OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 12-14, 2019)

OCTOBER FREE & CHEAP EVENTS (October 12-14, 2019)


 

Events listed below may change or cancel at anytime. Please make sure to check the event website or call ahead before you attend. 

 



**SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019**

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

Movie: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS

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

*Kids Building Workshop at Home Depot (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
10am-12pm
The Home Depot
All Over Ontario

FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
Held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at all The Home Depot stores. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, an achievement pin and certificate.
Check locations near you for details.
Build a Fire Plane – October 12, 2019
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we’ve got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very Build a Fire Plane.

http://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/ideas-how-to/workshops.html

*Indigo Kids Event: Frozen (All Over Ontario) (FREE)
11am
Indigo Books & Music
Locations Across Ontario

Dress up as your favourite Frozen character and join us for a wintery sing-along and a frosty craft, then strike a pose as we play a game of freeze dance!
For ages 4+
Free admission.

https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/make-it-an-indigo-weekend/events

*Fall Fair (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Ave
Woodbridge, ON

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend at the Fair! Enjoy an authentic country fair so close to home. Now in its 172nd year, the Woodbridge Fair offers so many things to see, learn and do! A jam-packed weekend with activities for the whole family including Car Show, Midway rides & games, and Music main stage. There’s the Horse Show, Dog Show, giant Pumpkin Contest, plus Petting Zoo and Farm area, the Pioneer demonstrations and Farmers Challenge, and loads of community displays, vendors and foods to try, Kids’ activities and so much more!
Fair Hours
Saturday Oct 12:12 Noon to 8 pm
Sunday Oct 13: 12 Noon to 8 pm
Monday Oct 14: 10 am to 5 pm

Admission: Advance tickets available online
Adult (14+): $10.00
Youth (6-14): $5.00
Children (6 and under): Free!
Family Passes: $35.00
Free Parking. Please leave pets at home.

http://www.woodbridgefair.ca

*PumpkinFest (Richmond Hill)
Richmond Green Sports Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Rd East
Richmond Hill, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Toronto or Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss 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!
Have your child come to Pumpkin Fest in a costume to enter the free Costume Contest to try and win a prize!
● Free Admission
● Free Parking
● Pumpkin Patch
● Kiddie Midway
● Inflatable Corn Maze
● Entertainment
● and More!
Free Parking & Free Admission

RICHMOND HILL PUMPKINFEST DEAL (Expires Fri. October 11th at 6pm)
Get 40% OFF Ride Passes
Use the Code: DIME40
To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.richmondhillpumpkinfest.com/rides-games/

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

During October’s Family Fun Weekends enjoy treats and activities like an enchanted scavenger hunt and tour the historic buildings. Try a slice of Devil’s Food cake made in a wood burning stove with a cup of pumpkin spice drink, dress up in pioneer costumes and make a 3D pumpkin craft. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Fall and Harvest Traditions programming. Scarborough Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. The museum interprets the development of Scarborough from its founding and early settlement to its growth and emergence as a major suburb in the 20th century.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201910-octobre-october

*Print A Trick Or Treat Bag (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Mackenzie House
80 Bond Street
Toronto, ON

Print a Trick or Treat Bag at Mackenzie House!
Tour what is fabled to be Canada’s most haunted house and hear about Toronto’s first mayor as well as some of the most famous ghost stories associated with the site. After the tour, print a “Trick or Treat” bag on Mackenzie House’s 1845 press to take home.

This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Halloween programming. Mackenzie House is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. It interprets urban Victorian life of the 1860s and the evolution of democratic institutions through the lens of Toronto’s first Mayor William Lyon Mackenzie.
This program runs until October 27, 2019.

https://www.toronto.ca

*PumpkinFest (Toronto)
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss 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!
Have your child come to Pumpkin Fest in a costume to enter the free Costume Contest to try and win a prize!
Featuring:
• Kiddie Midway
• Inflatable Corn Maze
• Pumpkin Patch
• Bouncy Castles
• Entertainment
• Free Parking
• Free Admission
• and More!
Free Parking & Free Admission

TORONTO PUMPKINFEST DEAL (Expires Fri. October 11th at 6pm)
Get 40% OFF Ride Passes
Use the Code: DIME40
To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.pumpkinfesttoronto.com/rides-games

*Diwali RazzMatazz Balle Balle Extravaganza (Brampton) (Free Admission)
41 West Street
Brampton, ON

DRZMZ is all about festive shopping, mouth watering food vendors, corporate vendors, decors, community informative booths and kids activities for all ages and genres.
The Diwali RazzMatazz Balle Balle extravaganza is being held in on October 12 &13, 2019.

https://www.canadadiwali.ca/diwali-balle-balle-brampton

*Family Programs (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
PAMA
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON

Guide your family through art projects at PAMA and inspire creativity! Drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

