March Break on the Cheap!

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March Break is the best reason to love March, but you'll love this month even more when things are free or cheap! There's a lot going on so read on to plan a fun filled March Break. Here's what you and your family can look forward to...

The Natrel® Rink at Harbourfront
Until March 2019
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. More

Skating Parties at Ontario Place
March 15, 2019 and March 16, 2019
This winter Ontario Place is hosting our very own skate parties, featuring some of Toronto’s best local DJ’s to keep the tunes going while you skate. Free admission. More

Public Skating at Evergreen Brick Works
Until March 17, 2019
Skating is back! Visit Evergreen's picturesque outdoor skating rink. Bring your own skates or rent a pair of ours! Skating is free, and skate rentals are available for $5 a pair. Join us weekends December through to March, and come out to our new Wednesday night public skate! More

Winter Light Exhibition at Ontario Place
Until March 17, 2019
Utilizing creativity, innovation, and light, creators from all artistic streams showcase 18 exhibits following the curatorial theme of “Disruptive Engagement”. Additional activities include free public skating and community bonfires where guests can make S’mores. New this year, DJ skate parties hosted by some of Toronto’s best DJs. More

Spectacle of Lights on Toronto's Waterfront
Until April 30, 2019
Witness three stunning illuminated sights this holiday season during the Spectacle of Lights on Toronto’s Waterfront. Visit our three exciting installations including the spiral tree in the Peter Street Basin, the fire truck, stars and snowflake motif at the Fire Hall, and the animated music notes, harps and canopy at the Toronto Music Garden. Free admission. More

Spend March Break at Ontario Place!
March 8, 2019 to March 17, 2019
From March 8th – March 17th, art, movies and fun outdoor activities are ON this March Break at Ontario Place and access to the park is FREE! Cinesphere movies require a ticket. Free activities. More

Sugar Shack TO
March 9, 2019 and March 10, 2019
Tap into your true Canadian self this March Break at the 4th annual Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath! With real maple taffy, ice sculptures, interactive activities, skating (weather permitting), delicious food, a specialty bar and more, there is something for the whole family! Have a staycation and join us at Sherbourne Common to kick off March Break. More

Build a Clock Tray at Home Depot
March 9, 2019
If you are looking for a fun activity to do with the family, we've got a great workshop for kids that will teach them about building. Kids can learn how to build their very own Clock Tray. This FREE Hands-on Workshops is designed for children ages 5 to12. More

Weekend of Free Admission at the Gardiner Museum
March 9, 2019 to March 10, 2019
To celebrate the Gardiner Museum’s 35th anniversary, join us for free family clay programming from 11 am – 3 pm, and enjoy free admission all weekend long! More

Celebrate Toronto - Toronto's 185th Anniversary Festival
March 9, 2019 to March 10, 2019
Celebrate Toronto, the 2-day festival honouring Toronto's 185th Anniversary, will be held at Nathan Phillips Square. Come by our market, shop from local vendors, feast upon the diverse cuisines from Toronto based Food Trucks. Live music, DJ skate parties, and interactive activities honoring Toronto's 185th Anniversary all weekend long! Food trucks and shopping vendors will be open until 9:00pm, and skates can be rented on site. More

March Weekends at Scarborough Museum
March 9 & 10 and March 16 & 17, 2019
Did you know that Canada produces over 80% of the world's Maple Syrup? In celebration of maple syrup season, tuck into freshly baked maple butter tarts and maple lemonade! Kids craft fourleaf clover or horseshoe bookmarks for extra luck. Admission is Pay What You Can. More

Nature Connection - Signs of Spring at Downsview Park
March 10, 2019
A FREE nature program for families. Connect with the natural world and come out to Downsview Park! Downsview Park staff will take you on a free outdoor Park program based on nature-themed topics to get you exploring the natural world, starting with Downsview Park! Spring is less than two weeks away and we are ready to celebrate! Signs of Spring is an exploration of what is to come. Join us as we head into the forest for an exciting afternoon. We will play some games, follow tracks and search for clues that a new season is just around the corner. All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. More

Power Kids: Free Kids Activities
March 10, 2019 
These FREE arts workshops for children ages 7-12 begin with a tour of the gallery and conclude with an art activity, inspired by the ideas behind the current exhibition. Tours and workshops are led by Amanda Foulds, Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator and assisted by Erica Cristobal, Power Kids Teaching Assistant. On March 10 - Monster Mashups: In this workshop, participants will use clay and paint to create a sculpture of their own monster. More

St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 10, 2019
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. More

March Break - Five Free Days of Fun at Bridlewood Mall
March 11, 2019 to March 15, 2019
Enjoy Five Free Days of Fun with our March Break event lineup! Stunt Dogs, Magic, Music and More! More

Indigo Kids March Break Events
March 11 to March 15, 2019
Join us for March Break kids’ activities daily Monday to Friday at 11am. Keep the kids entertained and let their imaginations soar. Free admission. More

March Break Program at Ontario Legislative Building
March 11 to March 15, 2019
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! More

March Break Fun at Black Creek Pioneer Village
March 11 to 17, 2019
Solve the Mystery! The game is afoot! Junior Detectives, we need you to help Sherlock Holmes and Watson to solve the Case of the Missing Jewels! Attend Watson’s Detective School; Crack codes and hunt for clues; Interview villagers and suspects; Solve the crime! Go on Maple Syrup Adventures! Watch out for sticky fingers, literally. Starting at 12:00 each day, delve into the delicious world of maple syrup. Take a wagon ride around the village! See the village from atop a horse drawn wagon from 12:00 – 4:00 each day (Weather permitting). Tickets can be purchased at the wagon. ($2/person). Kids Get it Free: Four children can visit for free with the purchase of at least one Adult or Senior Ticket. More

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