10 Corn Mazes to challenge you this Fall in Ontario

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Feeling up for a challenge?  Well then, these Ontario corn mazes are waiting for you to conquer them.  Bring your family and visit one of these 10 Corn Mazes for a family day out.  All of these great farms also offer lots of fun activities for you once you’re finish the corn maze…that’s if you’re able to make it back out of course!

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Downey’s Farm & Market

13682 Heart Lake Road Brampton, Ontario    L7C 2J5

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6km of trails winding trails through this tractor inspired maze. Discover the 7 hidden stations and solve this years riddle for your chance to win a 4 pack of season passes.

Additional attractions include: Jumbo Jumping pillows, Puppet show & live entertainment, Mini putt, Sandbox, petting zoo and so much more.

 

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Thiessen Orchards

400 Talbot Rd E Leamington, ON

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The professionally designed maze contains a challenging game and is sure to provide hours of laughter and enjoyment.

Additional activities include: Our huge play area in the orchard has huge swings, a hay maze, climbing areas, barrel train and bouncy castles

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McMaze @ Cedar Fox Farm

Willy Allan Road, Civic #17049 St. Andrews West, ON

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Our large corn maze is 4 acres in size.  Additional mazes include: Ice Storm Maze, The Haze Maze, The Door Maze and the Tall Grass Maze

Additional activities include: Calf roping, Play area, Old McDonald’s Barn, Pig Races and Rubber duck races.

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Nauman Farm

3250 Hessen Strasse R.R. #1 St. Clements, Ontario N0B 2M0

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This Corn Maze winds over approximately 10 acres, and you’ll be amazed at the twists and winds—of course, you may have chosen a dead-end, and have to retrace your tracks.

Additional activities include: Rope Maze, Spider Web, Straw Mountain, Beam Swing, Sand Pit and tube slides

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Kusterman’s Berry Farm

23188 Springwell Road  Mount Brydges, Ontario    N0L 1W0

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7.5 acre Corn Maze with three games to play throughout

Additional attractions include: Face painting, Pony Rides, Wagon Rides, Zip Lines, Play areas and more

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Strom’s Farm

5089 Wellington Road 32 Guelph, ON    N1H 6J4

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6 acre Corn Maze (3 miles of paths).  Look for checkpoints throughout to help you solve the word find.

Additional attractions include:  Tile, ropes and straw mazes, Puppet show, Pumpkin chuckin’ and more.

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Richardson’s Farm 

131 River Road, RR4 Dunnville, ON

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Explore the 6 km of trail in our 7 acre corn maze and then challenge yourself to figure out the  Jammed Tractor mini maze, cats cradle maze and pathway puzzle maze and play in the strawbale maze.

Additional activities include: Corn box, Animals, Pumpkin chucking, heritage barn and wagon rides

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Cooper’s CSA Maze

266 Ashworth Rd. Zephyr ON, L0E 1T0

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Ten-acres of thrilling, twisting, and confusing corn pathways. The goal is to get lost…thoroughly lost…and have a blast while you’re at it!

Additional activities include: giant corn box, a combine harvester slide, horse swings, mini mazes, echo tubes, animal viewings, wagon rides

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Cricklewood Farm 

27 Grandview Road Brighton, Ontario K0K 1H0

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The maze is over 6 acres in size and should take an hour and a half to complete.

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Saunder’s Farm

7893 Bleeks Road Munster, ON

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This massive maze is a real puzzle. Can you guess why it is called the Mile Maze?

Additional activities include: Hayride, Barn of terror, Puppet shows, Pedal cart track, Monster parade, Activity zone, Discovery barn and so much more

Do you know of another Ontario corn maze that you love?  Let us know about it at info@vacationingwithkids.ca 

 

 

Weekend Fun Guide (Sept 27-29 2013)

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Harvest Festivals, Pumpkinfests and Fall Fairs…oh my!  This weekend has no shortage of fall family fun to get you out and enjoying the nice weather.  So whatever your plans, have fun making some great family memories!

