As the vibrant hues of autumn begin to paint the landscape in Simcoe County, there’s an undeniable sense of excitement in the crisp fall air, from Apple Harvest weekend at Blue Mountain to the charming Emlvale Fall Fair. Embrace the cozy sweaters, the scent of bonfires, and the rustle of fallen leaves as you immerse yourself in the heartwarming festivities this season.
APPLE HARVEST WEEKEND AT BLUE MOUNTAIN
Blue Mountain’s Apple Harvest Weekend is undeniably the best time of year to fall in love with this picturesque destination. This annual celebration is a symphony of autumnal delights featuring a vibrant festive lineup that captures the season’s essence. This event boasts live music, Bamtastic Drumming by the local percussionist Bam, and the high-energy EmPower Experience with dance-worthy tunes. With plenty of other exciting activities, this festival is a must-attend for fall enthusiasts. To learn more, click here.
ELMVALE FALL FAIR
The Elmvale Fall Fair is an annual tradition that offers a delightful blend of crafts, agriculture, and entertainment for all to enjoy. There is a packed schedule of events from Friday, October 6 to Saturday, October 7, including a vibrant midway, a school parade, animal shows, tractor pulls and more. If you’ve never experienced this remarkable event, this year is the perfect opportunity to do so. Once you’ve immersed yourself in the magic of the Elmvale Fall Fair, you’ll undoubtedly be eager to return year after year. For more information, click here.
Experience the joys of autumn at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons during their Hometown Harvest celebration! This event offers the whole family a delightful blend of fall-themed activities and crafts. You can immerse yourself in the season’s beauty while engaging in take-home crafts, meeting friendly heritage animals, and listening to live music by local artist Doug Feaver. The event also features a vendor market showcasing over 30 talented artisans offering hand-made items. To purchase tickets, click here.
HALLOWEEN AND HARVEST VILLAGE
Whether you’re creating treasured memories with your little ones during their first Halloween or reliving the magic of past Octobers, Drysdale’s Halloween and Harvest Village promises an unforgettable October adventure. Starting Thanksgiving Weekend, this enchanting village offers everything you need for a spooky and exciting time. Hunt for the perfect pumpkin while The Evergreen Store fulfills your decorating desires inside and outside your home. Dive into a day of thrilling festivities, from a not-so-scary Haunted Wagon Ride suitable for all ages to pumpkin picking. Drysdale’s Halloween & Harvest Village is the place for all your festive fall desires! For more information, click here.