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Four of the Best Corn Mazes and Agri-Adventures in Western Canada. Kraay Family Pumpkin patch From Alberta to BC it’s time to celebrate the season with maze quests, cow train rides, pumpkin bowling, hayrides and pig races.

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 In Canada the prelude to winter is always energizing. Chances to sahre screen free family fun abound. It's the time to play flashlight tag or chase the kids through the corn stalks, maybe pick apples or shoot a pumpkin blaster. The season has family fun written all over it. Some of the best places to create your own agri-adventure are presented below. 

Kraay Family Farm Corn Maze in Lacombe, Alberta. (September - October) Kraay Family Farm has begun to truly define what a family farm is, and can be. This year the Kraay Family Farm offers visiting families a 15-acre corn maze and over 20 activities for families. Activities include mini golf, gemstone mining, a giant jumping pillow, pig races, a petting zoo, barrel train rides, a little "trike track," a pedel cart track, a "cornbox," a maze designed specifically for the littlest members of the family, numerous photo opportunities, a hay jump, tether ball courts, and a horse carousel. Bonus Points: Giant-sized versions of popular games, including tic-tac-toe, chess and checkers, as well as super-sized slides. The Spider Web, a giant web which guests can jump, climb and roll all over. Other fun additions to the farm include a corn cannon and pumpin blaster, fire pits and loads of picnic sites. Wow! The Kraay Family Farm has earned a Guinness World Record for the largest QR code (in maze form, of course) - wild! (Kraay Family Farm. Site 6, Rural Road 1, Lacombe, ALberta T4L 2N1. (403) 302-1709 or

Hopcott Farms in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia.
 (September - mid-October) Each autumn Hopcott Farms is home to one of the largest corn mazes in the Pacific Northwest. The unique interactive maze within the 15-acre field of corn is created using GPS mapping making the result agri-art. Canada corn maze Highlights include the popular Lions "Goat" Bridge and the bee observatory plus creamiest ice cream and homemade fudge in BC. Enjoy a hayride with educating audio. Perhaps the most fun of all - pig painting and pumpkin bowling. Children age three and younger will be admitted for free but must be accompanied by an adult in all attractions. Bonus Points: To  celebrate Cranberry Day, Pitt meadows has live entertainment, cranberry product tastings, and tours of the cranberry bog. (Hopcott Farms 13672 Reichenbach Rd. Pitt Meadows, British Columbia V3Y 1Z1. (604) 460-0603

Chilliwack Corn Maze in British Columbia.
 (mid-August - October) The Chilliwack Cornfield Maze takes over half of the 20-acre Chilliwack Farm every fall, and includes a massive indoor hay-bale maze and a hay jump, as well a corn (sand) box, fun pedal carts, a tricycle maze for the littlest members of the family, a pumpkin patch and a farm animal petting zoo. The Pumpkin Patch features over 10 varieties of pumpkin and gourds and kids will love the giant jumping pillow and climbable spider web. On the weekends there are hay rides and miniature train rides as well. Bonus Point: Make certain to check out the barn owl and corn harvesting display.(41905 Yale Road West, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2P 4J4. (604) 819-6203 or

Calgary Corn Maze, Petting Zoo & Pumpkin Patch in Alberta. Calgary Donkey Kid(late July - October) The Calgary Corn Maze is a great place for family agri-fun. Families are invited to navigate through the giant corn labyrinths, mingle with friendly barnyard animals, bounce on giant jumping pillows, ride the cow train, zoom around in peddle cars, take aim with the corn cannons and pick their own pumpkins. Bonus Points: Field of Screams is a spooky take on the annual corn maze. Flashlight nights are an extremely popular activity as guests love getting lost in the dark. Families should bring their flashlights and sense of direction. (Calgary Corn Maze, 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview, Alberta T1X 0J6. (403) 690-CORN or
If you have a favorite fall festival or know of an awesome corn maze please "Tell Mom" and we will add it to the list. Our next round up will include family-friendly winter celebrations and enchanting Santa Trains. We are building the list right now and would love to have your feedback. So just "Tell Mom!"

Information researched and posted by Nancy Nelson-Duac, Curator of the Good Stuff for the Family Travel Files. Images courtesty respective venues. Copyright updated 2015.
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