Thanksgiving Long Weekend 2017 Events

Thanksgiving Long Weekend 2017 Events

Have a wonderful, safe, and healthy Thanksgiving Long Weekend Everyone!


Enjoy family fun THIS Thanksgiving weekend with PumpkinFest! Check it out at two locations in the GTA – Downsview Park in Toronto and Richmond Green Sports Centre in Richmond Hill!

Bring the whole family to PumpkinFest to enjoy the pumpkin patch, the President’s Choice Superdogs Show, Kiddie midway, pumpkin bowling and so much more! Plus enjoy delicious bites from the Food Truck Frenzy.

PumpkinFest runs Saturday through Monday, Thanksgiving weekend, at Downsview Park in Toronto and Richmond Green in Richmond Hill! Free parking at both locations.

For Details: 

Richmond Hill: www.richmondhillpumpkinfest.com

Toronto: http://www.pumpkinfesttoronto.com

 


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Your children will get a meal, drink, and ice cream.
They are located at Rutherford (west of Keele) and are close to Canada’s Wonderland.
The food is delicious!

My son loves the kid’s burger and my daughter loves the kid’s chicken fingers and fries.
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There is colouring for the kids, and tv’s all over the walls playing sporting events.

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GET YOUR HALLOWEEN PARTY TICKETS TODAY!

Boo In The Zoo is happening on Sunday, October 29th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Reptilia in Vaughan!
Your kids get to do an organized trick or treat throughout the ZOO! All treats are non edible in support of food allergies.

Enjoy:
*Surprise Mascots
*Halloween Crafts
*Soft Play Toys
*Spooky Manicures
*Hair Colouring
*DJ Dance Party
*Animal Show
AND MUCH MORE

Get your Tickets by OCTOBER 10, 2017
$15 +hst per person
Kids Under 1 =FREE

https://boointhezoo10.eventbrite.ca

 



**FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017**

*Scare in the Square (Brantford)
Harmony Square
Brantford, ON

Scare in the Square a 2 day Halloween themed event with ghost hunts, tractor drawn hayrides, haunted house, live entertainment, glow in the dark dance party, inflatable hay maze and much more!.

http://www.brantford.ca

*Fair (Burford/Brant)
6 Park Avenue
Burford, ON

Brought to you by the Burford Agricultural Society, bring the whole family for a weekend of fun and entertainment including bands, pageants, demo derby, midway and much more!.

http://www.burfordfair.ca/fall-fair/

*Oktoberfest (Kitchener)
Carl Zehr Square
Kitchener City Hall
King Street East
Kitchener, ON

The hub of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is located at the Willkommen Platz in Downtown Kitchener at Carl Zehr Square at Kitchener City Hall. The ‘Bavarian Village’ features daily entertainment, displays and activities, food and beverages as well as official souvenirs and visitor information. Fun for the whole family. Enjoy the sites and sounds of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest at Willkommen Platz. Open to all and free to attend!

http://oktoberfest.ca



 

**SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017**

* Family Favourites Movie (All Over Ontario)
11am
Cineplex Movie Theatres
Various Locations

Movie: FIREHOUSE DOG

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting Free The Children. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family.

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites?gclid=CJ_fvubOysoCFQ6IaQodbBkFCw

* Kid’s Club Crafts (All Over Ontario)
10am-11:30am
Michaels Art Store
All Over Ontario

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun! Parents must remain on premises during the event.

http://canada.michaels.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-MichaelsCanada-Site/en_CA/Page-Show?cid=store-events

*INDIGOKIDS Presents: Hatchimals (Various Ontario Locations)
11am
At participating Indigo & Chapters locations

Who did you hatch? In celebration of Hatch Day, show off your magical creature and join us for a playdate.
For more details, please speak to a sales associate.
At participating Indigo & Chapters locations (Coles and Indigospirit stores excluded). Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/events/listings/

*PumpkinFest (Richmond Hill)
10am-6pm
Richmond Green Sports Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Rd East
Richmond Hill, ON

Great Family Fun Thanksgiving Weekend!
If you’re looking for something fun to do in Richmond Hill Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Fun for everyone at Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Richmond Hill Pumpkin Fest Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest or take a shot at pumpkin bowling. Of course, there’s also inflatables and games! You won’t want to miss our large Pumpkin Patch and Food Truck Frenzy featuring Toronto’s best food trucks!
Join us on Thanksgiving weekend at Richmond Green Park to participate in all things autumn. There’s something for everyone to enjoy so bring the family!

