What’s ON March Break | 2024 GTA Fun Guide

What’s ON March Break | 2024 GTA Fun Guide

March Break Kids EVents GTA and South Central Ontario

We’ve rounded up the top events for March Break in our family friendly events guide. Helping you to keep busy and entertained during the school break with places to go, and things to do for kids in and around the Toronto area. There are as many events indoors as out – and hopefully we will enjoy a little warmer weather in the GTA so you can enjoy both options! Find festivals, workshops, special exhibits and activities – we hope you have a week to remember and make some great family memories!

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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

65 million years in the making! A marvel of originality, ingenuity, and imagination, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides families on a breath-taking tour beginning in pre-historic Australia. Take a journey as you observe, meet and interact with an eye-popping collection of amazing life-like dinosaurs and other creatures in a theatrical performance that both thrills and entertains kids while stimulating their imagination. Brought to life by a team of skilled puppeteers, DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE is so extraordinarily real you may want to run and hide… but don’t!

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Back for it’s 19th year of quality family entertainment at the Markham Fairgrounds, the indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the whole family with mechanical and inflatable rides, ALL NEW Dinosaur Exhibit, food vendors (Burgers, Hot Dogs, Fries and more), arts and crafts, and daily performances by The Dance Party Crew, Doo Doo the International Clown! Save 10% with code: CHILDSLIFE

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March Break Events for Kids & Families in the GTA