Admission:
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
Families (Up to 2 Adults, and up to 5 Children): $12
Children Under 5: Free

http://pama.peelregion.ca/en/programseventsandschoolresources/pamakids.asp?_mid_=19896

*Family Fall Festival (Whitby) (Free Admission)
12pm-3pm
Fallingbrook Parkv (Glen Dhu PS)
Whitby, ON

This Year we have Face painting, Games, Magic Show, Pie & Pumpkin Giveaway and a special guest from Paw Patrol!
Admission is FREE. Please bring non-perishable food item(s) for local charities.
We’ll be serving complimentary Coffee, Hot Chocolate and some light snacks.
As usual we’ll have some amazing prizes to give away from our generous local businesses.
Presented by Your Neighbourhood Realtor Victoria Sullivan and local mortgage broker Joanne Conte.

victoria@victoriasullivan.ca

*Apple Fall Fest (Blue Mountain) (Free Admission)
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Blue Mountains, ON

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at the Blue Mountain Village, Thornbury and Clarksburg! Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, apple fun, hiking, biking and fall driving tours.

bluemountainvillage.ca/events/2019/appleharvestfestival

 

 

 



**SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13,  2019**

*Fall Fair (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Ave
Woodbridge, ON

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend at the Fair! Enjoy an authentic country fair so close to home. Now in its 172nd year, the Woodbridge Fair offers so many things to see, learn and do! A jam-packed weekend with activities for the whole family including Car Show, Midway rides & games, and Music main stage. There’s the Horse Show, Dog Show, giant Pumpkin Contest, plus Petting Zoo and Farm area, the Pioneer demonstrations and Farmers Challenge, and loads of community displays, vendors and foods to try, Kids’ activities and so much more!
Fair Hours
Saturday Oct 12:12 Noon to 8 pm (NEW!)
Sunday Oct 13: 12 Noon to 8 pm (NEW!)
Monday Oct 14: 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: Advance tickets available online
Adult (14+): $10.00
Youth (6-14): $5.00
Children (6 and under): Free!
Family Passes: $35.00
Free Parking. Please leave pets at home.

http://www.woodbridgefair.ca

*PumpkinFest (Richmond Hill)
Richmond Green Sports Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Rd East
Richmond Hill, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Toronto or Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss 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!
Have your child come to Pumpkin Fest in a costume to enter the free Costume Contest to try and win a prize!
● Free Admission
● Free Parking
● Pumpkin Patch
● Kiddie Midway
● Inflatable Corn Maze
● Entertainment
● and More!
Free Parking & Free Admission

RICHMOND HILL PUMPKINFEST DEAL (Expires Fri. October 11th at 6pm)
Get 40% OFF Ride Passes
Use the Code: DIME40
To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.richmondhillpumpkinfest.com/rides-games/

*Guided Hikes (Scarborough) (FREE)
Rouge National Urban Park – Parks Canada
Meadowvale Road
Scarborough, ON

Join us to discover the park’s natural, cultural and agricultural stories with our friendly and fun Parks Canada volunteer leaders and staff. We have something for everyone, if you are looking for wildlife sightings, quiet nature walks, discovering the past, fitness challenges or just to meet new people!
Various dates. See website for schedule.

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/rouge/activ/guide/201910-octobre-october

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

During October’s Family Fun Weekends enjoy treats and activities like an enchanted scavenger hunt and tour the historic buildings. Try a slice of Devil’s Food cake made in a wood burning stove with a cup of pumpkin spice drink, dress up in pioneer costumes and make a 3D pumpkin craft. This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Fall and Harvest Traditions programming. Scarborough Museum is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. The museum interprets the development of Scarborough from its founding and early settlement to its growth and emergence as a major suburb in the 20th century.

Admission is Pay What You Can

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

*Power Kids: Free Kids Activities (Toronto) (FREE)
3pm
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

These FREE arts workshops for children ages 7-12 begin with a tour of the gallery and conclude with an art activity, inspired by the ideas behind the current exhibition. Tours and workshops are led by Amanda Foulds, Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator and assisted by Erica Cristobal, Power Kids Teaching Assistant.
13 Oct 2019
Coloured Stories
In this workshop, participants will create an assemblage using found objects of the same colour to tell a story.

http://thepowerplant.org/ProgramsEvents/Programs/Power-Kids.aspx

*Print A Trick Or Treat Bag (Toronto)
12pm-5pm
Mackenzie House
80 Bond Street
Toronto, ON

Print a Trick or Treat Bag at Mackenzie House!
Tour what is fabled to be Canada’s most haunted house and hear about Toronto’s first mayor as well as some of the most famous ghost stories associated with the site. After the tour, print a “Trick or Treat” bag on Mackenzie House’s 1845 press to take home.

