March Break Events 2016

There are tons of activities, events and camps going on during March Break in Toronto and the GTA.




After a long Winter, March Break can't get here fast enough. Toronto and GTA Kids will have March 12 to March 20 off leaving many parents wondering how to keep them occupied during that time. Fortunately, there are tons of activities, events and camps going on during March Break. You're bound to find something fun to keep your kids and family entertained.


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March Break Camps
Various Dates

Looking for March Break Camps? There are tons of camps that offer a great way to keep kids active, learning and engaged while they are off from school. Find arts, science & technology, drama, sports, camps at indoor amusement centres and much more. Many offer day registrations so you can sneak in some family fun and getaways too. More info


EPIC Pass - March Break Special at Area 51 and Planet Play
Mar 11, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Area 51 LaserTag – Planet Play welcomes you all to enjoy the ultimate in Laser tag action! Starting March 11, Area51 LaserTag – Planet Play will be selling our Epic VIP pass for 20 bucks + tax! What a steal! Included are unlimited LaserTag missions and all day access into Orion’s Playground. Which means you can venture through Area 51 LaserTag arena as many times as you want, and play as long as you want on our multi-level indoor playground! More info


March Break at Hockley Valley Resort
Mar 11, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Hockley Valley Resort is a year-round resort destination located in the Hills of Headwaters, in the heart of some of Ontario’s most picturesque countryside. The Resort features family-friendly guestrooms and suites, 3 restaurants, indoor and outdoor saltwater pools, hiking trails, snowshoeing, 15 ski and snowboard runs, an upper and lower freestyle terrain park and so much more. We are also home to an 8,000 sq. ft. full-service spa and an impressive championship 18-hole golf course. Hockley is offering special rates during March Break. More info


Supercross
Mar 12, 2016
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the world's premier stadium motorcycles circuit, comprised of 17 races of heart-stopping racing action in some of the largest venues in North America. Featuring tight corners, fast straight-aways, challenging rhythm sections, triple jumps, and whoops sections, these tracks pack excitement into every inch of dirt. More info


March Break at the Bata Shoe Museum
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

The BSM is throwing a beach party and you’re all invited! Shake off the winter blues and join us for some ‘fun in the sun’ activities. Decorate your own visor and sandal box, add to our community puzzle and see it grow, dress up in groovy summer footwear and take a selfie in front of our beachscape, play games in our galleries and so much more! More info


BugFeast! at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

BugFeast 2016: Come Sample REAL Insects Food Truck Style! Join us during March Break and put your taste buds to the test! We'll tempt you with 3 bugtastic food samples such as "Chripin' Chimis Mexican Food Truck" serving Crunchy Cricket Tacos, "Ento-Melt" serving Gourment Grilled Cheese with Superworms and "Jiminy's Juice and Smoothie Bar" serving a tropical fruit smoothie with insect protein powder. Samples are FREE with paid admission. Are you brave enough to eat a bug? More info


AGO March Break Drop-In Family Fun
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

DIY DOODLING AND DABBLING! Join us for nine fun-filled, creative days! Who doesn’t love to make stuff? Inspired by the worldwide “maker” movement, we open the studio to explore our most creative selves and make art! With family tours and yoga and other fun activities all through the AGO’s spaces and places, there is something for the whole family. Zero Gravity Circus will be there during the 9 days for extra special zany fun. More info


March Break at Playdium
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Experience the ultimate interactive adventure at Playdium! Playdium is the ultimate interactive, virtual and physical Family Entertainment Centre. The 40,000 sq ft indoor complex features more than 200 high-tech attractions, rides and simulators. March Break Special - Valid March 12 to 20, 2016: $31 (+tx) = 225 Credits. That's an extra $6.25 in FREE credits! More info


