Local Family Fun!

Looking for something fun to do as a family in October?

It’s Halloween!  This month we’re focusing on fall activities and Halloween fun.  It’s a big list, and I’ve tried to represent all of the local areas, and some list-worthy fun events outside of town.

Pumpin Painting - Oct 15

Stop by Bradford Greenhouses to decorate your own personal pumpkin! No need to register for this free event. Donations of non-perishable food items for the local food bank are appreciated.

Georgina Arts Center

Little Witch Academy at the Art Gallery - Oct 15

Learn about cryptozoology, mythical/magical creatures and leads in the making of a monster journal. Spooky, creative and fun!

Train ride

Pumpkin Patch Family Fest & Train Ride - Oct 15-30

In Uxbridge. the York Durham Heritage Railway has fun family events! Take a Hay Train Ride in an open car to the pumpkin patch, with mazes, jumping castles and a petting zoo.

Georgina Pioneer Village

Family Fright Fiesta - Oct 22

At the Georgina Pioneer Village, featuring family-friendly fun including a magic show, eerie walk in the village, storytelling and more. Wear your costume!

butter tart festival

Buttertart Festival - Oct 22

Buttertarts. For a good cause. Need I say more?

The Family Place

Family Place Fall Schedule - Oct 17 - Dec 8

The Family Place in Mount Albert has amazing programs for moms with littles!

Mondays - Yoga Babies 9:30-10:15am
Tuesdays - Sensory Play 10-10:30am
Wednesday - Little Scientists 10:30-11am
Thursdays - Playgroup 9:30-10:30am

Spooktacular Light Show - all month

How cool is this? Worth the drive to Richmond Hill! Spooktacular Light Show features over 2 million lights on a 2KM route of your family fun favourite characters, pumpkin filled drive thru tunnel, from 2D to 3D displays, music lights and much more.

Georgina Leisure Pool

Halloween Pool Haunt - Oct 27

Get frightfully soaked at the 11th annual haunting of the pool with enchanting games, ghoulish giveaways and more hocus pocus. Spook-tacular fun and goodies for the whole family!


Bradford Spookfest - Oct 28-30

Spookfest is a mix of everything loved about the fall and Halloween and local events. Spooky displays Halloween, dances, costumes parades, butter tart festival, amazing local businesses , farmers market and artisans.

Halloween Party - Oct 29

Get your tickets to the Halloween costume party at the Kid's Cuckoos Nest in Aurora. October 29th.

I hope this list helps you get out and enjoy some events with your family this month.

If you attend any of these events, send me a message!  I’d love
to hear about it!

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