Free March Break Fun 2020

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March Break activities don't need to be expensive. And with the right planning, it doesn’t have to be a boring week. Here are some Free March break activities and events to entertain the kids while keeping the check book balanced.

Here's what's free or cheap this March Break...

Best Free Outdoor Skating Rinks and Trails
Various dates
Time to bundle up and sharpen those ice skates: many of the GTA's outdoor rinks are now open (or opening soon!) for winter fun. Whether you prefer an iconic Toronto destination like Nathan Phillips Square or something off the beaten path like the Bentway Skate Trail, the city offers plenty of options for beginners and experienced skaters alike. And the best part — all these rinks and trails are Free. More

Build Nature Binoculars at Home Depot
March 14, 2020
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 nature binoculars. This FREE Hands-on Workshops is designed for children ages 5 to12. More

Design Your Sandwich in French
March 14, 2020
Design your sandwich with Kiddy Planet, a Canadian brand and Alliance Française Mississauga Campus. During the workshop, you will learn easy hacks to make cute sandwiches in French and convince any picky eater. Free admission. More

The Perfect Lunch Box in French
March 14, 2020
Making lunch boxes every day can be a real chore for parents but with simple techniques you can cut preparation time in half and make it healthier and more fun at the same time. On Saturday, March 14, Alliance Française de Toronto - Mississauga Campus & Kiddy Planet will help you learn to do that, in French, of course. Free admission. More

Sugar Shack TO
March 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020
Sugar Shack TO returns to Toronto’s waterfront, March 14 and 15, 2020. On the first weekend of March Break, Sugar Shack TO will sweeten up the city’s winter blues with two sugar shacks serving up fresh maple taffy, interactive ice activities, cabane à sucre comfort food, live entertainment and much more! Free admission. More

St. Patrick's Day Parade - Cancelled
March 15, 2020
Don't miss Toronto's biggest celebration of Irish-Canadian culture! Cheer on spectacular floats, colourful costumes and amazing musical acts in one of the world's largest St. Patrick's Parades. The parade is free to attend and suitable for all ages. Everyone is welcome! Free. More

Power Kids: Free Kids Activities
March 15, 2020 to March 16, 2020
Power Kids on March Break —  On March 15, participants in this workshop will create sock puppets. Using socks, textiles and other accessories, we will remix characters from fairy tales — and create our own! On March 16, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery has partnered with the Toronto Public Library to offer Power Kids workshops. More

March Break Fun at Bridlewood Mall
March 16, 2020 to March 20, 2020
Enjoy Five Free Days of Fun with us! A different show everyday featuring amazing stunt dogs, acro hula, reptilia, comedy magic and more! Free. More

Indigo Kids March Break Events
March 16, 2020 to March 20, 2020
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 Sound Workshop at MOCA Toronto - Postponed
March 16, 2020 to March 20, 2020
Join Toronto-based artists/composers Germaine Liu, Anni Spadafora and Christopher Willes as they construct an evolving installation of sound sculptures and drawings that invite unusual and fun ways of listening. Using everyday objects and audio instruments, participants will be guided in an exploration of sound as a material energy, and create sounds inspired by elements of the weather. Free. More

March Break Program at Ontario Legislative Building - Tours suspended until April 3
March 16, 2020  to March 20, 2020
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! Pre-registration required. More

March Break at Oshawa Museum
March 16, 2020 to March 20, 2020
Every day, a new partner and new activity! Throughout March Break, Oshawa's amazing culture groups will be popping up in the Verna Conant Gallery! In the Museum houses, there will be tours and activities to complement our feature guests! Free. More

March Break Fun at Black Creek Pioneer Village - Cancelled
March 16, 2020 to March 22, 2020
This March Break the villagers of Black Creek Pioneer Village need your help! Once again, crime has struck in their peaceful community. Put on your detective hat and help Sherlock Holmes and Watson solve the case! Also enjoy tasty maple syrup activities and wagon rides! Kids Free during March Break. More

MamaDances: Parent Child Dance Workshop
March 17, 2020
Join us in Union Station’s West Wing for MamaDances, a free dance workshop with Jessica Runge which invites parents to move with their toddlers and pre-school children ((ages 18 months-3.5 years) through movement games, action songs, circle dances, creative investigations, and improvisation to instrumental, traditional and world music. Free. More

Swallowing Clouds: Creative Arts & Movement Workshop
March 17, 2020
Discover the dance stories that live in you! Join us in the unique context of Union Station’s West Wing for Swallowing Clouds, a free creative arts and movement workshop for youth aged 7-11 and their parents/guardians. Free. More

Circuits 101
March 20, 2020
Circuits 101 is an interactive and kid-friendly event to introduce children to circuits and to promote hands-on experimentation. Children will learn about the basic concepts electrical engineers need to master for their daily work. At Dufferin Mall. Free. More

Winter Light Exhibition at Ontario Place
Until March 29, 2020
Join us on the West Island of Ontario Place to experience our beautiful winter setting and enjoy activities and attractions along the way. Explore the creativity and innovation of 21 light exhibits that shape, transmit, reflect or contain light, created by artists from across Ontario. The theme this year is Cocoon. Free. More

Winter Stations at the Beaches
Until March 30, 2020
Pop up, public art installations to The Beaches, exhibited to celebrate Toronto’s winter waterfront landscape. Winter Stations is an inter­national design competition and exhibition held annually along Toronto’s beaches, where the winners of the competition will have their designs displayed for all to enjoy this Winter. Free. More

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