Harvest Festival

October Harvest Festival

We celebrate the bounty of the harvest each October weekend from Thanksgiving weekend till Halloween with lots of festive fun.  It’s pumpkin picking time!

Come on out; relax and enjoy a fun filled time with family and friends. We have lots of extra fun stuff happening along with our usual activities that we offer throughout our farming season.

Daily Activities

  • Enjoy our Barnyard Adventure playground with lots of room for the kids to run and use their imagination
  • Our farm animals love visitors especially when they bring treats.   We also offer you an opportunity to learn with all of our great farm animal fact boards.
  • Tootle around our tricycle and pedal kart tracks.
  • Slide down Billy Goat Mountain
  • Get lost in our 2 acre corn maze, all you see is corn and sky!  Enjoy our Funky Pumpkin activity.
  • Play train and tractor

Weekend Festival Activities
All the above activities PLUS (weather permitting)

  • Wagon rides (11:00 till 4:00) to our Fairy Tale Lane and Forest Trail.  Ignite your imagination with our storybook scenes and explore nature in your walk through our woods.
  • Talk with our farm educator. They’re on the farm to make your visit more interactive and help you understand better where your food comes from.
  • Small animal cuddle station – Lots of bunnies
  • Themed Scavenger Hunt that makes it fun to explore the farm
  • Bouncing Buckaroos gives a whole new meaning to riding a horse
  • Get Creative in our Creativity Corner: Fun crafts for the young and the young at heart
  • Don’t miss a ride on our Wagon Train
  • Check our special activity days

Harvest Festival Admission – Saturday, Sunday, Thanksgiving Monday $8.50+HST /person 3 years +

Pick your own pumpkins

 Activities available for an extra charge:

  • Pony kart rides (October Sundays and Thanksgiving Monday 11-3 pm)
  • Pumpkins – you can pick your own from our fields or from already picked piles around the farm.
  • Royal Tea Party is a ticketed event.  Watch for details on our Facebook page

Special Events

  • Thanksgiving Monday afternoon – enjoy the live music of Don and Marion of the Marion Drexler Band.

  •  Gingerbread Cookie Decorating – A sweet activity that you can enjoy.  Decorate your own gingerbread cookie with the skillful guidance from Sandra of Mom’s Cookie Jar.  (Cost $5.00/cookie)

  • You are invited to a Royal Tea Party

    Sunday October 15th  2:00 – 4:00 pm Calling all Princess’ and Princes 3 – 7 years old.

    Come in all your royal finery and get royal treatment fit for a king and queen!  Enjoy delicious drinks and treats, join Snow White in a sing along, make Crown and pumpkin crafts; take part in a Royal Scavenger Hunt and wagon ride.  Enjoy the magic of the farm before and after your tea.   email us at forsythefamilyfarmevents@gmail.com for more information and ticket purchases.

Sunday October 29th – Apple cider pressing

Watch the process as apples get turned into cider with the Giessberger brothers and their mobile cider press trailer. Have a sample, you’ll love it.  Take some home.  No sugar or preservatives are added and the bag in the box packaging allows the cider to keep for a year without refrigeration.

 

 

 

Open daily in October

Open daily in October

9:30 – 5:30                
Festival Weekends 9:30 am till 5:30 pm    
Admission to our Farm’ n ’Fun area closes at 4:30

Call 905-887-1087