What to do in Ontario in November

Where to go in November in Ontario

November in Ontario can be a little dreary, so why not brighten it up with a getaway up north.  Take advantage of shoulder season travel with fewer crowds, discount pricing and some fantastic all-year round activities. Here are our top list of places to go up north in Ontario to break out the November blues.  


Casino Rama Resort Entertainment Getaways

Casino Rama Resort

Known for making the Indoors Great, Casino Rama Resort has it all to make your off-peak getaway perfect.  Enjoy world-class live entertainment with some of the biggest names in music and comedy, or take in the excitement at the casino. Indulge and unwind at the spa then enjoy some fine dining at one of the Resort’s restaurants.

See all their November events here.


Midland Cultural Centre

Midland Cultural Centre

Shake of those November blues with a night out at Midland’s Culture Centre, located in the heart of downtown Midland, making it the perfect starting point to explore some of Downtown Midland’s unique shops and restaurants. The Centre offers a variety of opportunities to discover new and upcoming musicians, artists and family favourite entertainment.  

See all their November events here.



Scandinave Spa

Melt away those November blahs with a getaway to Scandinave Spa. Located amongst the picturesque backdrop of the Blue Mountains, the Scandinave Spa is the perfect place to rejuvenate yourself before the holiday season. You may even want to make time for a relaxing massage before you take in the energizing effects of the Scandinavian Baths and hydrotherapy.  Minutes from the Spa is Blue Mountain Village, offering more opportunities to indulge, this time with fine dining and boutique shops.  


MacLaren Art Centre

MacLaren Art Centre

Add some colour to November with a visit to MacLaren’s Art Centre in the heart of downtown Barrie.  Tour through an exhibition in the gallery of take part in a workshop or class.  A visit to the MacLaren Art Centre is sure to inspire the artist within you and your family.


First Light at Sainte Marie among the Hurons

Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons

Take a trip back in time at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons premiere event, First Light. This magical event is one that has to be seen, with an impressive 5,000 candles lighting up the 17th-century mission historic site it s a spectactular experience that is sure to become a family tradition.  The events runs from late November to early December.


Other November Travel Highlights

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Take advantage of off-peak and shoulder season discounts with a November getaway to one of Ontario’s finest resorts.

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November is the month when many towns hold their Santa Claus parades, making for a great family activity.

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Holiday craft markets are in full swing in November, making for a perfect opportunity to find that one of a kind gift. 

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Light up November by taking part in one of the many festival of light events or tree lighting ceremonies taking place throughout the month.