Fall FUN Guide 2020

Autumn is officially in full swing, and there's tons of fall fun to be had throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Our Fall FUN Guide rounds up the best seasonal activities and events for families. You'll find ideas for fall foods and crafts, family-friendly farms, amazing corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and how to celebrate Thanksgiving and Halloween this year. Keep checking back for updated content!

Your Go-To Guide to Family-Friendly Fall Fun!

Fall Fun Places to Go
Fall Fun Family Activities
Fall Foods & Crafts
Celebrating Thanksgiving
All Things Halloween


Apple Picking
Fall is apple picking time! No matter where you live in the GTA, there's bound to be a pick-your-own farm nearby. More

Must-See Corn Mazes in the GTA​
Discovering a maze in a cornfield is a unique outing for families. The GTA offers some amazing corn mazes where getting lost is all about finding fun. Mazes to check out in 2020. More

Pumpkin Patches in the GTA​
​While local farm stands and even grocery stores typically have some pretty nice specimens, it can be a lot more fun to pick your own straight from the fields they were grown on. Plus, many of these pumpkin patches offer additional activities for families, like hayrides and corn mazes, so you can turn your hunt into a fun fall day excursion. More

Play At A Farm This Fall
When harvest season nears, Greater Toronto Area farms swing their gates open for fall fun in the fields. Load up the whole family for day to enjoy all things fall at these local farms. More

Take Part in the Halloween Walk-a-thon
The campaign encourages families across Canada to turn their trick-or-treating steps into a safe, socially distanced walk-a-thon throughout their neighbourhood during the Halloween season. It also reintroduces a digital version of UNICEF's iconic orange box to enable children to celebrate and raise money in a physically distanced way. Sign up by October 9. More

Fall Hiking with Kids
Take a hike and enjoy it! Hiking is something you can do at any age and it's a great activity for children. Fall is also the perfect time to hike - no bugs, crisp fresh air, and spectacular fall foliage! More

Take Your Kids On A Nature Scavenger Hunt
A scavenger hunt is a great outdoor family activity, which allows kids to discover and learn - especially on a hike! Make a list of items that would most likely be found in the area you are hiking in. Here are a few suggestions! More


Scrumptious Apple Recipes
It’s that time of year where sweet, crunchy apples are starting to turn up everywhere. Make the most of the Fall harvest with these delicious apple recipes! More

Everything Pumpkin
Fall is here and everything tastes a little better with pumpkin! Go beyond traditional pumpkin pie this Autumn season with these 14 delectable and flavourful recipes. More

Fun Candy Apples​
Caramel or candied apples are the quintessential Autumn treat. Try these recipes that take candy apples to the next level. It’s edible artistry and a unique way to celebrate the season! More

Fall Crafts for Kids​
Don't worry about the evenings getting longer - gather together your supplies and use the time to enjoy these fantastic Fall crafts for children! Celebrate the season and help your little ones explore nature and get outdoors. More

Fall Treats for Kids
This Fall, why not capture the spirit of the season by making some yummy treats for the kids that are synonymous with Autumn. Check out these ‘sweet’ recipes that spell everything Fall – and that are super easy to make! More

Easy Fall Treats Made With Oreos
Sweet treats made with Oreos. Is there really anything better? The following Autumn and Halloween themed desserts are all made with Oreo cookies. Quick and easy, and perfect to celebrate Thanksgiving and Halloween with the kids. More


Best Events & Things to Do On Thanksgiving Weekend
Looking for something fun to do over the long weekend with your family? You'll gobble up these best events and activities for kids! More

Cute Thanksgiving Place Cards Your Kids Can Help Make
This Turkey Day, show off your kids' creativity with these cute and clever Thanksgiving place cards. These ideas lean in to all the holiday has to offer — from pumpkins to turkeys and pinecones. More

Cute Thanksgiving Foods for Kids
From breakfast to dessert, we've got you covered with these top picks of cute and creative Thanksgiving recipes for kids! These adorable turkey treats are so easy to make. Try preparing them as a craft activity with your kids. More

A Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Menu
Check out these kid-friendly holiday recipes that kids will love to help make, and gobble down, too! Perfect for picky eaters at the Thanksgiving dinner table. More

