Mimi the Angels

Mimi's Tips

Family Autumn Fun Ideas

(If you have events that you would list to list in our Autumn fun calendar, email them to us at events@mimitheangel.ca. We welcome events from around the world)

Bring the family out for some great local events this Autumn.

Check out the following link for 101 things to do with the kids. Family Travel Guide to Ontario is the best place to start your search. Visit at: www.101kidstravel.com
Download your own copy of the 2006 Summer/Fall Guide.

The following are events taking place across Ontario.

Haunted Walks Inc.
Walking Tours of Kingston and Ottawa, Canada
Ottawa and Kingston, Ontario

Our walking tours present the city the way it was meant to be seen – up close and on foot. None of our stories are exaggerated and several years of research have gone into each tour. Our tours and stories are second to none!
www.hauntedwalk.com/welcome.htm

Oct 5-31
Saunders Farm
Munster, Ontario

During the daytime, Saunders Farm is transformed into one of Canada’s most eerie-sistible Farm attractions with pumpkins, parades, puppets, harvest hayrides, live shows, 11 mazes and strolling characters.
www.saundersfarm.com

Oct 12-14
Bala Cranberry Festival
Bala, Central Ontario

Fun filled days for the entire family, celebrating the harvest of Muskoka Cranberries, including tours of the marshes, live entertainment, vendors, fun for all!
www.balacranberryfestival.on.ca

Oct 13
Doors Open Cobourg
Cobourg, Central Ontario

Cobourg will open the doors of some of our most intriguing and charming heritage sites.
www.cobourgtourism.ca

Oct 13-14
Doors Open Kincardine
Kincardine, Southwestern Ontario

Exciting opportunity to the public to view and tour facilities of historical or other significance not normally open to the public. Complete tour available. Free.
www.doorsopenkincardine.com

Oct 15-20
Russian Quilt Exhibit
Alisa Craig, Southwestern Ontario

Great exhibit of quilts from Russia. Master quilters coming to teach during the week. Lecture, slide show of the history of quilting all week. Classes with Canadian teachers available.
www.cotton-by-post.com

Oct 19-21
Waterford Pumpkin Festival
Waterford, Southwestern Ontario

Various family events – craft show, parade, carnival and car show and a huge pumpkin pyramid. Kids day, baby contest, motorcycle show, spook house, chicken chariot race.
www.pumpkinfest.com

Oct 19-27
Ghost, Encounters/Haunted Hay Rides
Brantford, Southwestern Ontario

Haunted hay ride and haunted barn excursions. Ghost Encounters is a special fun raising event in support of Participation House. Over 300 volunteers. Adult entertainment, parental discretion advised.
www.dougthegreat.com

Oct 19-27
All Hallow’s Eve at Old Fort Erie
Fort Erie, Niagara Falls and Region

Venture out to Old Fort Erie to experience the traditions of Hallowe’en, brought to life through the Ghosts of the Old Fort.
www.niagaraparks.com

Oct 20
Pumpkinville
Ajax, Greater Toronto Area

It’s time to visit Pumpkinville! You will have all kinds of fun things to do when you arrive, like pumpkin carving, inflatable rides, face painting and more surprises. Located at the Ajax-Greenwwod Conservation Area.
www.townofajax.com

Oct 20
Petawawa Pumpkin Patch and Halloween Bash
Petawawa, Eastern Ontario

It’s time for all our little goblins to take part in our annual event! Decorate pumpkins, play crazy pumpkin games, face painting, a costume contest and more!
www.petawawa.ca

Oct 20-27
Fright Nights
Brampton, Greater Toronto Area

Oct 20,21 & 27. Come and enjoy all the fun! Haunted Houses, Scary Skates, Art on Ice, Crafts for Kids, Swamp Monster Swim. Please contact the City of Brampton Recreation Centres for more information.
www.brampton.ca

Oct 20-28
Barrie Film Festival
Barrie, Central Ontario

An opportunity to see a showcase of films from around the globe and celebrate the art of cinema through Q&As, a Shorts competition, Festival Galas and a Directors’ brunch.
www.barriefilmfestival.ca

Oct 22
Haunted Mississauga
Mississauga, Greater Toronto Area

A haunting experience is yours as you tour a local cemetery, learn about Mississauga’s history and meet “spirits” of our past. Meet author of “Haunted Mississauga” Terry Boyle. Thrills for all ages.
www.heritagemississauga.com

Oct 26-29
Toronto International Art Fair
Toronto, Greater Toronto Area

Canada’s permier art fair where over 80 of the world’s leading galleries alongside some of the hottest newcomers merge to showcase an outstanding collection of 20th and 21st century artworks.
www.tiafair.com

Oct 27
A Haunted Forest
Aurora, Greater Toronto Area

Calling all ghosts, goblins and mosters! Join us for some scary surprises throughout the many haunted trails leading up to the best Halloween party entailing a bonfire, ghost stories and some witches brew!
www.e-aurora.ca

Oct 28
Barnyard Hallowe’en
Ottawa, Ottawa Region

Boo! It’s our annual Hallowe’en Party. Decorate pumpkins, have a trick-or-treat scavenger hunt in the barns, play games, and show off your costume in a Museum parade. Daily demonstrations are also on the schedule.
www.agriculture.technomuses.ca