Planning Family Fun in Light of COVID-19




Families are now changing gears from 'let's go!' to 'let's stay in' as the coronavirus shuts down many of the city's major events and attractions. Not sure what to do? Check out our roundup of postponed and cancelled events below to see what's been called off. If you're still itching to get out, check out our March Break events and free events roundups — just be sure to check ahead as cancellations are taking place up to the last minute! And read on for some fun at-home activities to keep you busy if you're house-bound.


CANCELLED / POSTPONED EVENTS - CLOSURES


As of Friday, March 13, the following March Break events have been cancelled, with likely more to come. Check all event websites before heading out!

▪ Sugar Shack TO
▪ March Break at Black Creek
▪ CN Tower closed until April 14
▪ Imagine Dragons at Casa Loma
▪ Casa Loma closed until further notice
▪ Magical March Break at Bata Shoe Museum is cancelled (attraction remains open)
▪ March Break at the Hockey Hall of Fame cancelled - closed until April 6
▪ SpringFest TO
▪ TRCA Maple Syrup Festival
▪ St. Patrick's Day Parade
▪ AGO closed until April 5
▪ Mountsberg is closed and Maple Town is cancelled
▪ Glen Eden closed
▪ Crawford Lake remains open but Sweet Water is cancelled
▪ ROM closed until April 5
▪ City of Markham Libraries, Rec Centres, Camps, etc. are closing until April 5
▪ City of Toronto Libraries, Rec Centres, Camps, Licenced Daycares, etc. are closing until April 5
▪ City of Mississauga Libraries, Rec Centres, Camps, etc. are closing until April 5
▪ City of Brampton Libraries, Rec Centres, Camps, etc. are closing until April 5
▪ City of Newmarket Libraries, Rec Centres, Camps, etc. are closing until April 6
▪ City of Vaughan Libraries, Rec Centres, Camps, etc. are closing until April 6
▪ Many other cities are announcing cancellations and closures so check your local websites
▪ Gardiner Museum closing including March Break camps
▪ City of Toronto operated Museums and Galleries closed
▪ National Home Show and Canada Blooms cancelled
▪ Young People's Theatre suspends the remainder of its season
▪ Ontario Science Centre closed until April 5
▪ Harbourfront March Break camps cancelled - the Centre has now closed until April 5
▪ Toronto Comicon cancelled
▪ McMichael Canadian Art Collection closed until April 7
▪ Aga Khan Museum closed until April 7
▪ Textile Museum of Canada closed until further notice
▪ City of Mississauga Culture and Museums
▪ Terra Lumina at Toronto Zoo
▪ March Break at the Toronto Zoo - Zoo is closed until April 5
▪ BugFeast! at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory cancelled - Attraction closed until further notice
▪ All Mirvish Theatres will suspend performances through April 12
▪ March Break at Glama Gal Kids Spa cancelled and all spas closed until April 3
▪ Toronto Botanical Garden March Break Camps cancelled - Garden remains open
▪ The Bentway remains open to public but all programming has been cancelled
▪ Blue Mountain Resort closed
▪ Horseshoe Resort closed
▪ Deerhurst Resort closed
▪ Treewalk Village in Stouffville not opening as scheduled.
▪ Ripley's Aquarium closes effective March 16 at 6pm until further notice
▪ In The Game Show at Second City - shows suspended until further notice
▪ Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, Niagara Falls closed until April 3
▪ Splitsville locations closed
▪ Cineplex Theatres - all theatres are now closed
▪ All National Parks will close as of Wednesday, March 18
▪ Nottawasaga Resort - activities and packages suspended until April 6

At this time, it's safe to assume that all attractions are closed as Ontario's top health officials are recommending to avoid all gatherings. Malls are running on limited hours. Again, be sure to check websites before heading out in case of last-minute closures.


MARCH BREAK CAMPS


Many private camps have now suspended their March Break programs so check websites for further information. Get a list here and check online.


INDOOR FAMILY FUN


Many families are coping with the new reality of being house-bound because of COVID-19. Keep kids engaged with fun activities and online learning, and what you can do to avoid cabin fever! We've got lots of recommendations of things to do here.

Check this page often as we will do our best to keep it up-to-date as information become available. While it may not be possible to list all closures, please check event & attractions websites before you head out. If you know of any other event cancellations or closures, please share below!

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