With the summer season behind us, that doesn’t mean that all of the fun is over! Across Ontario, there are hundreds of fall fairs and festivals to experience. Here are some of our picks for great weekend trips this fall.

Apple Festival

When: September 24, 2016

Where: Battlefield Park, Stoney Creek

What: Harvest festival featuring a pancake breakfast, pumpkin decorating, demonstrations, entertainment and a Battlefield Bake-Off.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest

When: October 7-15, 2016

Where: Kitchener

What: Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival, featuring 18 festival halls, delicious food, and more than 40 family and cultural events. Canada’s largest Thanksgiving Day Parade takes place in Kitchener on October 10th.

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Bala Cranberry Festival

When: October 14-16, 2016

Where: Bala

What: Fall is about more than pumpkins and apples! Celebrate cranberry season with family-friendly activities, pancake breakfasts, tours of cranberry marshes, arts and crafts and more.

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Halloween Hill Haunt

When: October 21-23, 2016
Where: Blue Mountain Village, Blue Mountains

What: Don’t wait until the 31st to start celebrating Halloween! Blue Mountain Village will turn into the Haunted Hill, plus get 50% off mountain attractions and haunted hikes.

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For more information about these and other festivals in your area, visit http://www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca.

And don’t forget, before you head out on the road this fall, make sure you’re prepared for fall driving conditions with these tips from Logel’s Auto Parts in Kitchener