It's Turkey Time!
Looking for some fun and creative food ideas for Thanksgiving? We've rounded up 10 really adorable Turkey Treats. These sweets will make your tots happy! More

Thanksgiving Kids Crafts
Get little hands busy as we head into the long weekend. Here are 14 fun Thanksgiving crafts the entire family will have fun making! More

Keep Kids Busy at the Thanksgiving Table
Gather 'round the kids' Thanksgiving table with fun autumnal crafts and activities designed to keep them busy and entertained during dinner. More

10 Ways to Teach your Kids to be Grateful
How can we teach our children to be grateful? It's the season of giving thanks, and we're sharing this list of 10 simple ways to teach kids about gratitude. More


20+ Ways To Celebrate Halloween During COVID-19 If There's No Trick-Or-Treating
It should come to no surprise that Halloween celebrations and trick-or-treating will look very different this year. It's time to get creative ― there are many other fun ways to celebrate. More

Halloween Family Events in Toronto & GTA
These won't be your run-of-the-mill fetes in parks or playgrounds but these special haunted happenings will provide some much needed entertainment for the kids. Here are the top Halloween celebrations for kids... More

The Best No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas
Here are some fun and adorable ideas for creating DIY no-carve pumpkins for Halloween decorating! Who says Halloween has to be scary? More

The Best Halloween Finger Foods For Your At-Home Party
If you're celebrating Halloween at home this year, these spooky finger foods are the perfect way for your family to partake in the fun and food all night, no utensils necessary. More

The Best Halloween Drinks And Potions For Kids
If you're planning a stay-at-home family bash, you need Halloween drinks, mocktails and potions. These Halloween drinks are super easy — and super fun — and the kids will love them. More

10 Simple Halloween Cookies
Looking for an adorable last minute Halloween cookie? Keep it simple with these 10 Scary Sweets that are really easy to make! More

Best Halloween Movies for Kids
Watch these top family Halloween movies to get your family into the spooky spirit this season. Stormy nights, ghosts on the loose, a long night in a pumpkin patch... this is the stuff great movies are made of. More

Best Halloween Pizzas
October is National Pizza Month. It's also Halloween so we thought it would be fitting to combine the two! Sweet or savoury... here are 10 fun Halloween pizzas for kids! More

Halloween Rice Krispies Treats
Here are 10 fun little treats for the spooky season: Easy Halloween Rice Krispie Treats! Rice Krispie treats get transformed into ghosts, monsters, spiders, pumpkins and more! More

Easy Pumpkin Decorating Ideas
This Halloween, create beautiful and artistic pumpkins with just paint, fun embellishments and no carving! Here are 10 cool ideas for decorating pumpkins. These are so easy to make that little hands can help! More

Halloween Cupcake Ideas
Cupcakes are the 'in' thing. They're easy to make, easy to eat and they look so good. Try these deliciously creepy Halloween cupcakes for your next party. They are sure to dazzle your Halloween party guests! More

Best Halloween Games To Play At Home
Looking for great Halloween games to pep up your party? More and more families are opting to throw their kids a Halloween party instead of trick-or-treating. Here are some ideas for ghoulish games for a spooky, silly good time! More

Halloween Party Food
Planning a Halloween party for your kids? It wouldn't be complete without a monstrous menu! From ghostly pizza to a creepy dip, Wormy Weenie sandwiches, wicked breadstick bones, and eye-popping soup, we've got you covered. More

Scare Up these Monster Treats!
Give more Halloween treats and less tricks this year with these super fun monster recipes. From little pretzel monsters to scary gooey monster eye cookies, donuts with a bite, and much more! More

Spooktacular Halloween Crafts
If your kids are excited about Halloween, check out these 10 frightfully fun Halloween craft ideas that will keep little ghouls busy and out of the Halloween candy stash! More

Halloween Party Games & Activities
Try these fun, easy party games and activities, and make your Halloween party a memorable one! More

The Best Songs To Build Your Halloween Party Playlist
Because every good party needs good music and these Halloween songs will keep your costume party going all night long! More

What to Do with Leftover Candy
Have you pigged out on Halloween candy but still have tons of leftovers? Instead of scarfing it down, get crafty with all that candy! Here are 9 fun and really resourceful things to do. More


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