Corn Mazes, Harvest Festivals, Hay Rides and More…

Events, Nightlife, Things to Do — By cbalaz on September 25, 2011 at 6:53 pm

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Now that the sweltering heat of summer has finally broken, it’s time to enjoy Utah’s outdoors. Before you get out the ski gear, consider heading to one of Utah’s corn mazes and other, Halloween- and autumn-related activities. Within the vicinity of Salt Lake City, you have plenty of options. Whether heading there with the family, or on a creative and romantic date night, these corn mazes, bonfires, hay rides, pick-your-own pumpkin patches, and more will surely entertain all ages.


Every fall, Black Island Farms (3178 South 3000 West, Syracuse; 801-744-6293) hosts a harvest festival which includes a haunted corn maze, bonfires, and hay rides. In the same family for 45 years, Black Island grows pumpkins, onions, cabbage, corn, squash, gourds, and carrots. Numerous other activities exist for kids, such as riding the “cow train,” and playing in the “kiddie corral” play area. Maze open September 24 -October 31; check online for details on the other activities.

Crazy Corn Maze (8800 South 4000 West, West Jordan; 801-569-2356) has been in business since 1999. This farm offers a “haunted trail” endowed with live actors and numerous props, a corn maze covering over eight acres, and pumpkin patch in which you can pick your own pumpkins. Open September 16-October 30. Check online for exact times.

Corn Belly’s (at Thanksgiving Point: 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi; 801-794-3276) offers a corn maze, a separate haunted maze, its own cow train and kiddie corral, a jumping pillow, pedal carts, pig and duck races, a chicken show, pumpkin dodgeball, scary stories and s’mores, a corn box, corn ball, tetherball, and more. Located in the already busy Thanksgiving Point and nearest to the Salt Lake City and Provo areas, this is Utah’s most popular autumn harvest outing. Look online for exact times and dates of events; numerous ticket combinations allow you to select exactly the itinerary you and your family will most enjoy.


Tags: Autumn, Autumn Harvest, Corn Mazes, Halloween, Hay Rides


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