Winter Magic
Nov 25, 2023 
to Mar 17, 2024
Mississauga Celebration Square
There’s magic in the air at Celebration Square! With spectacular art installations, twinkling lights, and skating on the City’s largest outdoor ice rink, there are so many ways to embrace the cold throughout the season.
Immersive Disney Animation
Jan 1, 2024 
to Mar 24, 2024
Lighthouse Immersive Artspace
At Immersive Disney Animation you won’t just see a whole new world, you’ll become part of it! Step inside your favorite Disney songs and stories – and see them come to life around you. From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, ...
Jurassic World: The Exhibition
Jan 1, 2024 
to May 5, 2024
Square One Shopping Centre
Jurassic World: The Exhibition at Square One Mississauga is a 20,000 square-foot experience based on one of history’s largest blockbusters, and features scenes inspired by the beloved films. Visitors will have the chance to walk through the world-famous Jurassic World ...
Visit Little Canada
Jan 25, 2024 
to Mar 20, 2024
Little Canada
You could spend a lifetime exploring all of Canada, but luckily for you Little Canada has shrunk the country down so you can see the best it has to offer in one miniature whistle-stop tour. Tap back into your childlike ...
Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits
Jan 27, 2024 
to Apr 21, 2024
Royal Botanical Gardens
Are you ready to meet our super-natural Superheroes? Some plants and animals look extraordinary to us, but their unusual features usually address the most ordinary of tasks: to reproduce, breathe and move around, sense the world, or find food and ...
Hello Winter
Feb 1, 2024 
to Mar 15, 2024
Heritage Park and Downtown Barrie
Grab your mittens! Barrie Winterfest officially kicks off Hello Winter! Enjoy the many outdoor, arts, culture and community events taking place in February & March. Hello Winter features activities and events for everyone to enjoy, including Barrie Winterfest, Barrie Skating ...
Space to Spoon
Feb 8, 2024 
to May 20, 2024
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Space to Spoon is a hands-on experience, with stunning graphics and interactive elements for visitors of all ages. The science, technology, and innovation that transform satellite images into agricultural applications are showcased in a way that encourages informal science learning ...
The Three Little Pigs
Feb 10, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Wychwood Theatre
Embark on a charming and witty adventure with the three little pigs as they battle wits with the big bad wolf. From Stiles and Drewe, the award-winning musical team behind Honk! and Broadway’s Mary Poppins, comes The Three Little Pigs, ...
Aladdin
Feb 15, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Princess of Wales Theatre
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an ...
Maple Syrup Experience at Elliott Tree Farm
Feb 17, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
Elliott Tree Farm
The Elliott Tree Farm 2024 Maple Syrup Experience kicks off on Saturday February 17 for Family Day Weekend! Join us within an hour of the GTA for our annual Canadian tradition with our famous pancake breakfast at the Horse Barn ...
Build an Indoor Snowman or Snowballs
Mar 1, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Candy Champ
Build an indoor snowman or snowballs Enjoy a winter treat at our in-store event! For just $10, unleash your creativity and join the fun by crafting your very own cotton candy snowmen or snowballs. Payment is made in-store. You the ...
Mountsberg’s Maple Town
Mar 2, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
Mountsberg Conservation Area
It’s the sweetest time of year at Conservation Halton! The Mountsberg sugarbush has been producing maple magic for more than 150 years and educating the public for over 40 years. The park will tap about 300 sugar maples this spring ...
Maple Syrup at White Meadows Farms
Mar 2, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
White Farm Meadows
We’ve split your Sugar Bush Trek into two unique portions for a perfect balance of education and enjoyment. Part 1: Your Guided Portion Follow in our sugar-maker’s footsteps as your guide leads you through the re-imagined Native and Pioneer Camps ...
Maplefest
Mar 2, 2024 
to Apr 28, 2024
Brooks Farms
Visit Brooks Farms for Maplefest 2024! The festival will run Weekends in March and April, plus the week of March break! Enjoy a tour, pancakes in the outdoor pavilion and train rides! Farm market is open daily. Remember to dress ...
Maple Syrup Season at Westfield Heritage Village
Mar 3, 2024 
to Mar 29, 2024
Westfield Heritage Village
Come discover Maple Syrup Season at Westfield Heritage Village and see for yourself how sap is turned to syrup! This special program will be offered on: Sundays, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 March Break days Wednesday, March 13 ...
The National Ballet Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Mar 6, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has charm and spectacle in abundance and is beautifully choreographed by a leading innovator in the story ballet, Christopher Wheeldon. A tap-dancing Mad Hatter, hurried White Rabbit and comical Queen of Hearts join the fanciful cast ...
March Break Escape at Friday Harbour
Mar 7, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Friday Harbour Resort
Plan an unforgettable March Break getaway at Friday Harbour! Bring your family and embark on a fun day-trip with exciting activities, special performances, and endless entertainment. Free Ice Skating in the Piazza Skate and Equipment Rentals available. Après Skate Domes ...
Extreme March Break at Science North
Mar 8, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Science North
Discover a world of thrills with the return of our special exhibition, Extreme Sports: Beyond Human Limits. Climb, run, and play, as you explore 16 of the most extreme activities in the world. Cool down in the IMAX® and Planetarium ...
March Break Treewalk Adventure
Mar 8, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Bruce’s Mill
Join us for a March Break outdoor adventure! Kids and families can let their imaginations lead the way while they explore our tree-house villages during this 2-hour experience. Travel from tree-house to tree-house along wood bridges and net-walkways, then descend ...
Muskoka Maple Trail
Mar 8, 2024 
to Apr 26, 2024