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September 27, 28 and 29th are Culture Days across Canada.  Culture Days raises the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.  With the support of volunteer groups at the national, provincial and local levels, hundreds of thousands of artists, cultural workers, organizations and groups, volunteers and supporters  self-mobilize to host free participatory public activities that take place in hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country.

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Pumpkinfests, Harvest Festivals, corn mazes and so much more awaits your family this Fall at  local farms across Ontario.   Check out our list of Farms in Ontario that will have your family enjoying the most that fall has to offer.

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It’s Apple season in Ontario and we’ve got a great list of local Orchards and Farms where you can take the family to pick your own

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Ancaster

Gem, Mineral, Bead & Jewellery Show – Try on the latest in fashionable jewellery.  See crystals, fossils & magnificent rocks from all over the world!  Shop at over 35 dealers.  Take a free seminar on rocks, fossils, dinosaurs or crystals.

Barrie

Fall Festival @ Chappell Farms – Attractions include: Farmyard animals, hay maze, Corn Maze, Boo barn, Trike track, Sand Diggers, Play area, Pick your own pumpkin.  Added attractions on weekends include: Magic shows, Live entertainment, Jumping castle and a Haunted barn.

Oktoberfest – The Annual Oktoberfest is a way to celebrate German/Bavarian heritage and have a uniquely fun social outing right here in Barrie!  Authentic music, food, festhallen (the wonderfully renovated Eastview Arena!), and of course…beer & schnapps!!!!

Belfountain

Salamander Festival – Check out the Annual Salamander Festival at Belfountain Hamlet and Belfountain Conservation Area. Discover the farmers’ and artisans’ market, live entertainment, tasty local food, kids eco zone, real river critters and live animals.

Bobcaygeon

Fall Fair –  Fun to be had for the entire family!  There will be a Demolition Derby, Tractor & Truck Pull,  Horse Show, Horse Pull, Dance, Parade, Homecraft Exhibits, Midway and more.

Brampton

Pumpkinfest @Downey’s Farm – Fall fun at Downey’s includes Unlimited Wagon Rides, Live Entertainment, Super-Cat-Super-Curve, Dump Truck Slide, Balloon Typhoon, Trike Track, Face Painting, Straw Jump, Farm Animals, Super Corn Maze and the The Black Hole.  You will not want to miss the fun!

Brighton

Applefest – Applefest activities are centred around the main street.  Events  include a BBQ,  dog show, entertainment, children’s activities, dances, a street fair, car show, arts and crafts, and a parade!

Burlington

Applefest Fall Fair – It’s an old-fashioned fall fair right here in the city! Enjoy the fruit of the season and take part in scarecrow making, pony rides and face painting. See antique tractors and, pioneer apple schnitzing and old-time apple cider making. Artisans, music and live country-style entertainment all day! Plenty of apple specialties and a country BBQ!

Caledonia

Fall Fair – Every year at the fairgrounds on Highway 54 in Caledonia, we combine the traditions of the country fair – livestock shows, homecraft, food and the midway – with continuous entertainment to make Caledonia Fair a perfect Autumn outing for the entire family. From homemade pie to heavy horses – we have it all.

Carp

Fall Fair – For a great fall day in the country – where all your senses will be activated – see, hear, smell – come visit Carp Fair and go home exhausted!   3 Days of Fun filled entertainment – Agricultural Displays, Livestock Shows, Family Circle Tent, Live Entertainment, Antique Displays, Midway, Fair Food – Something for every member of your Family.

Coldwater

Fall Fair – The theme for 2013 is SCARECROWS!  The fun includes a Demolition Derby, remote controlled vehicles, Antique & Stock tractor & stock truck pulls, children’s events, entertainment, vendors, displays and more.

