5 activities for Thanksgiving weekend🍂 + Drive-In movies

5 activities for Thanksgiving weekend🍂 + Drive-In movies

October 13, 2021

The days might be getting cooler and shorter, but there are still fun ways to get outside and enjoy the fall colours. If you’re looking to add a few activities to your long weekend, here are the top 5 activities you can do here at Ontario Place!


1. Segway Tours
Feel that fall breeze in your hair as you make your way through Trillium Park and Ontario Place on 2 wheels. Don’t miss your last chance this weekend to experience this fun and photo-worthy tour! RESERVE NOW


2. ArtworxTO Tour
ArtworxTO has partnered with Driftscape to offer free self-guided public art walking tours. Come and explore Ontario Place using their mobile website or download the app by clicking HERE.


3. Fire Pit
Host your own campfire by Lake Ontario while taking in the amazing views of the city. Don’t forget to bring some marshmallows! RESERVE NOW. Our neighbours at Hotel X have put together a Firewood Package and a S’mores Package. Visit their website to add this to your reservation.


4. Recreational games
Gather some friends and get in one last game of beach volleyball, basketball or table tennis.


5. Trillium Park Plant Identifier Project
Want to learn more about the various trees, plants and flowers in Trillium Park? We’ve installed plaques to identify the various botany. You can also visit our WEBSITE to use the interactive map and learn more about each species.


imagine Native presents Beans at the Drive-In October 21

Inspired by Mohawk director Tracey Deer’s own experience of surviving the crisis as a twelve-year-old girl, this beautiful, raw, and powerful film bears witness to a young Mohawk as she navigates the emotional landscape of adolescence in tandem with the volatility of the armed conflict. We witness the Oka Crisis through the eyes of this tender-hearted, young girl as she is propelled through danger and the stark reality of racial injustice, having to grow up very fast. We see her look to those around her for models of strength and warriorhood and ultimately, to her version within herself. Gorgeously filmed, performed, and directed, this film is a tremendous must-see.

October 21 at 7pm
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Haunted Cinema at the Drive-In October 26 – 31
This Halloween, don’t miss “Haunted Cinema” at Ontario Place, a live and immersive drive-in experience. Haunted Cinema invites you to step inside the action as characters from your favourite spooky films come to life outside your car!

Grab your popcorn and settle in for a seriously spooky evening. Our performers are a little restless… they’re itching to jump RIGHT OFF the screen and pay you a visit! This is the ultimate night out: the theatre and the movies, all rolled into one. Trust us, you’re gonna want to roll up those windows… GET HAUNTED with GOOSEBUMPS (2015) at 6:30pm and SCREAM (1996) at 10pm.

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COVID-19 Update

With the park open for use, all visitors are asked to respect the following guidelines, as well as the current public health guidelines, when you are on our site to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • If you are sick or if you have been in contact with someone that is sick, please do not enter the Ontario Place grounds.
  • Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between you and other park visitors.
  • Please wear a mask if you are unable to keep a physical distance of 2 metres.
  • Group sizes must follow current Covid outdoor gathering guidelines.
  • Dogs must be on leash and dog owners should be careful to maintain a distance of the recommended 2 metres from other dogs and persons.
  • Use garbage receptacles provided to protect workers and to help keep the park clean.

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