Fall is in full swing in Northern Virginia, and that means it’s time for some good old-fashioned autumn fun. If you’re looking for a fun activity, consider exploring the exciting world of corn mazes. We’ve rounded up six nearby farms and festivals where you can test your navigation skills and make cherished memories with your loved ones.
1. Belvedere Plantation
Located at 1410 Belvedere Dr., Fredericksburg, Belvedere Plantation offers a delightful corn maze experience. You can tackle it at your own pace or turn it into a friendly competition with your friends and family. For an added twist, there’s a corn box filled with dried kernels, perfect for playful moments. Keep in mind that this plantation is a cashless operation.
Admission prices range from $19.95 to $25.95, and it’s free for kids under 2.
2. Cox Farms
No autumn season in Northern Virginia is complete without a visit to Cox Farms. The Fall Festival at 15621 Braddock Rd., Centreville, offers the Cornundrum corn maze, brimming with surprises like pirates, caves, and jungles. For those seeking a spookier adventure, Fields of Fear transforms the maze into the hauntingly thrilling Cornightmare trail.
Tickets are available online, with prices ranging from $15 to $25 for the Fall Festival, free for kids under 2, and $30 to $40 for Fields of Fear.
3. Great Country Farms
Experience the thrill of a nighttime corn maze expedition happening on weekends until 10-28-2023.. Afterward, gather around a bonfire for marshmallow toasting (don’t forget your flashlight!). For daytime fun, head to the Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival from October 1 to 31. Grown-ups can enjoy corn maze events featuring Henway Hard Cider.
Prices vary by event, and you can purchase tickets online. Great Country Farms is located at 34345 Snickersville Tpke., Bluemont.
4. Harvest Gap Brewery
Harvest Gap Brewery offers more than just delicious beer. Their eight-acre corn maze promises a challenge for both kids and adults. While you’re there, indulge in an apple cider doughnut to fully immerse yourself in the fall atmosphere. You can find Harvest Gap Brewery at 15485 Purcellville Rd., Hillsboro, and admission is free.
5. Wayside Farm Fun
Wayside Farm Fun never disappoints with its creative, themed corn maze, and this year’s design features the beloved Baby Yoda. Get a bird’s-eye view of the maze before embarking on your adventure. Other fun activities include a hay mountain for climbing, hayrides, and a pumpkin-shaped playhouse for the little ones. Make sure to reserve your spot online at 5273 Harry Byrd Hwy., Berryville.
Admission prices range from $14 to $27, and it’s free for kids 2 and under.
6. Yankey Farms
Located in Prince William County at 11812 Bristow Rd., Bristow, Yankey Farms offers a charming corn maze experience. After conquering the maze, you can pick a pumpkin right from the field where it grew, enjoy a hayride, take a trip on the cow train, and meet the friendly farm animals. Don’t forget to say hello to Moobelle, a cow sculpted from bales of hay.
Admission is $8, and it’s free for kids under 2.
If you are new to corn mazes or haven’t tried one in a while, it’s definitely worth checking them out! So, gather your family and friends, put on your comfiest boots, and embark on a journey through the twists and turns of these exciting mazes. Let us know which ones you go to in the comments below!
Looking for more outdoor activities? Check out last week’s blog here!