Event Dates and Times:
PumpkinFest 2017 takes place this Thanksgiving weekend, October 7th, 8th and 9th. It is open; Saturday Oct. 7 – 10am-6pm, Sunday Oct. 8 – 10am-6pm and Monday, Oct. 9 – 10am-6pm.

Admission:
$25 which includes an unlimited ride pass. General admission for adults is $8. Children under 2 years old are free.

We are proud to partner up with Crafting for a Cure for this years Richmond Hill PumpkinFest!
Crafting For a Cure is a not-for-profit registered charity that looks for opportunities to ensure children are having a positive experience when a hospital visit is necessary. They bring smiles to those that need it most and we are glad to have them be apart of this years festivities.

www.richmondhillpumpkinfest.com

*Woodbridge Fair (Vaughan)
Woodbridge Fair
100 Porter Avenue
Woodbridge, ON

Come join us for our 170th Woodbridge Fall Fair (October 7-9) and help us celebrate in style with our 2nd Annual Woodbridge Fair Car Show. Come see all makes and models of classic and modern cars and trucks. Meet Wendel Clark and have you picture taken with him and get his autograph (Appearance on Saturday October 7 from 12pm – 2pm) See which car or truck Wendel Clark picks as his favorite and watch him present a trophy to the winner. This is a participant judged event. See who will win the Best In Show Trophy and $1000. Fair goers will choose the People’s Choice Award. Come for the cars, stay for the Woodbridge Fair which goes all weekend long. Enjoy our midway, games, petting zoo, Monster Truck Rides (Sunday & Monday), Kids Zone and many other attractions.
Hope to see you there.

https://www.woodbridgefair.ca

*Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival (Markham)
Markham Fair Grounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

The event will feature Kidapalooza’s signature activity stations, interactive inflatables, stage shows local and artisan vendors along with Fall Festival exclusive activities: Pumpkin Patch, Rock Climbing Wall, Scavenger Hunt, Princess Pavilion, Meet & Greet with OFFICIAL Paw Patrol Characters, Halloween Alley and so much more! This three day fall celebration will have families creating, exploring and playing together. Kidapalooza is committed to providing a hands-on, creative experience for families from all across the Greater Toronto Area.
New play zones activities include an exotic animal exhibit, pretend farmers market and veterinary hospital, fort building, video gaming rv and more.

http://kidapalooza.ca

*October Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Don’t be a Halloweenie! Conjure up your pioneer spirit at Scarborough Museum! Lots of Halloween themed activities to ensure you have a screaming good time.
This event is presented as part of the City of Toronto Historic Sites’ Halloween Programming.
Admission is Pay What You Can!

Cost: Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*PumpkinFest (Toronto)
10am-6pm
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Pumpkinfest Toronto has something for all ages.
Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn. Ride our Pumpkin Express train through the venue to witness everything PumpkinFest Toronto has to offer! From a traditional Farmers Market and Baked Goods sale to our Princess Meet and Greet. Take a crack at our Bull Riding contest to be crowned the champion. If bull riding isn’t for you, we have many other contests to participate in.

Fun for everyone at Pumpkinfest Toronto
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Pumpkin Fest Toronto Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest and enjoy our Antique and Classic Car Lane or take a shot at pumpkin bowling. Of course, there’s also a kiddy midway with rides and games! You won’t want to miss our large Pumpkin Patch and Food Truck Frenzy featuring Toronto’s best food trucks!
Join us on Thanksgiving weekend to participate in all things autumn. There’s something for everyone to enjoy so bring the family!

