Lyman Orchards Corn Maze
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Follow the yellow brick road in "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" themed Corn Maze at Lyman Orchards, open September 2nd until November 5th. "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was written in 1900 by L. Frank Baum, pictures by W.W. Denslow.
The 2023 corn maze officially opens on Saturday, September 2nd at 9:45am. We will be celebrating opening day with our annual ribbon cutting ceremony, all are welcome to join! Go through the maze and then head over to our Corn Maze and Cider Donut Festival happening on September 2rd & 3rd. Learn more about the festival here.
The 2023 Lyman Orchards Corn Maze transports you into the Land of Oz, revisiting the classic 1900 American fairytale book of a young girl named Dorothy and her adventures in a magical land where she meets new friends and powerful witches. In the maze, you'll learn how "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" story came to be, how it has influenced pop culture, and you'll even learn about the history of other popular fairytales!
The maze is approximately 4 acres in size with over a mile of pathways. The average time to make it through the maze is approximately 30-40 minutes. Signage throughout the pathways feature educational content and trivia related to "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", fairy tales, pop culture, and some relevant historical events as well. Starting in 2000, the maze is in its 24th year of operation.
One dollar of each maze admission will be donated to support the American Cancer Society. Since 2000, the Corn Maze has raised more than $730,000 for the organization. In addition, $.50 of each admission fee will be donated to the Connecticut Cancer Foundation, which has received $54,287 from the Corn Maze since 2020. The Lyman Orchards Corn Maze is open now until November 5th. The maze is open 1pm-5:30pm Monday-Friday and 10am-5:30pm on Weekends and Holidays. Last maze entry is 5:30pm*.
Admission is $11 for adults, $6 for ages 4 – 12, and free for children under 3 years.
As part of the experience, each visitor receives an official Corn Maze Map to help guide them through the twists and turns along the one-mile stretch of pathways and hundreds of decision points. Corn Maze travelers are issued a Corn Maze Passport featuring ten trivia questions related to the book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz". Answering each questions correctly will help in choosing the right direction at each of ten main crossroad stations within the maze. Additional passport trivia categories include music, movies, health, and sports, to name a few. Corn Cops are also positioned within the maze for extra guidance and assistance if needed. The average time needed to navigate the entire maze is 30-40 minutes.
Fun facts about the Lyman Orchards Corn Maze:
- The maze is approximately 4 acres in size
- The average time to make it through the maze is approximately 30-40 minutes
- Signage throughout the Corn Maze pathways feature educational content and trivia related to the book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", fairy tales, pop culture, and some history that includes Lyman family history from when the original parcel of land was purchased in 1741 by John & Hope Lyman!
- The Corn Maze has raised over $730,000 for the American Cancer Society and $54,287 for the Connecticut Cancer Foundation
- The Lyman Orchards Corn Maze is in its 24th year of operation
- The Maze is a unique team-building activity for remote employees, sports teams, or organizations!
Purchase your ticket at the corn maze, pick up your maze map and passport, then make your way through the 2023 Lyman Orchards "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" Corn Maze. A great activity for kids, team outings, corporate team building, or even a first date!
The maze is open 1-5:30pm Monday-Friday and 10am-5:30pm on Weekends and Holidays. Last maze entry is 5:30pm.*
*The corn maze will close early for a paid Brew Maze Beer Tasting event on the following dates:
Friday, September 1, 4:30pm
Friday, September 8, 4:30pm
Friday, September 15, 4:30pm
Friday, September 29, 4:30pm
For daily updates on the maze and Pick Your own, call our 24-hour hotline at 860-349-6015. Group pricing is available for companies or outings, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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