Get ready for a picturesque autumn adventure with these must-visit orchards and farms. 

As the leaves start to change colours and a crispness fills the air, it’s time to embrace autumn with some fall farm fun in and around the city. Toronto and its surrounding areas are graced with a selection of farms that truly come alive with the magic of the season. 

From apple-picking orchards to pumpkin patches, here are 8 beautiful farms around Toronto that will give you an unforgettable fall experience.

Downey’s Farm Market

Located on the outskirts of the city, Downey’s Farm Market is famous for its annual pumpkin festival. The perfect pumpkin patch to get the most Instagram-worthy fall photo! Pick your own pumpkin, get lost in their intricate corn maze and hop on a wagon ride through the fields. It’s a perfect spot for families seeking traditional fall fun.

Chudleigh’s Farm

If you have apples on the brain, you’re in luck. Chudleigh’s Farm is an apple-picking haven with a plethora of apple varieties ripe for the picking. And if you prefer your apples baked, don’t forget to indulge in their signature apple pies and famous apple blossoms; they’re made from the very apples you’ll harvest!

Brooks Farms

Brooks Farms is an autumn paradise with 10 acres and vibrant fall foliage. There’s something for everyone, from pumpkin patches and apple picking to corn mazes, hayrides, and farm animals. Their Fall Fun Festival is a must-attend, featuring all the classic seasonal activities. Make sure to visit Brooks Farms Playland, open daily.

Springridge Farm

Springridge Farm transforms into a picturesque fall wonderland during its annual Harvest Festival. Enjoy wagon rides, a spooky Boo Barn, and a wide selection of pumpkins from the pumpkin farm. Explore their rustic country market, indulge in seasonal goodies, and don’t forget to snap a pic with your pumpkin haul. 

Springridge Farm also hosts hours of family farmyard fun, including tube slides, farm animals and a new singing tractor.

Dixie Orchards

For apple enthusiasts, Dixie Orchards is a must-visit and a hidden gem in apple country. This family-run orchard offers a serene setting for apple picking and enjoying the autumn trees. They also have a pick-your-own pumpkin patch and hazelnuts and there’s a charming market where you can buy apple cider and freshly baked pies.

Applewood Farm and Winery

Applewood Farm and Winery offers a rustic charm as you meander through the orchards and sip on local wines, with 13 selections of wines made on-premise. This farm offers a unique blend of apple picking and wine tasting, creating a refined fall experience.

Forsythe Family Farms

With its friendly farm animals and seasonal attractions, Forsythe Family Farms is not only a hit for pumpkin picking among kids and grown-ups alike. Navigate their corn maze, hop on a hayride, and say hello to their adorable farm animals too.

Cooper’s CSA Farm & Maze

Venture into the countryside for a visit to Cooper’s CSA Farm & Maze. This is the destination to add a little excitement to your fall itinerary with their “Adventure Maze,” a challenging 10-acre labyrinth of corn stalks. You can also enjoy a variety of fall activities including pumpkin picking and a haunted hayride.

As the summer warmth gives way to the crispness of fall, these farms around Toronto offer so much to get into the autumn spirit. Whether you’re a family looking for classic autumn activities or someone seeking a serene escape, these 8 beautiful farms offer the perfect opportunity to embrace the beauty and magic of fall.