We Know Things To Do in Ontario!

You will never ask “What is happening north of Toronto (and in central and northern Ontario) this weekend”? again! Use our events calendar to find things to do in Ontario and even in Ontario this weekend or in the future. Whether you like to lay low and chill or get your rush from adrenaline pumping activities and experiences – the calendar has events for everyone, in every season from the Bruce Peninsula to the Ottawa Valley!

Depending on your drive, you’ll find action anywhere from 1 hour away from Toronto to 5. Our events are not limited to highways 400 and 11 either. These are just the first two highway suggestions to travel north and find adventure in Ontario.

Want to get your festival or event listed on the Ontario Travel North site? Please send your listing and details for consideration to Events and Festivals North of Toronto.

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Save 20% on Fall Eco Adventure Tours

September 6 - October 27
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260/280 Scenic Caves Road
Blue Mountains, Ontario L9Y 0P2 Canada
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20% on Fall Eco Adventure Tours at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

Take an autumn colour tour through the treetops! Save 20% off any guided Eco Adventure Tour until October 27/19.  View a dazzling display of vibrant fall colours as you walk the treetop canopy and glide down a blazing forest zipline … read more

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Family Sunday Art Worshop

September 15 - December 15
MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON Canada
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Family Sundays Art Workshop at MacLaren Art Centre

Family Sundays (all ages welcome, ideal for children ages 3 to 8) September 15  to December 15, 2019 Sundays: 1:30 – 3:00 pm, 14 workshops $5.00 per child/ Free for MacLaren Members (Family Category); Materials provided Every Sunday is Family Sunday at … read more

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Muskoka Cranberry Route

September 15 - October 27
Muskoka, Muskoka ON Canada + Google Map
Muskoka Cranberry Route

Here in Muskoka, we are crazy for cranberries! Home to the Cranberry Capital of Ontario, the annual cranberry harvest in Bala is celebrated every year. 26 Cranberry Route stops for you to discover. Stop at them all, or plan your … read more

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W-Edge

September 18 - December 11
MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster St
Barrie, ON Canada
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MacLaren Art Centre

W-EDGE (ages 14 to 18) September 18 to December 11, 2019 Wednesdays: 3:00 – 5:00 pm, 13 workshops Admission free; just drop-in. Materials provided Wednesdays are for art with an edge! Guided by a regional artist Sarah Hawley, this drop-in art programme … read more

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Cranberry Plunge

September 30 - October 27
Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery, 1074 Cranberry Road
Bala, ON P0C 1A0 Canada
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Woman tossing cranberries at Johnston's Cranberry Marsh

Do you love cranberries so much you want to wade in them? Are you looking for an amazing fall photo op? Is feeling like a real cranberry grower on your bucket list?   Then you need to take the plunge! … read more

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Fallicious

October 15 - November 29
Blue Mountain Village, 156 Jozo Weider Blvd
The Blue Mountains, ON Canada

From October 15 to November 29, 2019, enjoy Fallicious in the Blue Mountain Village! It’s a dining tour de force Sunday through Thursday! Enjoy dining specials from $15 for lunch and $30 for dinner at participating restaurants!

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Fall Flavours of Ontario’s Lake Country

October 18 - November 3
Ontario’s Lake Country, Peter Street South
Orillia, ON L3V 7A3 Canada
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Fall Flavours of Ontario's Lake Country

Celebrate Flavours this Fall with local restaurants serving featured dishes. It’s time for our local chefs and restaurants to create some unique and authentic dishes. Experience our local Flavours through delicious 2-3 course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus created by participating Flavours of Ontario’s … read more

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Pumpkin Mania

October 26 - October 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Rounds Ranch, 1922 County Road 92
Elmvale, ON L0L 1P0 Canada
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Pumpkin Mania at Rounds Ranch

Come on down to the Ranch where you can take a wagon ride out to our Pumpkin patch and pick your own Pumpkin of ANY size, participate in all our fun Pumpkin games like Pumpkin Bowling, Corn Cannons, Seed Spitting, … read more

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Some Like it Hot: Glassblowing Workshop

October 26
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One event on October 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 17, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton, ON Canada
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Put a little sizzle in your life. Warm up to the art in you with a full day introduction to glassblowing by artists inspired by the nature of the Haliburton Highlands. You will create several pieces of glass art. Throw … read more

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Sip, Swill, Savour

October 26
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 24, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 7, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton, ON Canada
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$69
Sip, Swill, Savour with Yours Outdoors

Tingle your taste buds on this guided tour of the craft breweries and winery located along Highway 118 between Haliburton and Carnarvon. An entertaining guide will be your designated driver as you step behind the scenes to meet the beer … read more

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High Five!

