Get Pumped for Ontario’s Pumpkin Season

From pick-your-own pumpkin patches to pumpkinfests, carving displays and pumpkin inspired cuisine, join Ontario’s pumpkin mania at a farm or event near you. Ontario encourages everyone to travel safe during this time and follow public health guidelines. It is important to practice physical distancing, frequent hand washing and wearing a non-medical face covering where required…

Five Festive Places To Ring In The New Year

The countdown is on! Here are five Ontario destinations that offer a myriad of ways to usher in 2020 – from family-friendly New Year’s Eve activities, dazzling fireworks, outdoor getaways and special events. We wish you and yours a safe and Happy New Year. Image credit: Toronto Tourism GREATER TORONTO AREA Canada’s downtown is the…

17 Ontario Light Festivals Guaranteed To Brighten Your Holiday Season

From downtown tree lighting events to the illumination of Niagara Falls, all corners of Ontario shine bright at these annual light festivals. Prepare to be amazed. Image credit: Bingemans Bingemans Gift of Lights November 16 – January 4, Kitchener This attraction is a family-friendly drive-through holiday light display. Cruise through sparkling tunnels of both animated…

14 Holiday Markets That’ll Get You Into The Spirit Of The Season

It’s that magical time of year again! Get into the merry mood with festive entertainment, holiday carollers, sparkling lights, hot cider and mulled wine as you knock off your shopping list with one-of-a-kind gifts and homemade treats. The jolly man himself may even make an appearance at some of these events. Photo credit: Kingston Holiday…

Halloween Haunts In Ontario. Warning: They’re Not Just For Kids.

Halloween is a highlight each October for kids who love costumes, trick-or-treating and gorging on chocolate and candy. But in Ontario, you’ll find plenty of ghoulishness for the grown-up kids-at-heart among us who’ll never outgrow the need for fright-filled fun. From horror film festivals, weird and sinister walking tours, scare parks, eerie hotels and deserted…

10 WAYS TO CELEBRATE CANADA DAY IN THE CAPITAL

Many have weighed in on the enigma of what it means to be Canadian. Hockey mania, extreme politeness, milk in a bag… all strong contenders. But to truly tap into the essence of Canadian-ness, you need to score this hat trick – make the pilgrimage to Canada’s capital, on Canada Day weekend, and do these…