Fall Festivals and Events

Published Date: September 8, 2022

Celebrate the season in Grey County with fall fairs, apple harvests, scarecrows and more! Be sure to check out our full list of festivals and events happening all year long, either by checking our events page or sign up for our Events Newsletter!

Fall Fairs

Beaver Valley Fall Fair, Thornbury
September 9 - 10, 2022

Owen Sound Fall Fair, Owen Sound
September 9 - 10, 2022

Feversham Fall Fair, Feversham
September 15 - 17, 2022

Chatsworth Fall Fair, Williamsford
September 16 - 17, 2022

Rocklyn Fall Fair, Rocklyn
September 24, 2022

Blue Mountain Village Guitar Trail
September 10, 2022

Canada’s most unique hiking event with a musical twist! Hike a 6 kilometer trail through the Village, up the mountain through forests and across bridges and creeks where you’ll discover dozens of musicians tucked into nature performing with the backdrop of spectacular views of Georgian Bay and the mountain. 
A mountain of music will carry you along the one-of-a-kind Guitar Trail. Follow the acoustic vibe up Village Way and discover dozens of artists along the trail. Then return down Cascade winding through trails filled with the sound of a cascading creek, lush forest paths and scenic views over the area. Check out our full Guitar Trail lineup here.

Blue Mountain Village Guitar Trail
Concours D'Elegance

Concours D’Elegance, Cobble Beach
September 16 - 18, 2022

Beautiful and rarely seen automobiles will herald in a new tradition of distinction and elegance on the shores of Georgian Bay. On Friday the Participant Tour will take place throughout Grey County. Saturday is the Cars & Coffee event, and on Sunday, the Concours d'Elegance will be held on the 18th fairway of Cobble Beach. This extraordinary bayside course will play host to a rich assortment of international automobiles and distinguished guests.

25th Annual Meaford Scarecrow Invasion & Festival, Meaford
September 30, 2022

The scarecrows are invading, the scarecrows are invading! Starting early September, until the end of October, Meaford will once again be invaded by scarecrows of all shapes and sizes; bringing back the community's fall tradition of 25 years! The Scarecrow Parade and Festival will take place on Friday, September 30. Enjoy a drive around Meaford to observe the creativity and excitement of businesses and residents as they decorate their properties with scarecrows and fall décor. Don’t miss the parade and family festival, and the very popular Apple Harvest Craft Show taking place on the same weekend.

Meaford Scarecrow Invasion
Autumn Leaves Studio Tour

Autumn Leaves Studio Tour, Various Locations
September 30 - October 2, 2022

Every fall the artists of the Autumn Leaves Studio Tour invite the public into their homes and studios. From Friday, September 30th to Sunday October 2nd, explore the diversity of our seasoned artists and the artworks of a number of guest artists. The range of mediums include; pottery and ceramics, photography, water colours, acrylics and oils, fiber art, wood, and metal. You'll be warmed by the experience of country roads, inspiring studios and this amazing network of Canadian Art. The Tour is always the weekend before Thanksgiving and always FREE!                  

Dundalk Oktoberfest, Dundalk
Saturday, October 1, 2022

This year, maybe more than ever before, we need to come together to celebrate community, friends + family and FUN! Join us at Dundalk Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 1st, 2022! The fun begins at 11:00 a.m. Bring the family and enjoy FREE kid activities, live music, pretzels and sausages. Oktoberfest beer tent and food trucks will also be on site from 4:00 p.m. - 11:00p.m.

Dundalk Oktoberfest
Blue Mountain Apple Harvest Festival

Blue Mountain Apple Harvest Festival, Blue Mountain
October 8 - 10, 2022

A celebration of gratitude for the lands we live on, and that the farmers that feed us. Fabulous fall colours, crisp autumn air and even crisper apples. These are just some of the ingredients of the harvest weekend experience at Blue Mountain, in Ontario’s largest apple growing region. Apple Harvest Weekend features live music, family activities, fall colours hiking, cider tasting, Agora Path of Light and more!

Discover More Trip Ideas

Weavers Creek in winter
Grey County’s waterfall tour draws many visitors to the region in the spring and summer months, but winter is a unique and amazing time to visit some of the waterfalls that are accessible during the snowy months.
Harrison Park Rink

Whether you want to round up a few friends for a game of shinny or you want to skate under the stars on a crisp, cool evening, Grey County has a few outdoor rink options to check out.


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