Wondering where to have some family fun time this fall? Check out this list of corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Halifax.
Riverbreeze provides farm fresh family fun with over 30 attractions! The attractions range from scavenger hunts to interactive “Who Dunnit” game, old fashioned jumping pillow to the modern laser tag games, petting zoo to cow train rides, this farm will keep you engaged throughout your time here. The farm has a 12-acre corn maze, a little farmer’s corn maze, pumpkin u-pick and a whole lot of other fun activities.
Riverbreeze Farm’s haunted attraction, Fear Farm, has 4 haunted houses, 2 haunted mazes and 9 nights of terror. Riverbreeze Farm
660 Onslow Road, Truro
Follow the 102 to Truro; take Exit 14A Onslow /Tatamagouche (one Exit past fast food strip); and turn right. The farm is just 2 kms from here and located on the right.
Phone: (902) 895-6541
September 9 – October 29, 2017 | Weekends | 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Open on Thanksgiving Monday | 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM
September 30 – October 28 | Fridays & Saturdays | 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
General farm admission: $13/person, 3 years and under free! (Cash only)
Fear Farm: Regular Combo tickets (access to any 3 attractions): $25(tax included cash only)
Super Combo Tickets (access to all 6 Haunted Attractions): $30 (cash only tax included) at the door/$27.50 online (Taxes/fees included)
Noggins Corner Farm Corn Maze
Noggins Corner farm has corn mazes, rope maze, duck races, wagon rides, washer toss game, puzzle mazeds and the a barnyard adventure area. The farm has a haunted house, haunted corn maze, bonfire and ghose stories. The farm also offers an exciting geocaching treasure hunt! Navigate your way through six waypoints, gaining valuable information about the history of the farm and the Annapolis Valley. Visitors who want to enjoy fresh fruit can opt for u-pick at the apple orchard. Noggins Farm Corn Maze
10009 Highway 1, Greenwich
Phone: 902-542-5515 (Extension 1 for the farm market)
Opens October 3 | Saturday, Sunday & Thanksgiving Monday | 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM (last entrance at 6PM)
Wednesdays – Friday | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
DARTNS Haunted House | October 7 – early November | Weekends | 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Haunted Halloween Nights | 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Admission: Wednesdays – Friday: $7.00/person; Children 4 and under Free; Family of 4 $22.00
Weekends & Holidays: $12.00/person; Children 4 and under Free; Family of 4 $40.00
Haunted Halloween Nights: $12/person
Geocaching: $6.50/person (minimum of 10 people)
Dempsey Corner Orchard
Fruits and vegetables are never fresher than when you pick them yourself! Cherries, apples, plums, corn cobes, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, grapes, pears, squash, vegetable, pumpkins… Spread over 365 acres, the farm has fruits in different varieties and sizes.. There is a farm themed play ground to keep the kids active for hours. End your day with a visit to the farm animals. Dempsey Corner Orchard
2717 Highway 221, RR#3, Aylesford
Located just 15 minutes from Exit 16 on Highway 101 in the Annapolis Valley
GPS co-ordinates: 45.0603746; -64.8314094
Phone: (902) 847-1855
Open till October 28 | Daily | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thanksgiving Weekend | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Pumpkin Festival | October | Dates TBA
Thanksgiving special: $5.00/person admission or $20.00/carload
Davison Farms Corn Maze
Davison Farms Corn Maze is a fun family outing for all ages in the Annapolis Valley. In addition to corn maze, the farm holds varies ativities in the season including TrALE run, zombie run and more. Enjoy the maze under the cover of darkness during Saturday Night Lights. Davison Farms Corn Maze
1119 Falmouth Dyke Road, Falmouth
Located just outside of Windsor, very close to Sainte-Famille Wines.
Take Exit# 7 from Hwy 101. Follow Highway # 1 (which is a right turn off the exit ramp), turn left at Pothier Motors, turn left at Falmouth Dyke Road (at Kwik-Way intersection), follow Dyke Road to just past Sainte Famille Winery.
Phone: (902) 798-0283
Corn Maze opens September 9 | Saturday, Sunday & Holidays | 10:00 AM – Dusk
Weekdays | By reservation
Saturday Night Lights | Call for dates & to register
Zombie run | Dates TBA
$5/person; Children under 4: Free
U-Pick apples, pears, pumpkins and sunflowers. The farm grows over 20 varieties of apples, four varieties of pears in addition to pumpkins. Go on wagon rides to the orchard and learn about apple growing. U-picked and pre-picked pumpkins available. Gates’ U-pick
1263 Starr’s Point Road, Port Williams
One hour from Metro Halifax and 5 minutes from Highway 101
Take Exit 11 off Highway 101, turn right from the off-ramp and go straight through the traffic light. In Port Williams, turn right at the flashing amber light (Starr’s Point Road) and proceed 1 km and look for Gates U-Pick on the left.
September & October 3 | Daily | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Weekdays | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hayrides begins October 7 | Weekends & Holidays | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thanksgiving Weekend | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wagon rides: Free
Howard Dill’s Pumpkin Farm
You can see Giant Pumpkins, lots of them along with many different varieties of Halloween pumpkins, summer and winter squash and gourds. Best time to see the giant pumpkins is in late August through October. There are lots of photo opportunities, so bring your camera! During the annual Pumpkin Regatta, the Atlantic Giant Pumpkins are turned into pumpkin boats. Howard Dill’s Pumpkin Farm
400 College Road, Windsor
From Halifax, Hwy 101, take exit 5 for Windsor, turn left at stop sign, stay straight, turn right at yield after railroad tracks, follow signs.
Phone: (902) 798-2728
June – August | Monday – Friday & most weekends | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
September & October | Daily | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
West Hants Pumpkin Regatta | October 15 , 2017 | 2:00 PM @ Windsor Waterfront
Open on Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Halloween
November – May | Monday – Friday (office) | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Closed on Christmas, New Year’s, Good Friday.
No admission charges, donations welcome
Dogs are welcome, however, they must be on a leash and cleaned up after.
Bus tours: $2.00/person. Reservations needed
Willowbank Farm is a working farm which grows a variety of crops that visitors can pick. Wander the fields to find that perfect pumpkin for your front door display. Apples, pears and plum are available for u-pick. Also available for u-pick are gourds in unique shapes and sizes. Come on in and experience the farm animals first hand. The farm will have display items for sale during the Thanksgiving weekend – hay bales, ornamental corn. The corn maze at the farm is perfect for young families. Also go on hay rides, crawl through the hay tunnel
After visiting the farm market and u-pick, stroll through the red and white horse barn where numerous antique horse-drawn vehicles are on display. Some are dating back over 100 years. Willowbank Farm
110 Starr’s Point Loop, Port Williams
Exit 11 off Highway 101
Located about 1 hour or 100 km west of Metro Halifax on the 101 highway near Wolfville.
September – October | Daily | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Willowbank U-Pick Bracelet: $5.00/person; Children 2 and under can enjoy for Free. Family: $20.