50 Things to Do on March Break
We've got 50 fabulous ideas to help you out this March Break.
*Please note that this is an old editorial - please see 2020 version here.
Still not sure what you'll be doing with the kids this March Break? We've got 50 fabulous ideas to help you out!
1See Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic
Be charmed by a cast of over 50, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, sweetheart Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Disney Princesses. More
2Go to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto
In addition to LEGO® building fun, there are 2 new attractions to enjoy: Star Wars MINILAND and LEGO® Movie 4D A New Adventure. Book online to guarantee admission! More info
3Host at Pizza Night
Invite friends and family over for make-your-own-pizza night. Think outside of the 'box' and make fun shaped pizzas for the kids.
4Play at BattleSports
It's the best niche sports experience in Toronto! Play Dart of War: Nerf Gun Battles, Archery Range and Archery Dodgeball. Save 30% off all bookings with code 'MARCH30'. More info
5See Fancy Nancy the Musical
The show based on the popular Fancy Nancy Storybooks has been extended until May 1. Playing weekends at Lower Ossington Theatre. More
6Host a Family Game Night!
Bring out the board games... It's a fun-filled way to spend quality time with your family while sparking a little friendly competition.
7Get an EPIC Pass at Area 51 and Planet Play
Get your Epic VIP pass during March Break for $20 + tax! The pass includes unlimited LaserTag missions and all day access into Orion’s Playground. More
8Go to Canada Blooms
Kids can get their hands dirty while learning how to garden. They'll take home their own vegetables and flowers to help them start their own gardens! More
9Drop-in a Boston Pizza Lakeshore/Leslie
It's March Break Madness at Boston Pizza with lots of Free events for the kids. Fun activities, contests, free stuff and more! More
10Go to Fallsview Indoor Waterpark
Treat the family to water fun in Niagara Falls this March Break. With Summer-like 84 degree temperatures and many fun attractions, it's the place to be! More
11Play Detective at Black Creek
Black Creek is open just for March Break! Kids will enjoy exploring buildings and solving the mystery of the stolen sheep! Kids are also Free! More
12Go Play at Archery Circuit
It's part of the Archery Tag® phenomenon and the ultimate family-friendly experience! Enjoy Black Light Dodgeball and Nerf battles too! More info
13Chomp on Bugs at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Come Sample REAL Insects Food Truck Style at BugFeast 2016. Put your taste buds to the test and be tempted with 3 bugtastic food samples! More
14Go to Beach Party at Bata Shoe Museum
Shake off the winter blues and join us for some ‘fun in the sun’ activities. Decorate your own visor and sandal box, play games in the galleries and more! More
15Make Spring Crafts
Raid the craft supplies in your home and get the kids working on Spring, Easter or Passover crafts. Here are some ideas to get you started. More
16Drop-in for Family Fun at the AGO
The AGO is offering 9 days of family fun creating art. Do yoga, take a tour! Zero Gravity Circus will be joining in for extra special zany fun. More
17See Second City's SUPERDUDE AND DOCTOR RUDE
In a world where kids make the rules, super-villains won’t know what hit them. A wild musical adventure filled with jet packs, secret lairs, and selfies! More
18Go to a Sugar Shack!
Your family can get their sugar fix at one of these sweet maple sugaring events! Find out how maple syrup is made, enjoy pancake breakfasts, wagon rides and more! More
19Meet at the top of the CN Tower
Explore the world’s #1 elevator ride, LookOut and Glass Floor observation levels. March Break activities celebrate National Engineering Month. Family Pass: $99. More
20See Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series
The world’s premier stadium motorcycle circuit returns to Rogers Centre showcasing some of the best riders from across the globe in 17 races of heart-stopping action. More
21Make Fun Pancakes
It's Maple Syrup season! Serve these wonderful fun shaped pancakes and make the morning extra-special! Here are 10 cute recipes. More
22Have a Movie Marathon
Organize a movie marathon with your family’s favourite movies. Don't forget to serve fun movie snacks!
