12 a-maze-ing corn mazes to visit near Toronto this fall

Sep 18 2018, 4:13 pm

Corn mazes are hands down one of the best things to do in the fall, and they’re popping up all over the GTA.

This October, get into the Halloween spirit by getting seriously lost (and scared) in some of the best corn mazes Ontario has to offer.

From family-friendly mazes to terrifying labyrinths only open after dark, here are the best corn mazes open near Toronto that you need to check out this October.

Hanes Corn Maze

 

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This is easily one of the biggest corn mazes located near the city. Hanes Corn Maze is home to a massive, 25-acre maze that stands 10′ tall. This year’s maze features various checkpoints that help visitors solve a puzzle. During October, you can enjoy the maze at night, so don’t forget to bring a flashlight.

When: September hours, 10 am to 5 pm; October, 10 am to 9 pm, November 1 to 5, 10 am to 7 pm
Where: #1001 Hwy #5 West, Dundas

Fear Farm

 

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For those interested in getting seriously spooked, Fear Farm is home to the Condemned Corn Maze, which features an evening maze full of twists and turns and plenty of gruesome sights. Once you’re done getting the living daylights scared out of you, you can check out the farm bakery and the beer garden.

When: Opens September 28 to October 28, hours vary by weekend
Where: 936685 Blenheim Road, Ayr

Downey’s Farm Market

 

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Located in Brampton, Downey’s corn maze is the perfect place to get lost. Twist and turn your way through 10 km of trails representing 25 years that Downey’s Farm Market has been in operation as you work to find various checkpoint stations. Downey’s maze takes roughly 45-minutes to complete and when you’re done you can pick out the perfect pumpkin.

When: Monday to Sunday, Farm Market 9 am to 5 pm; Play Area 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 13682 Heart Lake Road, Brampton

Pingle’s Farm Market

For those near Oshawa, Pingle’s Farm Market is home to a sprawling eight-acre corn maze, that features a new theme each year. This year’s theme is reptiles, so you’ll get the chance to get lost in a maze shaped like four different creatures. This maze takes between 45 to 60 minutes to complete and costs $8 per person.

When: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 4:30 pm
Where: 1805 Taunton Road East, Hampton

Forsythe Family Farms

Located just over an hour from Toronto, you’ll find Forsythe Family Farms, which is home to a two-acre corn maze that’s perfect for the entire family. While you’re here, don’t forget to check out the rest of the fun including an adventure playground, farm animals, scavenger hunts, wagon rides, and an incredible pumpkin patch.

When: Weekdays 9 am to 6 pm, Festival Weekends 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Where: 1025 Cragg Road, Greenbank (Uxbridge)

Cooper’s Farm

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Coopers Farm

This fall, Cooper’s Farm designed its corn maze in honour of the Toronto Raptors If you’re near Zephyr this October, we highly recommend paying the farm a visit, picking up the perfect Halloween pumpkin and getting lost in this giant, ten-acre maze.

When: Thursday to Friday, 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 266 Ashworth Road, Zephyr

Reesor’s Farm Market

If you’re looking for a smaller, more kid-friendly maze, then head to Reesor’s Farm Market in Markham. Located near the pumpkin patch, this corn maze is only $3 per person or $10 per family to enter and provides all the space you need to get lost. The best part is all the proceeds are donated to the Canadian Food Grains Bank for their international development work.

When: Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 6:30 pm
Where: 10825 Ninth Line, Markham

Brooks Farms

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Located just under an hour north of Toronto, Brook’s Farm is the perfect place to spend a fall day. Come and enjoy the 10-acre Barnyard Playland, that features rides, zip lines, farm animals, and a family-friendly corn maze.

When: Monday to Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm
Where: 122 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert

Stonehaven Farm Market

This Burlington farm has been around for a century and has visitors coming back year after year. Each fall, Stonehaven hosts a gigantic corn maze with a new design as well as smaller straw mazes, wagon rides, and straw piles for the little ones. Admission is $6.

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 7388 Guelph Line, Campbellville

Lindley’s Farm & Market

 

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Lindley’s Farm & Market boasts a four-acre corn maze, that features a mile and a half of winding trails and prizes for guests who solve the maze’s puzzle. For those afraid of getting lost, the maze has emergency exits if you need a quick escape. When you’ve completed the maze, you can check out the wagon and pony rides, zip-line and the pumpkin patch. The corn maze officially opens on September 29.

When: Saturday & Sunday (and holidays), 10 am to 4 pm
Where: 900 Fiddlers Green Rd, Ancaster, southwest of Hamilton

Knox’s Pumpkin Farm

Knox’s Pumpkin Farm has been around for more than 150 years and is home to not only an incredible pumpkin patch but also a family-friendly corn maze. When you’re finished getting lost, make sure to go for a wagon ride, check out the petting zoo, and hunt for your perfect Jack-o-Lantern.

When: Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 6325 Enfield Road, Hampton

Norwhich Optimist Club Haunted Corn Maze

 

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If you don’t mind a bit of a drive, you’ll find a haunted maze that’s been designed to scare in Norwich, which is just over 1.5 hours from Toronto. Tour through the paths of the maze by the light of the moon and see if you can avoid screaming when you meet some of the farm’s spooky characters and special effects hidden in the maze.

When: October 19 (rain date October 20) and October 26 (rain date October 27)
Where: 365701 Evergreen St, Norwich

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