9 Great Fall Adventures to Enjoy This October

I love fall-it’s my favorite season-no bugs, no mugginess. And there is still so much to do and enjoy!

So, without further ado, let me offer you a smorgasbord of delightful ideas that will satisfy your craving for adventure.

Great Fall Adventures

  1.  October 1st-7th Ocean Floor Tour Burntcoat Head.Take a tour along the the Bay of Fundy Floor at low tide. Book 24 hrs in advance. Limited spaces available $15 pp

    Burntcoat Head-Great Fall Adventures
    Burntcoat Head-Great Fall Adventures Susan Carey Photo
  2. October 5th-7th Kejimkujik Thanksgiving Weekend .If you haven’t visited Keji on Thanksgiving weekend, you are missing out! Campers decorate their sites for Halloween and Park staff have more than a few surprises up there sleeves, such as the Haunted Jaunt. Pumpkin Carving Contest and more. Park passes-$4.90 – $5.80.Free admission for youth 17 and under.Please note: Camping at Keji is VERY popular during long weekends and may be already sold out for Thanksgiving weekend

    Kejimkujik Great Fall Adventures
    Kejimkujik Great Fall Adventures Susan Carey Photo
  3. October 7 5th Annual Pumpkin Walk, Kentville Over 400  decorated pumpkins will line the perimeter of Miner’s Marsh.Admission is a monetary or non perishable food donation.For safety’s sake (yours and the dogs) please leave your pooch at home.It’s dark, it’s very crowded and not a good time will be had by pooch.

    Pumpkin Walk Great Fall Adventures
    Pumpkin Walk Great Fall Adventures Susan Carey Photo
  4. October 13  Harvest Festival with The Streamliners 12 pm-5 pm Jost Vineyards 48 Vintage Lane, Malagash. Music,wine and food pairings.Admission is free

    Jost Vineyards Great Fall adventures Courtesy of TripAdvisor
    Jost Vineyards Great Fall adventures Courtesy of TripAdvisor
  5. October 19th Murder Mystery Evening @ the Historic Acadian Village of Nova Scotia 7 pm 91 Old Church Rd, West Pubnico $25 pp Please reserve ahead by calling 902-762-2530

    Acadian Village Pubnico. Great Fall Adventures
    Acadian Village Pubnico. Great Fall Adventures Photo courtesy of TripAdvisor
  6. October 21,22 All day. The Old School Gallery Haunted House 7962 Highway 7, Musquodoboit Harbour
  7. October 19, 20, 26 and 27 Ghostly Gardens After Dark-Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens 6:30-8:30 pm. $7 regular, or $5 for children (12 & under) Stay after to enjoy the Candlelight Graveyard Tour @ Fort Anne -$10 Adult, $5 Youth  13-18), $3 Children (12 & under)

    Historic Gardens Great Fall Adventures
    Historic Gardens Great Fall Adventures Photo Courtesy of TripAdvisor
  8. October 24th Hunter’s Moon  Rising at White Point Beach-gather at a seaside bonfire to hear Mi’Kmaq  lore and legend. Add a  Bed & Breakfast Package from $336 per 2 nights per couple.

    White Point beach-Great Fall Adventures
    White Point beach-Great Fall Adventures
  9. Oct 24 and 25th –Survive the Night 2@ the Yarmouth County Museum 22 Collins Street, Yarmouth 7-9 pm  $6 pp May not be suitable for youngsters.

    Yarmouth County Museum Great Fall Adventures
    Yarmouth County Museum Great Fall Adventures Photo courtesy of TripAdvisor