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Swinkey Corn Maze opens for season

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:08 am

The Swinkey Corn Maze opens for the season on Friday, September 21, and is will stay open on weekends through October 28.  Days and hours of operation are Fridays (5 pm – 9 pm), Saturdays (12 pm – 9 pm) and Sundays (12 pm – 4 pm).  The maze is sponsored by the Indian Creek Knights of Columbus.
Admission to the maze is $6.00 and is free for ages 4 and under.  Complete the scavenger hunt inside the maze and be entered to win an iPod Touch, Kindle Fire or Nintendo DS.  There is also a 16’ bridge inside the maze that you can walk over or under.  A concession stand will be open serving pork burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, and water.  Pumpkins will also be for sale.
If you are coming at night, please remember to bring your flashlight.  Glow-in-the-dark necklaces will be for sale for $1.00.  No one will be allowed in after 9 pm.
Group rates are $1.00 off per person for groups of 15 or more customers.  Groups/classes are welcome during the weekday and a pavilion with picnic tables is available for group use.  Call for scheduling.
All money raised goes to the Indian Creek Knights of Columbus council and its charities.  The Indian Creek Knights have held the maze every year since 2003, with the exception of 2008 when it was canceled due to flooding.  Last year, about 2300 customers went through the maze.
The maze is located in the village of Indian Creek, MO, which is located 5 miles southwest of Monroe City, MO, on Hwy. 24.  Turn south off Hwy. 24 onto Monroe Road 533 (paved road but NOT Route HH…look for maze sign on Hwy. 24) into the village of Indian Creek.  The maze is about a quarter mile off Hwy. 24, just past St. Stephen Church.   Maze headquarters are in the pavilion on the left-hand side of the road.
For more information, go to, find Swinkey Corn Maze on Facebook or call Sam Smith at (573) 822-2023.