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AUTUMN 2021

2021 PUMPKINFEST

at GAMMONDALE FARM

The 27th Annual PUMPKINFEST starts this weekend Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th!

COMING UP

Opening Day Saturday September 25th!

Every child can celebrate with a FREE Kid’s Size Pumpkin!

Everyone can enjoy blue grass music with The Mink Mountain Revue in the afternoon !

The Mini Donut Shoppe and our famous Caramel Apple Sundaes will be at PUMPKINFEST all day!

There’s lots going on this Sunday September 26th!

The Neebing Craft Market will be here from 1pm to 4pm.

Hot Paddle Pizza, The Mini Donut Shoppe and our famous Caramel Apple Sundaes will be here all day!

For 27 years, Gammondale Farm has been a Thunder Bay family tradition. There are tons of outdoor attractions including Picking out an Amazing Pumpkin, Canada’s Biggest Pumpkin Catapult, Pumpkin Train, Pumpkin Slingshot, Bronco Train, Corn Cannon, “BOO” Barn, Farm Animals, Monster Forest Maze, Barnyard Maze, Trike Trails, Duck Races, Tire’d Horses,  Straw Mountain and “Needle in a Haystack” Photo Contest. It’s great family friendly fun!

This year ALL visitors and staff who are 12 years or older must be fully vaccinated** to attend PUMPKINFEST  which runs for 6 weekends starting on September 25, 2021. 

  **This means having received your 2nd dose of a health Canada approved vaccine at least 14 days prior to entering PUMPKINFEST. Please see our Covid-19 Protocols for a full description.

DATES and BUYING TICKETS

Pumpkinfest is open 11am to 5pm for 6 weekends, including Thanksgiving Monday, October 11th, beginning on Saturday, September 25th until Halloween Sunday, October 31st.

To ensure maximum safety and to control the number of visitors on the farm, you must buy your tickets in advance online. No walk-ons. Please contact Gammondale Farm if you need help. Arrival times are every hour with limited capacity per time slot. Plan to spend about 2 hours at PUMPKINFEST to enjoy all the amazing activities.

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE 

Tickets expire on November 1, 2021. PUMPKINFEST is open rain or shine. Tickets cannot be cancelled, transferred or refunded because of bad weather. However, we will issue a rain check if we close some activities due to bad weather. In the event of further Covid restrictions or shutdowns, tickets cannot be refunded, but the value of the tickets can be put towards a sleigh ride or party that takes place before March 1, 2022. Please contact Gammondale Farm if you have questions or concerns.

“Every season, there is another reason to visit Gammondale Farm”

 

Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter:

FAMILY PARTIES, FARM TOURS COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

Summer:

WEDDINGS

 

Autumn:

PUMPKINFEST 2021

6 Weekends including Thanksgiving Monday, October 11th.  Beginning Saturday September 25th until Halloween.

 

Winter:

HORSE-DRAWN SLEIGH RIDES

**These plans may be revised to respond to Covid.

December 2021 to March 2022

**CHRISTMAS SLEIGH RIDES will be available December 2021 through January 9, 2022. 

All sleigh ride party reservations include a fee for using the Log House and a fee for the Sleigh Ride.

$320 (+HST) for up to 20 people ages 2 to 92. Extra people are $16 (+HST). Includes the use of the cozy Log House with modern bathroom, visiting the farm animals and playing in the farm yard and straw mountain.

$120 (+HST) for 1 hour of sleigh time. Each additional 1/2 hour of sleigh time is $60 (+HST). The horses are glad to pull about 15 people on the sleigh. So people take turns going for 15 to 20 minute rides.

Bring your own snacks and drinks.

Bring your own sleds or magic carpets, snowshoes or cross country skis.

Everyone 12 years and older must be fully vaccinated or provide a medical exemption from a doctor and provide a negative test.

A non-refundable deposit of $100 payable within 7 days of booking is required to confirm the reservation. This can be done by cash, cheque or e-transfer. If the sleigh ride is cancelled, the $100 deposit can be used toward a future event.

**WINTER SLEIGH RIDES will be available after January 9, 2022 through March 2022. 

All sleigh ride party reservations include a fee for using the Log House and a fee for the sleigh ride.

$240 (+HST) for up to 15 people ages 2 to 92. Extra people are $16 (+HST). Includes the use of the cozy Log House with modern bathroom, visiting the farm animals and playing in the farm yard and straw mountain.

$90 (+HST) for 1/2 hour of sleigh time. or $120 (+HST) for 1 hour of sleigh time. Each additional 1/2 hour of sleigh time is $60 (+HST). The horses are glad to pull about 15 people on the sleigh. People take turns going for 15 to 20 minute rides.

Bring your own snacks and drinks.

Bring your own sleds or magic carpets, snowshoes or cross country skis.

Everyone 12 years and older must be fully vaccinated or provide a medical exemption from a doctor and provide a negative test.

A non-refundable deposit of $100 payable within 7 days of booking is required to confirm the booking. This can be done by cash, cheque or e-transfer.

If the sleigh ride is cancelled, the $100 deposit can be used toward a future event.

 

ROMANTIC CUTTER RIDES will be available after January 9, 2022.

For more information, phone Sue at 807-475-9609 or email farmfun@tbaytel.net

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YEAR ROUND

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

STAYING SAFE THROUGH COVID-19

YEAR-ROUND FARM FUN

GAMMONDALE FARM FUN

Pumpkinfest

Our annual Pumpkinfest is the way we at Gammondale celebrate the magic of Autumn.

Sleigh Rides

Horse-drawn sleigh rides around the fields at the foot of Candy Mountain.

Birthday Parties

Have a birthday like no other at Gammondale Farm, make it a day to remember!

Community Events

Gammondale Farm is a great place to hold corporate events.

Easter Festival

Our annual Easter Festival is the way we at Gammondale celebrate Easter and family.

Weddings

Wedding ceremonies are conducted outdoors at the foot of Candy Mountain.

School Tours

We provide education through positive experiences in our natural world

Summer Fun

Weekends during July and August. Join us for fun farm activities!

Crops

Peas and Summer Squash are back again at Gammondale for a limited time.