Kraay Family Farm is a local business in Lacombe that is located just west of town on Range Road 1. They started their farm and corn maze in 1999, from then on their farm has grown. In 2012 the farm won a Guinness World Record for the Largest Corn Maze at 29 Thousand m². They now have 24 activities to do and see at their farm including; jumping pillows, a grain train, pig races, miniature golf, Stalk car Raceway, pumpkin cannon, gemstone mining, giant games and of course the corn maze with 3 phases. Some of the activities do cost tokens which can be bought; 1 token for $1.00, 10 for $9.00 and 25 for $20.00. These extra activities include; the grain train (2 tokens), corn/ pumpkin blaster (1 token per shoot), Hi Striker (1 token for 3 hits) and Shootout at the Oak Corral (4 tokens per game)
This year the corn maze is in celebration of 50 years of “It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown”. This year the corn is almost 10ft tall, so it will be easy from everyone both big and small to get lost in the corn. But don’t worry if you remember to grab your passport you can find numbers in the maze and if you get the answer to the question correct then you have a little extra help finding your way out of the maze!
Kraay Family Farm is open from the end of July until the end of October (this year October 22, 2016). The best time to go to the maze is in August as it is still the warm weather and the corn is at its tallest. They also have rentals on the farm so you can make the most of your time there, for the little ones they have wagons ($2.00) so they can ride when they get tired from running through the maze. They also have tent rentals ($30.00 per hour) which includes 3 picnic tables, and 1 serving table, and BBQ rentals ($10 each) which includes the propane and utensils. This is great for birthday parties, or a great day activity for family gatherings. There are also multiple places on site where you can buy food, drinks, snacks and even souvenirs and gifts.
You can start your day of fun in the summer (until September 5, 2016) at 10:30am until 8:00pm Monday- Saturday. And on Labour day 10:30am- 6:00pm. In the Fall (September 6- October 22, 2016) the fun starts at at 4:00pm- 8:00pm Tuesday-Thursday, 10:30am- 6:00pm Friday- Saturday and on Thanksgiving Monday 10:30am-6:00pm. But don’t worry the closing time is the time the Ticket booth closes you can still play at the farm 1 hour after the ticket booth closes!
With great prices Kraay family farm is not only hours of entertainment and fun it is also very afforable. A Day pass is $13.00 (anyone 3 and under are free), a season pass is $35.00, and a group day pass is $11.00 per person( 25 people or more), to get this deal you need to pay as a group. This year they also have an Everything pass for $20.00 which includes enough tokens to try each of the extra activities once.
This year they are hosting an Outdoor movie night on September 23, 2016, where one of the movies that will be shown is “The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown”. Come out and sit by a fire pit (fire wood $5.00), take in all that the farm has to offer and watch a great movie!
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