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

Oct 3 2017, 7:53 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 mazes only open after dark, here are the best corn mazes open near Toronto that you need to check out this October.

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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 a Canada 150 design and 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.

Where: #1001 Hwy #5 West, Dundas
When: Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 9 pm

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.

Where: 936685 Blenheim Road, Ayr
When: Friday to Sunday, 7 pm to 10 pm

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 Canada 150 themed trails 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 your perfect pumpkin!

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

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 pirate, so you’ll get the chance to get lost in a maze shaped like a pirate ship. This maze takes between 45 to 60 minutes to complete and costs $7 per person.

Where: 1805 Taunton Road East, Hampton
When: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm; Holiday Mondays, 9 am to 5 pm

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!

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

Whittamore’s Farm

Nestled beside the Rouge River Valley in Markham, Whittamore’s Farm is a massive 330-acre fruit and vegetable farm. This popular fall destination is home to a festive corn maze in the shape of the farm’s name. Keep in mind that this fall marks the final season of Whittamore’s Farm, so make sure to pay the farm a final visit ASAP.

Where: 18100 Steeles Avenue East, Markham
When: Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm

Cooper’s Farm

This fall, Cooper’s Farm designed its corn maze in honour of Canada 150. 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.

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

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 to enter and provides all the space you need to get lost. The best part is all the proceeds are donated to Canadian Food Grains Bank for their international development work.

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

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 ten-acre Barnyard Playland, that features rides, zip lines, farm animals, and a family-friendly corn maze.

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

Stonehaven Farm Market

This Burlington farm has been around for a century and has visitors coming back year after year. Each year, 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.

Where: 7388 Guelph Line, Campbellville
When: Monday to Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm daily with last entry at 4 pm

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.

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

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.

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

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