October 15, 2015

Contact: AnnMarie Cornejo

Haunted Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch Return to Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Pumpkin Patch, offering a variety of pumpkins and gourds, is open to the public every weekend through Halloween.

The pumpkin patch sells pumpkins for $3 to $7 and gourds from $1 to $7 Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is located on Mt. Bishop Drive. Enter the campus on Highland Drive, and follow the signs to the field. Sales benefit the Cal Poly Crops Club.

The Haunted Corn Maze is also back by popular demand. The maze, hosted by the Cal Poly Crops Club, will be open Oct. 23-24 and Oct. 30-31, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Families with younger children can enjoy the maze without the fright from 6 p.m. until nightfall all four nights. The “haunted” maze will be held from dark until 10 p.m. each night. Teens, children and adults are encouraged to come in costume.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. Children 3 and younger are free.

To get to the Haunted Corn Maze, take Highway 1 to the Highland Drive entrance to campus. The maze is located across from the Crops Unit on Mt. Bishop Drive.

About Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, comprehensive polytechnic university. The university’s College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences is comprised of expert faculty members who take pride in their ability to transform academically motivated students into innovative professionals ready to solve the complex challenges associated with feeding the world in sustainable ways. Students have access to state-of-the-art laboratories including ranchland, orchards, vineyards and forests, all of which provide the basis for Cal Poly’s Learn by Doing methodology.

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