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Effective Jan 5, 2022, Ontario returns to a Modified Step Two restriction plan for 21 days. Many events and programs will be canceled and venues closed during this time. Please keep this in consideration when reading our guides and check venue websites before heading out.

Fall Fun

Little Canada Haunted House

Little Canada offers Little Frights for both Giants and Tykes

Halloween is around the corner and many parents are wondering what safe activities are available for their children to participate in this year. While many experiences may be too scary for young kids, Toronto’s newest attraction, Little Canada, is offering a unique Halloween experience that the whole family is sure

Fort Henry Jack-o-Lantern Archway

It’s the Season of ‘Spooky’ in Kingston

With so many spooky activities in one place, Kingston makes a great area to check out over the Halloween weekend. We’ve rounded up some of Kingston’s infamously haunted places and family friendly experiences worth checking out if you are in the area.

Best Selling Halloween Books for Kids

Best Sellers: Top 10 Kids Books for Halloween

Get ready for a spooky (or not so spooky) Halloween with these fun books for kids. These are sure to be a favourite all year long, with a few you’ll want to hang onto for the next generation! The books here, in no particular order, are all bestsellers and we love them all!

Halloween Events for Families

Halloween Events

Halloween Events in the GTA Trick or Treat! It’s that magical time for kids and adults to embrace their imaginations and dress-up in the spirit of Halloween! We love this holiday, possibly more than any other! Halloween brings out the kid in everyone, and gives us a great sense of

Pumpkin Patches in the GTA

Perfect Pumpkin Picking Patches in and around the GTA

Pumpkin picking season has arrived! We’ve gathered up the best places to find pumpkins in the GTA, as well as those destinations that make for a perfect day trip or fall colours drive. Did we miss one? Let us know your favourite pumpkin patch in the comments section below. 2021

Funtastic Fall Event Guide GTA

Funtastic Fall Fairs & Festivals

The Fall season is one of the best times of the year for family events and outings! This colourful (and cooler!) season brings so any opportunities to head out with the kids and make lasting memories and traditions!

Corn Maze Ontario

Get Lost in a Corn Maze

Rows and rows of tall corn fields spread across Ontario every fall means yummy sweet buttered corn for dinner and hot corn on the cob at fall festivals but it may also be the perfect place to get LOST!  There are more and more mazes popping up each year –

Ghost Walks GTA

Ghost Walks and Historical Tours

Get into the spirit of Halloween with a Spooky Historical Tour of your city! Ghost walks are offered in a number of locations across Ontario throughout the fall season.

Scouts Canada Continues the Adventure this Fall

Scouts Canada’s five-stage Return to Scouting plan offers kids continuity, fun and friendship, while prioritizing safety. Registration opens September 15th for new members; volunteers can sign up now! Back to school has long signalled the return to extracurricular activities for Canadian families. As provincial restrictions ease, many parents are seeking

Fall Programs for Kids GTA

Fall Programs for Kids in the GTA

Check out some of the great kids programs being offered this fall in the GTA and be sure to also check our Kids Directories and Event Guides for other venue’s that offer kids programs, both in person and online. Fall Programs Digital Art Foundations (9+) – LIVE Virtual Art Class Dec

apple picking in the GTA

Apple Picking in and around the GTA

Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it’s local harvest of delicious Ontario apples! See below for a handy list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario.

Top Sunflower Fields Ontario

Summers Glow: Best Spots for a Sunflower Day Trip in Ontario

As early as late July and continuing into September you can enjoy the warm yellow glow of sunflowers in bloom all across Ontario. What used to be a pretty farm crop has turned into a new craze with Sunflower Fields now opening up to the public. Walking amongst the thousands

The New Boo at the Zoo

The New ‘BOOmobile Drive-Thru’ At The Toronto Zoo

Turn your automobile into your very own BOOmobile! Due to new COVID-19 restrictions, The Toronto Zoo‘s regular BOOmobile looks a little different this year, allowing you to enjoy the experience from the safety and comfort of your OWN vehicle! The BOOmobile Drive-Thru is part of the Toronto Zoo’s annual BOO

Ontario Culture Days

Culture Days

A National Celebration of Arts and Culture September 25 – October 25, 2020 Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the end of each September, millions of people attend thousands of participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to

