Savour 4 Local Fall Events

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!

Bronte Creek Provincial Park - Harvest Festival

When: September 23 and 24, 10am – 4pm

Where: Bronte Creek Provincial Park, click here for directions to the Day Use area

Activities Include:

  • 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

Halton Region - Pumpkin to Pastries Trail

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.

Springridge Farm - Harvest Festival

When: Every weekend September 23 to October 29, 10am – 4pm (including Thanksgiving Monday)

Where: Springridge Farm, 7256 Bell School Line, Milton, Ontario L9E 0N7

Activities Include:

  • 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

 

Conservation Halton - Fall into Nature

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.

Activities include:

  • 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!