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Maan Farms Haunted Halloween Corn Mazes in 2020

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze

Maan Farms is a farm that hosts kid-friendly pumpkin patch activities in the fall. It’s also home to what is arguably the scariest corn maze in Canada.

The pumpkin patch and kids’ play areas at the farm’s Barnyard Adventureland are popular places for children in autumn. The Haunted Corn Maze, on the other hand, is only recommended for older fright seekers who love Halloween and getting freaked out! To enter that attraction, you have to be at least 10 years of age, although most visitors are older teenagers and young adults.

For information about the venue’s kid-friendly activities see our article about the Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch. To learn about the more extreme haunted attraction, however, continue reading or visit the Maan Farms website.

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze

Haunted Corn Mazes at Maan Farms

Located at 790 McKenzie Road in Abbotsford, Maan Farms has a couple of corn mazes that are suitable for all ages in the fall. The mazes are fun for young children to explore during the day. At night, however, they get ramped up and become ultra-scary!

The haunted corn mazes change slightly each season. Last year, for example, Maan Farms had a regular haunted maze which had live actors and was really scary. The actors would hide behind corners and jump out and scare people, but never touched anyone.

Last year there was also a second maze, called Pitch Black, which was even freakier! Why? Because the actors would actually reach out and grab visitors, and in some cases even drag people away from their friends! It was hard-core and wonderfully frightening!

For tickets and more information click Maan Farms 2020 Haunted Attractions.

The Haunted Corn Maze in 2020

The Haunted Corn Maze is different from usual in 2020 because of COVID-19. It’s still one of the Lower Mainland’s scariest and most extreme haunted attractions though.

This year the haunted maze has a background-story theme. A young man, Thomas, discovered an old video about an abandoned testing facility located underground at Maan Farms. Thomas went to check the place out, to see if the story was true. He never came back!

If you dare to visit the Haunted Corn Maze in 2020 you’ll meet the monsters that poor Thomas had encountered. In the maze you’ll find numerous ghastly scenes. You might even find Thomas’ remains!

To learn about the background story, and for an idea of what to expect in the outdoor maze, check out the following video. Then visit the place in person, but only if you dare!

Admission Dates and Rates

The Haunted Corn Maze runs from September 25th until November 1st in 2020. It’s open on all weekends during this time, most (but not all Thursdays), the Thanksgiving Monday, and Wednesday, October 28th. It’s closed all Tuesdays and all but one Monday and one Wednesday.

Admission on weekends and just before Halloween is when “Hot Nights” occur. On those dates the place stays open an hour later than normal and the price is slightly more.

Dates, hours of operation and ticket prices are the following in 2020:

Early Bird Admission

  • $35 for tickets purchased online in advance
  • On September 25th & 26th and October 2nd & 12th
  • From 7:00 to 10:00 pm

General Admission

  • $42 if purchased in advance or $49 on the day (but also purchased online)
  • On October 3rd, 8th, 12th, 15th, 18th, 22nd, 25th, 28th & 31st as well as November 1st
  • From 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Hot Nights Admission

  • $48 if purchased in advance or $55 on the day
  • On October 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 29th and 30th
  • From 7:00 until 11:00 pm

Notes: Tickets must be purchased online in advance, even when buying them on the day of your visit. They are booked for set time slots and are non-refundable. Tickets must also be purchased in groups for between four and six people. If it’s just you, or just you and a couple of friends wanting to go, you’ll need to find more people from within your “bubble” to join you (unless you want to pay extra for the additional spots without using them).

For tickets and more information click Maan Farms 2020 Haunted Attractions.

Maan Farms Corn Maze

Safety Precautions for 2020

Because of COVID-19, Maan Farms is implementing a number of safety precautions to help keep both staff and visitors safe. These include the following:

  • The attraction is operating at a greatly reduced capacity – at up to just 50% compared to previous years – to help minimize crowds and ensure appropriate physical distancing.
  • Tickets must be purchased online. They cannot be purchased at the gate.
  • Face masks are required for all guests and employees.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the property.
  • Tickets are sold for set times and dates.
  • Temperatures of all attendees and employees are taken (in a non-invasive manner). People showing signs of a fever are not permitted entry.
  • Actors will not touch guests and guests are not allowed to touch the actors (unlike with the Pitch Black maze last year).

Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch

Other Things to Know

Below are some other useful bits of information to help you make the most out of your haunted corn maze experience.

  • There are a couple of mazes. There is a less extreme Flashlight Corn Maze where you are allowed to use a flashlight. Maan Farms doesn’t provide flashlights though, so you’ll have to bring your own (or make sure your phone is well charged before you start). Flashlights are not permitted, however, in the Haunted Corn Maze.
  • The event takes place rain or shine, so bring a raincoat if necessary. Boots are also highly recommended as the ground can get muddy, even on days when it doesn’t rain.
  • To ensure not too many people are in the maze at any one time, don’t expect to go in right away. Expect to have to wait a while for your turn. Maybe watch the above background video again while you’re waiting, or tell your friends ghost stories to help get them extra nervous!
  • The Haunted Corn Maze isn’t recommended for children under the age of 10, people with nervous dispositions, pregnant women or folk with heart issues. There are strobe lights in the maze, so it’s also not recommended for people with sensitivities to flashing lights.
  • Don’t complain if the experience gives you nightmares afterwards. You’ve been warned!
  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Tickets are sold in groups of four, five or six, so you have to do the maze with members of your own party. Choose your COVID bubble wisely!
Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin Patch at Maan Farms

Other Information

In addition to the Haunted Corn Maze, Maan Farms hosts other activities in the autumn and Halloween seasons. Be sure to check them out while you’re there.

To learn more about the venue and its various Halloween activities, check out the following on the official Maan Farms website:

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