Bookmark the following list of upcoming Fall festivals and fairs near Mississauga and the Greater Toronto Area. If you’re looking for more Fall fun and inspiration, you can check out this list of top apple and pumpkin picking spots around Mississauga or try one of these top 10 apple recipes. For more Fall event options, click here to see apple and pumpkin events happening west of Mississauga.
A day-long corn roast and a big city barn dance, enjoy the delights of the Riverdale Farm from 9.30 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. each day; Pancake breakfast Sunday from 9.00 – 11.00 a.m.
Location: 201 Winchester Street, Toronto
Admission: Free (fee for pancake breakfast)
Enjoy family fun on a crisp Autumn day in the country at Whittamore’s Farm. The farm is transformed into a Hallowe’en wonderland of 1,000’s of pumpkins and great activities for the whole family. Tractor drawn Wagon Rides, Jumping Pillows, Mazes and the Balloon Typhoon and more. Pumpkinland begins the Mid-September and continues through until Hallowe’en every day from 10 am until 5 pm.
Location: 8100 Steeles Ave E, Markham
Admission: $12 (+tax) per person to enjoy Pumpkinland and all of its activities. Activities and rates are reduced during regualar weekdays.
Ever popular Demolition Derby (Saturday), lots of craft vendors and treats too. Animals, midway and so much more. Come and celebrate the Brampton Fair’s 100 year anniversary!
Location: 12942 Heart Lake Road in Caldeon
Admission: Free Parking. $20 (adults), $15 (seniors/students) or $5 (under 12) for a 4 day pass. Single day entry is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students and for children under 12, $2 per visit. Midway prices vary per day.
Saturday – A Mennonite and Pennsylvania-German festival is full of delicious foods such as homemade pies, cheese curds, sausages, apple butter, hand-made ice cream and many international foods.
Sunday – Learn about historic and current food production in Ontario while appreciating and savouring local food delights. A culinary experience supporting ‘eat local’ that is sure to last long after you leave the festival!
Admission: Adults – $15, Children – $11.00 (under 4 years old are FREE).
The Museum operates its own apple cider mill and offers fresh samples to visitors. Take a stroll through the heritage apple orchard and participate in a variety of hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Great food and music too. Event runs both days from 10am to 4:oopm.
Location: 9350 Markham Road (Highway. 48), Markham
Admission: $3 per person, kids under 2 are free.
This event is an outdoor art and gourmet food festival.
Location: 119 King Street, Terra Cotta
Admission: $3.00. Kids under 12 are free.
This event offers so much to do! Unlimited Wagon Rides, a corn maze and Boo Barn in addition to visiting with the farm animals and having fun at the pedal cart track.
Location: 13682 Heart Lake Road, just north of Brampton
Admission: Weekdays – $8.00 a person. Weekends and holidays – $14.00 a person (more activities available)
Word On The Street is a national book and magazine festival celebrating the written word and promoting literacy. There will be children entertainers and celebrity readings of several cherished Children’s books. Participate in book inspired craft making, face painting and plenty of musical entertainment to keep the kids enthralled and parents too. Saturday (Kitchener) 11:00a.m.to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday (Toronto) 11:00 a.m. to 6:00p.m.
Location: Habourfront Centre, Toronto (Sunday)
This one is a bit of a drive, but well worth the trip. With maps provided on where to see the best Fall colours and an apple pie trail, you won’t regret driving a bit north!
Location: Blue Mountain Village, Clarksburg & Thornbury
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