"Every friend is to the other a sun, and a sunflower also. He attracts and follows." - Jean Paul
October is the Month to enjoy Fall Harvest and Halloween Events In and Around Oakville. If you’d like to go for a drive this weekend, head out Niagara way to The Good Earth Farm in Vineland. They’re having a Halloween Bash and you’ll be able to take photos with the giant sunflowers and corn stalks. They have a corn stalk maze that looks like a lot of fun.
For scary movie lovers the Toronto After Dark Film Festival is being held at the Scotia Theatre in Toronto. Visit their website to see the lineup of new movies and shorts.
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Friday October 21st
Toronto After Dark Film Festival @ Scotia Theatre Toronto
Toronto After Dark Film Festival is one of the world’s leading showcases of new Horror, Sci-Fi and Action Movies. This year the lineup includes 10 incredible feature films and 26 amazing shorts.
Check the website for movies and times
259 Richmond Street W
A Ghost Outing @ Dundurn Castle
Go on an adventure drive around Hamilton and make a supernatural mojo. Then return to haunted Dundurn Castle in Burlington Heights to capture the traitorous ghost of John Dunham. A spine tingling true story.
5:30 p.m. & 5:45 p.m.
610 York Boulevard
Ghost Walk @ Oakville Historical Society
Take an eerie walk back into Olde Oakville of the 1800`s. Be guided by a character from the past who could be a mayor, merchant, ship captain or a Chisholm relative. Each Ghost Leader shares their life’s perspective. Other ghosts may be met along the way.
114 King Street
Taste of Burlington @ Restaurants in Burlington
It’s back with a combination of Dine-In and Take-Out options and a great selection of participating restaurants & eateries. Have a look at the website before deciding where to dine this weekend.
Lunch & Dinner
Tiger-Cats vs Redblacks @ Tim Horton’s Field
Catch the action as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats take on the Ottawa Redblacks at Tim Hortons Field, and see Ti-Cats mascot Stripes stir up the crowd.
64 Melrose Avenue N
Halloween Spooktacular @ Mountsberg Conservation Area
Bring your ghouls and goblins for a trip to the haunted barn and a spooky night walk through the forest.
4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
2259 Milburough Line
Saturday October 22nd
Tails & Treats @ Towne Square
Take your pup trick or treating downtown Oakville on Saturday. Start at 10 a.m. with a Doga Dog Yoga class at Towne Square. Enter the costume contest, browse the pup-up market and pick out your pumpkin at the Urban Pumpkin Patch. The Library will be hosting story-time in the patch, live children’s music and seasonal crafts. Proceeds raised from this event will support the Oakville Humane Society.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Towne Square, Lakeshore Road E
Halloween Bash @ The Good Earth Farm
Trick or treating in a spectacular corn maze, take photos with giant sunflowers, halloween games, wagon rides, pumpkin painting, Jack o’lantern carving and more.
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
4055 Martin Road
Walk along the Moccasin Trail @ Lions Valley Park
Take a relaxing walk along the 16 Mile Creek and enjoy the beautiful fall colours. The Moccasin Trail features an Indigenous history kiosk and a series of 13 plaques that contain stories and verses giving visitors a deeper understanding of Oakville’s Indigenous heritage.
8 a.m. to dark
Lions Valley Park
Haunted Wagon Ride @ Codys Cows
Take a family friendly haunted wagon ride and walk through a spooky forest.
4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
13959 3rd Line
The Great Pumpkin Trail @ Royal Botanical Gardens
It’s a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Follow the candlelit glow of hundreds of jack-o-lanterns guiding the way through the garden, and along the Hendrie Valley South Bridle Trail. Enjoy live entertainment, pumpkin-themed activities and fall inspired treats.
680 Plains Road W
Smile @ Film.ca
After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she can’t explain.
171 Speers Road
Sunday October 23rd
Over the Rainbow @ Oakville Centre
Toronto All-Star Big Band celebrates Judy Garland’s centennial year, bringing her legendary song book to life
130 Navy Street
Pumpkins After Dark @ Country Heritage Park
Walk through Canada’s award winning Halloween event, see over 6,000 hand-carved pumpkins, costumed actors and live carving demonstrations. Special effects and musical score bring pumpkins to life after dark. Snacks, beverages, food trucks and more.
7:00 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
8560 Tremaine Road
Halloween Ends @ Cineplex Cinemas
This is Laurie Strode’s last stand. After 45 years, the most acclaimed, revered horror franchise in film history reaches its epic, terrifying conclusion as Laurie Strode faces off for the last time against the embodiment of evil, Michael Myers, in a final confrontation unlike any captured on-screen before.
3531 Wyecroft Road
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