What to Do About the Town – Long Weekend Edition

Thanksgiving Long Weekend is here! With this weekend’s weather looking pretty spectacular, get out there and enjoy all the sunshine and fresh fall air! Be sure to visit a Farmer’s market to pick up a pumpkin or sit on a patio and people watch.


Halloween Haunt
Canada’s Wonderland is again holding their annual Halloween event that’s sure to illicit a scream or two. This runs every weekend until October 31st with attractions such as haunted houses and creepy mazes. haunt.canadaswonderland.com

Toronto Maple Leafs

With the return of fall, our beloved boys in blue take to the ice in quest of the coveted Lord Stanley’s Cup. If you can’t get a ticket to see them take on the Ottawa Senators on Saturday October 9th, you can watch them from the comfort of your living room. Game time is 7pm, on CBC. mapleleafs.nhl.com

Thanksgiving Dinner at Black Creek Pioneer Village
This RSVP required event allows guests to experience Thanksgiving like the Pioneers did. The day starts with a reading followed by a traditional meal with music. Black Creek Pioneer Village @ 1000 Murray Ross Parkway Toronto, ON www.blackcreek.ca

Woodbridge Fall Fair

A cow-milking contest, straw maze, demolition derby, entertainment and more. Free. Woodbridge Fair Grounds, Kipling N of hwy 7, woodbridgefair.com

International Home Show
Exhibits, model rooms, a green pavilion, reno tips, cooking demos and more. Friday 11 am to 9 pm, Sat 10 am to 9 pm, Sun and Mon 10 am to 6 pm. To Oct 11. $14, stu/srs $10, children free. International Centre, 6900 Airport, internationalhomeshow.ca


Harbourkids Thanksgiving Harvest Festival
Performance by all-girl band the Good Lovelies, a kitchen hootenanny, sunprinting workshops, storytelling, seed games and more. Free. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W, 416-973-4000, harbourfrontcentre.com

Come and try a variety of soups at this festival by Canada’s harvest sharing program Plant a Row, Grow a Row. Attendees can not only have soup but learn about process and methods of making these specialty soups! $5-25 in advance, $8-35 at the door. 11am-4pm. Heritage Court.


Mariposa Cruises’Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise
Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with your family aboard the Mariposa Belle. 6:30 pm. $73. 207 Queen’s Quay W, mariposacruises.com

For more exciting events, visit Now Toronto

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