MASSACHUSETTS (October 15, 2011) – After an Everett family frantically dialed 911 earlier this week at a corn maze in Danvers, NoBo compiled a list of mazes accessible to residents in the NoBo region. While we certainly hope you are able to find your way out, we know families of all ages will enjoy this traditional, New England past time. The corn mazes are just one of the many reasons to visit these family friendly, family operated farms throughout the Commonwealth. Be sure to get outside and enjoy the wonderful, fall weather before it eclipses into the early winter cold.
Open through Halloween, get lost at the Salem Village, headless horseman themed maze at Connors Farm in Danvers, MA. In the national news this past week after an Everett family frantically called 911 after begin unable to escape the maze. For those families looking for a challenge, this maze is apparently the spot to visit this fall. Be sure to check out the farm’s market and pick-your-own apple orchards for other activities. Also be sure to take home one of their famous apple, pumpkin, or blueberry pies. Connors Farm is located at 30 Valley Road (Rt. 35) in Danvers. The farmstore is open from 9AM – 6PM and the PYO Apple Orchards is open from 9AM – 6PM. The corn maze is open from Mon to Sat in October 9AM to 10PM. Admission for ages 3-99 is $9.50 while the Haunted Cornfield at night option is $18.00. Tickets are available online here.
This year’s maze at Kimball Farm honors the Boston Bruins Stanley Cup Championship season last year. In past years, the maze was cut to depict some of the animals at the farm. In their fifth year, new family friendly activities are constantly being added, including face painting, farm animals, an equestrian demo, milking demonstrations, and hay rides from the farm’s Belgian horses, Mark and Mike. Whether you’re there to enjoy the challenge of finding your way through the winding maze or to simply enjoy the atmosphere of the farm, Kimball’s is a perfect place to spend an October afternoon. The Kimball Farm Corn Maze is located at 780 East Broadway, Haverhill, MA, opening daily at 10AM, and closing at various times based upon sunset. Click here to open the schedule of hours. Admission for adults is $9 and children under 12 and seniors is $7. College students receive a $1 discount while military families receive a $2 discount.
The Marini Farm 2011 Corn Maze theme “Let Freedom Ring” is embodied in its design of a bald eagle. The maze is perfect for families, school, and company outings. Hay rides and other farm activities are available at the farm. Enjoy the farm’s flashlight nights every Friday & Saturday night starting at 6PM. The maze will remain open through October 31st. General admission is $9.50 for adults, $7.50 for ages 4 to 12, and free admission for children age 3 or less. Flashlight night admission is $11.00. The last tickets are sold 1 hour before closing.