Dogs get their day at La Union Maze

This Sunday Union Labyrinth goes to the dogs – literally.

The southern New Mexico fall destination for many El Paso families looking for the perfect pumpkin patch and outdoor seasonal fun will wrap up the 2022 season with Bring Your Dog to the Maze Day.

Union Labyrinth in La Union, New Mexico is the only maze and pumpkin patch still open, but it will be a wrap on cornstalks and photo ops after this weekend.

If you wanted to check out the UFO-themed corn maze and all the kid-friendly activities the farm has to offer, but just didn’t make it, you need to do this. weekend or you will have to wait until September 2023.

Bring your dog to the maze

With the exception of trained service animals, pets are not permitted at La Union Maze. The only other exception is Take Your Dog to the Maze day.

That day is this Sunday, November 6.

On Sunday, instead of walking blindly among the stalks, you can use your four-legged furry friend’s directional skills to find your way through the winding, twisting paths of the 13-acre corn maze.

What to know if you plan to go

• Only 1 dog per family.

• Your canine companion must be kept on a leash at all times and have his last hunting log with you.

• They also ask you to bring poop bags with you so you can pick up your dog’s poop.

Fireworks, Pumpkin Smash in A-Maze-ing last weekend

Night fireworks

Fireworks will color the desert sky each Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening 30 minutes after dusk, which is around 7 p.m. at this time of year. Feel free to bring your garden chairs and blankets.

smashed pumpkin

Saturday and Sunday, the farm will hold its annual Pumpkin Smash. I’m told they take their biggest gourds, fill them with water, lift them high with a crane, then drop them on the ground where they crush them before throwing them away.

Labyrinth of Union Facebook

Labyrinth of Union Facebook

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