It's time to celebrate fall by winding your way through the local corn mazes!
Lace up your sneakers and head out west for a day of family fun. The weather is just right for a day in the fall sunshine, enjoying the country life, right? Run your kids ragged by heading for any one of the spots listed below.
Hartland Farm Fall Festival
Courtesy of Hartland Farm's Facebook page
WHERE: 3205 Hartland Lane in Markham, VA
WHEN: Weekends through October 28 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays | 12 p.m.-5 p.m. on Sundays
TICKETS: $10 per person for everyone over 3 years old, $9 per ticket for military and first responder families with ID
The Hartland Farm Festival offers a true rural farm experience for the whole family. In addition to the corn maze, there will be hayrides, pig races, and live entertainment occurring throughout the day. Outdoor games like corn hole, giant chess, and pumpkin bowling are available when you're done with the 60-foot slide and apple cannons. Head to the orchard to pick apples before going home, and treat yourself to fresh kettle corn and caramel apples while you're at it!
Visit the Hartland Orchard website for additional information.
Temple Hall Farm Fall Festival and Corn Maze
Courtesy of Temple Hall
WHERE: 15855 Limestone School Road in Leesburg, VA
WHEN: Weekends through November 6 | Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Friday and Saturday evening hours: 5 p.m.-10 p.m.
TICKETS: $14 for adults (age 12 and up), $11 for seniors (age 55 and up) and children (age 3-11) | FREE for children age 2 and under
The 20-acre corn maze is the highlight of this 6-week fall festival. Paintball, pumpkin blasters, and corn cannons provide tons of fun for the more adventurous set. Enjoy pig races, giant jumping pillows, and a giant hay fort before taking a ride on the cow train or the giant spider web. Some activities require separate payment for equipment rental.
For additional information, visit the festival event page.
Cox Farms Fall Festival
Courtesy of Cox Farms' Facebook
WHERE: 15621 Braddock Road in Centreville, VA
WHEN: Open daily through November 6 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
TICKETS: Prices vary based on date of visit (see here for a calendar and prices)
Located right in Centrevile, VA, the Cox Farms Fall Festival features the "Cornundrum" -- acres of fun full of surprises at every turn. It takes about 15 minutes to walk through and is not a traditional maze, but your kids will never forget the pirates, jungles, caves, and the Vortex. Admission to this festival includes the Cornundrum Cornfield adventure, rope swings, giant slides, hayrides, live entertainment, and Foamhenge. All in all, there are over 90 acres of fun to enjoy!
Visit the festival event page for additional information.
Round Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch and Haybale Maze
Courtesy of Round Hill Farms Facebook
WHERE: 6347 Everona Road in Culpeper, VA
WHEN: October 6-31 | Weekdays: 3:30-6 p.m., weekends 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
TICKETS: $12.50 per person
Admission to the Round HIll Farm fall festivities includes a 200-foot zipline, a hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, the Super Slide, swing playground, the Hay Bale Maze and Pyramid, and the corn maze. For an additional charge, visitors can ride a mechanical bull, chuck a pumpkin, or ride the barrel train. Make sure to visit the petting zoo and moonbounces, too!
For additional information, visit the Round Hill Farm website.
Have you conquered any of these local corn mazes? Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!