International Festival of Authors: Harbourfront Centre…October 22 – November 1
The best writers of contemporary literature gather for 11 days of readings, interviews, lectures, signings, and discussions. The list of attendees has included Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, Joseph Boyd, Anne Carson, Douglas Coupland, Lisa Moore…the list goes on!
Designers showcase their new collections, and the media, industry, buyers, and consumers come to view some of Canada’s best. ‘The fashions on display will be your first chance to see some of the newest offerings for the 2016 spring season’. World MasterCard Fashion week is a must!
Toronto Chocolate Festival: Various locations across Toronto…October 17 – November 8
Chocolate tastings, chocolate making exhibitions, and chocolate eating contests. I’m in! Check out the website for locations!
Pumpkinland and Harvest Festival: Whittamore’s Berry Farm…October 9 – 31
Just east of Markham Road and Steeles, there’s a field full of pumpkins waiting for your little ghouls. Tractor drawn wagon rides, mazes, and Halloween themed activities! Get the family out for some fresh air and enjoy the fall colours.