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‘Fall’ in love with Waterloo Region

When the air turns crisp and trees begin to sport their spectacular colours, it’s time to put on your favourite sweater and explore all that Waterloo Region offers in the fall.

From where to catch the best fall foliage or pick a pumpkin, to restaurants and breweries that are showcasing their new fall flavours, check out where to go to ‘Fall’ in love with Waterloo Region!

a woman wearing a white jacket and jeans walking along the Walter Bean Trail; the leaves on the trees around the trail are beginning to colour and it is a sunny fall day

Walter Bean Trail (Photo: Megan Honan)

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Fall Fun

Snyder’s Fall Farm 
Enjoy all the farm attractions including hay rides, animal barnyard, the pumpkin patch, bakery and more! Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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Benjamin Tree Farm
Offering a new fall tradition for families featuring an outdoor playground space for kids, vendors offering seasonal décor, and lots of pumpkins to choose from.

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Waterloo Central Railway Sunday Fall Country Train
This 60-minute train journey takes you through Woolwich Township’s beautiful farming landscape rich in Mennonite heritage, with scenic views of the changing fall colours.

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Downey’s Apple Farm
You can pick your own apples at Downey’s. Complimentary bags are provided – Downey’s makes it easy to pick your own, so you can have the maximum amount of fun.

Apple Harvest Calendar

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Woolley Bear October
Woolly bear caterpillars become more visible in late fall and this beloved creature is the focus during October at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. Choose from several self-guided activities: timed tickets should be purchased in advance.

Woolley Bear October

St. Jacobs Pumpkin Parade
Head to the Village of St. Jacobs to pick up a FREE pumpkin, carve it, and bring to back. Wear a Halloween costume and come out and see all of the jack-o-lanterns as they line main street! There will also be costume and pumpkin carving contests, events, promotions, and more!

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Fall Frights

Screampark is one horrifying walk – and zero ways to prepare for the fear! Terrifying fun for thrill-seekers: definitely not for weak bladders!

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Fear Farm

Visit Fear Farm: The Legendary Haunted Farm Tour and take in the famous hayride, outdoor haunts, and Hiller House – where there’s only one way in, one way out, and so much horror between!

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Spirit Season at Homer Watson House
The spookiest time of the year returns to Homer Watson House! Book a personal psychic reading with a medium, go on an authentic ghost hunt, learn about the ghosts of the property on a tour, or participate in an immersive problem solving séance themed adventure.

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Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Original Princess Cinema
It’s time to Do the Time Warp Again! Get out your costumes! Rocky Horror at the Princess Cinema is a 36-year KW tradition that no pandemic will ever stop!

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Castle Kilbride “Mourning at Night” Tour
How did the Victorians mourn their loved ones?  A rare opportunity to find out afterhours. Join us for a 30-minute guided tour of the Castle Oct. 22,28, 29 featuring mourning customs of the Livingston family and the last chance to see the exhibit “My Dearly Departed”.

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Fall Food & Drinks

Block Three BrewingFrankenstout and Automne Belgian Harvest Ale

Stockyards Beverage Co.Bavarian Festbier

Monigram Coffee RoastersNew Fall Menu

Langdon HallNew Fall Menu

Fall Getaway Packages

Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & SpaFall for Langdon Hall

Delta Hotel WaterlooExperience a Fall Staycation Package

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Downey’s Apple Farm in Breslau