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8 Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend That Don't Involve A Turkey Dinner

Feast your eyes on these activities!
Ontario Associate Editor
 8 Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend, October 9 To October 12

Thanksgiving is only days away, and soon houses will be filled with the scent of turkey and pumpkin pies.

Whether you have dinner planned or not, there are lots of weekend activities in Toronto that don't involve feasting.

You can cure your food coma with a stroll through vibrant fall leaves, or get festive with pumpkin bowling.

Add some spookiness to your holiday by escaping a haunted maze, or take a trip to the future at an illuminated trail.

Plan some post-pumpkin pie adventures at these spots for your Thanksgiving weekend.

Editor's Choice: You Can Drive Through Twinkling Tunnels At Ontario’s 2-km Illuminated Trail Next Month

Boo At The Zoo

Price: $30 per adult

When: October 10 - 31, 2020

Address: 2000 Meadowvale Rd., Scarborough, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Toronto Zoo is getting a spooky transformation. You can take a haunted ride around the venue and even spot some ghosts. Stop by the new Hay-lloween Town for some cute fall photo ops.

Horror Hallways

Price: $19.99 per person

When: October 9 - November 8, 2020

Address: 37 Stoffel Dr., Etobicoke, ON

Why You Need To Go: You'll need your best navigating skills to escape this terrifying pitch-black maze.

Fall N' Leaves TO

Price: Around $5 - $20 per food item

When: October 1 - 31, 2020

Address: 621 Richmond St., Toronto, ON

Why you need to go: This adorable pumpkin patio pop-up is a must-visit this season! Enjoy fall activities like pumpkin bowling and haybale photo ops, and sip warm drinks from a real squash.

Terra Lumina

Price: $29.99 per adult

Address: 2000 Meadowvale Rd., Scarborough, ON

Why You Need To Go: This Saturday and Sunday, take a stroll through an enchanting illuminated trail that will transport you to the future.

Wander Through Glen Stewart Park

Price: Free

Address: 351 Glen Manor Dr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Soak up the fall colours and work off that turkey on this stunning boardwalk trail.

We're In This Together Pop Up

Price: Free

When: Tuesdays - Sundays, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Address: 99 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Explore the unique works of Hollywood-favoured artist Mr. Brainwash at this exclusive Canadian pop-up.

Transform Your Brows

Price: $25 +

When: Until October 31, 2020

Address: 28 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Visit the at Stackt Market for some bright pink eyebrows. The venue is dying brows pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring A Classic

Price: $31 per adult

When: September 1, 2020 - January 17, 2021

Address: 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Explore the Hundred Acre Wood at the ROM's beloved teddy bear exhibition.

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

    Madeline Forsyth
    Ontario Associate Editor
    Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Editor for Narcity Canada’s Ontario Desk focused on Toronto restaurants and is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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