Fall is officially here and that means sweater weather, colourful leaves and all things pumpkin! There is still plenty to do around The County when the summer fades and we’ve rounded up our top picks for the season so you never have a dull moment. Come fall for fall in The County...
CORN MAZE at CAMPBELL'S ORCHARD
Mondays – Sundays throughout the Fall
Embrace your inner child as you find your way out of the gigantic corn maze at Campbell’s farm, then take the whole family on a wagon ride. Head out to the orchard to pick your own apples or for $25 get as many pumpkins as you can carry! Don’t forget to stop by the shop on your way out for fresh baking, cider and homemade pickled vegetables!
October 13, 2018
Nothing says fall like pumpkins! This festival kicks off with a pancake breakfast at the Wellington Heritage Museum and carries on all day with a parade, music, the largest pumpkin contest, food and fun for the whole family. Don’t forget to get a pint of pumpkin ale and check out the pumpkin pie contest at Midtown Brewery.
SHIP TO SHORE DINNER at MIDTOWN BREWERY
October 18, 2018
Enjoy an East Coast seafood feast at Midtown Brewery in Wellington on October 18th to celebrate the release of the late John Bil’s cookbook. Featuring recipes from his book and some sparkling wine on arrival, this private event will sell out fast! $100 a seat gets you access to this special evening and includes a copy of his book. For tickets email email@example.com
HOMEGROWN COUNTY CRAFT BREWING FESTIVAL
October 27, 2018
Whether you’re more of a beer-lover, or just looking to try something new, Homegrown celebrates the best that The County has to offer in beer and cider! Check out local breweries from Cobourg to Kingston as they celebrate the region’s growing craft beer scene. Local food, live music and games will pair well with your pint of choice.
LA FIESTA DEL FUEGO
November 1, 2018
The Party of the Fire! A collaboration between some of Prince Edward County’s top chefs, breweries and amazing Spanish wine producers. Join Seedlings, The Courage, Flame & Smith and Parson’s Brewery for a truly unforgettable night. Witness the pure beauty of 100 Acre Wood, one of Prince Edwards County’s top wedding venues. Restored barns, a chapel and hammock village are only a few pieces of what this private venue has to offer. Dress appropriately for the weather and be ready to get cozy by the fire. $50 for advanced tickets and $75 at the door which include admission, wine and food. Tickets available online.
Weekends of November 18 & 19, November 25 & 26, and December 2 & 3, 2018
After Harvest, winemakers must burry the vines to get through the cold winter – once that job is done, all that’s left to do is celebrate! With mulled wine, treats and shopping, these festivities are perfect for all wine lovers. Make your own way around or sign up for a bus tour.
*Note: The June will be closed for the season after the weekend of November 25-26th.
November 2 – 25, 2018
Held twice annually, Countylicious is the ultimate event for all foodies out there. With 15 restaurants scattered around The County offering prix-fixe three-course meals and wine pairings, guests get a true taste of “farm to table.” Come join some of the area’s best chefs for for a truly unforgettable dining experience and discover your new favourite dish or restaurant.