October 26
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One event on October 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton, ON Canada
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High Five with Yours Outdoors

 It will be high fives all around after you experience zip lining and conquer several elements of the high ropes course at the Medeba Adventure Learning Centre.  This is a great adventure for friends and families who want to push … read more

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Introduction to Foraging for Wild Edible Mushrooms

October 26
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 12:00 am

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands, Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton, ON Canada
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Yours Outdoors logo

This immersive wilderness experience will bring you into the forest with a single delicious goal in mind: how to identify, find, and harvest wild edible mushrooms! There are thousands of species of mushrooms in eastern North America, many of which … read more

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 26
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 26, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on October 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

Santa’s Village, 1624 Golden Beach Rd
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1W8 Canada
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$24.95
Halloween Spooktacular

Calling all goblins, ghouls and ghosts – Santa and his Elves have transformed Santa’s Village into a Spooktacular Village October 19-20 & 26-27! Come and enjoy many of your favourite rides and attractions and several special Halloween activities too! There … read more

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10:00 am

Let the Spirits Rise

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Gravenhurst Gravenhurst, ON P1P 1J1 Canada + Google Map
Downtown Gravenhurst

Downtown merchants open their doors and hand out candy to trick-or-treaters during this Halloween celebration! Enjoy free family fun at the Gravenhurst Opera House including our Annual Costume Contest.  Watch out for zombies roaming the streets in our Annual Zombie Walk!

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6:00 pm

Flashlight Corn Maze Challenge

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Rounds Ranch, 1922 County Road 92
Elmvale, ON L0L 1P0 Canada
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Flashlight Corn Maze Challenge

Do you think you can solve the puzzles in our corn maze and find your way out in the dark?! The Flashlight Corn maze is every Saturday night in October! 👀🔦 Flashlight Corn Maze nights include a campfire! S'mores Package … read more

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7:00 pm

Pumpkinferno

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G1 Canada
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PumpkInferno at Discovery Harbour

Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene is ready for visitors with a hauntingly good time! Zombies and ghouls hide in the darkness! Amazing carved artificial pumpkins, scary scenes and evil creatures await you around every corner! Walk the festively lit trails along … read more

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Ghost Tours

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

S.S. Keewatin, 311 Talbot Street
Port McNicoll, Ontario L0K 1R0 Canada
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Ghost Tours at the S.S. Keewatin

Apparitions Onboard Take a one hour guided tour of this 112 year old passenger steamship. Tours run Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights on the two weekends prior-to Halloween: October 17 – 19 and October 24 – 26. Suitable for persons … read more

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An Evening with Medium Jay Lane

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, 6015 Highway 89
Alliston, ON Canada
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Medium Jay Lane at Nottawasaga Inn Resort

Join Sudbury's very own Internationally renowned and “Canada’s Rising Star” Psychic Medium Jay Lane for a 2 HOUR Evening of spirit connections at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston, Ontario! Have you or someone you know suffered a loss of a … read more

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Halloween Dinner & Dance

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Rawley Resort & Marina Inc, 2900 Kellys Road
Severn, ON Canada
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Halloween Dinner & Dance at Rawley Resort

Enjoy live entertainment with Shawn Mei, a 3 course gourmet dinner & best costume prize | $35 per person*

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8:00 pm

Daughtry

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Casino Rama Resort, 5899 Rama Road
Orillia, ON L3V 6H6 Canada
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Daughtry

Known for the hits “It’s Not Over”, “Over You” & “Home”

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Featured Ontario Festivals

This is it! These are them!

Our annual list of Best Festivals, or as we call it around the office “The Bestivals” list.

We pick a new list each year, some are hosted by our advertisers, some festivals we have sponsored and well, some we think are just plain pretty cool.

The list has been assembled keeping in consideration current trends and what people out there really seem to be seeking out. We’ve tried to include events and festivals that might be family focused, adult focused, or both!