Fergus Magic Festival

Fergus magic festival set to dazzle crowds this fall

Inaugural Ontario Week of Wonder Magic Festival from October 24-31, 2019 The picturesque town of Fergus has something special up its sleeve for magic lovers this fall. The town best known for its scenic vantage point along the Grand River will host a week-long celebration of magic in a family-friendly festival

ONTARIO Science Center 50th

Ontario Science Centre Fires up its 50th Birthday Celebrations in September

Raise your beakers as the Ontario Science Centre celebrates its 50th birthday! Thursday, September 26 marks 50 years to the day that the Science Centre opened its doors, launching an innovative new type of museum experience that featured interactive and immersive exhibits. To commemorate this milestone, the Science Centre offers

Apple Harvest Festival

Every thanksgiving, celebrate the harvest in Ontario’s largest apple growing region There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend and no better place to explore the countryside, harbour towns and fall colours! Free activities throughout the Blue Mountain area from the Village to Thornbury & Clarksburg. Live Music, The Apple

Markham Fair: Fall at it’s Funest!

There is fun to be had for the whole family at the Markham Fair, especially the children! Four action-packed days that will have your children moving out in the community. Be sure to get there early, and that should not be a problem with free parking at the Fairgrounds. The

Pumpkins in York Region

York Region Pumpkin Pie Trail

York Region is hosting its third annual Pumpkin Pie Trail, to be held over two weekends at the end of September. Participating farms, farmers markets and other venues located throughout York Region will be featuring a variety of family-friendly demonstrations, activities and events to showcase pumpkins as a healthy and

Fort Henry Jack-o-Lantern Archway

It’s the Season of ‘Spooky’ in Kingston

With so many spooky activities in one place, Kingston makes a great area to check out over the Halloween weekend. We’ve rounded up some of Kingston’s infamously haunted places and family friendly experiences worth checking out if you are in the area.

Best Selling Halloween Books for Kids

Best Sellers: Top 10 Kids Books for Halloween

Get ready for a spooky (or not so spooky) Halloween with these fun books for kids. These are sure to be a favourite all year long, with a few you’ll want to hang onto for the next generation! The books here, in no particular order, are all bestsellers and we love them all!

Halloween Events for Families

Halloween Events

Halloween Events in the GTA Trick or Treat! It’s that magical time for kids and adults to embrace their imaginations and dress-up in the spirit

Funtastic Fall Event Guide GTA

Funtastic Fall Fairs & Festivals

The Fall season is one of the best times of the year for family events and outings! This colourful (and cooler!) season brings so any opportunities to head out with the kids and make lasting memories and traditions!

Corn Maze Ontario

Get Lost in a Corn Maze

Rows and rows of tall corn fields spread across Ontario every fall means yummy sweet buttered corn for dinner and hot corn on the cob

Ghost Walks GTA

Ghost Walks and Historical Tours

Get into the spirit of Halloween with a Spooky Historical Tour of your city! Ghost walks are offered in a number of locations across Ontario throughout the fall season.

Scouts Canada Continues the Adventure this Fall

Scouts Canada’s five-stage Return to Scouting plan offers kids continuity, fun and friendship, while prioritizing safety. Registration opens September 15th for new members; volunteers can

Fall Programs for Kids GTA

Fall Programs for Kids in the GTA

Check out some of the great kids programs being offered this fall in the GTA and be sure to also check our Kids Directories and Event

apple picking in the GTA

Apple Picking in and around the GTA

Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it’s local harvest of delicious Ontario apples! See below for a handy list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario.

Ontario Culture Days

Culture Days

A National Celebration of Arts and Culture September 25 – October 25, 2020 Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. At the

Apple Harvest Festival

Every thanksgiving, celebrate the harvest in Ontario’s largest apple growing region There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend and no better place to explore

Markham Fair: Fall at it’s Funest!

There is fun to be had for the whole family at the Markham Fair, especially the children! Four action-packed days that will have your children

Pumpkins in York Region

York Region Pumpkin Pie Trail

York Region is hosting its third annual Pumpkin Pie Trail, to be held over two weekends at the end of September. Participating farms, farmers markets

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