If you’re looking for a fall event that’s fun for the whole family, corn mazes are always a solid choice. From their intricate patterns and mind-twisting bends and turns, this is a great way to create memories with the little ones and spend quality bonding time as a family. This article will list some of the corn mazes closest to Evanston and information on their operation hours, potential costs, locations, and more!
This farm is known for its apple orchard, pumpkin patch, and corn maze. Reopening August 28th, All Seasons Orchard will have a corn maze ready for the entire family to enjoy. They turn 10 acres of land into a corn maze with over 3 miles of turning pathways and a lookout bridge for a bit of an overhead view. Admission to the maze is included with their ‘Barnyard Admission,’ which is $12 per person on weekdays and $17 on weekends. In addition, they stop taking new attendees 60 minutes before closing time. All Seasons Orchard is open from 10 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday
Kroll’s farm created this maze with families in mind. Kroll’s Harvest Farm will be opening their maze to the public this Fall of 2021. It is a well-known spot for families in the Evanston area, and they also provide a curriculum and a fun game for the family to share through the maze! When operational, the maze will be open seven days per week from 10 am to evening hours ranging from 6 pm to 9 pm, depending on the day. Adults can get in for $7, and children twelve and under are only $5.
Providing one of the most unique corn mazes for you and the kids to experience, Jonamac Orchard offers an exciting maze all ages can enjoy. The dates for their corn maze are generally from August 28th to October 31st. Throughout that time span, they offer different experiences, such as their daytime corn maze, flashlight nights in September, and the haunted maze throughout October. With all of the fun events available, this maze has fairly particular hours for each event, and it’s best to schedule ahead before making a commitment.
A maze that comes with more than just a few twists and turns, Konow’s Corn Maze offers quite a few amenities with admission. You’ll have access to hayrides, an animal barn, corn pits, two different mazes, and more! They’ll be open this Fall between September 18th and October 30th. Furthermore, admission for the family is $12 per person Monday-Friday, $15 per person on the weekend, and children under the age of three get in for free! Although they’re closed on Tuesdays, they have varying hours of operation throughout the rest of the week.
Although this maze isn’t for the weak, at least Mom and Dad will be there if the kids get scared. Heap’s Haunted Corn Maze provides two maze options, one being haunted and another that isn’t haunted but requires the use of a flashlight and some wits! The mazes will be open during the month of October on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 7 pm to 11 pm and closes at 10 pm on Sundays. The Flashlight Maze is $6 per person for admission, while the haunted maze is $18, and they provide combos and bulk discounts as well.
Above all, this farm is known to have one of the largest mazes, with pathways ranging from 9-10 miles across 28 acres of land. Compared to most mazes which range between 0.5-4 miles of twists and turns, it’ll take each family member to make it through the Richardson Farm Maze. They also provide five different games for the kids to enjoy throughout the maze, as well as multiple lookout bridges to get your bearings. If you need a break or the kids get worn out, there are plenty of break areas and exits available. They’ll be open from September 11th to November 7th, and admission ranges from $15-$18 per person, depending on age. They also provide bulk discounts on admission for larger groups.
Known for their creative maze designs, the people over at Cottonwood Farm will be open this fall season for your family to enjoy. This year, they’ll have a Super Mario Brothers themed maze, and it will be available on Saturdays and Sundays and Columbus Day from 10 am to 6 pm at the end of September through Halloween. Only a short drive from Evanston, this maze design is guaranteed to be a challenge, but with the unique twists and turns provided by design, your kids will surely have a blast. As this maze is 12 acres, they also have another maze called Spookley the Square Pumpkin, which is only 2 acres.
A NOTE ABOUT COVID-19
Due to the rapidly changing nature of our response to COVID-19, some businesses may have altered hours of operation. It’s best to call ahead before heading out.