Fall is most definitely in the air, and now that the balloons have drifted away, what better way to embrace the season than with an outing around the Albuquerque Corn Maze (aka ZiaMaizing Maze) at the Rio Grande Community Farm?!
About the Maize Maze
I’m happy to report that the Albuquerque Corn Maze, or ZiaMaizing Maze as its called this year, is absolutely, positively worth your time!
My oldest and I went to a preview night, and after some twists, turns, and dead ends, we made it out of “Ziamaizing Maze”…and then she promptly wanted to go through it again!
The entire Albuquerque Corn Maze was crafted on an 8-acre field, and is cut in the shape of one of New Mexico’s best known symbols: the Zia.
And you know when you’ve made it to the middle, because it’s a giant, 50-foot circle with gorgeous views of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Sandia Mountains.
We both loved that there were fun facts along the way, so you can get your learn on while enjoying the maze.
The ZiaMaizing Maze (I’m obsessed with their clever play on words there) is a massive 3.8 miles long, but don’t worry; there are shortcuts you can take if you’re not up for doing the entire thing.
Fun for the Whole Family at the Albuquerque Corn Maze
Check out ZiaMaizing Maze any weekend through the end of October.
They’re hosting incredibly fun events like Funky Friday (complete with a beer garden), a maze boot camp with an awesome yoga session at the end, a movie night showing Hocus Pocus, a music festival, vintage truck and tractor festival, and even night maze walks.
Plus, head over on Halloween for extra excitement like pumpkin carving and a costume contest!
Eat, Drink, and be Corny
Bring your appetite, and whet those whistles, because this Albuquerque Corn Maze will have local food trucks and breweries on hand to fill up bellies.
Carve out some extra time to try your hand at some corn hole and other games they’ll have on hand, too.
More Really Cool Maize Maze Info:
This is the 21st annual Maize Maze, and proceeds go straight back to the Rio Grande Community Farm. The money helps their community garden, local food networks, helps maintain wildlife habitats, and gives farm-based learning.
Speaking of learning, with the support of the Zia Pueblo, this interactive Zia is educational as well. While you explore ZiaMaizing Maze you’re learning about culture and agriculture all while having some good, wholesome fun!
What You NEED to Know:
1702 Montano Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Hours (through Oct. 31)
–Night Maze 6:30pm-10pm
–Night Maze 6:30pm-10pm
Buy here or cash/card at the maze
Kids 3 and under: Free!
Kids 4—12 years: $7
Military 20% off with promo code MilitaryFam
Have You Been to a Corn Maze Before?
What’s your favorite thing about wandering around a corn maze?!