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Edmonton Corn Maze

While summer may mainly be over now, there are still so many events and activities to do in Edmonton!

Something we had been meaning to do all summer but kept missing, was visiting the Edmonton Corn Maze. We finally went over the long weekend!

Edmonton Corn Maze
About to head into the Edmonton Corn Maze!
The Edmonton Corn Maze is located just slightly south west of the city (it’s like a 10-minute drive from where we live on the west end – super close!)

We had only ever been to this corn maze when they used to do Farm of Fear Halloween nights (unfortunately they haven’t done that in the last few years) so it was a totally different feeling visiting when it was light out (and zombies weren’t trying to attack you lol).

Edmonton Corn Maze
Follow the leader!
The 15-acre field of corn is split into a few different paths (of increasing levels of difficulty).

Before you enter, you can grab some sheets with clues and riddles that when answered correctly, will guide you the right direction through the maze.

There’s also a smartphone / GPS system that can track where you’re going in the maze and you can hit up checkpoints on your phone to get riddles/clues for directions too!

The smartphone / GPS technology is pretty cool but definitely takes away from the whole getting lost aspect as you can clearly see where you are in the maze (even if you’re not quite sure how to get out!)

Edmonton Corn Maze
Corn mazes are pretty high-tech now!
We spent about an hour working our way through the maze paths – bumping into families (lots of kids!) and even some groups with dogs!

Yes you can bring your dogs to the corn maze. I wish we had checked out the F.A.Q. before we went because we definitely would’ve brought Olive and Artie!

Edmonton Corn Maze
Lots of family fun at the Edmonton Corn Maze.
While the corn maze is the main attraction at this family farm, the Kraay family has done a really fantastic job adding lots of different family friendly activities on site including a petting zoo, a ‘jumping pillow’ (like a giant trampoline in the ground), pedal carts and more!

Considering it’s just $12 to get in for adults, $9 for youth and free for kids 5 and under, you can really get a lot of hours of family fun in at the Edmonton Corn Maze for a pretty low cost.

The farm also has their own concession too so you can have lunch here too!

Edmonton Corn Maze
These corn stalks are gigantic!
Basically, we had a great time and I definitely think you would too.

The Edmonton Corn Maze’s fall hours are Sept. 6 until October 23.

Tuesday – Thursday: 12pm – 8pm
Friday – Saturday: 10am- 9pm
Sunday: 1pm 5pm
Mondays: Closed

The same family who runs this farm also operate the Lacombe Corn Maze, which is super popular for their crazy corn maze designs! Lacombe isn’t too far from Edmonton either so you should/could really do both.

P.S. You could eat the corn that’s growing in these mazes but they probably wouldn’t taste very good. Most of the energy goes into growing the corn plant tall so the cobs actually taste bitter and mealy. I didn’t actually try it but that’s what the website says, lol. #themoreyouknow

I’m giving away a 4-ticket admission pack so you can visit the corn maze before their season wraps up!

** GIVEAWAY **

1 Ticket-Pack (valid for 4 people) to the Edmonton Corn Maze)

(Value of $48)

Below are the different ways you can enter. Please check off what you’ve done in the Rafflecopter widget.

(Note: you must leave a comment on this blog post to qualify. All other ways to enter are bonus entries!) 

  • Leave a comment below, telling me your favourite way to eat corn! (on the cob? kernels? in your salad? as a chowder?) 
  • Tweet this message:
    • #ExploreEdmonton! Get lost (& find fun) at the #EdmontonCornMaze! Hope I win @lindork’s @corn_maze giveaway! http://bit.ly/2cL68Mz #yeg
  • Follow @corn_maze on Twitter


If the Rafflecopter widget doesn’t load please just let me know what entries you did in the comments! 

I’ll pick a winner after the contest closes on September 14, 2016. 

Note: comments are moderated so if yours doesn’t appear right away, don’t worry! 

Linda

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Disclaimer: The Edmonton Corn Maze reached out to see if I would be interested in giving away tickets to their farm. My visit with Mike was complimentary. 

Linda Hoang is an Edmonton blogger who writes about food, travel, lifestyle/events and pets. She’s also a social media/digital specialist with a journalism background. Linda is in love with her city and loves exploring and promoting Edmonton and other places she visits with her husband Mike. Linda is also the founder of the Edmonton International Cat Festival (and has 2 cats herself, along with 2 dogs).

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23 Comments

  • Calvin Chan (@Chan_ing)

    on the cob, grilled slathered with a jalapeno butter and the husk on.

  • Kirsten Davis (@KirstenDavis_)

    On the cob, grilled with olive oil, garlic and parmesan cheese! :D

  • Josephine

    Best way to eat corn: roasted on the BBQ in its husk and with loads of butter and salt. Yum.

  • Josephine

    Also, I tweeted and followed the Corn Maze :)

  • Lily

    Best corn = grilled and coated in mayo, butter & salt and pepper. Sooooo good!

  • Dan

    Best corn comes from my back yard and is on my plate within an hour of harvest! On the BBQ wrapped in a wet paper tower then tinfoil is the tastiest!

  • edmontonjb

    The rafflecopter widget isn’t loading for me.

    My favorite way to eat corn is on the cob!

    I tweeted: https://twitter.com/edmontonjb/status/774292670759841793

    I like @corn_maze on twitter as @edmontonjb

  • Calvin Chan (@Chan_ing)

    Sadly, rafflecopter also didn’t work for me. I’ve commented above and I’m following @corn_maze now.

  • Mubashar Nasir

    I love it roasted on the cob with a bit of butter :) RT and Followed :)

  • Patricia

    I love corn in my salads!

  • Patricia

    I only commented; rafflecopter isn’t working.

  • Laura Young

    I love to cut the corn off the cob, fry it in butter salt and pepper yummy-o

  • Danika

    My fav way is hot corn on the cob with a bit of butter, simple and delicious! I also followed the @corn_maze on twitter.

  • Julia

    I like my corn on the cob as well in fritters!! I also tweeted and followed @corn_maze on twitter :)

  • Dezerae Baker

    Corn on the cob is my favourite!

  • Eva Mitton-Urban

    Attended River Day, Rundle Park, Edmonton, in June with my son and his friend Hau and his Mom, Helen. She packed a lunch – Sandwiches/Salads and Corn On The Cob. It was so juicy and delicious, so I asked how it was prepared. She cuts the cob in half – brushes it with Garlic Butter/Parsley/Sprinkle of Parmesan Cheese – places them in Ziploc bags and cooks them in the microwave for 10 minutes. Cobs remain sealed till the lunch hour. I still prepare it the same way and yes it is a topic of conversation – pay the recipes forward.

  • Eva Mitton-Urban

    Rafflecopter is not loading – commented/tweeted and following !

  • Kelsey Grant

    I like adding corn to my taco salads!
    Rafflecopter didn’t load for me but in addition to this comment I followed @corn_maze on Twitter and tweeted the #ExploreEdmonton tweet!

  • Elyse

    I love corn grilled on the fire then smothered in butter, sea salt and black pepper!

  • Elyse

    Rafflecopter issues!!! I followed, commented and tweeted the message! @elysechatt

  • Charlene

    Corn bread! Best way to enjoy corn!

  • Diane (@Argenplath)

    I love my corn in a salad (much less work than eating it off the cob!). Tweeted + Followed as well.

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