays & 10am-6pm weekends • $3/pp • Details: Admission includes the run of the farm, meeting the animals, a hayride and the corn maze, great for the youngest members of the family.
Pine Tree Apple Orchard | White Bear Lake
Maze open weekends 11am-4pm 9/23-10/22 & weekdays 1-4pm starting 10/4/17. Last guest admitted at 4pm • Details: This might be a maze for the big kids; plan to spend 20-30 minutes in the corn. Little ones can enjoy pony rides and the pumpkin patch. Get the complete lineup of fall entertainment here.
Shafer Corn Maze | Shafer
Open 9/9-10/29, Fri 4-9pm, Sat 12-9pm, Sun 12-6:30pm • $9/adults, $6/ages 4-11 • Details: Something for everyone – mazes of varying degrees of difficulty, a one-way path for the youngest, treasure hunts and games within the mazes, a rope maze, obstacle course and farm animals to meet. All are included in admission.
Twin Cities Harvest Festival Corn Maze | Brooklyn Park
Open Saturdays and Sundays 9/23/17-10/29/17, 10am-6pm • $10 Online, $12 at the gate, children under 36” Free • Details: Minnesota’s Largest Corn Maze (20 acres), Large Petting Zoo, and Huge Corn Pit
Waldoch Farm Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze | Lino Lakes
Open daily on September 23rd and thru October 31st 10:00am – 7:00pm *last entry to the corn maze is at 6:00pm • Corn maze and maze area admission is $10 a person for 3+ and 2 and under is free. • Details: Weekend hayrides to pumpkin patch, Joyer Barnyard with all the barn animals, and maze area with 20+ activities
TWIN CITIES EAST METRO CORN MAZES
Afton Apple Orchard | Hastings
Maze open 9/16/17-Halloween, Fri 4-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, & Sun 10am-6pm • $7-$9/pp, under 3 free Details: Challenge yourself within the 15-acre corn maze; three levels of difficulty suit all ages plus additional mazes to keep you busy. The orchard has more to explore, from pick-your-own apples and pumpkins to seasonal entertainment. Get the lineup here.
Country Sun Farm | Lake Elmo
Maze and fall activities are open weekends through Halloween, Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 10am-5pm
Details: Admission to the farm and garden center are free, as are a limited number of fall activities; small fees apply for the corn maze, corn pit and hayrides.
Fischer’s Croix Farm Orchard | 12971 St. Croix Trail South, Hastings
Maze open weekends mid-September thru the end of October, Tuesday – Sunday; 9:30am – 5:00pm. Closed on Monday, Free Admission to orchard, $20/peck for pick your own apples. • Details: Fischer’s Croix Farm Orchard is a beautiful apple orchard and a great place to visit with your family! Apples (pick-your-own and pre-picked), pumpkin patch, gourds, corn maze, farm animals, weekend wagon rides, and more. Located on the Scenic Lower St. Croix River, 1 mile north of US Hwy 10 on Washington County Road 21 (St. Croix Trail); just 25 minutes from downtown St. Paul. Visit Fischer’s Croix Farm Orchard for some good old country fun!
TWIN CITIES SOUTH METRO CORN MAZES
Sever’s Corn Maze & Fall Festival | Shakopee
Open 9/8/17 through 10/29/17, Fri 1-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm & Sun 10am-6pm • $15/pp ages 4+ or get a $1 off coupon here • Details: Sever’s has a head-spinning lineup of activities at their annual fall festival in addition to their challenging corn maze – many, such as the extreme corn pit (think playground within the corn), jumping pillow and zip lines are includes. Many, including the giant slide and pony rides, cost extra.