Written by: Felicia Mangiardi
It’s the that time of year again when the weather gets a little bit cooler prompting you to steal your boyfriends sweater, the leaves start to change colour, and Starbucks brings back their popular drink, the pumpkin spiced latte. Fall brings this feeling of happiness along with Thanksgiving, Halloween and lots of fun activities! Get out your cozy sweaters because here are 6 fall activities to do this season.
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Beer, food, Fall. Need I say more? Oktoberfest celebrates Bavarian heritage with food, beer, music and a fair inspired after the original Munich event. This year, due to popular demand, Toronto Oktoberfest will be expanding and upgrading their services! Oktoberfest will be held on September 29-30. Grab your beer loving friend and go enjoy Oktoberfest!
Casa Loma Haunted Castle
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That’s right Toronto Casa Loma will be turning into a haunted castle. Case Loma’s Legends of Horror is annual event that will take you on a 1.75 km self- guided walk through the gardens, castle tunnels, chambers and more! This event will run from September 29- October 31. This one is not for the scaredy cats. For more information you can visit http://ow.ly/dbTb30f4cjV and to purchase tickets visit legendsofhorror.ca
Downey’s Corn Maze Adventure
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Downey’s Farm Market seriously has it all. Bring the family (or even a date) to this epic farmers market. Enjoy their most epic corn maze with 10km of twist and turns (try not to get lost) or choose from thousands of pumpkins to pick at their annual pumpkin fest! Make sure to get some good instagram shots and make memories that will last a lifetime!
Chudleigh’s Apple Farm
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The Chudleigh’s apple farm has a beautiful orchid full of delicious apples. Apple picking begins mid August until late October. After exploring the farm you can try their fresh, baked daily desserts (they have savoury options too). They also have a beautiful picnic area located north of the pond! Activities range from mazes, farm animals, pony rides and more! If this doesn’t scream Fall activity than I don’t know what does.
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The bluffs are just as beautiful in the fall as they are in the summer. Enjoy scenic hikes and views. Witness as hundreds of trees change colour from green to yellow, orange, red and brown. Explore the grounds and enjoy the bluffs epic hiking trails with a view! This makes for great instagram photos, and romantic dates. Pack your favourite sweater and blanket and enjoy a picnic by the water!
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If you live in or around the GTA than you know about Wonderland’s Halloween Haunt. Aside from crazy (and some scary) rides and rollercoasters, Wonderland transforms into your worst nightmares. For 14 nights from September to October you can brave your way through terrifying mazes, ‘scare zones’, and 700 monsters strolling through the park.