Toronto - get ready for all the spook-tastic events as we move into October! While there are still plenty of farmer's markets, and pup-friendly street markets, you'll find that most pup-friendly events are now dedicated to outdoor pumpkin-themed and Halloween themed pawties!


Find all the upcoming two-week's worth of dog-friendly events between Monday September 26, 2022 to Sunday October 9, 2022 below!

Wednesday September 28

Doggos on Deck - Image of people with their pups on a private yacht on Lake Ontario

Doggos On Deck


When: Multiple Dates

  • Wednesday September 28 1:00 PM or 6:00 PM
  • Sunday October 2 1:00 PM or 6:00 PM 
  • Wednesday October 5 1:00 PM or 6:00 PM 

Where: Outer Marina Harbour Toronto - 475 Unwin Ave, Toronto


Ahoy dog owners! Pack your picnic bag and hit those ruff seas with your pup this September. This private sailing experience for you, your crew and your dog is the perfect way to end the summer!


Tours begin at Outer Harbour Marina with a customizable route to  Inner Harbour Area - Toronto Skyline, Scarborough Bluffs, or Toronto Islands. Your pup is invited to roam all areas of the boat while the experienced captain and crew will take your group to sea. 


Once your date is booked, we will reach out with all the details!

Buy Tickets to Doggos On Deck

Friday September 30

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Halloween Nights of Lights


When: Multiple Pet-Friendly Dates:

  • September 30
  • October 6
  • October 9
  • October 15
  • October 20
  • October 23
  • October 28

Where: CF Sherway Gardens - 25 The West Mall, Etobicoke, ON M9C 1B8


Halloween Nights of Lights will now be a thrilling, immersive walk-through experience for the 2022 season. Bigger and better, this years experience will feature more than 1.5 million LED and RGB lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Halloween tunes. Continue the fun in Spooky World NEW!, a fun fair located at the end of the Nights of Lights trail. Halloween Nights of Lights is the must-see event of the Fall season for all ages. 

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Fall N'Leaves Pop Up Food & Wine Bar


When: Friday September 30 - Sunday October 30 from 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Where: Fall N'Leaves Pop Up - 164 Bathurst Street


Celebrate the fall season with this cozy outdoor food and wine pop-up experience with a pumpkin vibe in the heart of downtown Toronto.


There will be live acoustic music performances during the week and on the weekends the pumpkin patch will turn into a dance floor live with a DJ!


The pop-up includes a wood fire bbq pit and wood fire oven that offers fall-inspired bites, served in a squash or pumpkin. There are many vegetarian options and lots of unique and fun cuisine to try.


The experience is built around a mini pumpkin patch that guests can pick or paint. There are a ton of activities to do like pumpkin bowling or taking a picture on the hay bale sofa.


@fallnleavesto as an event runs from Sept. 30 - Oct. 30.

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Forever Fest - Forever Local Forever Canadian


When

  • Friday September 30 from 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Saturday October 1 from 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sunday October 2 from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: Maple Leaf Forever Park - 62 Laing Street


Forever Fest is about bringing people back together — the Canadian way! Happening rain or shine, we are excited to introduce an all-Canadian cultural event, that reunites local folks through taste, sound, and education all in support of Legacy of Hope. In fact, 100% of NET proceeds raised at Forever Fest are being donated to the charity. This fun-filled, 3-day event will highlight all-Canadian food + drinks + music. 


Tickets are limited so RSVP now!

Saturday October 1

Sat Oct 1 from 2:00 Pm - 5:30 PM at 1036 Pape Ave. Transforming Lives Through Rescue Hosted by When Hounds Fly, Toronto Dog Moms, and Don

Transforming Lives Through Rescue


When: Saturday October 1 from 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Where: When Hounds Fly (Pape Village) - 1036 Pape Ave #200, Toronto


In October, in partnership with Don't You Want Me and Toronto Dog Moms, When Hounds Fly is excited to host TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH RESCUE


An event dedicated to helping our rescue dog community learn and grow. Join us Saturday Oct 1st for:


🗣Panel Discussion featuring professionals from the pet care industry
🌟Silent Auction featuring some AMAZING products
💁‍♀️ Local vendors of pet accessories and products

One Big Hug - Join the World Record for The Most Nationalities in a Group Hug. Art. Play. Hug. October 1st from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

One Big Hug


When: Saturday October 1 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 

Where: The Field at 529 Vaughan Road


Want to be a part of history and represent your nation(s) in the hug?


The current record for most nationalities in a group hug is 72 and given Toronto's diversity, we know we can set a new record but we need you! Participation in the hug is free, open to all ages and optional. You can also witness the hug and participate in our family friendly programming that is intended for us to reset our feelings of disconnection due to the pandemic.


