Take a trip to simpler times this fall — we’re talking about the 1860s! Black Creek Pioneer Village is an authentic old-fashioned village right here in Toronto.

Operated by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, this enchanting place takes you on a real journey through history.

Inside this living time capsule, you’ll find yourself immersed in an authentically re-created country village that transports you straight into the heart of 19th-century Ontario.

This town features 40 historic buildings, 70 rare and heritage breed animals, 10 meticulously tended gardens, and all kinds of events throughout the year.

One of the highlights of your visit will be encountering costumed educators who bring the 1800s to life through demonstrations and hands-on activities.

From trades and crafts to catchy old-fashioned music, you’ll get an immersive experience of pioneer times.

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Pioneer Village also has a wizard academy, spooky ghost walks in the dark, and “once-in-a-lifetime” paranormal adventures.

The village has an impressive collection of 50,000 artifacts and hosts monthly events that help you draw connections between the 1800s and the 2020s.

By delving into the lives of real people who once inhabited the Toronto region, you gain a new understanding of our city’s history.

So, whether you’re a history buff or simply looking for a fun afternoon adventure, Black Creek Pioneer Village is both entertaining and educational.

Step into the past, make connections with the present, and ponder the future—all within this charming old-school village.

Black Creek Pioneer Village

When: Wednesday to Sunday, 11 AM to 4 PM
Where: 1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto
Cost: $16.40+HST per adult