Halloween Events

Trick or Treat! Get ready for a whole weekend of spooky fun! See all the spooky and fun events in our annual GTA Halloween guide!

Get Lost in a Corn Maze

Rows and rows of tall corn fields spread across Ontario every fall means yummy sweet buttered corn for dinner and hot corn on the...

Ghost Walks and Historical Tours

Get into the spirit of Halloween with a Spooky Historical Tour of your city! Ghost walks are offered in a number of locations across...
Fall Fairs & Festivals

Funtastic Fall Fairs & Festivals

The Fall season is one of the best times of the year for family events and outings! This colourful (and cooler!) season brings so any opportunities to head out with the kids and make lasting memories and traditions!
Pumpkins in York Region

York Region Pumpkin Pie Trail

  York Region is hosting its third annual Pumpkin Pie Trail, to be held over two weekends at the end of September. Participating farms, farmers markets...

Apple Harvest Festival

There's no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend and no better place to explore the countryside, harbour towns and fall colours!

Apple Picking in and around the GTA

Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it's local harvest of delicious Ontario apples! See below for a handy list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario. If you know of a great spot that is not in our list please share it with our readers by commenting below.
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Markham Fair: Fall at it’s Funest!

There is fun to be had for the whole family at the 2016 Markham Fair! It's Canada’s largest 4-day Agricultural Fair and a Child's Life favourite!

Hiking with Kids – How to Plan, Pack and Play

Hiking with kids can be a rewarding and fun experience or it can lend up being an outing filled with meltdowns deep in the forest that you immediately regret.

Win Tickets to the Markham Fair

Contest Closed - ENTER TO WIN 1 of 3 Special Family Passes for 2 adults and up to 3 children to the 2017 Markham Fair! There is fun to be had for the whole family at this annual fall favourite! Canada’s largest 4-day Agricultural Fair features food, midway, livestock, demolition derby and much more!

Win Tickets to Sleeping Beauty The Deliriously Dreamy Family Musical

Contest Closed - Enter to win 4 tickets to Sleeping Beauty – The Deliriously Dreamy Family Musical playing this holiday season at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto!
Trick or Treating

Can You Be Too Old for Trick-or-Treating?

Halloween is upon us and one of the common complaints you hear about this holiday is that some trick-or-treaters are too old to be knocking on doors looking for goodies. To this, I say: Get over it. I have to admit, I have a long history of being afraid of teenagers.

2015 Fall Fairs & Festivals

Fall Festivals are underway in Ontario - it's my favourite time of year for outdoor traveling. The leaves are full of warm colours, the air is brisk and our farms and communities come together to celebrate Fall Harvest! Head on out and treat your family to a fall day at an Ontario fair!

Get Outside! 7 Ideas to Take Your Family Outdoors

There is nothing quite like a gorgeous Fall day when the sun is shining and the leaves falling from the trees are every shade of red, yellow and orange.
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Family Guides

Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass

The Canadian Ski Council SnowPass is here - offering 4th and 5th graders three complimentary lift tickets at each of the 150 participating ski areas, all across Canada.
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