Fall Festivals for Toronto Families

It’s harvest time. The leaves are changing colour and the farmers’ market stalls are filled with beautiful fall fruits and vegetables. Families are spending their weekends looking for places to visit where they can pick fresh apples and pumpkins. We have put together a fun list of places in and around the GTA where you will can take in the best fall festivals for Toronto families.

Fall Festivals for Toronto Families

High Park Harvest Festival: Head to High Park on October 5th for their annual Harvest Festival. High Park will be filled with arts, crafts and music. Visitors can take a trip on a wagon ride, enjoy fresh apple cider and step back in time with a tour of Colbourne Lodge.


fall festivals toronto pumpkin cannonWhittamore’s Farm’s Pumpkinland: It just wouldn’t be fall in the GTA without a trip to Whittamore’s Farm’s Pumpkinland and their Harvest Festival Weekends. Visitors will find plenty of pumpkins to choose from. The children’s playground is a family favourite. Try not to get lost in the gigantic corn maze. There is nothing quite like watching Farmer Frank catapulting pumpkins across the field in the Pumpkin Cannon Show…unbelievable.


Harvest Festival at Springridge Farm: Head to the farm for the complete harvest festival experience. Visitors will spend a fun day playing in the Fun Farm Yard, exploring the spooky Boo Barn, watching puppet shows, taking a wagon ride around the farm and searching for the perfect pumpkin. Be sure to pick up some fresh baked pies and pastries, preserves and their delicious lunch menu…perfect for every member of the family.


Jen Farr

In my "previous life" I was a mental health professional...in my current life I'm a stay-at-home mom with 2 beautifully adventurous kids. I share everything that lands on my kitchen counter over on my blog, Kitchen Counter Chronicles. Swing by and learn how we are greening their lives; what we are crafting; what we are cooking and what we are reading. While you will often find the girls and I inside the kitchen, you will also find us out and about getting our hands dirty, exploring and learning outdoors.

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