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March Break Event Guide

Annual Guide to March Break Events for Kids & Families

We’ve rounded up the top events for March Break 2018 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 with the surprise warm weather we are enjoying in the GTA we think you’ll be wanting to do a bit of both and savour the fresh spring air! 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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Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival

Purple Woods

Running until May 27. Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple.

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Brooks Farms Maple Syrup Festival

Brooks Farms Maple Syrup Festival

Offering authentic Sugar Bush Tours. Our tours are lead by actual farmers who run the lines, collect the sap, boiling it and turn it into Maple Syrup.

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March Break Adventures at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre

March 10-18, 2018 – Celebrate the final days of winter with outdoor adventures: Southern Ontario’s longest Suspension Bridge, Guided Night Snowshoe Hikes, Scavenger Hunt + path of wooden sculptures, Children’s Adventure Playground, Warm-up Cabin, roast …

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March Break at the Art Gallery of Ontario

March Break at the AGO

Take a colourful journey through time and space this March Break at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), with nine days of futuristic programming for the whole family inspired by our current exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors and Kusama’s playful w …

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Wizard World Fun Park

Child's Life

Wizard World Indoor Family Fun Park opens its doors March 12-19, 2017 to entertain and amaze kids and their families this March Break. With daily live shows, over 25 carnival rides, exotic reptiles, games, magic shows, and carnival treats, Wizard World is jam-packed with fun for every thrill-seeker.

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Big Nate, The Musical

Big Nate

Nate Wright, a detention-riddled sixth grader (and drummer for the greatest garage band in the history of the galaxy, Enslave the Mollusk!) hopes to woo beautiful Jenny away from her boyfriend Artur by winning “The Nickelodeon”, the first prize in his …

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The Berenstain Bears LIVE!

Adapted from the classic children’s book series by Stan and Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears LIVE! brings everyone’s favorite bear family to life in a thrilling theatrical experience that kids as well as their parents will treasure for many years t …

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Toronto Sportsmen’s Show

Child's Life

Boasting over 350,000 square feet of exhibit space, all under one roof, The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show attracts over 300 exhibitors displaying a diverse range of products and services all promoting the great outdoors.

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More March Break Fun

 

Maple Syrup by Lamplight

Tap into Spring with a magnificent evening that begins with a guided twilight tour of Kortright’s Maple Sugar Bush. Taste real maple syrup as well as a fireside treat, visit our sugar shack and learn about old fashioned and modern methods of maple syru …

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Clay Activity: Clay Maze

This Sunday, get lost in a clay maze of your own creation! Design a labyrinth out of clay, then race two clay balls to the centre of the maze. Build tall walls, dead ends, booby traps, and more to make it even more challenging! Admission is free for vi …

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Toronto Comic-Con

Toronto Comic-Con is an amazing con featuring comics, sci-fi, fantasy, anime and gaming. Lots to see and do in this 3 day event and of course a jam packed Artist alley full of talented artists. So come on out, see what the excitement is all about and f …

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Children’s Wish Princess and Superhero Dance Party

Join us for our 3rd annual Princess and Superhero party presented by Fortress Real Developments. It’s an enchanted evening of everything magical and fun! Your night will include Superhero skills training and games, face painting, craft stations, partyi …

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Annual Cardboard Toboggan Races

It’s back! The 4th Annual Cardboard Toboggan Races at The ROC will be held on Thursday, March 16. Check-in is at 12:30 p.m. and the races begin at 1:30 p.m. Be creative! We encourage everyone to decorate their sleds and wear costumes.

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March Break at the Museum

The Oshawa Museum is the place to be this March Break! Tours of the Museum will run all week from 9 am – 3 pm. Special artefacts will be out for families to interact with while on tour with a professional historian! All tours are admission by donation, …

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Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

Celebrate what’s possible as the adventures of five daring Disney heroines spark the courage inside us all at Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream! In her Disney On Ice debut, see how far Moana will go when she embarks on an action-packed voyage with m …

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Markham Museum March Break – Family Drop-In

Discover your inner engineer and learn all about simple and complex machines with us this March Break. See how simple machines come together to make the agricultural machinery that get our crops from the field to our plate. This STEAM based family drop …

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March Break Robotics Camp!

March Break camp is a full week program from March 12-16 where we will keep your children busy building and playing with Lego products. Campers will have a fun time learning how to design, build and program the brand new LEGO® robots. Rain or shine we …

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March Break Camp – Music & Dance

Join our Music & Dance March Break Camp for a week of high energy dance, music madness, exciting sing-a-longs, creative crafts and more. Campers will be exposed to various dance styles including: Ballet, Jazz, Acro, Tap, Hip Hop. They will also hav …

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March Break Mystery Fun at Black Creek

Join Sherlock and Watson in solving the Case of the Missing Jewels! Question characters, discover clues and solve the mystery! Enjoy the Maple Syrup show as well as the historic Village all week long. There’s a whole lot of fun going on at the Village …

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Marsh Break Madness

Its “Marsh Break Madness” at RBG! Keep the family busy and learning while the kids are off school for March Break. Join us for a full calendar of educational shows, special guests, the return of the Escarpment Train Exhibit and, of course, everyone fav …

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March Break Family Favourites at Cineplex Theatres in Ontario

Families can enjoy some fun and affordable entertainment this March Break with Cineplex Events’ Family Favourites screenings across Canada. From March 12-16, 2018, participating theatres will host matinee screenings of Oscar-nominated flicks Wonder, Th …

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The Misfit League at Second City

BRAND NEW FOR 2018 – A young heroine must find her way in a small town where it seems that everyone has mastered their ultra-cool, super hero strengths – except for her that is. Labelled a misfit by everyone, she’s in for a brand new adventure as she f …

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March Break Art Camp at Winged Canvas

Comic Books & Cartooning for ages 11 – 15 with Boston Corbett. In this exciting camp, kids will get to learn from a real Marvel and DC Comics artist! This week will be an intensive crash-course in comics and cartooning – perfect for portfolio building.

