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These vibrant festivals celebrate fall fun, and if your taste run more to the macabre, you will love these Ghost Tours & Haunted Attractions

This festival held over 4 days in fall has tons of family-friendly things to do.

1 Autumn Glory Festival - Oakland, Western Maryland

Oct. 12-16, 2016
Travel & Leisure named Oakland America’s Best Town for Fall Colors, and with good reason. Celebrate Mother Nature’s gorgeous foliage surrounding Deep Creek Lake with a farmers market, concerts, antiques and crafts shows, and even a car show! Don’t miss the Maryland Fiddle and Banjo Championships for a traditional Appalachian good time.


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Garrett County, Maryland
McHenry, MD 21541
888-387-5237


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2 Bowles Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm - Clements, Southern Maryland

Sept.24 - Oct. 30, 2016
Pick your pumpkins at the giant pumpkin patch and navigate the largest corn maze in Southern Maryland! This year’s maze celebrates 175 years of St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a maze in the shape of the Arc and dove. Kids will love the petting zoo, barrel rides and the chance for a picture with Sponge Bob! the 2016 Corn Maze theme is: 'Welcome Great Pumpkin" Charlie Brown.  


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Location:
22880 Budds Creek Road
Clements, MD 20624
301-475-2139


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3 Butler's Orchard Pumpkin Festival - Germantown, Capital Region

Weekends in October through Oct. 30, 2016
Pick your own pumpkin, meet the farm animals, explore the straw maze and swoosh down the giant slide at this fun and educational farm. Don’t leave without some of their famous butter-apple cider.


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22222 Davis Mill Rd
Germantown, MD 20876
301-428-0444


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4 Carroll County Corn Maze - Westminster, Central Region

Weekends Sept. 23 - Oct. 23, 2016
Celebrate the history of farming past and present, explore the amazing corn maze, and take home some local, fall produce. If you’re feeling bold, bring a flashlight and try the maze at night! This year's theme is "All Things Maryland."


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706 Agriculture Center
Westminster, MD 21157
410-848-6704


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5 Fall Harvest Festival at Summers Farm - Frederick, Capital Region

Sept. 24 - Oct. 31, 2016
Have fun on the farm with pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides, a giant pumpkin pillow, corn maze and even pig races!


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5620 Butterfly Lane
Frederick, MD 21703
301-620-9316


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6 Forrest Hall Farm Crazy Corn Maze - Mechanicsville, Southern Maryland

Sept. 17 - Oct. 30, 2016
Tour the corn maze, go for a hay ride, get to know some friendly farm animals, and take home great local produce, flowers, meats and baked goods.


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39136 Avie Lane
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
301-884-3086


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7 Terrapin Adventures - Great Pumpkin Adventure - Savage, Central Region

Oct. 15, 2016
Paint your own pumpkin or ghost, then spend an hour and a half on the Terrapin Explorer course. For ages 5-10, minimum weight of 35 pounds. Reservations required. 


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8600 Foundry St
Savage, MD 20763
301-725-1313


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8 Fall Fun Festival at Gavers Farm - Mt. Airy, Central Region

Sep. 9 - Oct 31, 2016
There's nothing like fall on the farm! have fun navigating the twists and turns of the corn maze, jumping on the giant pillow, petting and feeding the farm animals and gliding down giant slides. There are more than 45 attractions, suitable for any age, including the Cow Train, mini mazes, playgrounds, duck races, ball games, photo centers and more!

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9 PumpkinFest at Irvine Nature Center - Owings Mills, Central Region

Oct. 15, 2016  - 11am-7pm.
PumpkinFest is a fun event for families and communities to celebrate the delights of autumn. Each October, hundreds of families gather at Irvine to enjoy a wholesome day of music, food and fun including hayrides, alpacas, jugglers, face painting and more!  Admission: $15 per child. Adults and children under 2, free.
http://www.explorenature.org/

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10 Homestead Gardens Fall Fest - Davidsonville, Central Region

Sept. 24 - Oct. 30 weekends - Davidsonville location only
Pumpkin Express, hay rides, corn maze, jumping pillow, pipe slide, pumpkin bowling and live entertainment. Free entry, fee for some activities. 
http://homesteadgardens.com/

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11 Greenstreet Gardens Fall Festival & Corn Maze - Lothian, Central Region

Sep.17 - Oct.30, 2016  Weekends.
Hayrides, corn maze, jumping pillow, underground slide, corn boxes, shortie maze, cow train and more

Horsmon Farm Photo By: Horsmon Farm

12 Horsmon Farm Harvest Festival - St. Leonard, Southern Maryland

Through Oct. 31, 2016 weekends and school holidays.
Hay rides, petting zoo, corn box, straw maze, sorghum maze and special events each weekend including scarecrow making, kayaking for kids, tractor weekend and more.
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13 Lawyer’s Winterbrook Farm & Moonlight Maze - Thurmont

Sept. 24, 2016  - Nov. 6, 2016
There’s something about fall that inspires farmers to carve intricate patterns in their crops and invite strangers to wander around. Lawyer’s Winterbrook Farm & Moonlight Maze in Thurmont is the state’s largest corn maze—five of them, actually—and after you find your way out, you can take a turn at the 75mph pumpkin-shooting air cannon.


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13001 Creagerstown Road
Thurmont, MD 21788
204-315-8133


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Featured Places
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Location:
Garrett County, Maryland
McHenry, MD 21541
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Location:
22880 Budds Creek Road
Clements, MD 20624
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Location:
22222 Davis Mill Rd
Germantown, MD 20876
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Location:
706 Agriculture Center
Westminster, MD 21157
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Location:
5620 Butterfly Lane
Frederick, MD 21703
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Location:
39136 Avie Lane
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
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Location:
8600 Foundry St
Savage, MD 20763
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Location:
13001 Creagerstown Road
Thurmont, MD 21788
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