Multiple Locations in Ontario’s Lake Country
The most Canadian of culinary trails, the Muskoka Maple Trail features stops across Muskoka that have infused locally harvested maple syrup into their culinary offerings. From maple drizzled waffles to smokey-maple ribs, discover the incredible depth of Canada’s most beloved ...
Imagine Dragons
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Casa Loma
March Break, travel to a fairy-tale castle and an era of dragons and adventure with Imagine Dragons at Casa Loma. Multiple exciting and interactive theatrical live shows are guaranteed to take you back in time to a bygone era. Themed ...
Mississauga Library March Break Programs
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 16, 2024
Multiple Locations in Mississauga
Available from March 9 to March 16 free March Break drop-in programs including live shows and performances, meet and greets, and workshops are offered at Mississauga Library branches. See the full line-up of offerings at mississaugalibrary.ca/march. Find a branch nearest ...
March Break at the Toronto Zoo
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Toronto Zoo
We’re kicking off our 50th Anniversary year at Your Toronto Zoo. Enjoy your downtime this March Break with activities planned across the Zoo. Join us for a day of fun, learning, and our incredible animals! Featuring: Paw Patrol Dance Party! ...
Young People's Theatre Presents: Through My Eyes
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Young People’s Theatre
Looking to introduce your little one to the vibrant world of theatre? Immerse yourself in Through My Eyes – a vivid world of dance, colour, sounds, textures, forms and illusions. In a spectacular topsy-turvy playground, four dancers play together and ...
March Breakaway to the Hockey Hall of Fame
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Hockey Hall of Fame
Try your hand at goaltending, shooting, play-by-play calling, and even hosting your own sports broadcast in our model rink. Catch the Hall’s newest exhibits including Women’s Hockey – Celebrating Excellence and the Boston Bruins Centennial Exhibit. High five and snap ...
Family Friendly Escape Room Adventures
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Looking Glass Adventures
March Break Escape Room Adventure!  Embark on an unforgettable adventure during March Break at our immersive escape rooms! From March 9th to March 25th, we’re extending our hours to ensure you have plenty of time to experience the excitement. Gather ...
March Break at Little Canada
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Little Canada
Go on a big adventure to Little Canada this March Break. Discover the wonder of a vast miniature world, spanning 45,000 sq. ft, while learning about Canada’s people, places, and history along the way. Keep all ages entertained by taking ...
March Break at the AGO
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Art Gallery of Ontario
Brush off boredom and craft an unforgettable March Break at the AGO. We have so much in store for families from March 9-17. Visit KAWS: FAMILY, join us for a sing-along party, grab your AGO PLAY activity book and discover ...
March Break Maple Syrup Experience at Elliott Tree Farm
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Elliott Tree Farm
In addition to weekends through April 7, Elliott Tree Farm is open for March Break on Monday March 11 and Friday March 15! Within an hour of Toronto, enjoy the best Maple Syrup Experience in the GTA with our famous ...
March Break at Blue
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Blue Mountain Village
Load up the car and take a short road trip to a getaway that has everything you’re looking for. With activities and events happening across the resort, from the Village to the mountaintop, you’re sure to make some lasting memories ...
March Break at the Ontario Science Center
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Ontario Science Centre
Curious about caves? Crazy for composting? Explore these topics and many more during your March Break visit to the Science Centre from March 9–17! Learn how you can create meaningful change with our latest exhibition, Our Climate Quest, and explore ...
Cineplex March Break Movies (Family Favourites)
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 9, 2024
Participating Cineplex Theatres
Got little ones at home? Enjoy all-ages programming from the comfort of your local Cineplex. Everyone’s favourite movie snacks await! Weekend plans for the whole gang just got easier! Our Family Favourites program runs movies Saturdays, for only $3.99 plus ...
Magical Morphos
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Visit our tropical oasis during March Break and be dazzled by 1000’s of blue morpho butterflies! Extended hours between March 9-17, 2024 from 9am – 6pm. Situated on a 107 acre site which includes the environmentally sensitive Kossuth Bog, the ...
Willowgrove Maple Syrup Tours
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 16, 2024
Willowgrove
Come join the springtime fun in one of our small group Maple Syrup Tours at Willowgrove Farm! Learn about the history of syrup production, try your hand at tapping a Maple tree, watch an educational puppet show, and sample some ...
Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival at Kortright
Mar 9, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
Kortright Centre for Conservation
Come out and tap into Spring! Family-fun activities and maple syrup demonstrations on weekends and March Break! Visit the Maple Syrup Festival any day from Saturday March 9 – Sunday April 7, 2024. See website for times. *New* Friday and ...
SpringFestTO
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Markham Fairgrounds
SpringFest offers Greater Toronto families an indoor fun park with the latest in children’s entertainment, games and activities. We are thrilled to be back for our 19th year of quality family entertainment at the Markham Fairgrounds. Our indoor fun park ...
March Break at the ROM
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Royal Ontario Museum
This March Break, find something for everyone and spark your curiosity as you dive into exciting adventures. Experience engaging, hands-on activities inspired by intriguing materials from our Natural History and Art & Culture collections, and leave the Museum even more ...
Sugar Shack TO presented by Redpath
