Find local corn mazes and hay rides here!

Looking for a local corn maze or hayride in Charlotte area of North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Charlotte area of North Carolina, 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!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

Updates for July 2019

July: 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

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

 

Cabarrus County

  • The Harris Farm - tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted rides, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, concessions / refreshment stand, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, events at your location (call for info)
    1643 Pembrook Rd, Harrisburg, NC 28075. Phone: 9806215432. Email: info@theharrisfarm.com. Open: Pumpkins for sale starting October3 2014 Non Haunted Hayrides: October 10 am to 11, and 26, 2014 (4 pm to 8pm) Haunted Hayrides October 17 am to 18, 24 pm to 25 and 31 pm to November 1, 2014 (dark - 11:30). Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 9 miles from UNCC, 10 minute drive from Lowes Motor Speedway. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. great family fun for everyone, farm fresh caramel apples, hot popcorn and drinks for sale during haunted hayride nights. Pumpkins are only $5-10 and are the largest you'll find!. (ADDED: October 03, 2014) (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: September 07, 2009)

Catawba County

  • Devine Farms - - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, kiddie (mini) corn maze, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    2675 Street James Church Road, Newton, NC 28658. Phone: 828-461-2012. Email: devine5farm@bellsouth.net. Open: Every Friday, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm in October. Directions: From the Department of Motor Vehicles in Newton on business highway 321 turn onto Smyre Farm Road go to stop sign turn right. Farm is approximately one and a half miles on right. Payment: Cash, only.  Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: July 21, 2011)(UPDATED: September 11, 2013)

Cleveland County

  • Grover Pumpkin Festival - corn maze, Fall festival, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, haunted house, Pumpkin Weigh-Off, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle
    Main Street, Grover, NC 28073. Phone: 704-300-2895. Alternate Phone: 704-937-9987. Email: info@groverpumpkinfestival.com. Open: Festival is held on October 26, 2013, from noon to 9 pm; the Corn Maze will be open every Saturday in October; open Monday - Friday in October by appointment only (large groups preferred). Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Shelby, North Carolina: Take Highway 226 South into the Town of Grover; follow signs to parking areas. From Charlotte, North Carolina: Take I-85 South to Exit 4; Merge onto Highway 29 and follow it into the Town of Grover; turn right onto Carolina Avenue; follow signs to parking areas. From Greenville, South Carolina: Take I-85 North to Exit 106; Turn right to merge onto Highway 29 North and follow it into the Town of Grover; turn left onto Carolina Avenue; follow signs to parking areas. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. ClClick here for our Facebook page. The Grover Pumpkin Festival is going to be one of the most unique festivals in Cleveland County and North Carolina. We will attract over 6,000 spectators who will enjoy our many events, which include: the Huge Pumpkin Wall (with over 700 lit pumpkins), Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Mansion Ghost Tours, Headless Horseman Carriage Rides, Trick or Treat Trail, Costume Contests, crowning of the Lil’ Pumpkin Queen, Live Music & Dancing all day on two stages, hay rides, great craft & food vendors, lots of games & activities and of course, pumpkin carving.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: April 27, 2011)
  • Shelby Corn Maze - corn maze, haunted corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, cow train / barrel train rides, Zombie paintball, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides,
    120 Broadway Dr, Shelby, NC 28152. Phone: 704-434-8187. Email: Shelbycornmaize@yahoo.com. Open: Friday 4pm to 10pm, Saturday 10am to 10pm, and Sunday 2pm to 8pm. Directions: 6 miles west of Shelby, 2 miles north of Boiling Springs, the Shelby Corn Maze is located just off of highway 74 that runs thru Shelby. From Gastonia & Charlotte take the Shelby exit and travel on highway 74, signs will be present. Address is 120 Broadway Dr., Shelby NC 28152 if your using a navigation device. Click here for a map and directions. Opening Saturday September 28 to November 2nd. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. 2014 Corn Maze Design is "The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown", 8 acre corn maze with a courtyard area filled with fun games and activities such as; corn cannon, apple launchers, kiddie play area, hay jump, zip line for kids, farming sports, barn of confusion, cow train, tube slide, hayride and still lots more! Load the hayride to be delivered to the pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkin. (ADDED: August 19, 2014)

