7 Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend: October 21 to October 23

From pumpkin villages to extravagant balls.

Madeline standing in front of a pumpkin house. Right: Brooke wearing a gown at the Bridgerton Experience.
Associate Editor

Madeline standing in front of a pumpkin house. Right: Brooke wearing a gown at the Bridgerton Experience.

The weekend is just days away, and if you're wondering what to do with your time off, here are some activities happening in Toronto. With the fall season in full swing, there are several haunted events and pumpkin-filled attractions to visit.

Or, you can get fancy at a ball, step into a television show, and more.

Be the star of a sitcom

Price: $40 per adult

When: Until January 2, 2023

Address: 3401 Differin St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can live like you're in the show FRIENDS at The FRIENDS Experience in Toronto. The exhibit, which opened this summer, allows you to explore replicas of the set and see different props from the series.

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Indulge in fall treats at a pumpkin patch 

Price: Free admission

When: Until October 31, 2022

Address: 164 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Fall N' Leaves is the place to go if you love the fall season. The pumpkin-themed patio has tons of harvest treats and boozy drinks, as well as activities like pumpkin painting.

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Travel to ancient Egypt

Price: $29.99 + per person

Address: 1 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Immersive King Tut: Magic Journey To The Light takes you on a fantastical adventure to ancient Egypt. You'll be surrounded by giant projections as you explore the Underworld and beyond.

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Wander through a haunted castle

Price: $35 +

When: Until October 31, 2022

Address: 1 Austin Terr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Casa Loma has transformed into a haunted fortress for the annual Legends of Horror event, and you can wander along a 2-kilometre trail filled with scares.

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See an art installation in a secret room

Price: Pay what you can

When: Until October 30, 2022

Address: 250 Fort York Blvd., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Bentway and Exhibition Place have opened a new large-scale art commission, and you can find it hidden in a storage chamber beneath the Gardiner Expressway. Confluence is inspired by water systems and is made out of picnic tables.

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Step into an enchanting pumpkin village

Price: $12 per adult for general admission

When: Until October 31, 2022

Address: 25 The West Mall, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Pumpkinville is a brand new event that lets you explore a pumpkin-filled wonderland. From rides to pumpkin sculptures and a spooky trail, there's so much to do.

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Attend a royal ball

Price: $54 + per person

When: Until December, 2022

Address: 8 Unwin Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Step back in time at this enchanting Bridgerton Experience, where you can dance and make your debut into society.

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Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.

Madeline Forsyth
Associate Editor
Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Travel Editor for Narcity Media focused on Canadian and global travel and is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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