March Break at the Hockey Hall of Fame
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Breakaway to the Hockey Hall of Fame this March Break! Try your hand at goaltending, shooting, play-by-play calling, and even hosting your own sports broadcast. Revel in the world’s greatest collection of hockey artifacts and get hands-on access to the coveted Stanley Cup.  Be the first to experience our newest exhibit, The Changing Face of Hockey: Diversity in Our Game. Plus, daily giveaways for kids compliments of Esso and Lone Star Texas Grill. Download a Family Savings Coupon. Present coupon and get $2 off each admission, receive a $5 Esso Gift Card + a Esso Gift Pack for each child. More info


March Break at Dagmar Ski Resort
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016
Dagmar Resort, located in the beautiful Oak Ridge’s Moraine, is just minutes east of Toronto, and north of Pickering and Ajax. As the number one Family Resort in Durham Region, Dagmar provides a fun and friendly skiing experience for the entire family with Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding and Cross Country. Drop-in for March Break! There are 18 runs, 4 chair lifts that will get you to the top quickly and 2 magic carpets that are easy and fun to use, like a moving sidewalk. You can also sign up for Kids' March Break Camps. More info


March Break at Treewalk Village
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Treewalk Village, the new adventure park is opening for the season on Saturday March 5th! Drop in on weekends or during March Break. Kids will have a blast climbing from tree to tree! Descend to the ground on slides, crawl through a network of tunnels, and play on the Treewee Walk obstacle course. This brand new adventure park is sure to be your new favourite destination for family fun and is only 20 minutes from Toronto! More info


March Break at Fantasy Fair
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 18, 2016

This March Break, visit Fantasy Fair and experience the thrills at Ontario’s Largest Indoor Amusement Park! Offering a rollercoaster, train, carousel, arcade, midway games and more! Your family will have a blast! Experience the brand new attractions including bouncing in the air 30 feet on the new Drop & Hop ride, scale the walls at the new Rock’N'Climb Challenge and ride the brand new XD simulator! Then take a breather – grab a bite in the Food Court, shop at one of the 160 stores or enjoy free shows & activities in the Centre Court all week long! More info


March Break Mystery Fun at Black Creek
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Stolen Sheep! Black Creek will open its doors specifically for March Break! Kids will enjoy investigating the latest mystery in the Village, exploring in and out of the buildings and solving the mystery of the stolen sheep! Once again, the Village of Black Creek has been struck by crime! An innocent sheep has been stolen from its paddock. Help Sherlock Holmes and Watson solve this mystery by finding clues throughout the Village. With activities in every building, you will use your expert detective skills to solve this crime. Kids are Free with adult admission. More info


March Break Matinees at The Second City
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Super Dude and Doctor Rude is a brand new musical for kids that parents will love, from the creators of The Naughty Listers. In a world where kids make the rules, super-villains won’t know what hit them. Join the Supercrew on a wild musical adventure filled with jet packs, secret lairs, and selfies! Recommended for ages 4-12. More info


Disney on Ice presents 100 Years of Magic
Mar 17, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the ultimate Disney experience at Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic at Rogers Centre! Relive the magic of Disney's Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf as they discover that true love is the greatest magic of all. Be charmed by a cast of over 50, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies, Mickey Mouse; sweetheart Minnie Mouse; Donald Duck; and Goofy. Disney Princesses, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Ariel, Snow White and Tiana will also be in attendance. More info


MORE MARCH BREAK FUN


Maple Syrup Festivals
Various Dates

As winter winds down, enjoy one of these sweet maple sugaring day trips. Families can watch maple sugaring demos, indulge in pancake breakfasts, enjoy seasonal festivities and more.
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Canada Blooms: The Flower and Garden Festival
Mar 11, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Guests will experience their first breath of Spring at Canada Blooms: The Flower and Garden Festival. Come celebrate our 20th Anniversary with acres of stunning creative gardens in a dazzling display of colour, texture and fragrance designed by Canada’s best landscape designers, architects and builders. Choose from over a 100 hours of seminars and demonstrations by industry experts who are happy to share their knowledge and love of horticulture and floriculture.
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National Home Show
Mar 11, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

