Ken’s Produce to Open Garner, NC Corn Maze Sept. 21, Haunted Attraction Oct. 18

Source: Ken's Produce and Garden Center, Garner, North Carolina
Source: Ken's Produce and Garden Center, Garner, North Carolina

By Kay Whatley, Editor

For the choices of fall activities and/or a scary Halloween attraction, check out Ken’s Produce and Garden Center. This Garner, North Carolina farmland offers daytime activities including a corn maze and family activities with Ken’s Korny Corn Maze and more When the sun sets, hellish creatures take over parts of the farm as Harvested Farm Nightmares.

Both the scares and the fun may be found at 3175 Benson Highway (Hwy 50), Garner, NC (Wake County).

Check out all that Ken’s has to offer at

Fall Maze and More

The happy fall-fun-family part of Ken’s Produce and Garden Center is Ken’s Korny Corn Maze. The state’s “First and Longest Running Corn Maze” covers six acres and provides visitors with a walking path of 2-1/2 miles… assuming you don’t get lost a bit and walk further.

The corn maze is flanked by pumpkins, a corn tunnel, farm animals, and other activities for children. Enjoy a day out on the farm, walk the corn maze, and let the kids jump in the hay a bit.

Ken’s Korny Corn Maze and courtyard activities — all 10 acres of them — are opening Saturday, September 21, 2019 and will remain open through October and part of November. Be sure to check the days and hours the farm is open.  Corn maze information is available at

Special event days in 2019 include the Hero Weekend recognizing fire, EMS, military, and veterans (September 27-29, 2019); Scout Day (October 12, 2019), and Pet Weekend (November 8-9, 2019).

Food is available for purchase at the farm, and picnic tables are available.

Follow Ken’s Korny Corn Maze updates on Facebook here.

The farm will close for the season at the end of Pet Weekend, November 9, 2019.

Farm Scares

Billed as “the scariest haunt in Wake County,” Harvested Farm Nightmares includes wooded walks you won’t forget, with graveyards, crypts, and zombies — not to mention haunted cornfields — along the way. This haunted attraction is the scary side of Ken’s Produce and Garden Center.

Dates for Harvested Farm Nightmares are:

  • October 18-19, 25-26, 2019
  • Halloween Night! October 31, 2019
  • November 1, 2019

Hours on each date are 7-11pm.

Admission to the farm is $20 per person and may be paid at the farm.

Check out details at Be sure to read their frequently asked questions (FAQ) which suggests their haunt is for brave teens (minimum age 10) and adults.

Follow Harvested Farm Nightmares on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for any updates.



Ed. Note: Originally published September 14, 2019. Updated September 20 w/ date change from Ken’s Produce.

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