Fall FUN Guide 2021

What's not to love about Fall: the cool autumn air, the brilliantly coloured leaves, mazes, apples, pumpkins, Halloween ... the list goes on and on. Our Fall FUN Guide celebrates the start of the crisp weather season and is filled with so many fun activities to do with your kids.

You'll find the best seasonal activities and events for families along with fall foods and crafts, family-friendly farms, amazing corn mazes, and pumpkin patches. Get ideas to celebrate Thanksgiving and Halloween this year.

Things are moving a bit slower this year so keep checking back for updated content! Many attractions have not yet posted their Halloween events.

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


FUN PLACES TO GO THIS FALL 


Pumpkinfest Toronto 2021

Pumpkinfest Toronto is a family friendly event, loaded with fun! Kiddy midway, Trackless trains, Photo ops, Games, Inflatable Corn Maze, Food trucks, Entertainment, Vendors, Pumpkin patch and features performances by the President’s Choice SuperDogs. October 9th, 10th and 11th, 2021 at Downsview Park Festival Terrace. Admission is $20 with access to all rides. More


Halloween Haervest 2021

Halloween is a holiday based on ancient harvest customs! Put on your costume and head to Bradley Museum where you’ll participate in old fashioned Halloween and harvest traditions. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the food bank! Free admission. October 30 & 31. More


Spooktacular Light Show Ad 2021

Spooktacular Light Show is a truly enchanting drive-thru festival! Experience over 1.5 million light decorations and 3D interactive displays while safely driving through a 2-kilometre route right in the comfort of your own vehicle! Save 15% with code SPOOKY until October 15. This year's event takes place at Markham & Mississauga Locations. Tickets are $25 and up per vehicle. More


Woolly Bear 2021

They’re everywhere! Woolly bear caterpillars become more visible in late fall and this beloved creature is the focus in October. Come see the woolly bears up close Tuesday to Sunday in October at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory! More


Treetop Trekking

Enjoy the cool fall days with outdoor activities at Treetop Trekking. The Brampton Park in particular is a huge adventure park that features 6 aerial courses, ziplines, and plenty of activities for kids ages 9+. Book now as spaces are limited. More


Treewalk Village

Treewalk Village for Kids is the ultimate tree house adventure. Children and the young at heart can let their imagination lead the way while exploring magical tree house villages! Open until early November. More


Fall FUN Guide 2020

After the animals go to sleep, the Toronto Zoo transforms, inspiring visitors to become the seeds of change. On twilight evenings, step through a portal of light into 2099, a time when the world glows with possibility. Terra Lumina at The Toronto Zoo runs on select days until October 23. Tickets are $24.99 and up. More


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FALL FUN FAMILY ACTIVITIES


Where Families Can Go To See Fall Colours In The GTA

Where Families Can Go To See Fall Colours In The GTA

Appreciate the dramatic hues of autumn colours by registering at one of these guided hikes or take a leisurely walk and track nature with your family at a nature or conservation park! More


Corn Mazes 2021

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 2021. More


Pumpkin Picking - October GO List

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


Celebrate All Things Fall at a Farm, Fair or Festival

Farms, Festivals And Fairs To Celebrate All Things Fall

Make memories and enjoy some good clean country fun this Fall! When harvest season nears, Toronto & GTA farms swing open their gates for agritourism and fun in the fields. Also, find Fall festivals & fairs. More


Take Part in the Halloween Walk-a-thon

Take Part in the Halloween Walk-a-thon

Little ghouls and goblins from coast-to-coast can turn their trick-or-treating steps into a walk-a-thon to raise much-needed funds for children around the world. Sign up by October 18. More


Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

Perfect for spooky season! See Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. Drac’s Pack is back, like you've never seen them before. Hotel Transylvania: Transformania will be the final chapter of the successful franchise from Sony Pictures Animation. Now in theatres. More


The Addams Family 2 - October Go List

Another great family movie to celebrate the Halloween season. See The Addams Family 2! The Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting characters. Now in theatres. More


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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


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FALL FOODS & CRAFTS


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


The Cutest Pumpkin-Themed Treats To Make This Fall

The Cutest Pumpkin-Themed Treats To Make This Fall

'Tis the season to bake up a storm! To celebrate the pumpkin picking season, we've rounded up a few pumpkin-themed sweet treats. Bust out the cookie cutters and try these cute recipes that are perfect for Fall! More


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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 FUN Guide 2020

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 FUN Guide 2020

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


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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

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CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING WEEKEND


Thanksgiving Weekend

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 taking place over the long weekend! More


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


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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

Thanksgiving Kids Crafts

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


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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


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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

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CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN


Halloween Events 2021

Go to a Halloween Event

From slightly frightening to family friendly, celebrate all October long with these activities in Toronto and surrounding areas. Throw on your costume and grab your trick-or-treat bag, because All Hallows Eve is right around the corner – and families can hit up some silly and a bit spooky events. Find the creepy coolest events in town, including free events! More


Sharkdog’s Fintastic Halloween

What's On Netflix For Families This Halloween

If you're looking for the best kids' Halloween movies and shows, Netflix is here to bring some frightful fun to your Halloween movie night marathons. More


Best Ideas For Halloween Breakfasts

Best Ideas For Halloween Breakfasts

On Halloween morning, treat the kids to a fun and spooky Halloween breakfast! Because a holiday this fun should be celebrated all day long, not just at night. These breakfast ideas are the perfect way to start the day! More


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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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

The Best Halloween Finger Foods

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


Fun Halloween Gingerbread Houses To Make With Your Kids

Fun Halloween Gingerbread Houses To Make With Your Kids

This Halloween season, make a gingerbread house with your kids! This fun project will keep them busy for several hours and your spooky masterpiece will be a delicious treat to share with the entire family. More


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


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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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


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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

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


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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


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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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


Fall FUN Guide 2020

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


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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


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