For many Southern Marylanders, getting lost in a corn maze is a fall family tradition! This year’s mazes will not disappoint, whether you’re looking for daytime fun or a spooky evening befitting the season.
Bowles Farms, Clements
Celebrate your “Maryland Pride” in this year’s maze at Bowles Farms. The maze features our state’s unique flag and blossoming black-eyed Susans. Other activities include barn yard, corn boxes, straw maze, and pumpkin patch.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 30 to Oct. 29
Cost: $10 per person, does not include a pumpkin. Kids 3 and younger are free.
Forrest Hall Farm, Mechanicsville
Plans for the corn maze at Forrest Hall Farm are still under wraps, and a theme will be announced soon! Last year, the maze celebrated Southern Maryland’s historic trails, and in 2015, the maze honored Future Farmers of America (FFH) and the 4-H. Other activities include farm store, hay maze, barnyard animals, and play area.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Maze opens in late September.
Cost: $7 per person. Kids younger than 3 are free.
Horsmon Farm, St. Leonard
Want something a little different? Travel through the tall grass maze at Horsmon Farm! This unique maze is smaller than most corn mazes and designed just for kids. Each weekend at the farm features different special events, including pony rides, scarecrow making, or nighttime treks through the maze.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays in September in October
Cost: $8 per person, includes a pumpkin.
Middleton’s Cedar Hill Farm, Waldorf
Don’t forget your smartphone when you go into the maze at Middleton’s Cedar Hill Farm! You can check in a QR codes along the route from start to finish in the 8-acre maze. A smaller, 1.5-acre maze is designed for little kids and their families. Other activities include hayrides, farm animals, and more.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 24 through Oct. 30
Cost: $10 per person. Kids age two and younger are free.
Montpelier Farms, Upper Marlboro
Wind your way through Montpelier Farms’ 7-acre maze honoring first responders! You’ll travel through a police car, ambulance, and fire truck as you make your way from start to finish. There are games to play in the maze and 3D glasses are available if you want to see the secret map! Special flashlight nights let you go through the maze after dark.
Little kids will enjoy the smaller “Three Billy Goats and Their Stuff” maze, which takes them through the story as they traverse the maze. Other activities at the farm include games, hayrides, pedal carts, animals, and more.
Hours: Open now through Nov. 5. September hours: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays; October and November hours: 5 to 11 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays
Cost: $12 general admission, kids under 2 are free.
Spider Hall Farm, Prince Frederick
The corn maze at Spider Hall Farm covers 8 acres, and during the day, it is innocent fall fun the whole family can enjoy. But at night, the ghouls come out, and the maze becomes part of the farm’s Twisted Fields of Terror event (more below). The maze opens Oct. 1. Other activities onsite include farm store, petting zoo, hayride, and moonbounce.
Hours: September hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. October hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Cost: $8 per person age 4-15; $5 age 16 and up; kids under three are free when accompanied by a paid adult
Twisted Fields of Terror, Spider Hall Farm, Prince Frederick
Are you brave enough to tangle with the creatures of the night? The Cannibal Creek Haunted Trail takes you on a spooky trip through the Spider Hall Farm’s corn maze – only to have you end up at the creepy Cirque de la Mort. Battle zombies on the Z-Pocalypse Paintball Hayride, and enjoy food and beverages from local vendors on the Midway of Madness. If you dare, of course!
Hours: 7 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 6, 7, 13 and 14; 7 to 11 p.m. Oct. 20, 21, 27, and 28.
Cost: Maze and Cirque de la Mort: $20 general admission; Hayride: $10 with general admission or $15 stand alone. Tickets available online.
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