Dunville

Richardson’s Farm & Market – Oodles of fun awaits you at the farm this fall.  Explore the 6 km of trail in our 7 acre corn maze, challenge yourself to figure out the  Jammed Tractor mini maze, cats cradle maze and pathway puzzle maze and play in the strawbale maze.  Lasso some toy horses, play in the corn box, enjoy a tractor ride, visit the animals and chuck some pumpkins at targets.  Of course before you leave, don’t forget to get a pumpkin!

Guelph

Fall Rural Romp – Get your Wellies ready! Enjoy a fun-filled day out in the countryside, visiting farms, markets and local food shops. Learn about how your food is grown, visit with farm animals and shop for local food & fall decorations along the way.

Strom’s Farm – Have some fun times at Strom’s Farm in their Harvest Fun area including; Jumpin Jack Tile Maze, Rope Maze, Straw Maze, Pumpkin Chuckin, Wagon Rides, 6 acre Corn Maze (4 miles of paths), Sand Pit, Pedal Carts ,Cedar Spiral and a Pumpkin of a Show Puppet Show.  Open Weekends Sept 21 thru Oct 27

Hamilton

Apple FestivalBattlefield House Museum & Park – Join us for fall-time harvest fun in Battlefield Park. Enjoy a pancake breakfast, games, pumpkin decorating, demonstrations, entertainment, and don’t forget to enter the Battlefield Bake-Off.

Milton

Fall Fair – 2013 marks Milton Fall Fair’s 160th year.  Food & Fun for Everyone! Midway, Horse Shows, Sunday Classic Car Show, Demo Derby, Crafts, live entertainment and so much more.

Oakville

Baby Steps Fair – Oakville is now home to Ontario’s newest and most exciting baby expo. Bring the whole family to Baby Steps Fair for two days of fun, prizes and shopping! At our Mommy-to-be marketplace, you will find the information and products you need to care for your growing family.

Ottawa

Oktoberfest – WUNDERBAR!!! Oktoberfest Ottawa 2013 is Ottawa’s premier Oktoberfest celebration with live music, food and of course beer.

Port Stanley

Great Lakes Farm – The apple barn is open daily for already picked apples, fresh apple cider, our famous apple pies and other apple-based sweets, treats and delicacies fresh from our bakery. You can also. Pick your own apples, pears and pumpkins, explore our corn maze and straw mountain or take a ride around our orchard with a Tractor ride.

Ripley

Fall Fair – The 150th Ripley Fall Fair will overtake the village for three days Sept. 27-29, with a tractor pull, Ambassador competitions, a massive midway, agricultural exhibits, parade and much more.

Ruthven

Apple Festival – Come celebrate the 34th Annual Ruthven Apple Festival on Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th at Colasanti’s Tropical Gardens in Ruthven. This is a great community event for the entire family, filled with fun, food, crafts, entertainment and a classic car show on Sunday.

Stouffville

History Hands-On Fall Fun for the Whole Family – Come and enjoy all that a 19th Century School Fall Fair offers! Find the needle in our haystack, go on a scavenger hunt, try your hand at making (and eating) pretzels and cast your vote to determine the prize winning vegetables and much more! This seasonal event promises fun for the whole family!

Toronto

Canada’s Baking and Sweets Show – This event has fun for the entire family!  North America’s first and biggest baking and sweets event. Canada’s Baking and Sweets Show takes you on a gourmet grand tour of the most delectable and hottest trends in the world of baking and beyond. Our theme this year is “Alice in Wonderland” so join ALICE for a grand time baking and sampling sweets at Toronto’s Congress Centre!

Wellesley

Apple Butter & Cheese Festival – Every great festival is built on great food, great events, and great fun! In Wellesley, the food begins with a pancake breakfast at the crack of dawn and continues with a smorgasbord at noon, not to mention the apple butter and apple cider available all day long. Enjoy the food while walking around the village and taking in the sights, markets, performances and quilt auction and a stage coach ride and tours and a boat regatta and a horseshoe tournament and … and … and did we mention apple butter?