Gaston County

  • Lewis Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, Fall festival, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, wagon rides, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    330 Lewis Road, Gastonia, Select your state 28054. Phone: 704-842-1208. Email: events.lewisfarm@gmail.com. Open: Saturdays 9 am to 4 pm and Sundays 1 pm to 6 pm October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. We raise grass-fed cattle, pastured pork, wonderful brown eggs from Golden Comet chickens, hay, corn, soybean, wheat, pumpkins, & produce. Our products are sold straight from the farm (by appointment) year-round. We also host private birthday parties, weddings, family reunions, corporate events, and private carriage rides. Give your students the opportunity to explore life on a working farm, learn from true family farmers, and find their way through a maze to pick their very own pumpkins. They'll have so much fun exploring our hay bale maze, feeding the animals, and enjoying the horse drawn ride.Every Farm Experience field trip at Lewis Farms includes the following activities: Navigating the Millet Maze Riding the Horse Drawn Hay Wagon to our Pumpkin Patch Picking your very own Pumpkin Feeding our Barnyard Animal friends Blacksmith Demo with Blacksmith Andrew Sheep Herding Demonstration Farm lesson tailored to your group's age and/or grade level Picnic Facilities Playing on our playground & Hay Bale Mountain Each experience lasts approximately 1.5 hours plus time to enjoy our picnic and play areas after the programmed activities are complete. Farm lessons range from corn, pumpkin, and cotton plant life cycles, to horses, cows, chickens, pigs, and other farm life elements. (UPDATED: September 22, 2016) (ADDED: October 10, 2013, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 10, 2013: " "Went every year with my daughter and son\'s Preschool class. Always had a great time!"

Iredell County

  • Carrigan Farms, LLC - corn maze, Pick-your-own pumpkins, Apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house or pillow, haunted rides, haunted trail, Honey from hives on the farm, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy castle, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway Intersection of Highway 150 & 152, Mooresville, NC 28115. Phone: 704-664-1450. Email: doug@carriganfarms.com. Open: Hayrides to the pumpkin patch every Saturday and Sunday in October from 9am to 4pm; Daytime corn maze daily in October 9am to 5pm, seven days per week. Directions: Located in Mooresville, NC on Highway 150 at the intersection with Highway 152. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. The Quarry at Carrigan Farms is the perfect setting for your company picnic, wedding or wedding reception, convention gathering, corporate party or other special event. The natural beauty of the blue water and sky, gray granite cliffs and white sugar sand beach create a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. Pictures and words attempt, but fall short, of capturing the magical beauty of The Quarry which will amaze both you and your guests. The Quarry is an outdoor facility, much like a private park, equipped to host events from March thorough November. Catering is also available. An online brochure is available to assist you in planning your event. If you are interested in hosting your next company picnic or other corporate function at The Quarry, please feel free to use the online brochure or call us for additional information. (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: February 25, 2011)
  • Regal Corn Maze - corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, farm market, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, birthday parties, school tours
    347 Bell Farm Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Phone: 704-348-1648. Alternate Phone: 704-777-8635. Email: regalfarming@aol.com. Open: Please see our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From I-77 going North, take exit 49A, bare right, turn left at Old US 70 and left on Bell Farm Road. Corn Maze is open from September11th through October 31st on the Weekends. Payment: Cash, Check. We will be hosting a corn shucking contest every weekend.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)

Jackson County

  • The Summit Church Haunted Barn and Trail - Haunted barn and haunted trail
    BaBalsam Loop Rd., Sylva, NC 28779. Phone: 828-586-8707. Open: . October 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31. Hours are dark (around 8PM) to 11.. Email: randi_davenport@yahoo.com. We have a haunted barn, trail, and corn maze owned and operated by The Summit Church. The proceeds go towards our new building fund. (ADDED: September 18, 2009, suggested by a visitor)

