Find local corn mazes and hay rides here!

Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Central Virginia (Charlottesville, Staunton, Albemarle area)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Central Virginia (Charlottesville, Staunton, Albemarle area), sorted by county. Some are huge corn mazes with hayrides, pumpkins, corn cannons, inflatables and others are simple corn mazes with little else.  Most also have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn cannon, cow train, inflatables, farm animals, pumpkin patch or zip lines.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for December 2019

December: Many corn mazes are open now, just scroll down the page. And if you are looking for a pumpkin patch, this website for pumpkin patches). You may also want to try the latest fun, Zombie Paintball, see this website!.

Corn mazes, sorted by county

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Albemarle County

Amherst County

Appomattox County

  • Village Gardens - Follows organic practices,  tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted rides, haunted trail, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    206 Village Garden Lane, Appomattox, VA 24522. Phone: (434) 352-5889. Alternate Phone: (434) 660-3281. Email: VillageGardn@aol.com. Open: Late September until Gone. Directions: Do not try to find us by using GPS! Our county hasn't advanced that far!!! From the Kroger Shopping Center in Appomattox, Turn left at the Light. Take the 1st Appomattox Exit. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Highway 26. Go 5 Miles, and just past the country store on the right, turn Right onto Oakville Road. Go 2 miles, and Village Gardens is on the Left. Click here for a map and directions. Christmas is a busy time for us, and we produce more than 500 wreaths by hand in a season; Early orders will ensure that you have your wreath when you want it; We also keep wreaths on hand for our walk-in customers. We follow organic practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We are a full service nursery and garden center. We have seasonal crops of annuals, vegetables for planting, as well as a spectacular selection of mums in the fall and poinsettias for the winter. Contact us for Great Fundraising Opportunities and Educational tours.
    (ADDED: August 11, 2009) (UPDATED: June 01, 2010)

Buckingham County

Charlottesville (City of)

Fluvanna County

  • Layz S Ranch - corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties
    2253 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Palmyra, VA 22963. Phone: 434-591-0898. Email: info@layzsranch.com. Open: Opening September 21st for the 2013 season; Saturdays 10am -6pm. Fridays in October 4pm -7:30pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 2.2 miles from Palmyra on Route 53 (Thomas Jefferson Parkway). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We will open September 29 with our fall activities - pumpkin patch, hay rides, new larger corn maze, hay bale maze, hay pyramid, corn pit, ride el toro, and pony rides.  (ADDED: September 20, 2009)  (UPDATED: September 06, 2011)  (UPDATED: September 10, 2012) (UPDATED: September 20, 2012) (UPDATED: September 01, 2013)  (UPDATED: September 03, 2013)

Greene County

  • Greenfield Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, hay maze, farm animals, kiddie corral, spider climb, hay rides, restooms, picnic area
    2455 Dairy Road, Ruckersville, VA 22968. Phone: 434-985-7653. Open: UPDATE for 2019: They are closed until the 2020 season; but it doesn't sound like they plan to reopen: "Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances we will be closed this season. We are so very sorry for any inconvenience. Thank you for all the support over the past 17 years". Payment: cash or check only. It is also a beef cattle farm. Greenfield farm is a fun and educational activity for people of all ages. Take home a pumpkin, enjoy a beautiful hayride, a variety of farm animals to see, hay maze & climb and of course play in the 5 acre corn maze. There is also a kiddie corral for children. 

Louisa County

Lynchburg (City of)

Madison County

Nelson County

  • Drumheller's Orchard - Corn Maze, Hayrides to the orchard and pumpkin patch
    1130 Drumheller Orchard Lane, Lovingston, VA 22949. Phone: 434-263-5036. Open: September through December 21st, Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm. We have two apple festivals per year. They always fall on the last weekend in September and the third weekend in October. Come to a festival at Drumheller's and experience a wonderful fall weekend filled with beautiful scenery, delicious apples, cider, and many family activities. 2013 festival dates are September 28 & 29, 9am-5pm and October 19 & 20, 9am-5pm. Nelson County event information, etc.: (800) 282-8223. Apple festival and apple butter making. (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their website)

Orange County

  • Liberty Mills Farm - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, straw or hay bale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, picnic area (bring your own food), school tours, group reservations
    9166 Liberty Mills Road, Somerset, VA 22972. Phone: 434-882-6293. Alternate Phone: 434-882-MAZE. Email: info@libertymillsfarm.com. Open: in October: Wednesday - Friday, from 1 pm to 5 pm; Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: May to June; Contact for hours and days. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. No pets, smoking or alcohol allowed on the farm at any time. Strawberries: May to June; Contact for hours and days. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. No pets, smoking or alcohol allowed on the farm at any time. Located in Central Virginia, just 30 minutes northeast of Charlottesville, Liberty Mills Farm would LOVE for you to have an A-Maze-ing Adventure. Wind your way through our 33 acre Fall Corn Maze, pick Flowers, attend our Sunflower Festival, pick Strawberries or Pumpkins, explore our Farm Market and view our antique tractor collection. No pets, smoking or alcohol permitted on the farm.(UPDATED: October 14, 2019, JBS)  (ADDED: August 16, 2010)

Spotsylvania County

  • Belvedere Plantation - Corn Maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, face painting, petting zoo
    1410 Belvedere Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408. Phone: 800-641-1212. Fax: 5403741258. Email: information@belvedereplantation.com. Directions: Take I-95 South to Exit 126, the Massaponax/South 17 Exit. Head South on Route 1. At the 3rd Light, turn Left onto South 17. Continue straight ahead on Rt. 17 for about 7 miles to our entrance on the left. (Belvedere's sign is 16 feet tall, you can't miss it.) And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in May, October. Open: through Nov. 4, the maze is open Fridays 5 to 10, Saturdays 10 to 10, and Sundays and Columbus Day 10 to 5; the Great Pumpkin Patch activities area is open maze hours through October 29. The nearly eight-acre maze, now in its seventh year, boasts special features such as bridges, themed sound and a new maze puzzle with triple logic levels. Lights-out Moonlight Mazes take place October 27 and 28 and require flashlights. The Great Pumpkin Patch includes hayrides to large pick-your-own pumpkin patches; a straw-filled fun barn with rope swings; pygmy goats and more. Visit the Web site for details about special weekend events, additional activities and live music. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (UPDATED: August 28, 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: October 19, 2011)
    Comments from Blake, October 19, 2011:  "What a great farm!  The staff are all very pleasant, prices are reasonable, the place is huge and there is so much to do.  A family could easily spend most of the day here.  They have the nices, cleanest, flush toliets I've ever seen at a farm!  I highly recommend Belvedere Plantation!"
  • Fredericksburg Fall Festival - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, Bounce house or pillow, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, Bouncy castle, pony rides
    5621 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. Phone: 703-606-0141. Open: weekends 10am to 6pm. Directions: From Fredericksburg take route 3 west to Harrison Crossing (on the right). Click here for a map and directions. Open weekends in October. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: October 19, 2010)

 

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