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GTA Weekend Family Fun Event Guide | September 30 - October 2

Your guide to things to do with kids this weekend in and around Toronto. Updated each week to bring you the latest family events, activities, festivals, fairs, kids shows and fun things to do in the GTA and surrounding area.


178th Annual Markham Fair

Four days of action-packed activities for everyone! The Markham Fair, Canada’s largest four-day agricultural fair, is jam-packed with attractions, events, competitions, and performers featuring Monster Truck Show, Paw Patrol Meet & Greet with Chase and Sky, SuperDogs, Demolition Derby, Tractor Pull, Horse Pull, Animal displays, and shows.

Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature
Jun 11, 2022 
to Jan 2, 2023
Royal Ontario Museum
Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature is now open at the ROM. This exciting exhibition explores the links between the...
World of Barbie
Jul 15, 2022 
to Sep 30, 2022
Square One Shopping Centre
At World of Barbie, discover, explore, and revel in her lifestyle and many careers. The 7,600 square-metre immersive experience will...
Immersive King Tut
Aug 10, 2022 
to Oct 30, 2022
Lighthouse Immersive Artspace
100 years ago the boy king’s tomb was discovered. This summer, celebrate the anniversary by venturing into the valley of...
Downey's Corn Maze
Sep 1, 2022 
to Oct 31, 2022
Downey’s Farm Market
Open daily until October 31st.  Included with Admission. Enjoy the intricate pathways as you navigate this year’s corn maze of...
Apple Picking at Chudleigh's Farm
Sep 9, 2022 
to Oct 30, 2022
Chudleigh’s Entertainment Farm
Apple picking at Chudleigh’s is in full swing! It’s the perfect time to visit the farm and lose yourself in...
AGORA Path of Light
Sep 10, 2022 
to Oct 31, 2022
Blue Mountain Village
AGORA is an unusual and magical space inspired by storytellers and cycles of life in nature. As participants walk this...
Chappell Farms Fall Festival
Sep 10, 2022 
to Oct 2, 2022
Chappell Farms
From late September all the way until Halloween, Chappell Farms offers our Fall Festival! It’s an amazing place for kids...
Pingle’s Harvest Festival
Sep 10, 2022 
to Oct 30, 2022
Pingle’s Farm Market
Celebrate all the fall season has to offer at Pingle’s Harvest Festival! Available weekend activities: Pingle’s playland (ft. our newest...
Downey's Pumpkinfest
Sep 17, 2022 
to Oct 31, 2022
Downey’s Farm Market
Downey's Play area includes the Kritter Koral, pirate ship, live Entertainment, mini putt, trike track, giant sandbox, Balloon Typhoon, Face Painting, Straw Jump, farm animals, wagon rides, and loads more!
Sep 22, 2022 
to Oct 2, 2022
Harbourfront Centre
From September 22 to October 2, 2022, over 30 dynamic and engaging performances, talks, workshops and presentations will take place...
Spooktacular Light Show- Halloween Drive Thru
Sep 23, 2022 
to Oct 31, 2022
meadowvale GO station
Experience the largest Halloween light show in the GTA! Witness over 2 million lights in 2D to 3D animated displays...
Halloween Haunt at Canada's Wonderland
Sep 23, 2022 
to Oct 30, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
This fall, Halloween Haunt returns to Canada’s Wonderland with a sinister transformation, turning the theme park into a scream park...
Camp Spooky at Canada's Wonderland
Sep 24, 2022 
to Oct 30, 2022
Canada’s Wonderland
Camp Spooky returns to Canada’s Wonderland in fall 2022 with family-friendly daytime Halloween activities and attractions every weekend. If you’re...
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Sep 28, 2022 
to Mar 19, 2023
Ed Mirvish Theatre
It’s Time to Believe in Magic Harry Potter and the Cursed Child originally cast a spell over the world as...
Terra Lumina 2022
Sep 30, 2022 
to Oct 1, 2022
Toronto Zoo
Terra Lumina is the eleventh unique experience created in Moment Factory’s Lumina night walk series. After nightfall at the Toronto...
Brooks Farms Fall Fun Festival
Oct 1, 2022 
to Oct 2, 2022
Brooks Farms
The outdoor event highlight of the YEAR! For over a decade, Brooks Farms hosts an awesome Fall Fun Festival that...
Port Elgin Pumpkinfest
Oct 1, 2022 
to Oct 2, 2022
Downtown Port Elgin
WELCOME to Port Elgin Pumpkinfest! One of Ontario’s most unique events. Featuring two GIANT Vegetable Weigh Offs, one of Ontario’s...
Applefest Fall Fair
Oct 1, 2022 
to Oct 1, 2022
Ireland House Museum
Celebrate the changing of the seasons at Ireland House Museum’s Applefest Fall Fair. The day will feature main stage entertainment,...
Blue Jays Sundays
Oct 2, 2022 
to Oct 2, 2022
Brampton Garden Square
Cheer on the Toronto Blue Jays on the big screen at Brampton’s Garden Square every Sunday! Check out the full...
Forsythe Farms October Harvest Festival
Oct 5, 2022 
to Oct 9, 2022
Forsythe Family Farms
Come on out; relax and enjoy time with your family.  Our pumpkin patch is amazing this year. So many pumpkins...
Family Nature Walks at High Park Nature Centre
Oct 8, 2022 
to Oct 8, 2022
High Park Nature Centre
We invite you to build your friendship with nature by exploring the many gifts and riches found in all four...
Please note: Child’s Life makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of information presented in our guides. However, we recommend visiting event websites or calling event venues/organizers to confirm details such as location, dates, times, fees or other information that may affect your outing.

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