Event Dates and Times:
PumpkinFest 2017 takes place this Thanksgiving weekend, October 7th, 8th and 9th. It is open; Saturday Oct. 7 – 10am-6pm, Sunday Oct. 8 – 10am-6pm and Monday, Oct. 9 – 10am-6pm.

Admission:
$25 which includes an unlimited ride pass. General admission for adults is $8. Children under 2 years old are free.

http://www.pumpkinfesttoronto.com

*Terra Cotta’s Fall Festival (Halton Hills)
11am-5pm
Terra Cotta Conservation Area
14452 Winston Churchill Blvd.
Halton Hills, ON

Celebrate local food, drink and entertainment at Terra Cotta Conservation Area’s Fall Festival. Enjoy a variety of delicious food from local food trucks, take in live music or sample craft beer at our beer garden. Visit our marketplace and shop with over a dozen local vendors each week.
Special activities for the kids include a bouncy castle, hay bale play area, giant family games, pumpkin painting, wagon rides and face painting. Explore the trails by foot or take a wagon ride through the forest. This fall is the perfect time to explore the outdoors and get inspired by nature.
This festival has something fun for everyone! All ages welcome.

Cost:
$8/ Adult, $5/ Children and Seniors. Children under 5 are free

http://www.fallfest.ca

*Scare in the Square (Brantford)
Harmony Square
Brantford, ON

Scare in the Square a 2 day Halloween themed event with ghost hunts, tractor drawn hayrides, haunted house, live entertainment, glow in the dark dance party, inflatable hay maze and much more!.

http://www.brantford.ca

*Fair (Burford/Brant)
6 Park Avenue
Burford, ON

Brought to you by the Burford Agricultural Society, bring the whole family for a weekend of fun and entertainment including bands, pageants, demo derby, midway and much more!.

http://www.burfordfair.ca/fall-fair/

*Oktoberfest (Kitchener)
Carl Zehr Square,
Kitchener City Hall
King Street East
Kitchener, ON

The hub of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is located at the Willkommen Platz in Downtown Kitchener at Carl Zehr Square at Kitchener City Hall. The ‘Bavarian Village’ features daily entertainment, displays and activities, food and beverages as well as official souvenirs and visitor information. Fun for the whole family. Enjoy the sites and sounds of Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest at Willkommen Platz. Open to all and free to attend!

http://oktoberfest.ca

*Saturday Night Movie (Brampton)
7pm-9pm
Garden Square (downtown Brampton, corner of Queen and Main Streets)
1 Theatre Lane
Brampton, ON

Join us in Garden Square on Saturday night to watch a great movie under the stars – this week featuring Despicable Me 3 at 7PM … please remember your lawn chair!

http://www.brampton.ca/gardensquare



**SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

DROP-IN PROGRAM

Age Recommended: 0-5 Years
Non-Member Fee: $5.00

Circle Time, Story Time, and playing in the gym with toys and games.
•Please call prior to confirm they are running the program.

905-303-1821

*PumpkinFest (Richmond Hill)
10am-6pm
Richmond Green Sports Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Rd East
Richmond Hill, ON

Great Family Fun Thanksgiving Weekend!
If you’re looking for something fun to do in Richmond Hill Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.

Fun for everyone at Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Richmond Hill Pumpkin Fest Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest or take a shot at pumpkin bowling. Of course, there’s also inflatables and games! You won’t want to miss our large Pumpkin Patch and Food Truck Frenzy featuring Toronto’s best food trucks!
Join us on Thanksgiving weekend at Richmond Green Park to participate in all things autumn. There’s something for everyone to enjoy so bring the family!

Event Dates and Times:
PumpkinFest 2017 takes place this Thanksgiving weekend, October 7th, 8th and 9th. It is open; Saturday Oct. 7 – 10am-6pm, Sunday Oct. 8 – 10am-6pm and Monday, Oct. 9 – 10am-6pm.