This event is part of Toronto History Museums’ Halloween programming. Mackenzie House is one of 10 Toronto History Museums which explore where Toronto’s many pasts, presents and futures meet. It interprets urban Victorian life of the 1860s and the evolution of democratic institutions through the lens of Toronto’s first Mayor William Lyon Mackenzie.
This program runs until October 27, 2019.

https://www.toronto.ca

*PumpkinFest (Toronto)
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss 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!
Have your child come to Pumpkin Fest in a costume to enter the free Costume Contest to try and win a prize!
Featuring:
• Kiddie Midway
• Inflatable Corn Maze
• Pumpkin Patch
• Bouncy Castles
• Entertainment
• Free Parking
• Free Admission
• and More!
Free Parking & Free Admission

TORONTO PUMPKINFEST DEAL (Expires Fri. October 11th at 6pm)
Get 40% OFF Ride Passes
Use the Code: DIME40
To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.pumpkinfesttoronto.com/rides-games

*Diwali RazzMatazz Balle Balle Extravaganza (Brampton) (Free Admission)
41 West Street
Brampton, ON

DRZMZ is all about festive shopping, mouth watering food vendors, corporate vendors, decors, community informative booths and kids activities for all ages and genres.
The Diwali RazzMatazz Balle Balle extravaganza is being held in on October 12 &13, 2019.

https://www.canadadiwali.ca/diwali-balle-balle-brampton

*Family Programs (Brampton)
1pm-4pm
PAMA
9 Wellington St. E.
Brampton, ON

Guide your family through art projects at PAMA and inspire creativity! Drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

Admission:
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
Families (Up to 2 Adults, and up to 5 Children): $12
Children Under 5: Free

http://pama.peelregion.ca/en/programseventsandschoolresources/pamakids.asp?_mid_=19896

*Apple Fall Fest (Blue Mountain) (Free Admission)
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Blue Mountains, ON

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at the Blue Mountain Village, Thornbury and Clarksburg! Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, apple fun, hiking, biking and fall driving tours.

bluemountainvillage.ca/events/2019/appleharvestfestival

 

 

 



**MONDAY, OCTOBER 14,  2019**

*Fall Fair (Woodbridge)
Woodbridge Fairgrounds
100 Porter Ave
Woodbridge, ON

Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend at the Fair! Enjoy an authentic country fair so close to home. Now in its 172nd year, the Woodbridge Fair offers so many things to see, learn and do! A jam-packed weekend with activities for the whole family including Car Show, Midway rides & games, and Music main stage. There’s the Horse Show, Dog Show, giant Pumpkin Contest, plus Petting Zoo and Farm area, the Pioneer demonstrations and Farmers Challenge, and loads of community displays, vendors and foods to try, Kids’ activities and so much more!
Fair Hours
Saturday Oct 12:12 Noon to 8 pm (NEW!)
Sunday Oct 13: 12 Noon to 8 pm (NEW!)
Monday Oct 14: 10 am to 5 pm
Admission: Advance tickets available online
Adult (14+): $10.00
Youth (6-14): $5.00
Children (6 and under): Free!
Family Passes: $35.00
Free Parking. Please leave pets at home.

http://www.woodbridgefair.ca

*PumpkinFest (Richmond Hill)
Richmond Green Sports Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Rd East
Richmond Hill, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Toronto or Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss 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!
Have your child come to Pumpkin Fest in a costume to enter the free Costume Contest to try and win a prize!
● Free Admission
● Free Parking
● Pumpkin Patch
● Kiddie Midway
● Inflatable Corn Maze
● Entertainment
● and More!
Free Parking & Free Admission

RICHMOND HILL PUMPKINFEST DEAL (Expires Fri. October 11th at 6pm)
Get 40% OFF Ride Passes
Use the Code: DIME40
To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.richmondhillpumpkinfest.com/rides-games/

*PumpkinFest (Toronto)
Downsview Park
35 Carl Hall Road
Toronto, ON

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn.
Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss 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!
Have your child come to Pumpkin Fest in a costume to enter the free Costume Contest to try and win a prize!
Featuring:
• Kiddie Midway
• Inflatable Corn Maze
• Pumpkin Patch
• Bouncy Castles
• Entertainment
• Free Parking
• Free Admission
• and More!
Free Parking & Free Admission

TORONTO PUMPKINFEST DEAL (Expires Fri. October 11th at 6pm)
Get 40% OFF Ride Passes
Use the Code: DIME40
To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.pumpkinfesttoronto.com/rides-games

*Apple Fall Fest (Blue Mountain) (Free Admission)
156 Jozo Weider Blvd
Blue Mountains, ON

There’s no better way to enjoy Thanksgiving weekend and the fall colours than at the Blue Mountain Village, Thornbury and Clarksburg! Free family activities, live music, Apple Pie Trail, scavenger hunts, apple fun, hiking, biking and fall driving tours.

bluemountainvillage.ca/events/2019/appleharvestfestival

 

 


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