The best outings and activities of October 2021

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The best outings and activities of October 2021
The best outings and activities of October 2021

For many people, fall is the prettiest season of all. Here are some ideas for getting out and enjoying the beautiful colors on the way.

Halloween on the Plains

October 1st to November 6, 2021

When fall sets in, the ghosts of the past wake up on the Plains of Abraham. Meet them with incredible Halloween activities that will delight young and old alike.

More information here

Colours, beauties of nature and “Halloween” at the Botanical Garden and Space for Life

As of October 4, 2021

For more than 30 years, Halloween has been the Botanical Garden's flagship activity and Space for Life is no exception this year by offering a program that will satisfy young and old in addition to being a magnificent suggestion of outings with family or friends. To celebrate this brilliant season, a variety of activities will take place during the day: the Parcours desno wizards, the online contest for decorated pumpkins, a play inspired by a tale by Élise Gravel, an activity on squash and a treasure hunt!

In conjunction with these fall activities, the Gardens of Light remain a must in the evening.

Halloween and the month of the dead on the Plains of Abraham

October 1 to November 6, 2021

When fall sets in, the ghosts of the past wake up on the Plains of Abraham. Meet them with incredible Halloween activities that will delight young and old alike.

For more information, visit the Plains of Abraham website.

The Gourmet Walk

The weekends of October 2 and 3 and 9 and 10, 2021

Discover unique agri-food businesses in Centre-du-Québec. Meet producers, processors and artisans and taste their finely processed products. Kilometers of pleasure on colorful roads, bordered by the most beautiful landscapes of the Appalachians. Victoriaville and its region, MRC de l'Érable.

Visit the site for more information

Symphony of Colors of Saint-Donat

From September 10 to October 10, 2021

As part of this festive event, enjoy entertainment for young and old, hikes, ski lifts, rallies and other surprises.

A must-do family activity for fall!

Visit the site of the city of Saint-Donat for more information.

The Montreal Ferris Wheel – Old Montreal

Stunning! The night view from the top of the Ferris wheel located in Old Montreal promises to be extraordinary. Perched 60 meters high, in a cabin that is air-conditioned in summer and heated in winter, young and old alike will be able to fill their eyes with the urban landscapes all around. A favorite activity!

Attention, since the first of September the vaccination passport will be requested. For more information, visit La Ferris wheel.

Station Market – Sherbrooke

Every Saturday, from June 19 to October 31, 2021, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m

It's harvest time and the public markets are real treasures to discover with the family. We walk around, we buy beautiful fresh and local products, we taste, we discover… and who knows, we get inspired for the dinners to come! The station market brings together, among other things, market gardeners and craftsmen. Check the Station Market website for more information.

Tonga Lumina - Mont-Tremblant

Until October 16, 2021

Tonga Lumina is a sensory forest experience by Moment Factory. This 1.5 km night walk takes place entirely in nature, on an illuminated path and in rock dust. To start, visitors go to the foot of the Flying Mile ski lift which will take them up to the mid-mountain to continue towards the entrance of the trail. At the start of the trail, a few uphill steps are followeda gentle downward slope that winds through the woods and crosses streams and clearings. The average duration of the experience is one hour. Visit the Moment Factory website to purchase your tickets!

Omega at night – Omega Park in Montebello

From August 1 to October 13, 2021

From Thursday to Saturday, visitors can live a unique experience with sounds and lights in the heart of the enchanted forest. Departure is at dusk. You can hear the sounds of animals in the park and even see two male elk compete on a giant screen. The night walk continues to the wolf observatory to end in the heart of the village around a bonfire where the Wolf Choir show will be presented with storytellers and singers. An unforgettable experience for the whole family! Free for children 5 and under. Book your tickets and timeslot here.

Psst! To extend your experience after the evening, did you know that you can book accommodation on site for the night? Tipis, log cabins and more, see all types of accommodation at

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