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Festivals & Events

Fall Harvest Events

While travelling to these family friendly fall events enjoy a panoramic view of brilliant autumn leaves. Make a day of it and enjoy a scenic drive through Barrie's country side. Click here for a fall colour route.

Pumpkin Festival & Haunted Adventure
Date: September 18 - October 31, 2017
Location: Chappell Farms, 617 Penetanguishene Road, Barrie
Time: 9am - 5pm
Contact: www.chappellfarms.ca; (705) 721-1547
Pick your own perfect pumpkin! Experience the corn maze, wagon rides, haunted tent, tike track, feed the farm animals, visit the Gift Barn, and much more. Admission: Weekdays - $6.00 per person; Children under 2 free, Weekend & Holidays - $11.00 per person; Children 2 and under are free.

Pumpkin Mania - Weekends Only
Date: September 23 - October 29, 2017
Location: Rounds Ranch, 1922 County Road 92, Elmvale
Time: 11am - 5pm (Every Saturday, Sunday, & Holiday Monday)
Contact: http://www.roundsranch.com; (705) 322-6293
It's PUMPKIN MANIA Season at Rounds Ranch so saddle up and get down to some serious fun and farm adventures! Enjoy pumpkin themed games, wagon rides, corn mazes, farm animals, playground and more. Admission: $12.95 + HST; Kids under 2: Free.

Pumpkinferno
Date:
Thursday to Sunday September 28 - October 30, 2017
Location: Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene
Time: 7pm - 10pm
Contact: www.hhp.on.ca; (705) 549-8064
Pumpkinferno sails into Discovery Harbour for a hauntingly good time!  A ghost ship lurks in the stormy waters, while a fire-breathing dragon awaits onshore.  Experience the phenomenon of Pumpkinferno’s magical outdoor exhibits of hand-carved pumpkins and for those looking to test their courage make your way through the Terror Zone, where zombie’s, clowns and witches lurk in the shadows!  New for 2017 frightful features include a pumpkin catapult and a thrilling experience in the new Coffin Ride – Enter if you dare! Admission: $8 per person with non-perishable food donation. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 are free.

Halloween Weekend Festivities at Drysdales
Date: First weekend in October & each weekend after until Halloween
Location: Drysdale Tree Farm, 6635 Simcoe Road 56, Egbert
Time: 10am - 4pm
Contact: www.drysdales.ca; (705) 424-9719
The Halloween spirit begins to howl at Drysdales and the Evergreen Store. Open 7 days a week to help you in the search for a great pumpkin in the 4 acre pumpkin patch. The Evergreen Store will fulfill your needs from corn stocks, straw bales to devilish delights to decorate your home inside and out. 
Weekend Daytime Festivities Include: Wagon rides to pick your own pumpkin, live entertainment, train rides, bonfire, face painting, hay maze, haunted house and more! Admission: Daytime pass $10; kids 4 and under free