Things to do During Thanksgiving Long Weekend in GTA

Wednesday Sep 27th, 2023


Enjoy Thanksgiving 2023 in Toronto with this list of things to do! Great family fun in autumn leaves and the wonders of the season await, especially with these fun fall kids’ activities.
Thanksgiving will be celebrated in Canada on Monday, October 9th.  Thanksgiving long weekend Saturday, Oct 7 to Monday, Oct 9th.

The list of Things To Do During Thanksgiving Weekend in Toronto will put you in the holiday spirit. From local festivals to festive activities for kids, we’ve rounded up a collection of events that are ideal for family get-togethers or solo outings. We’ve even included seasonal boutique shopping opportunities and ways to get outside with your pets or children.


PumpkinFest Toronto

The annual PumpkinFest Toronto is the place to be! The family-friendly event is loaded with fun! Kiddy midway, Trackless trains, Photo ops, Games, Inflatable Corn Maze, Food trucks, Entertainment, Vendors, Pumpkin patch and features.

When: October 6-9

Where: 35 Carl Hall Rd (Outdoor Field) Toronto, ON, M3K 2B6 Canada

Admission:  General admission is for everyone 2 years old & up. Online Tickets: $30 +HST & fees.


Richmond Hill PumpkinFest

Enjoy a weekend filled with unlimited bouncy castles & inflatable fun, a sprawling pumpkin patch, local food trucks, live entertainment, tons of family photo ops, and so much more!

When: October 7-9

Where: Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park. 1300 Elgin Mills Rd E, Richmond Hill, ON

Admission:  General admission is for everyone 2 years old & up. Online Tickets: $25 +HST & fees.


Woodbridge Fall Fair

Great Food, Fun & Free parking.

When: October 7th, 8th, and 9th 2023

Where: Woodbridge Fair Grounds. 100 Porter Avenue, Woodbridge ON

Admission:  Kids 5 and under for FREE, Students ages 6-14 for $5.00, Adults for $10.00.
Weekend Family Pass for $30.00


Fall fun festival at Brooks Farm

Upcoming Farmtastic Events

Brooks Farms hosts an awesome Fall Fun Festival that gets bigger and better every year!

When: September 9-October 29, 2023

Where: 122 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert.

Admission:  Online: $18.99 plus tax per person, ages 2 and up.

Walk up: $23.99 plus tax per person, ages 2 and up


Downey’s Farm

A perfect outing for the entire family. Located just outside the GTA, Downey’s Farmyard Play Area, Festivals, Pick Your Own Fruit, Farm Store and Estate Winery is a spot you definitely will want to check out.

When: September 17th- October 31st, 2023.

Where: 13682 Heart Lake Rd, Caledon, ON L7C 2J5

Admission:  Weekday Admission: $17.00 + H.S.T. per person ages 2 – 92 years.

Weekends: $21.99 + H.S.T. per person ages 2 years – 92 years.


The Hanes Corn Maze

The Hanes Corn Maze is a human-size puzzle, carved into 20 acres of 12′ tall walls of cornstalks. Find checkpoints, solve the puzzle and spin the wheel to Win a Prize. An event for all ages, but bring the kids for help!

When:  Now until October 31, 2023

Monday-Thursday 10:00AM – 7:00PM (Last Admission)

Friday 10:00AM – 9:00PM (Last Admission)

Saturday 9:00AM – 9:00PM (Last Admission)

Sunday 10:00AM – 5:00PM (Last Admission)

Where: 1001 ON-5, Hamilton, Ontario L9H 5E2


Adult (13+)$19.00

Seniors (60+)$18.00

Big Farmer (8-12)$15.50 

Little Farmer (3 – 7)$12.00

Spend your Thanksgiving weekend at some of the most popular attractions on offer in Toronto. From craft beer to kid-friendly fall activities, there is something for everyone.

Happy Thanksgiving!


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