March Break Fun for Free (or on the Cheap!)

Free Kids admission at Black Creek

Looking for some Free fun over March Break? Here's a list of free events taking place in and around the city...

The Natrel® Rink at Harbourfront
Until March 2018
Set against the beautiful shoreline of Lake Ontario, the city's most scenic rink awaits! The Natrel Rink has been an unparalleled skating destination in Toronto for 30 years. It has a heated indoor change room with lockers and washrooms. Best of all – skating is FREE! Check the hotline to see if the rink is open during March Break - weather dependent.
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Spectacle of Lights on Toronto's Waterfront
Until April 2018
Witness three stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. See the Toronto Music Garden come alive with a fully-animated lighting experience where music notes, harps and canopy will be shining bright over 39,000 long-life, low-energy LED lights.
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Build a Periscope at Home Depot
March 10, 2018
Kids will learn how to build a Periscope with easy to follow step-by-step instructions. From 10:00 am to Noon, the Home Depot at locations across Toronto is hosting a free DIY workshop for kids to build their very own Periscope. FREE Hands-on Workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12.
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Family Fan Day at Sony Centre
March 10, 2018
Meet and take a photo with your favourite Canadian stars, see some amazing animals from Hands on Exotics and dance the day away as our DJ plays today’s best music. Doors will open at 10 a.m. There will be contests, quizzes, prizing featured on stage each hour – And it’s FREE for EVERYONE.
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FREE March Break Craft Event at Snug As A Bug
March 10, 2018
To kick off March Break, Snug As a Bug will be hosting a free, guided crafting event for kids on March 10th, 12pm to 3pm. Our front window will transform into a mini crafting studio with plenty of fabric, stickers, beads, glitter, and tools to go around to create a unique, handmade pouch. Each participant will also receive a FREE bag of craft materials to take home and keep their crafting spirit alive.
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March Weekends at Scarborough Museum
March 10, 2018 to March 11, 2018
Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world's Maple Syrup? Throughout Canadian history March has always been known as maple syrup time, and to celebrate this special time of year we'll be preparing freshly-baked maple butter tarts for everyone to try all month long! For some extra luck, kids can make a four leaf clover bookmark. Drop by and indulge in maple this March at Scarborough Museum! Admission is Free or pay-what-you-can.
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Sugar Shack TO
March 10 to March 11, 2018
On the first weekend of March Break, shake off the winter blues at Sugar Shack TO with traditional cabane à sucre activities! Maple Taffy, Ice Activities, Food Market, Specialty Bar, Warming Stations, Live Entertainment. Free Admission!
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St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 11, 2018
Canada's largest St. Patrick's Parade takes place every year through the centre of Toronto. The Toronto St. Patrick's Day Parade is a colourful celebration of community. Free.
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Cineplex Family Favourites 
March 12 and 16, 2018
Families can enjoy some fun and affordable entertainment this March Break with Cineplex Events’ Family Favourites screenings across Canada. From March 12-16, 2018, participating theatres will host matinee screenings of Oscar-nominated flicks Wonder, The Boss Baby, Ferdinand and Despicable Me 3.
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Indigo Kids March Break Events
March 12 to March 16, 2018
Join us for March Break kids’ activities daily Monday to Friday at 11am. Keep the kids entertained and let their imaginations soar. Free admission.
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March Break Program at Ontario Legislative Building
March 12 to 16, 2018
Join us for a family friendly tour at Ontario’s Legislative Building on the Saturday of Family Day Weekend. During this program, families will: Explore the historic Legislative Building, Participate in a scavenger hunt, Learn how Parliament works, Create a craft, Have fun, all for free!
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Skate On The Square - Celebration Square
March 12 to March 16, 2018
Skate the Celebration Square ice rink on March Break! The rink is open on Spring Break (March 12 to March 16, 2018) from 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. Free admission. 
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March Break Mystery Fun at Black Creek Pioneer Village
March 12 to 18, 2018
Once again crime has struck Black Creek Pioneer Village. This March Break, put on your detective hat and travel back in time to solve the case of Sherlock Holmes and the stolen Jewels! Also delve into the delicious world of maple syrup. Kids 14 years and younger are FREE during March Break with an adult admission!
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Toronto's ComicCON
March 16 to March 18, 2018
Fans can get their geek on during the 3-day show that will be packed with over 400 exhibitors, amazing artists and special guests. Check the website for a Free Kids Coupon with the purchase of an adult admission.
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Musical Hangouts at Solar Stage
March 18, 2018
It’s the warm ‘togetherness’ and informal performance we all love about campfires. Special guests will join us and we’ll tell stories and sing songs in a relaxed community environment. Bring along a story or a song you’d like to share!  Suitable for families of all kinds and sharers of all ages. Free.
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More Free March Break Events
Our Events Calendar is always being updated so there may be more Free March Break events taking place! CLICK HERE to get a list from our Calendar of Events. It's already been sorted by Free Events!

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