2023 – Thinking

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In the age of artificial intelligence, what makes us human? At a farm along the banks of the Connecticut River in Western Massachusetts, a labyrinth of type encoded in a corn field poses a question: “In the age of artificial intelligence, what makes us human?” Humanity’s existential crisis becomes fodder for fall fun at Mike’s … Read more

2022 – Action!

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Here’s lookin’ at you, kids – Mike’s Maze is going to make you an offer you can’t refuse: 8-acres of motion picture magic, movie trivia, and a playground so epic you’ll think you’re a Hollywood stunt double! We’re on a farm but we’re not in Kansas, Toto! Click your heels: there’s no place like Mike’s … Read more

2021 – Imagine

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A tribute to John and Yoko’s song, released 50 years ago, our 2021 corn maze was a celebration of imagination in all its forms. Visitors explored our imaginations through the lens of great imagineers, winding and wandering through 8 acres of whimsy and wonder.

2020 – Vote

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Hit the campaign trails at Mike’s Maze this fall and cast your vote for fun!It’s your corn-stitutional right. One hundred years ago in 1920, the decades-long battle for women’s suffrage was finally realized with the passing of the 19th amendment. Fifty-five years ago, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 was passed, prohibiting racial discrimination in … Read more

2019 – Cornstock!

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock this fall with 8 acres of peace, love, and music! In 1969, The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival came to Yasgur’s Farm in Bethel, NY. 50 years later, Cornstock is coming to Mike’s Maze, with 8 acres of peace, love, music, and corn. Hippies are welcome—it’s time to don … Read more

2018 – Blackbeard the Pirate

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Ahoy Mateys! Avast all ye landlubbers and scallywags! All ye buccaneers and sea dogs! Legend tells of a place along the Connecticut River where paths are cut through a sea of corn. A place where there be buried treasure around every turn, and cider donuts in every hand. “X” marks the spot in Sunderland this … Read more

2017 – Greetings From Earth

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An 8-acre message – visible from Space – has appeared on the surface of the pale blue dot know as Earth! Stardate:  9.9.2017 – Mike’s Maze Opens for the 2017 Season! Location: Corn Field, 23 South Main Street, Sunderland, Massachusetts, United States of America, Earth, Solar System, Orion Spiral Arm, Milky Way Galaxy, Local Group, Virgo Supercluster, … Read more

2016 – See America

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Mike’s Maze celebrated 100 years of the National Park Service in 2016 with our “See America” Maze. The National Parks wouldn’t exist today without the tireless efforts of two conservation champions: John Muir and Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States. Our maze design featured the images of Roosevelt and Muir with a unique … Read more

2015 – Alice in Sunderland

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Our 2015 maze was the first designed by next generation farmers, David Wissemann and his wife, Jess. “Alice in Sunderland” became world famous, voted the best maze in America by Yahoo and going viral on social media with over 3 million views of the image of the maze!

2014 – Animal Intelligence

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In 2014 we challenged maze-goers to use their wit and creativity to gain entrance into Animal University. The maze took the shape of a raven, the bird known for being clever and intelligent, and visitors tuned into the natural world to solve a series of puzzles. If they succeeded in finding a solution that suited … Read more