Admission:
$25 which includes an unlimited ride pass. General admission for adults is $8. Children under 2 years old are free.

We are proud to partner up with Crafting for a Cure for this years Richmond Hill PumpkinFest!
Crafting For a Cure is a not-for-profit registered charity that looks for opportunities to ensure children are having a positive experience when a hospital visit is necessary. They bring smiles to those that need it most and we are glad to have them be apart of this years festivities.

www.richmondhillpumpkinfest.com

*Woodbridge Fair (Vaughan)
Woodbridge Fair
100 Porter Avenue
Woodbridge, ON

Come join us for our 170th Woodbridge Fall Fair (October 7-9) and help us celebrate in style with our 2nd Annual Woodbridge Fair Car Show. Come see all makes and models of classic and modern cars and trucks. Meet Wendel Clark and have you picture taken with him and get his autograph (Appearance on Saturday October 7 from 12pm – 2pm) See which car or truck Wendel Clark picks as his favorite and watch him present a trophy to the winner. This is a participant judged event. See who will win the Best In Show Trophy and $1000. Fair goers will choose the People’s Choice Award. Come for the cars, stay for the Woodbridge Fair which goes all weekend long. Enjoy our midway, games, petting zoo, Monster Truck Rides (Sunday & Monday), Kids Zone and many other attractions.
Hope to see you there.

https://www.woodbridgefair.ca

*Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival (Markham)
Markham Fair Grounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

The event will feature Kidapalooza’s signature activity stations, interactive inflatables, stage shows local and artisan vendors along with Fall Festival exclusive activities: Pumpkin Patch, Rock Climbing Wall, Scavenger Hunt, Princess Pavilion, Meet & Greet with OFFICIAL Paw Patrol Characters, Halloween Alley and so much more! This three day fall celebration will have families creating, exploring and playing together. Kidapalooza is committed to providing a hands-on, creative experience for families from all across the Greater Toronto Area.
New play zones activities include an exotic animal exhibit, pretend farmers market and veterinary hospital, fort building, video gaming rv and more.

http://kidapalooza.ca

*Thanksgiving Weekend (Rockton)
12:30pm-4pm
Westfield Heritage Village
1049 Kirkwall Road
Rockton, ON

Bring the whole family for a wonderful afternoon in the country exploring the people and places of early Ontario.

Cost: $11

www.westfieldheritage.ca

*Fair (Burford/Brant)
6 Park Avenue
Burford, ON

Brought to you by the Burford Agricultural Society, bring the whole family for a weekend of fun and entertainment including bands, pageants, demo derby, midway and much more!.

http://www.burfordfair.ca/fall-fair


 

**MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017**

*PumpkinFest (Richmond Hill)
10am-6pm
Richmond Green Sports Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Rd East
Richmond Hill, ON

Great Family Fun Thanksgiving Weekend!
If you’re looking for something fun to do in Richmond Hill Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Fun for everyone at Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Richmond Hill Pumpkin Fest Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest or take a shot at pumpkin bowling. Of course, there’s also inflatables and games! You won’t want to miss our large Pumpkin Patch and Food Truck Frenzy featuring Toronto’s best food trucks!
Join us on Thanksgiving weekend at Richmond Green Park to participate in all things autumn. There’s something for everyone to enjoy so bring the family!

Event Dates and Times:
PumpkinFest 2017 takes place this Thanksgiving weekend, October 7th, 8th and 9th. It is open; Saturday Oct. 7 – 10am-6pm, Sunday Oct. 8 – 10am-6pm and Monday, Oct. 9 – 10am-6pm.

Admission:
$25 which includes an unlimited ride pass. General admission for adults is $8. Children under 2 years old are free.