One Big Hug is being organized by Reset, a non-profit social enterprise and in collaboration with other non-profits including the Nia Centre for the Arts, Oakwood Vaughan Community Organization and My Community - My Concerns.

The big Screen - drive-in movies for good causes. Saturday October 1, 2022 Ghostbuster (1984) at the Leaside Rotary Club

The Big Screen Pop-Up Drive-in Movie: "Ghostbusters"


When: Saturday October 1 from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Where: East York Town Centre - East Parking Lot - 45 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON M4H 1C2


Join us for a Halloween edition of Leaside Rotary Club's pop-up drive-in cinema! We'll be doing a spooky, special screening of the 1984 classic Ghostbusters, starring Bill Murray and Harold Ramis. 


Cost is $25/car. Proceeds shared with our local charity partners.

Sunday October 2

Trinity Bellwoods Marketplace

Puppy Yoga & Bubbly


When: Sunday October 2 - Multiple Times

  • 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
  •  3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Where: The Doggosphere - 553 Queen Street W, Toronto 


Unwind from your busy week with a puppy yoga class in downtown Toronto! Get your group together for this unique fitness class with adorable puppies and a refreshing mimosa. Wondering what breed of puppies we will have for your class time? Follow us on Insta to find out!


The perfect event does exist. Begin with 45 minutes of Flow Yoga while puppies zoom around the studio. Then enjoy a refreshing mimosa (orange juice and sparkling wine) for 30 minutes of chill time with the pups.


Location is at the Doggosphere Studio - 553 Queen St W, Toronto (Third floor)

Buy Tickets to Puppy Yoga & Bubbly

Queen St Marketplace - Artisan Market - Trinity Bellwoods Park 790 Queen St W. Sunday October 2, 2022 from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Trinity Bellwoods Marketplace


When: Sunday October 2 from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where: Trinity Bellwoods - 790 Queen St W


Queen St Marketplace is a unique Ontario handmade outdoor marketplace in the heart of Toronto’s Queen West community that features the works of over 50 independent artists, artisans, makers, and designers.
Come Visit Queen St Marketplace - support the handmade revolution.


Discover why makers make it better.
FREE ADMISSION + SWAG
TRINITY BELLWOODS - 790 Queen W

Wednesday October 5

Brews and Chews Bi-Weekly Wednesday Event at Stackt Market

Brews + Chews


When: Multiple Dates from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Wednesday October 5
  • Wednesday October 19

Where: Stackt Market - 28 Bathurst Street


Brews + Chews is back.

Come down every other Wednesday to Bark Yard from 4PM-9PM for some drinks, special dog friendly activities + fun in the sun. Plus, there will be special dog-focused activities with Toronto Dog Moms.

Fred Victor Street Eats - October 5, 2022 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at 40 Oak St. in Regent Park

Street Eats 2022 by Fred Victor


When: Wednesday October 5 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Regent Park - 40 Oak Street


Fred Victor’s sixth annual Street Eats is on Wednesday October 5th in the heart of Regent Park.


Join us and experience an incredible culinary adventure!


Stroll through our outdoor market and enjoy delicious “street” food and drinks from 20 different local makers.


You don’t want to miss the City’s last food festival of 2022. In addition to amazing food and beverages, you will enjoy live music, prizes, and amusements.


More than a fun night out, this street food fest raises money to help people experiencing poverty.


An all-in ticket is just $75 (the only thing that hasn’t gone up in the past 2 years). 


This event always sells out so I urge you to buy your tickets early.

Saturday October 8

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Soup Fest 2022


When: Friday October 7 - October 9, 2022

Where: Scarborough Town Centre, 500 Progress Avenue, Toronto


Head out to Street Eats Market for a weekend full of warm comfort food as multiple vendors will be serving up some of their best soup.

Puppy Picasso Paint Party

Puppy Picasso Paint Party


When: Saturday October 8, 2022

Where: Paint Cabin 723 Gerrard St. East


Hosted by Toronto Dog Moms and Paint Cabin this first-of-its-kind event is the perfect night out for you and your pup. Whether you fancy yourself a Picasso or you’ve never picked up a paintbrush, the team at Paint Cabin will make sure the custom painting of your best friend ends up a masterpiece. With a pre-sketched drawing, custom paint mixing, and all the tips and tricks you could need you’ll be proud to hang your work of art for everyone to see. While you’re painting (and jamming out to some amazing music) enjoy a complimentary refreshment, dog and human-friendly snacks, and – of course – conversation with other like-minded dog parents and their pups. Be sure to check out pictures from our last paint night here to see the fun for yourself! Tickets are limited so be sure to grab yours while you can!


The first-ever dog-friendly paint party is back! Create a piece of artwork of your dog with your dog.


