Summer is coming to an end, but instead of reminiscing on days past, beat the post-summer blues by diving into iconic fall activities in Ontario
With the return of several of Ontario’s finest fall festivities, including the famous Downey's Farm pumpkin patch and the York-Durham Heritage Railway
Downey's Farm - Brampton, ON
Downey’s Farm has been growing fruit for over 25 years, welcoming visitors from all over the Greater Toronto Area. Located North of Brampton, Downey's Farm is the perfect way to celebrate all that fall has to offer with your family. Find fresh garlic, radishes, zucchini, carrots, nectarines, potatoes and more.
Pumpkinfest, Downey Farm’s biggest celebration of the year is open daily from Sept 17 until October 31st from 10am – 5pm. Join them for a ton of fall fun including wagon rides, farm animals, live entertainment, our 8-acre corn maze and so much more.
If you’d like to split up the drive and make the most of your visit, book an affordable stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brampton. A cozy, relaxing hotel for your family getaways outside the city.
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest – Kitchener - Waterloo, ON
For those fall beer drinkers, Oktoberfest is back! Kitchener–Waterloo Oktoberfest is an annual nine-day festival in the twin cities of Kitchener–Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Based on the original German Oktoberfest, it is billed as Canada's Greatest Bavarian Festival, and is the second-largest Oktoberfest in the world, a perfect way to ring in the fall for beer and pretzel lovers.
If you plan on partaking in the Oktoberfest celebrations, book your stay at Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo; located just minutes from highway 401 in the heart of downtown Kitchener and a short commute to cities; such as Waterloo.
Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery - Bala, ON
Cranberry harvest, a legendary fall activity in Ontario kicks off on Sept 24, 2022! Harvest is the most exciting time of the year for cranberry farmers. See the best cranberry bushes in full form and watch harvesters scour over 27 acres of property to pick and produce around 300,000-400,000 lbs of cranberries. On-site activities include; wagon tours, wine tasting, the cranberry plunge and of course, beautiful fall scenery!
Make it a vacation by booking at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Huntsville - Muskoka a comfortable and convenient home away from home in Ontario’s cottage community.