March Break in the GTA!

So, missed the March Break getaway down south this year? No problem, there is plenty of family-fun to be had in the GTA!


Royal Ontario Museum
With a fantastic line-up of family-friendly activities, ROM is the destination for fun this March break. Travel back in time to the Viking era! Legendary explorers on land and sea, imaginative myth-makers and skilled craftspeople, the Norse left a multi-faceted legacy. As one of Toronto's top must-see attractions offering fun family events, the Museum will be buzzing with creative things to do, live performances and the best of the Viking spirit
100 Queens Park
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Art Gallery of Ontario
The AGO will be hosting nine days of drop-in family fun. Immerse yourself in Yayoi Kusama’s playful world of light and colour. Take a journey through time and space. Create a huge collaborative futuristic city, make a lantern of light or a silly Emoji face mask, play with light and shadow, print a kaleidoscope of coloured patterns and at the end of the day, make a family memory at the Selfie wall!
317 Dundas Street West
ACTIVITIES FREE WITH GENERAL ADMISSION

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Sugar Shack TO
Sugar Shack TO returns this year with double the winter fun! On the first weekend of March Break, two sugar shacks will be serving up fresh maple taffy in order to quell any long-winding lineups of people waiting to get their sugar fix. There will also be tons of fun interactive entertainment including an music, ice sculptures, ice games and a marketplace
Sugar Beach (Jarvis and Queens Quay East)
FREE

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Evergreen Brick Works
Be one with nature and explore the outdoors with Evergreen Brick Works’ multitude of March Break events, such as scavenger hunts, nature trails and seed planting
FREE (or pay what you can)
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CN Tower
This March Break make the CN Tower your next big adventure. Enjoy activities brought to us by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and Kids Can Press
301 Front St W
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Black Creek Pioneer Village
This March Break visit Black Creek Pioneer Village and make some sweet memories. Solve the Mystery! Junior Detectives help Sherlock Holmes and Watson solve the Case of the Missing Jewels! And starting at noon each day, kids can delve into the delicious world of maple syrup
1000 Murray Ross Pkwy, North York
14 AND UNDER FREE WITH ADULT ADMISSION

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TIFF Kids presents: digiPlaySpace
Toronto’s interactive playground where kids can use their creativity and curiosity to dance, jump, click, touch, and draw! Experience the creative potential of machine learning, motion capture, and coding, and see what you can discover in the process. Join us for a mixed reality adventure where the lines between the virtual and real disappear
TIFF Bell Lighbox, 350 King Street West
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Bronte Creek's Annual Maple Syrup Festival
The maple syrup festivities are open to the public from 9:30am to 3:00pm every weekend in March and March Break. Enjoy a guided tour of Maple Lane, where interpreters costumed for the 1890's demonstrate different historical ways of collecting and making maple syrup. The tour ends in the middle of Spruce Lane Farm where you can learn how to make fresh maple sugar or enjoy a stick of delicious maple taffy before visiting the various farm animals in the yard. And what's a Maple Syrup Festival without a pancake meal? Hop on a wagon that will take you to the Pancake House where you can enjoy fresh, hot pancakes and sausages with pure maple syrup
1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville
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Maple Syrup Festival at Kortright Centre
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!
WEEKENDS
9550 Pine Valley Drive, Woodbridge

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Wizard World Fun Park
Toronto's ultimate March break destination, with daily live shows, over 25 carnival rides, exotic reptiles, games, magic shows and treats!
Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, 195 Princes Blvd., Toronto
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St. Patrick's Day Parade
Celebrating Irish culture history and heritage. Begins at the corner of Bloor and St. George Street and heads east on Bloor, south on Yonge and west on Queen Street, stopping at University Avenue
Sunday, March 11, 12pm - 3pm
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Toronto ComicCon
Presented by Fan Expo, ComicCon is a pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming. The three-day extravaganza is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrities
March 16-18
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd.

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Ontario Science Centre
Join us in celebrating March break for lots of science fun, special programs, IMAX films and more! Through amazing artifacts ranging from the lightbulb to the flight recorder, you'll gain a better understanding of Canada's unique scientific achievements
770 Don Mills Road
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Casa Loma
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-breathing metal dragon, from the terrace. Travel down the 800ft underground tunnel to the stables to visit medieval stallions and our indoor bouncy castle.  Family friendly themed activities including arts and crafts and face painting are sure delight.  Take a break from the everyday and join us at the castle this March Break!
1 Austin Terrace
$17-$27

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Ripley's Aquarium
Visit Ripley's Aquarium of Canada over March break and have a delightful time
288 Bremner Blvd.
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