7/31/19 maze

From Sept. 13 to Oct. 27, the Exploration Acres' corn maze will celebrate Purdue's 150th anniversary.

After last year's corn maze that was themed after the Netflix series “Stranger things,” this year's celebrates Purdue's 150th anniversary.

The Exploration Acres is Indiana’s largest corn maze and pumpkin patch in the Northwest. It will be open to the public from Sept. 13 to Oct. 27.

The maze will feature two Purdue alumnus: Neil Armstrong and Amelia Earhart.

Tim Fitzgerald, the president and CEO of the Exploration Acres, said in a press release, “This year’s maze will celebrate the rich history of Purdue University's past, as well as its focus on innovation for the future."

The maze was planted using GPS technology for precise seed-dropping in a dotted matrix pattern.

Collaborating with Purdue ‘s marketing team, the Exploration Acres will make every Saturday a "Purdue Pride" day. The maze will offer $3 off adult general admissions to those who wear Purdue apparel on those days, according to the press release.

Exploration Acres offers more than 20 activities, including an 11-acre pick-your-own pumpkin patch, fire pit rentals and hay rides. Local vendors will also be selling food and beverages at the maze.

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