Spots are limited, don't miss out! Reserve now! Your portrait will be pre-sketched. Please email woof@torontodogmoms.com to submit your picture of your pet.


Parking: Street parking is available, it is free street parking on Sundays


Ticket Includes:

  • Custom canvas to paint your dog
    Paints & Brushes
  • 1 voucher to redeem for wine or a seltzer
  • Apron to wear during class
PumpkinFest Toronto

PumpkinFest Toronto


When: Saturday October 8 - Monday October 10, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Where: Downsview Park - 35 Carl Hall Road


PumpkinFest Toronto is an amazing, three-weekend, outdoor event, offering a giant pumpkin patch, photo ops galore, midway rides, inflatable slides, fun games, an inflatable corn maze, trampolines, awesome food, a range of children’s and family entertainment as well as an antique miniature train ride. The paw-some and ever-popular SuperDogs join Pumpkinfest once again to amuse and entertain. All this family fun is included in the admission price of $25 per person online or $30 at the gate. Children under two years old are free (admission only, no rides). Food, merchant vendors, games, rock wall climbing and pony rides are an extra charge.


Whether you want to eat it for Thanksgiving or enjoy it as a decoration for Halloween, finding the perfect pumpkin is fun and easy at Peter’s Pumpkin Patch. Selecting a pumpkin is great family fun for generations of family members. They gather in the patch to choose a pumpkin, make memories and find some fantastic photo ops.

Ongoing Events

Brews and Chews Bi-Weekly Wednesday Event at Stackt Market

Brews + Chews


When: Multiple Dates from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Wednesday October 5
  • Wednesday October 19

Where: Stackt Market - 28 Bathurst Street


Brews + Chews is back.

Come down every other Wednesday to Bark Yard from 4PM-9PM for some drinks, special dog friendly activities + fun in the sun. Plus, there will be special dog-focused activities with Toronto Dog Moms.

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​​Cabbagetown Farmer's Market Facebook Group

Cabbagetown Farmers' Market


When: Every Tuesday July 12 - October 25 from 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Where: Riverdale Park West - 191 Winchester St, Toronto


The Cabbagetown Farmers’ Market (CFM) strives to develop and strengthen the relationship between those who live in Canada’s largest city with those who produce, prepare, and promote local, sustainable food products. The Market is designed to challenge those living in cities to reconnect with their sources of food and examine the food choices they make. 

Courtyard Farmers Market

Courtyard Farmers' Market


When: Ongoing every Wednesday June 8 - October 5 from 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Where: Fairmont Park - 1725 Gerrard Street East Toronto


The Courtyard Farmers' Market aims to promote local Ontario Farmers, unique Artisans, eclectic Entrepreneurs and local businesses in a spirit of community, fun and wellness.


Our vendor team consists of family-owned farms, women-led enterprises, and ethno-cultural businesses that represent the true diversity and richness of Toronto, the most multicultural city in the world.


The Courtyard Farmers' Market is presented by Red Onion Events and Vision Quest Event Management. We appreciate the kind support of the Trebas Institute, the Toronto Food Policy Council, Feeding the City, Long and McQuade, The Cooperators' Insurance, and our community partners!

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Fall N'Leaves Pop Up Food & Wine Bar


When: Friday September 30 - Sunday October 30 from 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Where: Fall N'Leaves Pop Up - 164 Bathurst Street


Celebrate the fall season with this cozy outdoor food and wine pop-up experience with a pumpkin vibe in the heart of downtown Toronto.


There will be live acoustic music performances during the week and on the weekends the pumpkin patch will turn into a dance floor live with a DJ!


The pop-up includes a wood fire bbq pit and wood fire oven that offers fall-inspired bites, served in a squash or pumpkin. There are many vegetarian options and lots of unique and fun cuisine to try.


The experience is built around a mini pumpkin patch that guests can pick or paint. There are a ton of activities to do like pumpkin bowling or taking a picture on the hay bale sofa.


@fallnleavesto as an event runs from Sept. 30 - Oct. 30.

Forever Fest Promo Image

Forever Fest - Forever Local Forever Canadian


When

  • Friday September 30 from 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Saturday October 1 from 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sunday October 2 from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: Maple Leaf Forever Park - 62 Laing Street


Forever Fest is about bringing people back together — the Canadian way! Happening rain or shine, we are excited to introduce an all-Canadian cultural event, that reunites local folks through taste, sound, and education all in support of Legacy of Hope. In fact, 100% of NET proceeds raised at Forever Fest are being donated to the charity. This fun-filled, 3-day event will highlight all-Canadian food + drinks + music. 


Tickets are limited so RSVP now!

