10 Best Things to Do this Weekend: September 18 to 20, 2020

Fall Fun at Downey's Farm

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: September 18 to 20, 2020.

1. Celebrate Cheeseburger Day
Friday, September 18, 2020
Fire up the grill because September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day! Hungry yet? Enjoy one of these delicious cheeseburgers (and a few twists) on Cheeseburger Day. More

2. Back to School STEAM Open House
Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19, 2020
Explore Steam Project's Makerspace and after school programs at a Back To School Open House! At this 45-minute open house, try all four different STEAM activity stations: 3D pens & printing, Robotics & Coding, Woodworking & building, Electricity & circuits. Activities will be designed to your child's specific age group, so make sure you sign up for the right timeslot for their age group. Free. More

3. Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries at the ROM
All weekend
Opening on September 19, 2020, Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries invites visitors to journey back in time for a rare and in-depth look at what life was like on the Nile 3,000 years ago. More

4. Monarch Tagging Weekend at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
All weekend
Join the Conservatory for Monarch Tagging Weekend with educational activities, presentations and releases of tagged monarch butterflies! Sponsor a migratory Monarch! Tagging demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the day. More

5. 2020 Terry Fox Virtual Run
Sunday, September 20, 2020
The Terry Fox Foundation is excited to announce that Canadians will continue to support cancer research through Virtual Runs from coast to coast to coast this September. Terry once said, “Anything is possible if you try.” Today, 40 years later, we will have to innovate as well. Help celebrate the 40th anniversary of Terry’s Marathon of Hope by joining in online. More

6. Go Apple Picking
It’s apple picking time! No matter where you live in the GTA, there's bound to be a pick-your-own farm nearby. So grab a few baskets and head out to one of these great farms. More

7. Pingle’s Harvest Festival
All weekend
A celebration of all things fall, at the first ever Pingle’s Harvest Festival! Spend the day navigating though a Pirate Ship Corn Maze, have some farm-tastic fun in the Playland, take in the farm views and fresh country air on a wagon ride, pick-your-own delicious apples in the apple orchard and top off your day with some yummy savoury and sweet food & drinks! More

8. Toronto Zoo Marketplace
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Visit the Toronto Zoo this fall in the main parking lot from 10:00am to 2:00pm every Saturday through to October 10 as they bring you some of the very best of the community’s independent businesses and local producers, processors, artisans and more, to celebrate all that Scarborough and the GTA has to offer. More

9. Fall Fun at Downey's Farm
All weekend
Come join in the FALL FUN at Downey's Farm. Explore the Great Corn Maze Adventure, jump on the Jumping Pillows, rock along with the Skeleton Band, pet some farm animals and jump in the Straw Jump. There is so much for the entire family. More

10. Cheltenham Badlands Now Open
The Cheltenham Badlands have reopened! One the most recognizable and visited natural heritage landmarks in Southern Ontario is once again open to the public. More

Visit our calendar for more events.

Heads up! We’re working hard to be accurate ― but these are unusual times, so please always check before heading out.

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