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Fun Fall Activities in South Georgian Bay

From apple picking, hay bale rides, and corn mazes, to pumpkin spice and everything nice, South Georgian Bay has it all and we are beyond excited to share the top fall activities you can enjoy with friends and family! South Georgian Bay is the perfect place to escape to for a cozy getaway, filled with laughter, fun and great memories. Below we have outlined a guide for all things fall to inform your perfect holiday getaway!

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Agora Light Show: Blue Mountain Resort

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Blue Mountain Resort is a fun filled playground all year around, especially in the fall. The resort is home to many shops, restaurants and activities that are perfect for some fall fun including live music and beautiful hiking trails. Blue Mountain is proud to showcase AGORA Path Of Light nightly until October 31st! AGORA is an unusual and magical space inspired by storytellers and cycles of life in nature. As participants walk this circular path, they will encounter a series of interactive lighting installations based on the five elements; Air, Space, Earth, Water and Fire. AGORA offers visitors to step into a different dimension where they can feel like they are a part of the experience, and use their imagination to open their mind to a world of magic and possibility. Visit AGORA this season at Blue Mountain to uncover the stories that have grown from the land, and get passed down hand to hand through time. Find out what the forest would tell us if we could find a common language of light and sound. Come and explore a world like you’ve never seen before and tap into the earth’s elements for a surreal and memorable experience you won’t forget!

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Rounds Ranch: Elmvale

Rounds Ranch is your one stop shop for all your adventure and family fun needs! Located just outside of Wasaga Beach in Elmvale, Rounds Ranch is an enormous playground perfect for the whole family to enjoy! The Ranch has been growing and adding new activities since its inception in 2002 and is a family owned business that has an amazing team! At Rounds Ranch they pour their hearts into creating smiles on everyone’s faces and memories that will last a lifetime. Every year, Rounds Ranch puts on their signature “Pumpkin Mania” experience that runs during September and October. You can bring the family down to celebrate the fall season by participating in tractor rides to the pumpkin patch to pick your favourite FREE ANY size, ANY colour pumpkin!! Pumpkin Mania also includes crazy pumpkin games i.e.. pumpkin bowling, pie eating contest, sack races and more (games are on the weekend only). For more information, click here. Rounds Ranch offers fun activities such as; the bucking bronco, corn mazes, tire pyramids, low ropes courses, a western play fort, pedal carts, pony rides, a petting zoo and more! Rounds Ranch invites you to come and enjoy over 25 activities for hours of great outdoor fun this fall!

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Morrison Pumpkin Farm: Collingwood

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Morrison Pumpkin Farm is a family-run pumpkin farm located in South Georgian Bay, just south of Collingwood, Ontario. Their mission is to offer the ultimate family-friendly farm experience where you can find fresh fall produce and beautiful autumn décor. The Morrison Pumpkin Farm grows 30 pumpkin varieties, 20 squash varieties, and numerous decorative gourds. They also offer ornamental corn, corn stalks, and bales of straw for purchase. Whether you want to shop local for the best fresh produce around, snap a shot for the gram in the pumpkin patch with the breathtaking displays, or have some adventure and get lost in the corn maze, Morrison Pumpkin Farm has it all! Come and explore with the Morrison family, they can’t wait to see you!

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Scandinave Spa: Blue Mountains

The award-winning Scandinave Spa in Blue Mountain is the perfect place for a tranquil and cozy fall experience. The Scandinave Spa offers an outdoor Scandinavian baths experience, including saunas, hot baths, cold plunges, waterfalls, a steam room, and fireplaces situated in a natural forest setting, perfect for viewing the beautiful fall colors and soaking in the fresh air. Just minutes from downtown Collingwood & Blue Mountain Resort, The Scandinave Spa is open year-round. Guests can now reserve their guaranteed access to the Scandinavian baths online or by phone. Registered massage treatments can also be booked in advance. The Scandinave Spa is one of South Georgian Bay’s all time favourite experiences and is very popular. Experience fall from a truly unique and blissful setting where you will feel both rejuvenated, relaxed and cozy!

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Fernwood Farms: Stayner

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Fernwood Farms is another staple here in South Georgian Bay and the spooky season is kind of a big deal over there…Every year Fernwood Farms puts on a pumpkin pyramid lighting with over 500 carved pumpkins from anyone who wants to showcase their creativity! Come and see over 500 marvelous carved pumpkins all lit up and decorated for Halloween! The date for the pyramid lighting is still to be determined so stay tuned and make sure you get your work of art up there for the world to see! Fernwood also has a classic corn maze that visitors can enter, as well as a pumpkin patch bonfire following the pyramid lighting. Don’t forget to bring your flashlight! In October Fernwood Farms offers corn mazes and pick your own pumpkin, as well as the opportunity to feed the pet chickens. Come on down to Fernwood Farms this fall to indulge in some family fall fun!

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Scenic Caves Nature Adventures: Blue Mountains

Set within one of Canada’s sixteen UNESCO biosphere reserves lies Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. Their unique mountaintop location sits in 370 unspoiled acres of the Niagara Escarpment. Their location provides the perfect views, all year long that you can take in on Southern Ontario’s longest suspension footbridge! The suspension bridge is perfect for viewing the beautiful fall colours and is an amazing hike to do with the family! A wide variety of birds including owls, deer, rabbits and other wildlife can be seen during any given visit at the park. Their standard package provides admission to the park and access to select seasonal activities. Immerse yourself in nature, test your taste for heights and marvel at the beauty that surrounds you from the suspension bridge. Explore the network of trails and admire the life-size wooden sculptures. Youth can test their strength at the children’s adventure playground. Immerse yourself in the historical side and explore the series of natural caves and caverns – the activity that puts Scenic Caves on the map! Self-guided trails weave throughout seventeen unique geological features, naturally carved millions of years ago by glacial ice. Exploring the caves and activities at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures is the perfect stop on your list of fall activities, especially if you love being adventurous and being outside!

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