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The Kingsway Pumpkinfest
The Kingsway Pumpkinfest Celebrates Halloween in Etobicoke

The Kingsway is a beautiful neighbourhood along Bloor Street West in the Etobicoke area of western Toronto. This year, they’re celebrating Halloween a bit early with Pumpkinfest on Saturday, October 30. Feel free to get some extra use of your kids’ costume and dress up! Pumpkinfest Activities: Trick-or-treating along Bloor
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Pumpkin Parades Toronto
Your Guide to Pumpkin Parades in Toronto 2021

Exciting news: pumpkin parades in Toronto are back with a vengeance for 2021! If you’re not familiar with this tradition, you can extend the Halloween spirit for an extra night while getting together with your neighbours (in a outdoor, socially-distanced way) to admire each other’s jack-o-lanterns. Then at the end
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Riverside Howl-O-Ween
Riverside Howl-O-Ween is a Week-Long Free Community Party

Riverside is a vibrant east-end community centred on Queen Street East between the DVP and train tracks east of De Grassi Street. This year, they are having spooky FREE fun throughout the week leading up to Halloween at Riverside Howl-O-Ween with free treat bags and a pumpkin giveaway, spooky dance
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halloween kids shows cbc gem
Stream Free Halloween Kids Shows on CBC Gem

  CBC Gem is a great website to stream FREE shows for kids and adults alike. For Halloween, they have compiled the spookiest and best of CBC Kids programming to satisfy all of your little monsters! Shows Include: Addison The Adventures of Paddington The Art Show Becca’s Bunch The Bravest
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Luminato Festival
Luminato Festival 2021 Sends Love Letters To Toronto

After postponing their Spring festival, and pivoting to an online festival in 2020, the Luminato Festival returns October 13 – 17 for a Toronto-focussed multi-platform arts festival both in person and online. This year’s festival is titled “Love Letters To Toronto” and looks to celebrate the artists, spaces, and places
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October Event Guide Toronto
October Event Guide for Family Fun in Toronto

October in Ontario is a beautiful time of year with comfortable temperatures and brightly-coloured foliage. You can go for a nice walk in nature (check out our list of Toronto’s hiking trails), go apple picking, and of course, go to a pumpkin patch to find yourself the perfect jack-o-lantern canvas. Plus,
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Long Branch Tree Fest
Hug A Tree at the Long Branch Tree Fest

The Long Branch Neighbourhood Association (LBNA) presents the Long Branch Tree Fest at Marie Curtis Park in Etobicoke, with funding from the City of Toronto and ShowLoveTO. This is a family-friendly educational celebration of trees and nature, including information booths, guided walks (advance tickets required) and activities that highlight the
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Safety Dance
You Can Dance If You Want To… with The Safety Dance

As part of ArtworxTO (Toronto’s Year of Public Art), East End Arts with The Department of Illumination invite you and your family to join in a Safety Dance! This is an all-ages guided community dance, led by dancer and choreographer Arwyn Carpenter. Stay physically distanced while getting groovy – no
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Geary Art Crawl
Geary Art Crawl Celebrates Arts, Culture and Community

Geary Art Crawl is a two-day, rain or shine celebration of art and culture on Geary Avenue (north of Dupont) from Ossington Avenue to west of Dufferin Street in Toronto’s west end. Presented by the Toronto-based not-for-profit Uma Nota Culture, the mixed-use neighbourhood will come alive with music and dance,
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Read Up with TIFA Kids Online!

The Toronto International Festival of Authors’ children’s events, TIFA Kids, returns this year with an online program. Canadian and international authors, illustrators and performers come together virtually to talk about their work and explore their wide-ranging literary themes. Furthermore, families can experience interactive readings, draw-alongs, live discussions and spoken word
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