Halloween Nights of Lights - Promotional Picture

Halloween Nights of Lights


When: Multiple Pet-Friendly Dates:

  • September 30
  • October 6
  • October 9
  • October 15
  • October 20
  • October 23
  • October 28

Where: CF Sherway Gardens - 25 The West Mall, Etobicoke, ON M9C 1B8


Halloween Nights of Lights will now be a thrilling, immersive walk-through experience for the 2022 season. Bigger and better, this years experience will feature more than 1.5 million LED and RGB lights animated and synchronized to your favourite Halloween tunes. Continue the fun in Spooky World NEW!, a fun fair located at the end of the Nights of Lights trail. Halloween Nights of Lights is the must-see event of the Fall season for all ages. 

PumpkinFest Toronto

PumpkinFest Toronto


When: Saturday October 8 - Monday October 10, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Where: Downsview Park - 35 Carl Hall Road


PumpkinFest Toronto is an amazing, three-weekend, outdoor event, offering a giant pumpkin patch, photo ops galore, midway rides, inflatable slides, fun games, an inflatable corn maze, trampolines, awesome food, a range of children’s and family entertainment as well as an antique miniature train ride. The paw-some and ever-popular SuperDogs join Pumpkinfest once again to amuse and entertain. All this family fun is included in the admission price of $25 per person online or $30 at the gate. Children under two years old are free (admission only, no rides). Food, merchant vendors, games, rock wall climbing and pony rides are an extra charge.


Whether you want to eat it for Thanksgiving or enjoy it as a decoration for Halloween, finding the perfect pumpkin is fun and easy at Peter’s Pumpkin Patch. Selecting a pumpkin is great family fun for generations of family members. They gather in the patch to choose a pumpkin, make memories and find some fantastic photo ops.

Roundhouse Farmer

Roundhouse Farmers' Market


When: Every Sunday from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Roundhouse Park - 255 Bremner Blvd


Year Round Farmers Market in the heart of Downtown Toronto. Open from 11am-3pm every Sunday at the Roundhouse Park just south of the CN Tower & next to Steam Whistle Brewery. Find your locally grown food options, sweets, coffee & more! 

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Street Eats 2022 by Fred Victor


When: Wednesday October 5 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Regent Park - 40 Oak Street


Fred Victor’s sixth annual Street Eats is on Wednesday October 5th in the heart of Regent Park.


Join us and experience an incredible culinary adventure!


Stroll through our outdoor market and enjoy delicious “street” food and drinks from 20 different local makers.


You don’t want to miss the City’s last food festival of 2022. In addition to amazing food and beverages, you will enjoy live music, prizes, and amusements.


More than a fun night out, this street food fest raises money to help people experiencing poverty.


An all-in ticket is just $75 (the only thing that hasn’t gone up in the past 2 years). 


This event always sells out so I urge you to buy your tickets early.

Sorauren Park Farmers Market Promo Flyer

Sorauren Farmers’ Market 


When: Ongoing Every Monday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Where: 50 Wabash Ave, Toronto ON M6R1N2 


Good food and good times! Sorauren Farmers’ Market reopens Victoria Day – May 23 – in Sorauren Park with the best produce from local sustainable and organic farmers, live music, activities for the kids and delicious prepared foods for you to enjoy. Bring a blanket and the dog and enjoy a picnic in the park! Indigenous opening ceremony and planting activity commences 3 pm. The Market runs rain or shine each Monday 3-7 pm, 50 Wabash Avenue in Roncesvalles. 

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Soup Fest 2022


When: Friday October 7 - October 9, 2022

Where: Scarborough Town Centre, 500 Progress Avenue, Toronto


Head out to Street Eats Market for a weekend full of warm comfort food as multiple vendors will be serving up some of their best soup.

Taste of Manila Crowds from past events in Toronto

The Eglinton Way Farmer's Market


When: Every Sunday from July 10 to October 9 between 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Where: 125 Burnaby Blvd - The Green P 


Join us every Sunday from July to October at 125 Burnaby Blvd (The Green P) located at the North end of Toronto’s Forest Hill neighbourhood. This is our 5th year of bringing the community together and appreciate all of your support.


Each week the market will be a great place to get your week’s essentials. We have farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, ethically raised fresh meats, artisanal goods and much more. Make sure to support your favorite vendors and try out new ones whenever you see them.

Withrow Farmer

Withrow Park Farmer's Market


When: Every Saturday from June to mid-October between 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Where: 725 Logan Ave, Toronto


Join us every Saturday from June to mid-October at 725 Logan Ave. 


Withrow Park Farmers’ Market is an incorporated nonprofit. The market is run by a market manager, supported by volunteers and local residents wanting to enhance their community, support local farmers and food producers and make it easier for shoppers to access fresh and healthy food.

Have an upcoming dog-friendly event that you'd like to promote? Send an email to carlos@doggos.ca!

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