As summer goes to a close, residents of retirement communities are gearing up for the fall season. The cool weather and colourful outdoor scenery are perfect for spending time outdoors. Luckily, there are plenty of things to do around retirement homes in the Durham region.
Fall Festivals Around Retirement Homes Near You
Walking, enjoying the fall foliage, and looking forward to hearty fall foods are a few things we all enjoy about autumn. And let’s not forget the many fall festivals happening around retirement homes in Oshawa.
If you or your loved ones are trying to find exciting events in the city, here are some events you can look out for.
1. Pingle’s Harvest Festival
If you’re looking for all things fall, the Pingle’s Farm Market has it! For years, they have celebrated their annual Harvest Festival at the farm. They have activities for people of all ages. These include pick-your-own options, a corn maze, live music, awesome fall foods, and more.
2. Knox Pumpkin Farm Fall Activities
The Knox Family has been farming in the Durham Region for nearly 200 years. If you’re looking for a classic fall festival with pumpkins and wagon rides, this is the place to go.
Pick your own pumpkins and stock up on squash and other fall items at the farm. Go around the property, have fun with the farm animals and enjoy some farmhouse cider with friends!
3. Durham Craft Beer Oshawa Fall Festival
It’s been four years since the last Durham Craft Beer Festival! This year it returns to downtown Oshawa on the 22nd of October. This beer tasting festival will feature many local breweries along with brewers throughout the province.
Take a friend or two from your retirement community! Sample local craft beers, listen to music, and have fun at this year’s Durham Craft Beer Festival.
4. DRIFF’s Fall Festival
If you love watching films, this festival is a must! The Durham Region International Film Festival is back after a one-year hiatus with a Fall Festival. Screenings will be happening in Whitby, Ajax, and will be closing in Oshawa.
Witness inspiring films from Canada and across the world. Residents of retirement homes in the Durham Region can go to an in-person screening or enjoy the festival through virtual screenings.
5. Brooklin Harvest Festival
Fall is all about beautiful autumn colours and abundant fall produce. This is celebrated at the Brooklin Harvest Festival in nearby Whitby. Local businesses and shop owners gather at Baldwin Street and Grass Park for a sidewalk sale, pop-ups, and more.
With local entertainment, vendors offering local produce, and an adventure zone, there is something for everyone.
Getting Ready for Fall at Retirement Homes in Oshawa
Whether it’s the fall weather, food, or festival and events, there is a lot to look forward to in the next couple of months! Enjoy the fall season at retirement homes near you.
At Livita Centennial, we make any season meaningful and fulfilling. We do this through the many activities and programs we offer our residents. Learn more about our community today by giving us a call or booking a tour of our residence!