It may not feel like fall is in the air yet, but it certainly is in the calendar – and here are some fall food and fun events in the Region to add to your calendar! We’ve only listed a few highlights, so, as always, check the Halton Region’s Farms & Markets page for more local food and on-farm entertainment. I’m off to savour the tastes of the Pumpkins to Pastries Trail this weekend!
When: September 23 and 24, 10am – 4pm
Where: Bronte Creek Provincial Park, click here for directions to the Day Use area
- Pick and carve your own pumpkin
- Pony rides
- Kettle corn, hot dogs, fresh corn, apple cider and apple blossoms
- Tour a turn of the century farmhouse
- Apple cider pressing and blacksmith demonstrations
- Saw a souvenir medallion with a four foot long cross cut saw
- Hop on our complimentary wagon ride and take a trip over to the children's playbarn and farm area (Lot C) which will also be open
When: September 18 to October 31
Where: All around Halton Region
What: This fall, connect with local food experiences throughout the region. Explore themed events, on-farm markets, restaurants, specialty shops and local attractions for a taste of the harvest season. Meet the people and places that produce and offer local food and see how agriculture is thriving in Halton.
When: Every weekend September 23 to October 29, 10am – 4pm (including Thanksgiving Monday)
Where: Springridge Farm, 7256 Bell School Line, Milton, Ontario L9E 0N7
- Professional puppet show
- Wagon ride to giant corn trail
- Boo Barn
- Singing chicken show
- Goat Mountain
- Spider climber
- Pipe slides
- Farm animals
- BBQ, baking, preserves, fall décor for sale
When: October 7 and 9, October 14 and 15
Where: All seven of Conservation Halton’s main parks: Crawford Lake, Rattlesnake Point, Hilton Falls, Kelso, Mountsberg, Mount Nemo, and Robert Edmondson.
- Chairlift rides to the top of the escarpment with spectacular views along the way
- Wagon rides through the parks
- Educational and interactive programs (visit an Iroquoian village and the Deer Clan Longhouse, learn about the science of nature)
- Birds of prey shows
- Halton Forest Festival Public Day on October 14
- Children’s activities, BBQs, pumpkins, and more!