North America’s largest home and garden event, The National Home Show co-located with Canada Blooms, returns to the newly re-named Enercare Centre this March 11-20, 2016.  For 10 days the show will house tons of innovative exhibitors showcasing everything you need to reinvent your space, both inside and out.
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Build and Grow Clinics at Lowe's
Mar 12, 2016
Conveniently shop while your kids build a fun and educational project! Recommended: For children from grades two to five. What Kids Will Take Home: The toy they made, a merit certificate, name tag, apron and goggles. On March 12 build a Dragon Monster Truck. Free admission.
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Build a Wagon at Home Depot
Mar 12, 2016 - 10:00 am until 12:00 pm
Kids will learn how to build a sled 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 Wagon. Participants will walk away with their own Wagon and special tools from the Home Depot. Free.
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Sugar Beach Sugar Shack
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 13, 2016

This March Break, Canada’s Sugar Beach (Jarvis and Queens Quay) is being transformed into a Quebec-style cabane à sucre, complete with maple taffy on snow. Live musical performances by local French artists. Food trucks will serve up Quebecois favourites and hot drinks. Local tavern Against the Grain, located at Corus Quay, will have its water’s edge patio open all weekend for drinks and meals. Maple syrup cooking demonstrations and ice carving demonstrations are scheduled for both days. Free admission.
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Night Cross-Country Skiing at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 19, 2016

Introducing a thrilling new nocturnal winter adventure! Cross-country skiing at night by headlamp. For five nights in 2016, x-country ski until 8pm as dusk falls and transitions to sparkling starlight. This non-guided activity offers skate & classic trails to explore, with the reflection of glistening snow to light your path. Rental headlamps and equipment are available.
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Oh Baby - It's March Break at the Toronto Zoo
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Join us this March Break and visit* with some our newest, and most adorable, Zoo family members including our four playful male white lion cubs, female polar bear cub and Canada's first giant panda cubs*. While here, take in one of our free Keeper Talks or visit one of our Volunteer Interpretive Stations and discover more about our important conservation programs and how you can become a species protector!
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March Break at the ROM
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Enter a magical realm where discovery reigns - right here in Toronto! Hundreds of years ago, people's view of their world was changing rapidly. Explorers on land and sea brought home rare and exotic items and showcased them in wondrous cabinets of curiosities. From natural wonders such as spices and rich silks, to astrology, alchemy and the magic of Shakespeare's stage–the world was an exciting and mysterious place.
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Family DROP IN for March Break at Spadina Museum
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Bring the family to Spadina, where you will play games, and have hands-on fun in the historic kitchen - all set in this beautifully restored 1920s environment.
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March Mania in the Valley
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Drop in for March Break fun and games in the Valley! Visit our historic Cottage to sample a tasty treat, and discover toys and games popular in generations past. Look for signs of spring in the Wildflower Preserve with a round of outdoor nature bingo. Make a unique take-home craft.
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St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 13, 2016 - 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm

The 29th Annual Toronto St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Sunday, March 13. With more than 100 bands, floats and marching sections, the parade is a colourful celebration of all things Irish. This year there will be face painting along the route to help Torontonians get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. Free.
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Family Tours during March Break at Colborne Lodge
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Join us for a tour of the historic house which includes a special children’s activity. Make it a day in High Park for you and your family! The Lodge is located close to both the Jamie Bell Adventure Playground and the High Park Zoo.
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March Break at the Simcoe County Museum
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 26, 2016

Have you ever heard that dinosaurs are related to chickens, or that porcupines can throw their quills? This March Break the Simcoe County Museum is putting these statements to the test with the travelling exhibit True or False? The Fun Science Exhibition. Through experiments and trivia, participants will find the truth of these myths and many more. See what happens when you mix diet cola and Mentos, and test your knowledge with a game of Fact or Fiction.
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March Break Family Fun at YPT
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 19, 2016