Mecklenburg County

  • Regal Corn Maze - corn maze, cow train, corn cannon, firepits, s'mores, restrooms, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, snacks and refreshment stand, farm animals, school tours
    347 Bell Farm Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Phone: 704-348-1648. Email: regalfarming@aol.com. Open: September  weekends, some Fridays, some October weekends and Fridays, see this page for their specific hours and dates. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: September 23, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
  • Rural Hill - corn maze
    4431 Neck Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078. Phone: 704-875-3113. Email: office@ruralhill.net. Directions: For a map and directions, click here. Open: Corn maze  is open every year from September and October,Thursday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5 pm; The farm is open Monday-Saturday from 9am to 5pm year round with educational tours and programs, and special events to include the Amazing Maze, the Loch Norman Highland Games, the Battle of Cowan's Ford reenactment, and the Sheep Dog Trials. The farm is still an active farm with a variety of crops being planted annually to include wheat, soy bean, and small gardens which include tomatoes, squash, beans, corn, and okra. There are also animals to see on site. Rural Hill Farm is a 265 acre historic farm dating back to 1760 and remained in the family of Major John Davidson for six consecutive generations. It is the oldest and largest public historic site in Mecklenburg County. There are currently no vegetables visitors can pick and purchase, but there are future plans to provide such an activity.  Rural Hill hosts a 1760 style Thanksgiving living history event of the Colonial era which includes skilled craftsmen and artisan demonstrations and militia soldiers performing various drills and maneuvers.  Other activities to see are 18th century children’s games, musket firing demonstrations and open hearth Colonial style cooking, which the ladies will be preparing an actual Thanksgiving dinner.  One of the premiere demonstrations of the weekend is an actual log cabin raising, which volunteers work throughout the Fall to construct by hand.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website) 
    Events ((click the links for the exact date)
    September to early  November Rural Hill Amazing Maize Maze (starts 9/13, Night Mazes begin 9/27)
    September  Rural Hill Fall Food Truck Rally
    September  Rural Hill Night Mazes
    October Homeschool Day with Rural Hill and History’s Kids
    October Trails For Tails 5k
    October  Stumptown Tractor Club’s Antique Tractor Show
    October  Huntersville Halloween Festival

Rowan County

Stanly County

  • "Get Lost" Corn Maze - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, haunted corn maze, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, haunted trail, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), jumping pillow, trike track, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    20935 NC 73 Highway, Albemarle , NC 28001. Phone: 704-791-6950. Email: getlostcornmaze@gmail.com. Open: September; Saturdays 11am to 7pm, Sundays 1pm to 6pm; in October on Saturdays 11am to 6pm, Sundays 1pm to 6pm;  weekday appointments available Open September 6 through November 2. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 19, 2014)  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: September 03, 2010)  (ADDED: August 20, 2009)

Union County

  • AW Shucks - corn maze, pumpkin patch - pick in the field, hayrides, farm animals, restrooms,
    3718 Plyler Mill Rd., Monroe , NC, 28112. Phone: 704-709-7000. Email us at: bonnie@awshuckscornmaze.com. Directions: From Downtown Charlotte, NC: Click here for a Google Map Aw Shucks! is on the right after Griffith Road! Open: September 13th - November 23rd (in 2008); see this page for current dates, hours and prices. Payment: Cash, Credit cards. See above.. Old Fashioned General Store or enjoy a Hayride to the Pumkin Patch! Farm Animals! Aw Shucks! now has some adorable, visiting animals (click on Animal Barn for details). Bonfires! We now have a private setting for your group to enjoy a campfire atmosphere (ask about our "smore" kits in the General Store). Public Restrooms! Flashlight Nights open Wednesday Nights 6pm-8:30pm. Bring a Flashlight!! Our paths are cut wide and strollers and wagons are welcome. Maps are given to visitors to guide you through the maze and employees are in and out to verify on you. For an extra adventure, try the maze at NIGHT! (Bring a flashlight) Picnic Area: We have plenty of Picnic areas. Feel free to bring your own food. In our General Store you will find sodas, water, snacks, candy, popcorn, and lots of unique gifts!

 

 

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