hay·​ride | \ ˈhā-ˌrīd How to pronounce hayride (audio) \

Definition of hayride

: a pleasure ride usually at night by a group in a wagon, sleigh, or open truck partly filled with straw or hay

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The day includes face-painting and crafts for the children, nature tours, butterflies, wildlife, native plant sale, hayrides, expert speakers & exhibitors and food. Houston Chronicle, "SL Fort Bend Calendar 091819," 16 Sep. 2019 Thursdays through Sundays, families can enjoy hayrides, a petting zoo, corn mazes and dog shows. Alison Stanton, azcentral, "The best fall festivals around Phoenix in 2019: Oktoberfest, Day of the Dead, art and more," 12 Sep. 2019 There will be live entertainment, hayrides, a petting zoo, face painting balloon artists and more. Annie Alleman, chicagotribune.com, "A bounty of fall and Halloween events await the western suburbs," 11 Sep. 2019 Russell Farms offers corn mazes, mini golf, hayrides, a petting zoo, bounce houses, pedal tractors, playground, country stores and more. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "Where to find Oktoberfests, fall and harvest festivals around Indianapolis," 3 Sep. 2019 Included with $10 (cash only) admission ($8 for children ages 2 to 11) is admission to the zoo, a hayride through the woods, a new children’s play area and baby animal petting areas. Ty Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A closer look at 4 fall farms to visit with your family," 29 Sep. 2017 The first portion of the Fall Harvest Festival is geared towards youngsters and begins at 4 p.m. This portion will include hayrides, pumpkin painting, games, cider and cake. cleveland.com, "Hay rides, pumpkins, movie, catered dinner are all part of Pepper Pike’s Fall Harvest Festival Sept. 21," 8 Sep. 2019 Enjoy hayrides, caramel apple hunts for free apples, picking your own apples, seeing honeybees make honey, the Tractor Town Adventure Farm Area and more. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "These are the 22 best things to do with kids around Indianapolis in September," 3 Sep. 2019 The tractor hayride, always a favorite with the children, will make runs around the fairground Saturday afternoon and evening. Dennis Hohenberger, courant.com, "Hartford County 4-H Fair Returning Aug. 16," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of hayride

1896, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of hayride

US : an informal event in which a group of people ride for pleasure in a wagon, sleigh, or open truck that is partly filled with straw or hay

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