Spring is right around the corner, and to celebrate, we have the top 10 festivals, events, day-trip destinations and so much more for your March Break! Whether you have a sweet tooth for maple syrup, want to experience mystery fun or be enchanted by Canada’s largest garden. We have exactly what you are looking for!
1. Canada Blooms
Canada Blooms is the largest garden and flower festival in Canada! Get ready for spring by embracing beautiful architecture and designs made out of plants, vines, flowers and much more. This festival is sure to have entertainment and scenic views for the entire family this March Break. The festival runs from March 13th-March 22nd; with tickets ranging from free for your little one 12 and under, $20 for adults.
2. Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
That’s a lot of maple syrup eh! Embrace your inner Canadian this March Break at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival in Woodbridge. With interactive demonstrations on the collection of sap from trees, wagon rides, pancake indulging, and many more fun activities! The whole family is sure to learn and enjoy this sugary tree sap. The festival runs from March 14th-April 12th, from 9:30 am – 5 pm. The best part, tickets are only $8.85 and are discounted for children and seniors.
3. Mystery Fun at Black Creek Pioneer Village
Black Creek Pioneer Village once again needs your help to solve this mystery! This March Break, Black Creek will be holding a mysterious festival filled with maple syrup tasting activities, wagon rides and so much more! The Village is open from March 16th – March 22nd, from 10 am – 4 pm (With an exception of opening at 11 am on weekends). Oh did we mention that students get FREE admission all March Break?
4. Sugar Beach Sugar Shack
March Break is almost here and that means winter is almost over and time to celebrate spring! Enjoy live entertainment, delicious food, sweet treats, ice activities and celebrate everything maple at Sugar Shack! One of the best things is this event is FREE and runs March 14th & March 15th, 11 am – 5 pm at Sugar Beach!
5. March Break Fun – Aga Khan Museum
The Aga Khan Museum collects and features historically significant Muslim art from both past and present-day communities and civilizations around the world. This March Break, get the chance to learn and create art in the form of carpets to textiles and enjoy hands-on Art Cart activities in the galleries. March Break celebrations start March 14th and run until March 22nd from 12 pm – 4 pm, don’t miss your opportunity to educate and create this March Break!
6. SpringFest TO
Escape the cold at SpringFest! With an indoor park including over 25 mechanical and inflatable rides, food vendors, a ‘little tots’ area for kids under 5, arts and crafts, and 3 daily Children’s Shows; there is something for the entire family! SpringFest runs from March 16th – March 21st, 10 am – 6 pm. Tickets for kids are only $25, including an unlimited rides bracelet!
7. Winter at Ontario Place
If you aren’t sick of winter yet, we have just the place to visit this March Break! Ontario Place has extended its winter festival dates. Up until March 17th, your child can get FREE admission from 1 pm – 4 pm. With a Winter Lights Exhibition, nightly bonfires, skating rink and rentals, indoor food and drink facilities, and much more; come and have one final goodbye to the winter season! Don’t forget to dress warm and bring your camera!
8. March Break U – York University
Ever wonder what a day in the life of a university student is like? Well now is your chance! This March Break, York University is offering the FREE opportunity to sit in on a class lecture. Enjoy the day meeting students, participate in workshops and get to know York University! Register now from March 16th – March 20th, and unleash your inner scholar this March Break!
9. Adult Photography Classes
For all of those parents/guardians looking for ways to spice up their March Break, GTA Photography Classes has just what you need! We are offering a wide range of classes and workshops this March Break from: Night Photography, Travel Photography, Product Photography Food Photography, and so much more! Spots for these days are filling up fast, so be sure to secure your spot today!
10. Photography Programs for Kids and Teens
If your child/teen is between the ages of 8-17, GTA Photography Classes has photography programs running this March Break! GTA offers Leadership, Photo Editing, and Photography Programs, for your kid/teen who can’t seem to put their camera down! Daily field trips will be sure to keep them entertained and on the move while applying all of the theoretical photography knowledge they learn from our award-winning instructors! The camp runs from March 16th – March 20th, 9 am – 3 pm, with before and aftercare available. Limited spots remain!