23Go to Playdium
Experience the ultimate interactive adventure at Playdium! March Break Special (March 12 to 20): $31 (+tx) = 225 Credits. That's an extra $6.25 in FREE credits! More
24Sign up for March Break Camps
Next extra activities to keep the kids busy? Sign them up for a day or the week at these local camps! More
25Go to an Indoor Amusement Centre
When your wee ones are getting antsy, it’s time to get out of the house and blow off steam at one of GTA's amazing indoor play spaces! More
26Spend March Break at the Hockey Hall of Fame
See the world’s greatest collection of hockey artifacts plus enjoy tons of interactive fun! Family Savings Coupon + $5 Esso Gift Card + a Esso Gift Pack for each child. More.
27Spend some time at your local library
Select favourite books, movies or music. It's all Free! Chances are your library may be also hosting special March Break programs and events.
28Go to the Sugar Beach Sugar Shack
Sugar Beach will become a Quebec-style cabane à sucre, complete with maple taffy on snow. Live musical performances by local French artists. Free event. More info
29Stop in for some Family Fun at YPT
Enjoy March Break Family Fun at Young People's Theatre! Two performances daily of the musical Goodnight Moon, free activities for kids and much more! More info
30Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
There are plenty of truly kid-friendly ways to mark St. Patrick's Day. Here are 10 fun ideas to help you celebrate! More info
31Drop in at Chapters-Indigo for March Break Fun
It's the Indigo Kids Spring Break Escape where kids can make a plush puppy, a superhero mask, lego building activities, and more hands-on fun! Free. More info
32Explore the Ontario Legislative Building
Take a family tour and explore Ontario’s Legislative Building, participate in a scavenger hunt, learn how Parliament works and more, all for free! More info
33Go on a Scavenger Hunt!
Discovery the great outdoors. A scavenger hunt can include: pine cones, twigs, nests, or identifying various pine trees. Look for signs of Spring!
34Visit Hockley Resort
The family-friendly resort features hiking trails, snowshoeing, 15 ski and snowboard runs, freestyle terrain parks and so much more. Special rates for March Break. More info
35Drop in at Fantasy Fair
Visit Fantasy Fair and experience the thrills at Ontario’s Largest Indoor Amusement Park! Enjoy free shows & activities in the Centre Court all week long! More info
36Sign up for a Free YOGA CLASS for parents and kids at Yogi Frogz
A fun class for Mini Yogis and Kinder Yogis, and their parents. Healthy movement, family activities, engaging connections and a little laughter. More info
37Drop-in at TIFF Bell Lightbox
This March Break, TIFF Kids invites you to close the books and explore the many worlds of wonder from the wizards of DreamWorks Animation! More info
38Go Family Snow Tubing
This fun winter sport requires no skill! Everything you need... a tube, a hill and snow are provided by the parks. Check conditions. More info
39Build a Wagon at Home Depot
Locations across the GTA are hosting a free DIY workshop for kids can build their very own Wagon. Free. More info
40Go to the St. Patrick's Day Parade
With more than 100 bands, floats and marching sections, the parade is a colourful celebration of all things Irish. Free. More Info
41Take in some Family Skiing at Ski Dagmar
The #1 Family Resort in Durham Region. A fun and friendly skiing experience for the entire family! Check conditions. More info
42Spend March Break at Scenic Caves
Take the family on memorable adventures: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Suspension Bridge, night XC-skiing and more. Check conditions. More info
43Go the Sportsmen's Show
Features more than 350 exhibits, from fishing and boating, to hunting, camping and travel. It's Canada’s greatest and most historic outdoor supershow! More info
It's a fun recreational outdoor activity that gets families out into nature. This a futuristic treasure hunt is played by adventure seekers equipped with a GPS.
45Go to ComicCON
The 3-day extravaganza is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrities. For fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. Kids Free with Coupon. More info
46See Circus! The Exhibition at Ontario Science Centre
The Exhibition explores the magic of the circus through a scientist’s eye. Find much more March Break Fun at the Ontario Science Centre! More info
47Get Fit as a Family
Go to your local recreation centre for some inexpensive (even free) activities. You may find Free family swims and free family-skating days.
48Drop in at PVP Sports
Take part in fun, exotic sports, testing your skills head-to-head in games, bubble soccer, archery tag, or combat in a tactical Nerf arena. More info
49Play at Tree Walk Village
The new adventure park where kids can climb from tree to tree and have fun on slides, tunnels and an obstacle course is open during March Break! More
50Build at Dragon Monster Truck at Lowes
Kids can build a fun and educational project! They'll take home the toy they made, a merit certificate, name tag, apron and goggles. Free! More info
What has your family planned for March Break? Share below!