March Break Family Fun at YPT with the Musical Goodnight Moon – and More! Young People’s Theatre is gearing-up for a March Break chock-full of family fun including two performances daily of the musical Goodnight Moon, free activities for kids, and the ever-popular March Break Drama Camp!
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Family DROP-IN during March Break at Mackenzie House
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Drop in for some Victorian fun! Typeset your name on the 1845 printing press, make a craft to take home, and have a cookie in the historic kitchen.
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March Break at TIFF Bell Lightbox
Mar 12, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

TIFF Kids Presents: Treasures from DreamWorks Animation. This March Break, TIFF Kids invites you to close the books and explore the many worlds of wonder from the wizards of DreamWorks Animation!
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March Break at Boston Pizza - Lakeshore & Leslie
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

Join us at Boston Pizza for March Break Madness! Free fun and activities for kids, free meals, special guests, contests and more!
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March Break Program at Ontario Legislative Building
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 18, 2016

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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March Break Special 2016 at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 18, 2016

$10 Day Trail Pass Special (all ages) from March 14-18/16 for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Take the whole family outdoors for memorable adventures: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Suspension Bridge, night XC-skiing (3 nights), guided night snowshoe hikes (3 nights, reservations required, $30/$40 with rentals), Winter Nature Scavenger Hunt, Children’s Adventure Play Park, Warm-up Cabin, roast spider dogs + s’mores at the fire pit and more.
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March Break at the Oshawa Museum
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 18, 2016

Have you ever wanted to be an archaeologist? Have you ever wanted to know who lived in Oshawa before the earliest settlers arrived? Did you know that Henry House has had TWO archaeological digs in its yard? Get your chance to do this and more during March Break at the Museum.
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March Break FUN at FUNtastic Forest Indoor Playground
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 18, 2016

Join us during March Break and receive 20% off day passes at FUNtastic Forest! Registration not required. Drop-in only.
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March Break at Evergreen Brick Works
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 18, 2016

Discover nature in the city with a jam-packed week of outdoor fun for the whole family. Join us for fat bike riding, art workshops, delicious food & the first ever kids tour! Discover nature in the city with a jam-packed week of outdoor fun for the whole family. Join us for fat bike riding, art workshops, delicious food & the first ever kids tour!
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March Break drop-in for Families at Fort York
Mar 14, 2016 to Mar 18, 2016

Looking for a day of adventure during March Break? Just bring your family down to Fort York National Historic Site! At this authentic War of 1812 fort, children will have fun trying soldiers' drill classes, officers' sword drill, and dressing up in costumes.
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March Break Open House at Kidnasium
Mar 16, 2016

Drop in and play in our fun and colourful gym for FREE! There will be snacks and refreshments, and we will be giving away a FREE birthday party!
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Toronto Sportsmen's Show
Mar 16, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016

This March Break, come and experience the absolute best in outdoor adventure with the entire family at The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show, taking place from March 16 to 20 at a new location: The International Centre. Now in its 69th year, the Toronto Sportsmen’s Show will feature more than 350 exhibits – from fishing and boating, to hunting, camping and travel – making this Canada’s greatest and most historic outdoor supershow!
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Princess Dance Party!
Mar 17, 2016

Book now for this March Break event! Step into your favourite Fairytale. Join us for the 1st Annual Princess Dance Party on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the historic Casa Loma in Toronto for an evening of enchantment! This magical night includes horse and carriage rides around the castle, a face painting zone, craft stations and hobnobbing with your favourite Princesses and Superheroes.
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Ballet - Let's Talk About It!
Mar 18, 2016

A hands on, interactive journey into the world of ballet. Try out the basic ballet positions, try on a costume or two and learn all about the music and ballet's tales of fantasy and illusion. At the Toronto Public Library - Parkdale branch. Free admission.
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Toronto's ComicCON
Mar 18, 2016 to Mar 20, 2016
Toronto ComiCon presented by FAN EXPO is a pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. The 3-day extravaganza is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrities. Kids are Free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Limit of 2 free kids per adult. You must download a coupon from website.
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More March Break Events
Our Events Calendar is always being updated so there may be more March Break events taking pace! CLICK HERE to get a list from our Calendar of Events. It's already been sorted by March Break!

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