Wondering where to have some family fun time this fall? Check out this list of corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Halifax.
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 12 – October 31, 2021 | Saturday, Sunday & Thanksgiving Monday | 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Fear Farm: Every Fri/Sat night in October 2020 starting Oct 3rd | Fridays & Saturdays | 6:30 PM – 11:30 PM (2021 dates TBA)
$15/person plus tax, 3 yrs & under Free
Noggins Corner Farm Corn Maze
Noggins Corner farm has corn mazes, rope maze, duck races, wagon rides, washer toss game, puzzle mazes, and a barnyard adventure area. The farm has a haunted house, haunted corn maze, bonfire, and ghost 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 a u-pick at the apple orchard. Noggins Farm Corn Maze
10009 Highway 1, Greenwich
Phone: 902-542-5515 (Extension 1 for the farm market)
Corn Maze: September 11 – October 31, 2021
Haunted House: Opens October 3, 2021
$12/person; $10/person for groups of 4 or moreFree for children 4 and under (HST included)
Haunted House: $5 per haunting
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 last weekend | Monday – Wednesday & Sunday | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Thursday – Friday | 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Pumpkin Festival: October 23 & 25, 2021
Daily admission: $2.00/person
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 are 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 | Daily | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wagon rides: Free
Howard Dill’s Pumpkin Farm
400 College Road, Windsor
From Halifax, Hwy 101, take exit 5 for Windsor, turn left at the stop sign, stay straight, turn right at yield after railroad tracks, follow signs.
Phone: (902) 798-2728
September & October | Daily | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (confirm hours)
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 that 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 hayrides, 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.
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 11, 2021 – late October | Daily | 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Open on Thanksgiving Monday
Apples – Price is by the bag, small $5 (3-5 lbs) Medium $10 (10 lbs) and large $20 (20 lbs) approximate weights.
Visit this sunflower farm and get lost in the sunflower fields. Field of Sunflowers is open while the flowers are in bloom usually from mid-August & September.
You can also join for the annual butterfly release held around the third week of August. Details
2021 Sunflower Maze will be open “By Appointment Only” If you would like to visit during our August – September Season, please email us at Sunflowers@DakeyneFarm.com to book your Appointment with our Sunflowers.
Usually opens Mid August to September (last day depends upon Sunflower bloom) – Opens August 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM
137 Highway 1, Mount Denson
$10/Adult for 1.5 hours of Sunflower time; Children under 12 are $5. Once; Under 3 – Free