26th annual Pumpkin Fest at Proulx Farm

The 26th annual Pumpkin Fest at Proulx Farm will be held from September 2oth to October 31st 2020. Children of all ages will love seeing the farm transformed into a giant Halloween playground! Activities for the 26th annual Pumpkin Fest at Proulx Farm include: Face-painting artists Hay structures Tree house and slides John Deere tricycle […]

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Haunting Season at Saunders Farm

Haunting Season at Saunders Farm

Haunting Season will still be open this year from September 26th to October 31st 2020. However, attendance is limited and tickets need to be purchased in advance. This years outdoor activities will include: The Haunted Hayride which is mildly scary, but if the kids (or parents) are nervous you can take the pumpkin patch hayride. Pumpkin Hayride where you […]

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5 kid friendly trails in the Gatineau park

5 kid friendly trails in the Gatineau park Sugarbush trail is considered one of the best trails for toddlers. It takes about 45 minutes to complete, has no steep slopes, is stroller friendly, is located close to the visitor centre with indoor bathrooms and water fountains. It is also possible to hike on Sugarbush trail in […]

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Omega Park

Looking for a great family activity this winter. Omega Park is sure to be a hit for kids of all ages. This park located just north of Montebello (approximately 1 hour drive from Ottawa) offers a 17-km car trail through the park will allow you to get up close and personal with a variety of […]

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Where to buy Halloween Costumes in Ottawa

With Halloween less than a month away, here is a list of great places where you can buy or rent Halloween costumes in Ottawa. While most department stores (Walmart, Canadian Tire) carry a variety of costumes for all ages, there are also quite a few specialty stores that have some awesome costumes: Audrey’s Costume Castle […]

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Pumpkin picking in the Ottawa area

The month of October is the perfect time to create jack-o-lanterns with your kids. Find out the best places to go pumpkin picking in the Ottawa area. Abby Hill Farms 1490 Bankfield Road, Kars, ON. 613-692-6277 Cannamore Orchard  County Rd 32, Cannamore, ON K0A 1R0. 613-448-3633 Home of the Spooky Wagon Ride, also featuring The Spooky Village, the Kid’s Spooky House, […]

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Apple picking in the Ottawa area

It’s almost the season for apple picking in the Ottawa area, here is a list of where to go for this great family outing. It is recommended to call ahead of time for apple picking conditions Avonmore Berry Farm 16365 Fourth Rd, Avonmore, ON, K0C 1C. 613-346-5414 Cannamore Orchard 1480 County Road 32, Crysler, ON, K0A 1R0. 613-448-3633 Dekok Family Berry […]

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Fall Consignment Sale Events in Ottawa

Each Fall, consignment sale events take place in the Ottawa area. This is a great way for families to buy gently used clothes, shoes, winter clothes, baby gear, toys and much more at a great price. These consignment sales are also a great opportunity for families to off-load their own outgrown items for some extra […]

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Awesome October Family Friendly Activities

October is just around the corner and there are TONS of activities for your children to enjoy to celebrate fall and get ready for Halloween! The Annual Biology Butterfly Show is on from Saturday September 30th to October 8th from 9am to 4pm (3pm on weekends) in the greenhouses of Carleton University’s Biology Department. This exhibition […]

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Halloween 2016 Activities in the Ottawa Area

With Halloween just weeks away, here are some great activities and parties to celebrate!       A Barnyard Hallowe’en at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. October 29th and 30th from 9:30 to 4:30. Come see farm animals, enjoy a trick or treat scavenger hunt, a costume parade and much more! Le Village Fantome (Ghost Town) in […]

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