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March Break at the Living Arts Centre

Camp programs are designed to provide fun, encouraging, creative and safe experiences for children ages 5 – 17. Programs are taught by artist-educators in professional studios. Morning & evening extended care is offered subject to availability. We …

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Collingwood March Break Market

Back at Side Launch Brewing Company to bring you another craft market…literally. We are excited to introduce NEW kid-friendly workshops, G I V E A W A Y S, over 20 new artisan & food vendors (Vegetarian)! As usual NPO’s are welcomed for free! May …

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March Break at Young People’s Theatre

March Break Week at YPT is blossoming into an herbaceous hive of activity featuring daily performances of The Secret Garden, FREE activities for the whole family, and March Break Drama Camp! THE SECRET GARDEN – On the Mainstage By Paul Ledoux, adapted …

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March Break Storytime with Stephanie Simpson McLellan

Storytime with award-winning local children’s author, Stephanie Simpson McLellan. Free hot chocolate, activities and loot bags for kids. Cafe Hesed (Main Street, Newmarket, ON)

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“Go for Gold” March Break the Bata Shoe Museum

Inspired by our exhibition “The Gold Standard: Glittering Footwear from Around the Globe”, this year’s March Break at the BSM will be the brightest one yet! The museum will be brimming with arts and crafts and many other special activities perfect for …

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March Break Fun at the Aga Khan Museum

Make the Aga Khan Museum an essential destination this March Break featuring hands-on, family-friendly programming all week long. Be among the first to enjoy the special exhibition The World of the Fatimids (opening March 10), which bears witness to a …

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March Break at the Bata Shoe Museum

It’s a March Break Shoe’La’ Palooza! This March Break get your kicks down to the BSM for some shoetastic shenanigans! Make some very cool shoe crafts, walk the runway with the funkiest footwear and costumes around, play some crazy games, go on a heel hunt and so much more!

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Casa Loma Imagine Dragons

This March Break travel to a fairy-tale castle and an era of dragons and adventure. Multiple exciting and interactive theatrical live shows are guaranteed to take you back in time to a bygone era. Marvel at Heavy Meta, a 30’ long, 19’ tall fire-breathi …

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March Break at the Hockey Hall of Fame

Celebrate 125 years of hockey’s greatest treasure – the Stanley Cup! Get your family photo with hockey’s Holy Grail and explore cherished artifacts paying tribute to Lord Stanley’s gift to the game. Try your hand at goaltending, shooting, play-by-play …

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Terra Cotta Conservation Area Maple Syrup Festival

Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities, and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends and March Break!

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Bruce’s Mill Sugar Bush Festival

Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities…. and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends and March Break!

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March Break at the Zoo

Join us this March Break to say goodbye to Canada’s only giant pandas before they end their five years at the Toronto Zoo and move to the Calgary Zoo where they will stay until 2023. The Giant Panda Experience closes permanently on Sunday, March 18, 20 …

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BugFeast® 2018

This year’s theme is CHOCOLATE! Join us during March Break and put your taste buds to the test! We’ll tempt you with 3 bugtastic food samples! Chocolate “chirp” cookie made with cricket flour White chocolate bark with roasted mealworms Cricket milk cho …

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Kortright Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities…. and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Special family-fun activities on weekends and March Break!

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TIFF Kids International Film Festival

Showcasing the best in Canadian and international cinema, the TIFF Kids International Film Festival is the can’t miss event for families this March Break. TIFF Bell Lightbox will be taken over by our youngest audiences for a fun-filled week of programm …

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March Break at Medieval Times!

Experience the excitement this March Break at Medieval Times! We have up to 3 shows daily! Witness the beautiful pageantry and the heart-pounding action of our medieval tournament all while eating a four course feast fit for royalty! Save up to 33%! Co …

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Blockbuster musical returns to Toronto! One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is the irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel …

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TIFF Kids International Film Festival

Come celebrate children’s cinema from around the world! Showcasing the best in Canadian and international cinema, the TIFF Kids International Film Festival is the can’t-miss event for families this spring.

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Bronte Creek Maple Syrup Festival

The history of maple syrup presented on a heritage farm from 1900.The festival heritage staff dress in historical attire and will help to immerse you in the history and culture of maple syrup. Attractions include: pancake house, fresh maple candy, fresh maple taffy, guide tours of maple lane, gift shop, wagon rides, farm animals, historical tours, family activities and more.

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

“Be Our Guest!” as the Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved production of the classic fairytale! Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! Based on the Award-winning anim …

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Castle Builder at Ontario Science Center

Build your own toy castles brick by brick. Enter the kingdom’s royal castle to sit in their majesties’ thrones, view the royal decorations including a suit of armour made out of LEGO® bricks, and peek through the curtains to view the king’s secret trea …

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Lake Country & Springwater Tap into Maple

Running until May 27. Located in Central Ontario and only a short drive from the GTA, Ontario’s Lake Country and Springwater are the perfect place for maple trees, and celebrating all things maple.

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March Break at the ROM

Travel back to the Viking era! From legendary explorers on land and sea to imaginative myth-makers and skilled craftspeople, the Norse left a multi-faceted legacy. The Museum will be buzzing with displays, performances, and hands-on activities reflecti …

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Winter at Ontario Place

The West Island of Ontario Place is Toronto’s new destination for all your favorite winter activities. Take a stroll through the West Island to experience our beautiful winter setting and enjoy activities and attractions along the way. December 8 to Ma …

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