We are proud to partner up with Crafting for a Cure for this years Richmond Hill PumpkinFest!
Crafting For a Cure is a not-for-profit registered charity that looks for opportunities to ensure children are having a positive experience when a hospital visit is necessary. They bring smiles to those that need it most and we are glad to have them be apart of this years festivities.

www.richmondhillpumpkinfest.com

*Woodbridge Fair (Vaughan)
Woodbridge Fair
100 Porter Avenue
Woodbridge, ON

Come join us for our 170th Woodbridge Fall Fair (October 7-9) and help us celebrate in style with our 2nd Annual Woodbridge Fair Car Show. Come see all makes and models of classic and modern cars and trucks. Meet Wendel Clark and have you picture taken with him and get his autograph (Appearance on Saturday October 7 from 12pm – 2pm) See which car or truck Wendel Clark picks as his favorite and watch him present a trophy to the winner. This is a participant judged event. See who will win the Best In Show Trophy and $1000. Fair goers will choose the People’s Choice Award. Come for the cars, stay for the Woodbridge Fair which goes all weekend long. Enjoy our midway, games, petting zoo, Monster Truck Rides (Sunday & Monday), Kids Zone and many other attractions.
Hope to see you there.

https://www.woodbridgefair.ca

*Kidapalooza Fall Family Festival (Markham)
Markham Fair Grounds
10801 McCowan Road
Markham, ON

The event will feature Kidapalooza’s signature activity stations, interactive inflatables, stage shows local and artisan vendors along with Fall Festival exclusive activities: Pumpkin Patch, Rock Climbing Wall, Scavenger Hunt, Princess Pavilion, Meet & Greet with OFFICIAL Paw Patrol Characters, Halloween Alley and so much more! This three day fall celebration will have families creating, exploring and playing together. Kidapalooza is committed to providing a hands-on, creative experience for families from all across the Greater Toronto Area.
New play zones activities include an exotic animal exhibit, pretend farmers market and veterinary hospital, fort building, video gaming rv and more.

http://kidapalooza.ca

*October Weekends (Scarborough)
12pm-4pm
Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Road
Scarborough, ON

Don’t be a Halloweenie! Conjure up your pioneer spirit at Scarborough Museum! Lots of Halloween themed activities to ensure you have a screaming good time.
This event is presented as part of the City of Toronto Historic Sites’ Halloween Programming.
Admission is Pay What You Can!

Cost: Pay What You Can

http://www.toronto.ca/museum-events

*PumpkinFest (Toronto)
10am-6pm
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Pumpkinfest Toronto has something for all ages.
Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn. Ride our Pumpkin Express train through the venue to witness everything PumpkinFest Toronto has to offer! From a traditional Farmers Market and Baked Goods sale to our Princess Meet and Greet. Take a crack at our Bull Riding contest to be crowned the champion. If bull riding isn’t for you, we have many other contests to participate in.

Fun for everyone at Pumpkinfest Toronto
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Pumpkin Fest Toronto Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest and enjoy our Antique and Classic Car Lane or take a shot at pumpkin bowling. Of course, there’s also a kiddy midway with rides and games! You won’t want to miss our large Pumpkin Patch and Food Truck Frenzy featuring Toronto’s best food trucks!
Join us on Thanksgiving weekend to participate in all things autumn. There’s something for everyone to enjoy so bring the family!

Event Dates and Times:
PumpkinFest 2017 takes place this Thanksgiving weekend, October 7th, 8th and 9th. It is open; Saturday Oct. 7 – 10am-6pm, Sunday Oct. 8 – 10am-6pm and Monday, Oct. 9 – 10am-6pm.

Admission:
$25 which includes an unlimited ride pass. General admission for adults is $8. Children under 2 years old are free.

http://www.pumpkinfesttoronto.com

*Fair (Burford/Brant)
6 Park Avenue
Burford, ON

Brought to you by the Burford Agricultural Society, bring the whole family for a weekend of fun and entertainment including bands, pageants, demo derby, midway and much more!.

http://www.burfordfair.ca/fall-fair/


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