March Break is back to its usual March schedule this year! Hopefully, it will also have a relaxed vibe similar to pre-Covid years as well. However, for families that are still being cautious, there are still virtual, physically-distanced and/or outdoor activities to be enjoyed. Without further ado, here is our March Break Events Guide for Toronto and the GTA…

“Anne of Green Gables the Musical”

Enjoy the upbeat dance tunes of the classic Canadian tale about the precocious orphan Anne Shirley by Hillcrest Village Community Players.

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Black Creek Pioneer Village Maple Black Creek Maple Village

Tap into spring at Black Creek Pioneer Village over March Break with the Maple at the Village program’s demonstrations and stories.

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Bridges Festival 2022

This is an exciting festival filled with puppetry and animation, in person and online. It takes place in various locations all over Mississauga, with a variety of shows and performances available for all ages and families to enjoy.

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Brooks Farms Maple Sugar Festival

Take a wagon ride into the bush to learn about maple sugar creation, then warm up by the camp fire with a yummy hot chocolate before stopping by the plentiful farmers’ market.

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Celebrate Toronto Festival

This is a free month-long virtual festival bringing the city together with online activities and shows, and a market with local vendors.

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Chotto Matte Jungle BrunchChotto Matte Jungle Brunch

Discover the depths of the Peruvian rainforest at the multi-sensory Chotto Matte Jungle Brunch, with Peruvian-Japanese cuisine and performances by acrobats and aerialists to energizing music.

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Cineplex Cinemas Family Favourites

Cineplex Cinemas’ Family Favourites program is returning with fun and affordable movies on Saturday mornings for only $2.99 each.

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Cineplex Cinemas’ March Break Movies

Furthermore, there are also special showings of family films, only on Monday-Friday through March Break. They’re also only $2.99 per person!

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“Child Nation” by Young People’s Theatre

YPT presents “Child Nation”, a unique adventure of 15 short digital journeys by Australian artist Jessica Wilson, recommended for ages 7-11.

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Dino Drive-Thru at Bingemans

Roar your way through the Dino Drive-Thru at Bingemans in Kitchener to see life-like dinosaurs in an authentic park setting, as a drive-thru experience or on special evening walk-thru dates.

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Disney On Ice in Hamilton

Disney On Ice’s Toronto dates were postponed until August due to Ontario’s capacity restrictions, but Mickey and his friends will still visit Hamilton on March 17-20.

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Fireside Munsch March BreakFireside Munsch

Toronto Youth Theatre and M. John Kennedy are back with “Fireside Munsch!”, just in time for March Break with a new wacky storytelling play based on four more stories by Robert Munsch.

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Friday Harbour March Break & St. Patrick’s DayFriday Harbour March Break

Friday Harbour in Innisfil has daily family-friendly activities and special performances throughout March Break and on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Light It Up: An East Toronto Lantern CelebrationLight It Up Lantern Celebration

This free outdoor event returns to celebrate the Spring Equinox by filling the skies with lanterns of light.

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Little Canada March Break Workshops

Little Canada offers unique workshops this March Break, where participants create a miniature bedroom, scene or moose mascot-themed craft.

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Ontario Science Centre March Break Events

The Ontario Science Centre has educational fun this March Break, with special exhibits, live demonstrations, IMAX films, and much more.

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SpringFest TO 2022SpringFest TO 2022

This indoor fun park entertains families over March Break at Markham Fairgrounds, with classic and inflatable rides, a new dinosaur exhibit, food vendors, daily shows and more.

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Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Participate in demonstrations and activities for the whole family at the annual Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival in Woodbridge and Stouffville.

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Toronto Comicon

Toronto Comicon is a spectacular three-day sci-fi, anime and gaming event, returning just in time to entertain over March Break. Along with events for hardcore fans, there are plenty of activities and attractions that are family-oriented.

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Toronto Sportsmen’s ShowToronto Sportsmen's Show

Dreams come true at Toronto Sportsmen’s Show 2022 for hunting and fishing enthusiasts, but there is also plenty of fun for the whole family!

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Toronto St. Patrick ParadeToronto St. Patrick's Parade

Head downtown to the free Toronto St. Patrick’s Parade on March 20 to enjoy the music of marching pipe bands and watch cheerful Irish dancers.

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Toronto Zoo March Break ActivitiesToronto Zoo March Break

The Toronto Zoo is the perfect place to go wild over March Break with tiger-themed activities and virtual talks with zookeepers.

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Treewalk Adventure at Treetop Trekking Parks

Treewalk Adventure lets families explore tree house villages in two GTA conservation areas during March Break.

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Winter Stations Design Competition 

This popular free outdoor design competition returns to the Beach neighbourhood with public art installations to celebrate Toronto’s winter waterfront landscape.

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Family Fun Toronto Guides

Guide to Maple Syrup Festivals in Toronto

Many maple farms and festivals are back for in-person events and tastings, and a number of them are also open during the weekdays on March Break!

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Public Indoor Pools

Indoor pools in Toronto are a perfect way to have fun and get some exercise, any time of year! (It’s also handy to help pretend you’re down south at a resort…)

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Downhill Skiing

Hit the slopes with the family with the Family Fun Toronto’s guide to Downhill Skiing around the GTA!

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Outdoor Skating in Toronto

Opportunities for outdoor ice skating have become more plentiful in the city in recent years. We’ve rounded up the best spots to check out.

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Snow Tubing

Looking for a new fun and thrilling outdoor family activity? Then check out snow tubing at these hills in and around Toronto!

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Where to Buy Real Maple Syrup in the GTA

Maple syrup season is upon us! Support local farms in the GTA and Ontario by stocking up on their real maple syrup.

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Winter Roofed Camping

To get out in nature this winter while still staying warm at night, our list of winter roofed camping options at Ontario’s Parks has you covered.

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