Corn Maze Days at Lane Southern Orchards (2019)

A visit to the Corn Maze Days at Lane Southern Orchards is the perfect outing for a school field trip, visiting relatives, or an inquisitive family wanting to get involved in the community.

Get lost in the corn maze, test your navigation skills, get a bowl of peach ice cream, check out the wares in the gift shop, take a hayride, race rubber ducks, shoot corn at the target, enjoy the playground and/or picnic area, or do all of the above…the choice is yours at Lane Southern Orchards!

In addition to the corn maze inspired by the late Otis Redding, Lane Southern Orchards hosts an annual fall festival with unlimited activities for kids ranging from the corn maze, scavenger hunt, face-painting, pumpkin patch, bounce houses, and more. The 2019 corn maze design is dedicated to the Mercer University’s mascot, Toby.

Corn Maze Days at Lane Southern Orchards


Corn Maze Details

Dates:  Wednesday, October 2nd – Thursday, October 31st

Times: 

  • General Public
    • Monday and Tuesday Closed
    • Wednesday – Friday, 12pm – 6pm
    • Saturday – Sunday, 10am – 6pm
  • School Groups
    • Monday – Friday, 10am – 2:30pm

Admission:

  • Ages 3 & Under – Free
  • 55+ and Military – 10% discount
  • Corn Maze & Hayride Combo
    • Ages 4-12, $10
    • Ages 12+, $14
  • Corn Maze
    • Ages 4-12, $8
    • Ages 12+, $11
  • Hayride
    • Ages 4-12, $3
    • Ages 12+, $5
  • Mercer University Students & Employees (with Student ID)
    • Maze, $6
    • Maze & Hayride, $7

Activities:

  • 6-Acre Corn Maze
  • Hayride
  • Corn Maze
  • Corn Cannon
  • Pumpkin Checkers
  • Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe
  • Rubber Duck Races
  • Face and Pumpkin Painting
  • Pumpkin Patch

Location:  Lane Southern Orchards, 50 Lane Road, Fort Valley GA (I-75, Exit 142)

Contact: 1-800-27PEACH


Lane Southern Orchards Fall Festival Details

Fall is here which means it is time to make sure the calendar is cleared on Saturday, October 19th, from 11am to 5pm for the Lane Southern Orchards Fall Festival. Admission is free but $20 for the unlimited play zone, maze, and hayride armband for children over four years. Children under 3 are free.

One of my favorite reminders that Autumn has arrived are the Jack-O-Lanterns that crop up in yards and on porches.  Come on out to the 9th annual Lane Southern Orchards Fall Festival and pick yours from the pumpkin patch just in time for Halloween.

Date:  Saturday, October 19th

Time:  11am – 5pm

Admission:

  • Free Admission
  • $20 Unlimited Play Armband, Ages 4+
  • Free Unlimited Play, Ages 3 & Under
  • Free Corn Maze Admission for First Responders

Location:  Lane Southern Orchards, 50 Lane Road, Fort Valley GA (I-75, Exit 142)

Contact: 1-800-27PEACH

Activities:

  • Corn Maze
  • Hayrides
  • Pirate Ship
  • Corn Cannon
  • Face Painting
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Food Vendors
  • Kidz Play Zone
  • Arts & Crafts Vendors
  • Children’s Costume Contest
  • Speed Racer Dual Slide
  • 1200 Ft. Mega Sports Complex with 10+ Games
  • Mario Racer vs. Cars Mega 55 Ft. Obstacle Course
  • Transformers Bumblebee and Optimus Combo Bouncer
  • Trolls Combo Castle with Pop-Up Branch & Poppy and Basketball Hoop

Special Guests:

  • Sheriff’s K-9 Demonstrations
  • Georgia State Patrol Helicopter Display
  • First Responder Vehicle Display
  • Firearms Safety Class
  • Performances by Dance Collective from Byron
  • 1pm – 3pm: Children’s Costume Contest
  • 1pm – 4pm: Miss Georgia’s Outstanding Teen, Mary Wilhelmina Hodges

There will be plenty of food to whet your appetite and a host of activities to pique the interest of every family member. Kids 12 and under come dressed in your favorite costume for the costume contest at 1pm to 3pm. First, second and third place prizes will be rewarded for the best costumes.

Entertainment just for the kids include:

  • Speed Racer Dual Slide
  • 1200 Ft. Mega Sports Complex with 10+ Games
  • Mario Racer vs. Cars Mega 55 Ft. Obstacle Course
  • Transformers Bumblebee and Optimus Combo Bouncer
  • Trolls Combo Castle with Pop-Up Branch & Poppy and Basketball Hoop

The Lane Southern Orchards Fall Festival is the perfect way for the whole family to enjoy a Saturday afternoon! All proceeds for this event will be donated to Beverly Olson Knight Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health!


Lane Southern Orchards Information

In addition to these events, Lane Southern Orchards caters to tourists, groups, and families looking to tour the packing house, sample the peach cobbler, or peruse the shop for trinkets.  No matter when during the year you arrive, they always have farm fresh grapefruit, oranges, peaches, and pecans available.

Lane Southern Orchards is a 4th generation family operated farm that has been dedicated to planting and harvesting peaches and pecans for over a century. The farm boasts over 3,000 acres of peach orchards, pecan groves, and a patch for apples, blackberries, blueberries, kiwi, muscadines, strawberries, and scuppernongs.

Patrons can visit the roadside market for local and seasonal produce, gourmet goodies, local wines, Vidalia onion sauces, and authentic souvenirs. The Honeybell Tangelos direct from the Indian River Groves in Florida are available for purchase in January. Fresh citrus is available from November to May. The 6-acre strawberry patch is open each year for personal picking from April to May. Peach season runs from mid-May to August with over thirty different varieties. Blueberries and blackberries are harvested in June and July with personal picking available. Pecans are harvested between October to January but available for purchase year round.

For nearly thirty years Lane Southern Orchards has been home to the Peachtree Café and Bakery offering a wide selection of ole fashioned southern cooking and homemade desserts using their farm fresh produce. If you’re visiting middle Georgia, new to the area, or a long-time resident, Lane Southern Orchards is certainly worth visiting.

The Lane Southern Orchards Corn Maze

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