Are you looking for some family-friendly fun in the Twin Cities this fall? Check out the best corn mazes in the Twin Cities. Gives your kids memories they’ll have for a lifetime, and it’s a relatively inexpensive activity.
Corn mazes are great activities for kids: it lets them explore and get out on their own a bit, all within the safety of a maze. Additionally, most orchards and special event venues have other family-friendly activities going on for the fall season.
Here are some of the top corn mazes in the Twin Cities. Check them out and choose what works best for your family and budget.
This corn maze changes yearly, so even if you’ve gone before, you’ll be surprised at the new design. 101 Market usually keeps their design under wraps until the big day. This super fun maze is open September 22 through October 28. 101 Market also features a petting zoo, pedal carts, jumping pillow, and a corn cannon. It’s open from 10 AM to 6 PM. Learn more here.
For patrons 4 and up, this costs $6 for the maze and $15 for all activities. There is no admission cost for kids under 3.
Known for its area-famous kettle corn, Waldoch Farm Garden Center features a corn maze—fun for the entire family! There are also pedal carts to enjoy and lots of delicious fall foods, so come ready to snack. This attraction costs $10 for guests aged 3 and up. Kids two and under are free. Waldoch Farm Garden Center’s fall activities are available from September 22 through Halloween. Get all the info here.
Zywiec’s offers a thrilling adventure with their corn maze. While Zywiec’s also offers a terrifying experience for older kids and adults, the corn maze is great for the whole family. Just 20 minutes from Twin Cities, this adventure costs $8 for ages 12 and up, $6 for 12 and under, and free admission for kids under 2.
Zywiec’s is open September 18 through Halloween. Get the overview and watch a video of the maze here.
Are you interested in local history? The Nelson Family Farm offers a more historical perspective for your Halloween season adventures. Each year, the Nelson Family Farm’s corn maze offers a different theme. In addition to the corn maze, you’ll find a pumpkin trebuchet and Viking re-enactors. Each weekend features different activities. It’s open from September 29 through October 28, and you can learn more here.
The Pine Tree Apple Orchard at White Bear Lake
For St. Paul area residents, The Pine Tree Apple Orchard at White Bear Lake is your most inexpensive area bet for corn maze and autumn holiday fun. At just $3.50 per ticket, The Pine Tree Apple Orchard’s corn maze is a brief one (usually it takes about 30 minutes to get through), which makes it especially helpful for families with impatient young ones.
The trick with this treat: hours vary, so you’ll need to call the venue directly to confirm ticket availability. Call them at 651-429-7202. Limited info is also available on their website.
Opening on Labor Day (a bit earlier than most other local corn maze options), Montgomery Orchard also provides apple picking, live bands, hayrides, and more! Montgomery Orchard sells their tickets in blocks: $15 for four, $25 for six. This means you may want to pair up with another family in your neighborhood to save some money and experience the fun together. The maze at Montgomery Orchard is called “Be-A-Mazed,” and you will be! The corn maze includes trivia questions and two separate challenge paths. This maze is fun for all ages.
You can also purchase single tickets:
$6.25 for seniors
$6.25 for kids aged 5-11
$7.50 for ages 12-65
This corn maze is open from Labor Day weekend through Halloween. Here are the details.
Looking for a corn maze with different challenge levels? Choose beginner, intermediate, or difficult at Afton Apple Orchard in Hastings. This corn maze is expansive, with more than six miles of maze fun! There’s even a rubber hose maze, a rope maze, and a maze of no left turns. It costs $9 for patrons 11 or older and free for kids less than two years of age. It costs $7 for kids 2-10.
This maze is open September 15 through October 28, and it’s called the “Bee Amazing” maze. Learn more on the Afton Apple Orchard site. While you’re there, check out the apple orchards as well!
Looking for a great corn maze in Wright County, Minnesota? Check out Apple Jack Orchards. Also known for a fantastic apple picking experience, they have a seven-acre corn maze on site. For the adventurous, there are also zip lines; and for the cooks and carvers, Apple Jack Orchards has a pumpkin patch ready for the picking. The corn maze costs $6.00 per ticket, with kids four and under able to go through free of charge. Get the details here.
LuceLine Orchard in Watertown
LuceLine Orchard is an excellent Twin Cities corn maze location. In addition to that, they offer a fine sampling of other family-friendly fall fun activities. LuceLine Orchard offers family pack deals:
$38 for a corn maze, hayride, and meal (four guests)
$19 for a corn maze, hayride, and meal (two guests)
For just $3, kids can embark on the Kiddie Train Ride, too. Don’t forget to take photos!
LuceLine is open from the first weekend of September through Halloween. They also have special events like stargazing, so be sure to check their full schedule here.
Ready to explore this fall? Look at all the wonderful corn mazes in the Twin Cities area. Let us know which one is your favorite, or if we missed any must-see mazes. Best of luck in your “amazing” navigational capabilities. Happy autumn!