Spring in the Durham Region is blooming with excitement as it hosts a variety of Easter events designed for families, kids, and even pets to enjoy. From brunches with the Easter Bunny to adventurous egg hunts and magical farm experiences, there's something for everyone to make this Easter unforgettable.


Easter Bunny Brunch at Pingle's Farm

Starting on March 23, Pingle's Farm in Hampton offers a delightful Easter Bunny Brunch.

This event includes a prix fixe menu, live music, special Easter apple sippy cups for kids, and interactions with the Easter Bunny. The price ranges from $155 to $220 + HST per table, and your ticket also grants admission to the SpEGGtacular Easter Egg Hunt at the same location​.

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October 2023 Update: Navigating the GTA & Durham Region Real Estate Market

Welcome back to our monthly real estate market update for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Durham Region. As we dive into the numbers and trends for October 2023, it's clear that the real estate landscape continues to grapple with challenges related to affordability and economic uncertainty. Let's explore the key highlights of the past month:

GTA Market Insights:

  1. Sales Activity: In October 2023, REALTORS® reported 4,646 home sales through TRREB's MLS® System in the GTA, marking a 5.8 percent decline compared to the same month last year. This dip in sales can be attributed to ongoing affordability concerns and uncertainty surrounding interest…

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Plan your month full of joy with these upcoming community events in the Durham Region and Greater Toronto Area! Whether you're looking for family-friendly activities, cultural celebrations, or thrilling spectacles, there's something for everyone. Here are some exciting events you won't want to miss: (click on the name for each event to view more details!)


Durham Region Canada Day Fireworks

Looking for the perfect fireworks event to attend on Canada Day? You're in luck! We've curated a list of the most spectacular fireworks events happening in the Durham area. View our list by clicking here!

When: July 1st, 2023

Where: Durham Region


Oshawa Zoo Canada Day Fundraiser

This Canada Day, join us at the zoo for an unforgettable…

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Canada Day is a time of celebration, patriotism, and unity for Canadians from coast to coast. And what better way to mark this special occasion than with an awe-inspiring fireworks display? If you're in the Durham Region and looking for the perfect fireworks event to attend on Canada Day, you're in luck! We've curated a list of the most spectacular fireworks events happening in the area. Get ready to be dazzled as the night sky comes alive with a symphony of lights and colors!

 
Canada's Wonderland - Starlight Spectacular: Date: July 1, 2023 Location: 1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan

Canada's Wonderland, just a short drive from Durham Region, is known for its thrilling rides and entertainment. On Canada Day, the park hosts an…

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The Durham Region is home to a thriving local farming community that offers a variety of fresh and locally grown produce. Farmers markets are a great way to support these local farmers while also getting your hands on some delicious and healthy foods. In this blog post, we will explore some of the best farmers markets in Durham Region and when they start.


Whitby Farmers' Market

The Whitby Farmers' Market is one of the most popular markets in the Durham Region. It's located in the heart of downtown Whitby and operates every Wednesday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm from May to October. The market offers a wide range of fresh produce, meats, cheese, baked goods, and crafts from local farmers and vendors.


BROOKLIN FARMERS' MARKET

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Group of people celebrating with sparklers

The weather is getting chilly here in the Durham Region. All of a sudden, it seems like the sun sets too early and the days seem to fly by! Plus, there’s always that holiday gift rush. So it’s no wonder that many people like to stay in and enjoy some time with their friends and family.

However, for those who want to get out and about (perhaps those who really love the wintertime!), there are an abundance of events for all ages, and at all price points, here in the Durham Region. Here’s our list for some of the must-try winter events—for those who like to put relaxing in front of the fire on hold for a bit!

WILD Winter Festival Of Lights

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Concession Road 10, Clarington

Okay, maybe the cold is a little too much…

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Jack-o-lanterns on wooden table with tea lights

Halloween is just around the corner—and there’s much to do in and around the Durham Region to celebrate the spookiest night of the year. From ghost walks to pumpkin carving, there’s something for everyone in the days leading up to Halloween.

For those seeking thrills and chills, and for those searching for something a little less scary, here are our picks for the top 5 Halloween events in Durham in 2022. 

Pumpkin Carving Contest: St. Paul’s United Church

St. Paul’s United Church, located at 178 Church Street in Bowmanville, hosts a multitude of family-friendly events. This year, they’re hosting a pumpkin carving contest—and all ages are welcome! Show your artistic side and create the spookiest pumpkin in all of Durham Region! 

Pumpkins and…

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Friends enjoying food at an evening food truck

Craving some delicious eats while on-the-go? Searching for something to satisfy your hunger at the speed of light? Food trucks are a great way to try something delicious while also supporting local businesses.

There are numerous food trucks zipping around the Durham Region. We’re here to give you the scoop on the ones (or entire locations!) that you don’t want to miss. 

Batoota’s Food Truck: 381 Taunton Road East, Oshawa

This one is a bit underrated! Oshawa residents love this food truck in particular for its excellent service and great food! 

Batoota’s encompasses a wide variety of menu options, from Dutch to Egyptian—and even Caesar salads. But no matter what you order, it’s guaranteed to be delicious. Their crowd favourites include the…

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People enjoying a live concert and cheering

Summer is here is full force and everyone is always looking for new and exciting events and things to do as the weather is at its peak. 

The Durham Region is brimming with endless opportunities for summer fun from art and entertainment to outdoor events for nature lovers, as well as events for those museum and gallery lovers. 

We’ve come up with a list of some of the most looked forward to summer festivals and events in the Durham Region, which will be a great chance to visit with friends and family. 

Ontario Family Fishing Weekend 

July 2 - July 3 

Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide event that has happened on three other weekends so far in the year. 

This event allows for residents to fish the beautiful waters of…

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Daughter giving father a present

Father’s Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate your dad than to find some great Father’s Day activities for you to do together or as a family? 

The great thing is having all the Durham Region to your disposal. From Port Perry to Whitby, Guelph to all of Lake Ontario, you have endless opportunities to make this Father’s Day an incredible one. 

These activities are made up of some of the most exciting outdoor things you could think of, after all, it is summer, and a great opportunity to get dad into something more lively. 

We’ll be covering just a few of the countless things you could do this Father’s Day in the Durham Region, so stick around and see what dad will love the most. 

Sailing On The Open Waters

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