Looking for a fun way to spend a fall afternoon? A harvest time trip isn’t just fun for kids. Round up your favourite foodie friends and head to Hamilton Halton Brant for a grown-up farm frolic. Here are some best bets you’re all sure to love.

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    Halton Region's Pumpkins to Pastries Trail

    The Pumpkins to Pastries Trail is a scenic driving route that makes it easier than ever to savour over 20 of Halton’s best local food, farm and fall experiences. Time your visit with one of the themed events, or explore on your own schedule at participating farm markets, restaurants, specialty retail shops and attractions. Purchase your fall Mums and decorative cabbages at DG Greenhouses, enjoy locally sourced ingredients (including a signature pumpkin dish) at Latitude Food and Drink in Georgetown, and stock up on all your favourite fall squashes at Marshall’s Real Farmer’s Market.

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    Apple Picking

    Picking your own apples is a perfect way to get out and enjoy a crisp fall morning. Choose from over 20 varieties at Brantview Apples and Cider in St. George, including Gala, Cortland, Spartan, Honeycrisp, Russet, Mutsu, Northern Spy and Golden Delicious. The farm also makes delicious non-alcoholic ciders and apple preserves. In addition to apple picking, Orchard Home Farm, also in St. George, offers pear picking and a variety of other items available for sale like honey, maple syrup, sparkling cider and fresh apple pies from their onsite bakery.

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    St. George Applefest
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    St. George Applefest

    If you’d prefer an apple experience that involves a little less labour, plan a trip to the St. George Applefest when the locals in this agricultural community gather to celebrate all things apple with baking, crafts, entertainment and more.

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    Andrews' Winery

    Fans of fruit wines and spectacular Niagara Escarpment views should definitely plan a visit to Milton’s Andrews’ Winery. Sample off dry varieties like Black Raspberry Noir and Strawberry Fields, dessert wines like Black Current Truffle and Blueberry Bouquet, as well as grape wines including Baco Noir, Rosé and Marechal Foch.

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    Ridge Road Estate Winery

    At the end of a beautiful winding road up the Niagara Escarpment you’ll find Ridge Road Estate Winery in Stoney Creek. The winery offers beautiful Bruce Trail views and a lovely tasting room and patio with complimentary wine tastings. Be sure to try their new Rosé, which is made from 100% Gamay Noir.

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    Puddicombe Estate Winery

    Puddicombe Estate Winery offers a variety of estate tours for groups visiting the winery. Their one-hour Winemaker’s Special Tasting includes three gourmet appetizers paired with two of their award-winning wines, one award-winning cider and a decadent dessert paired with a dessert wine in their private tasting room, Or get some fresh air on their Train and Tasting experience, which offers a scenic 30-minute train ride around the 100-acre estate followed by a private tasting of two wines and a cider.

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Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Hamilton & Scourge War Ships

Hamilton Civic Museums

Throughout the City of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON, L8R 2K1

Now thru May 31

AGH at Home

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – The Hamilton Military Museum

The Hamilton Military Museum

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Hamilton Children’s Museum

Hamilton Children’s Museum

1072 Main Street East Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1N6

October 1 - November 30

Upper Nith River Experience in Fall

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Fall Colours!

Now thru December 27

Nickel Brook Brewery – Online Only

Nickel Brook Brewery

864 Drury Lane, Burlington, ON, L7R 2Y4

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to ensure your spot on...

Now thru December 31

Virtual Tour – Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum

64 Sulphur Springs Road, Ancaster, ON, L9G 1L8

Now thru May 31

McMaster Museum of Art From Home

McMaster Museum of Art

McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4L6

November 21 - January 3

Christmas in Pioneer Spirit

Battlefield House Museum & Park – National Historic Site

77 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8G 5E5

Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM...

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