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 10, 2024
Canada’s Sugar Beach
Toronto’s urban cabane sucre experience returns to the waterfront for a sweet weekend of winter fun and plenty of fresh maple syrup. Tap into your true Canadian self this March break at Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath. Sugar Beach ...
Bruce's Mill Maple Syrup Festival
Mar 9, 2024 
to Apr 7, 2024
Bruce’s Mill
Special family-fun activities and maple syrup demonstrations on weekends and March Break! Festival Days & Hours March Break – Saturday, March 9 to Sunday, March 17 Weekends – March 23, 24 and April 6, 7 Easter Weekend – Friday, March ...
All About Maple
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 9, 2024
The Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village
Prepare for an enriching experience as we delve into the world of Maple at our upcoming event on March 9th. Immerse yourself in: Engaging insights from a distinguished guest speaker Explore offerings from local vendors Exciting crafts and games for ...
Board Games Club for Tweens & Teens (Parents Welcome)
Mar 9, 2024 
to Mar 9, 2024
Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre
Welcome to the Board Games Club for Tweens & Teens (Parents Welcome) Join us for a fun and interactive event where kids and teens can come together to play a variety of board games. Parents are welcome to join in ...
Spring holidays and celebrations around the world
Mar 10, 2024 
to Mar 10, 2024
Bean and Basket
Spring is a beautiful season! The days are getting longer, we can enjoy more sunshine, the flowers bloom and trees turn green. How is spring celebrated around the world? What are some festivals and holidays? What are unique traditions? Learn ...
Maple at the Village
Mar 11, 2024 
to Mar 15, 2024
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Celebrate the charm of maple syrup season this March Break, as the Village buzzes with the energy of early spring. Discover the old-fashioned skills needed to take this sweet treat from tree to table. Our costumed educators will “spile” the ...
March Break: Makerspace at Markham Museum
Mar 11, 2024 
to Mar 15, 2024
Markham Museum
March Break Makerspaces activates the Museum grounds to explore new technology, historic crafts and artisanship, with interactive stations perfect for experiencing STEAM learning come to life. Explore the exhibitions, express your creativity, and experience the marvels of engineering and technology! ...
McMichael March Break Family Storytelling Tours
Mar 11, 2024 
to Mar 15, 2024
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
From March 11 to 15 the whole family is invited to stop by the McMichael for a Storytelling Circle that explores a different exhibition and theme each day at 11:30 am and 1 pm. Our expert storytellers will regale you ...
Puppet Shows During March Break: Puppet Festival Mississauga
Mar 11, 2024 
to Mar 17, 2024
Maja Prentice Theatre
Looking for things to do in Mississauga with the family this March Break? Treat your family to quality theatre at Puppet Festival Mississauga this March Break.  From March 11 – 17 2024, Puppet Festival Mississauga presents puppet shows and educational activities ...
Adventures in Time Travel
Mar 11, 2024 
to Mar 15, 2024
Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons
Looking for family-friendly activities during March Break? Travel back in time at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons! With take-home crafts, historical demonstrations, storytelling and more, we guarantee your journey to the 17th century will be both educational and fun. No time ...
March Break of AWESOMENESS!
Mar 12, 2024 
to Mar 16, 2024
Legoland Discovery Centre
This ultimate indoor LEGO® playground has rides, a 4D Cinema, attractions, and millions of LEGO Bricks for an exciting family adventure. Take flight on Merlin’s Apprentice ride, blast skeletons on Kingdom Quest ride, see your favourite characters in the LEGO ...
March Break at SPIN Toronto
Mar 12, 2024 
to Mar 15, 2024
SPIN Toronto
March break just got a whole lot cooler at SPIN! Join us March 12-15 with an early opening at 2 PM, featuring our special kid-friendly menu and ultimate ping-pong fun 🏓🍔. Click here to book your court:
Colour Me, STC
Mar 12, 2024 
to Mar 16, 2024
Scarborough Town Centre
In time for March Break, Scarborough Town Centre (STC) is debuting a colossal 50-foot colouring wall, designed by renowned Scarborough-based artist, Durothethird. The newest installation features whimsical imagery and includes surprise items from anchor stores IKEA and Decathlon which can ...
A Show With Strings: A Puppet show from South Korea!
Mar 12, 2024 
to Mar 12, 2024
Halo Espresso bar
Become a super spy saving the world… Enjoy a romantic evening at the Eiffel Tower… Pilot a rocket-ship to outer-space… You can do all this and more with a single piece of string. A Show With Strings, a delightful puppet ...
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live!
Mar 13, 2024 
to Mar 13, 2024
The Rose Theatre
“Visual oomph to rival ‘The Lion King’.” – Chicago Tribune “Solid science as well as an extraordinary spectacle.” – New York Times 65 million years in the making! A marvel of originality, ingenuity, and imagination, Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides ...
"Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch" - A Puppet Show for Children
Mar 13, 2024 
to Mar 13, 2024
Maja Prentice Theatre
Mr. Hatch leads a predictable and dreary life; he keeps to himself. One Valentine’s Day, he unexpectedly receives a heart-shaped package with an anonymous note that whispers, “somebody loves you,” and everything changes. This heartwarming puppet play examines the effect ...
Sugar Bush Tours at Richardson's Farm & Market
Mar 14, 2024 
to Mar 18, 2024
Richardson’s Farm & Market
Take a wagon ride to the sugar bush and then a self-guided stroll on our groomed trail and learn about the history of maple syrup production from our storyboards and displays. Maple taffy on snow will be available for purchase ...
"Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls" Free Performance
Mar 14, 2024 
to Mar 14, 2024
Roseneath Theatre
“Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls” by Dave Deveau We tour this show for Grades 4-8 or ages 9 and up to schools across the GTA. This is our free presentation for families in our community and local educators to ...

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