TEMECULA – Visitors are invited to get lost in the Big Horse Corn Maze on the northeast corner of Temecula Parkway and Butterfield Stage Road. The largest cornfield maze in Southern California runs Sept. 30 through Oct. 30. The maze includes a pumpkin patch open daily, pony rides starting Oct. 7, hayride, pillow jump, animal sharing center, mini maze, pig races, high striker, rock wall, corn cannon, face painting, knockerballs, free contests and weekly events.
Prices are $9 for maze entry and $15 for maze entry and three activities. Parking is $5 and a portion of parking fee goes to support several nonprofit organizations including the Gary Sinise Foundation, Military and Veterans Appreciation Trust Foundation, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Special Operations Warrior Foundation, Medal of Honor Foundation and Armed Services YMCA.
The Big Horse Corn Maze will host a “Salute to Our Military” weekend, Oct. 7-8. The “Helping and Hiring Our Heroes” job and resource fair will be open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Attendees should bring resumes and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews.
The Big Horse Corn Maze will host an “All-American Weekend,” Oct. 14-15, with baseball, hot dogs and apple pie.
The maze will have an old-fashioned farm twist, Oct. 21-22; visitors can churn butter, race pigs, pan for gold, compete in pie eating contests, bob for apples and run in potato sack races.
The final weekend “End of the Harvest” will have a children and pet costume contest, 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29.
For more information on the maze or available school programs, visit www.bighorsecornmaze.com or call (951) 389-4621.