March Break Activities & Events

What to do with the kids this March Break (March 11-15, 2019)? Where are family events for March Break?

We are every parent’s best source for fun this March Break in Ontario.

See our list of fun day trips or getaway suggestions for March Break below!

March Break in Ontario offers a long weekend or week-long getaway opportunity for kids and families and romantic couples. Learn with ski and snowboard camps, cultural events, a science museum visit, making art, or acting lessons. See how maple syrup is made! Many activities include parents and kids only activities.

Ontario March Break Getaways

Go north of Toronto for the best March break activities and events. From ski programs, day camps and sugar shack tours, we have your go to list of activities that will keep the family busy all week.

March Break Ski & Snowboard Destinations

Blue Mountain ResortBlue Mountain Village | Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails | Hardwood Ski and Bike 
Hockley Valley Resort | Horseshoe Resort | Scenic Caves Nature Adventures | Snow Valley Resort | Wye Marsh

March Break Atttraction Destinations

Alliston & Orangeville | Algonquin Highlands | Barrie Area | Collingwood-Blue Mountain | Haliburton Highlands
Kawarthas | Midland Area | Muskoka | North Bay Area | Ontario’s Lake Country | Ottawa Valley

Alliston & Orangeville

March Break Family Fun Pass
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston
Treat the kids this March Break to our Family Fun Pass available from Friday March 9 to Saturday March 17! Your day pass of fun includes swimming, 100ft waterslide and 4 mini-golf passes for only $55.95 +tax for up to 4. Don’t miss out, availability is limited! Call 705-435-5502 today for all the details and to reserve your pass.

March Break Ski Program | Family Fun Activities
Hockley Valley Ski Resort, Mono
March 8-17, 2019
Just an hour north of GTA, escape the hustle and bustle of the city and unwind. Ski and stay packages for two and for the family. Activities include snowshoeing, bonfire & s’mores, movie nights, arts & crafts, Easter egg hunt and more.

March Break Camp
Hockley Valley Ski Resort, Mono
March 11-14, 2019

Algonquin Highlands

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Ski & Snowshoe Trails
Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails, Algonquin Highlands
Cross country Ski on 26km of groomed and trackset trails for the morning, take a break or eat lunch by the woodstove in the historic towermans cabin and then head out for an afternoon of snowshoeing on 11km of backcountry snowshoe trails overlooking beautiful St. Nora Lake.  Incredible restaurants and accommodations are available nearby.

Barrie Area

Traditional Pow Wow
Georgian College, Barrie
March 9, 2019
Georgian College’s 13th Traditional Pow Wow – Moving Forward Together: Wiijigaabiwitaadidaa Niigaan Zhaaying.The Pow Wow is a time for people to participate, learn, celebrate and share culture and heritage through drumming, singing, dancing, feasting, sharing and laughter. There will be many talented dancers, drum groups and amazing craft vendors who will be selling their handcrafted wares

Outdoor Adventure Park
Horseshoe Adventure Park, Barrie
A variety of activities await you this Winter season at Horseshoe Resort’s Adventure Park. Tubing, Fat Biking, Snowshoeing, Skating and Yamaha Adventures.

Moonlight Snowshoeing
Horseshoe Resort, Barrie
March 9 & 16, 2019
Enjoy a 2km guided moonlight snowshoe through the forest. Snowshoeing at night is a special winter experience. Afterwards, warm up by the fire while you roast marshmallows and sip on some hot chocolate!

March Break Camp
Snow Valley Resort, Barrie
March 11-15, 2019
Full Day of lessons and fun on and off the slopes!. No Lesson on FridayLift & rental is valid on Friday.Please provide a bag lunch, lunch money each day or consider our Lunch option.

The Shape of Colour Art Camp
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie
March 11-15, 2019
Join a regional artist for five days of art-making experimentation and fun inspired by Modern Art! With each camp day focusing on a different colour, participants will be introduced to a variety of professional art materials and techniques in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture and more! This camp is the perfect way to make the most of March break! Before and aftercare is available from 8:30 to 9:00 am and from 5:00 to 5:15 pm for an additional $10 per day.

Camp Horseshoe
Horseshoe Resort, Barrie
March 9 & 17, 2019
At Camp Horseshoe, we offer great ways to keep the little ones entertained! Starting at age 3, you can choose from one of our many options. On holidays and weekends we offer our traditional half and full day group lessons.

Collingwood – Blue Mountains

March Break
Blue Mountain Village
March 9-17 2019
Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

Kids Ski & Snowboard Camp
Blue Mountain
Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, live music, interactive performances, fireworks and more! Kids Camp is where it all begins for young skiers and riders new to winter sports. Lessons are tailored to individual skill levels and informed with the goals that you share with us. Kids Camp is a half day or a full one (with lunch) filled with snow games where students might even learn a few tricks before you come back to hear all about it.

March Break Adventures
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
March 11-15, 2019
Celebrate the final days of winter with outdoor adventures: Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Southern Ontario’s longest Suspension Bridge, Guided Night Snowshoe Hikes, Scavenger Hunt + path of wooden sculptures, Children’s Adventure Playground, Warm-up Cabin, roast spider dogs + s’mores at the outdoor fire pit and more. Weather permitting.

March Break Camp
Living Stone Golf Resort, Collingwood
March Break is just around the corner and the Cranberry Golf Resort has everything you need to make it special! Our March Break Camp offers children between the ages of 5-12 (divided into two age groups of 5-8 and 9-12) the opportunity to hone their sport and swimming skills, create amazing art projects and showcase their art projects and create a science experiment to show their family and friends! All of our campers will make new friends take on challenges together, making moments that matter for years to come. Full Week: $160 | Daily Rate: $35

Haliburton Highlands

Find more events and things to do in Haliburton Highlands | Ontario’s Highlands

March Break at Abbey Gardens
Abbey Gardens, Haliburton
March 12-15, 2019
Have your children enjoy 3 days of children’s programs at Abbey Gardens! Each day will be different and will include a day of outdoor exploration and fun activities, Abbey Gardens’ style!  Participate in all four day programs offered or choose individual programs:  “Sweet Spring”, “Kids in the Kitchen”, “Earth’s Treasures”, “Clay animal creations” and “Clay plate creations”. These programs are suitable for ages 6-11 and all include physical activity, snack, craft and are led by experienced educators. Cost is $30-$36 per child. Extended hours available to better accommodate your schedule!  Drop off at 9:00am for an additional $5.00; pick up at 4:00pm for an additional $5.00.

Sleigh Bells Ring
Yours Outdoors, Haliburton
March 9-14 & 16, 2019
This adventure will have you dashing through the snow on a two horse open sleigh ride. Local character Irvin Holland and his horses will take you through forest and field and a maple sugar bush. You will also meet a family of donkeys, and even the small but mighty horse, Pete, who follows behind on the sleigh ride to make sure everyone is having fun!

Making Moccasins
Yours Outdoors, Haliburton
March 9, 11-17, 2019
This is for basic moccasin making, a prerequisite for mukluks, lined, fur-cuffed, or beaded moccasin making. Classes will be held for 5 students at a cost of $150/person for the day. Included: tanned hide for moccasin body, leather lacing, pattern making, needles and sinew for stitching, all instruction and assistance to complete the project in one day. Bring your own lunch.

Maple Fest
Haliburton Highlands Museum 
March 9-17, 2019
Taste spring at the Haliburton Highlands Museum! Join us as we prepare maple syrup the old-fashioned way using our own maple trees and our 115-year-old syrup kettle. Don’t forget to grab a sample! On Friday, join us for a very special children’s open stage, and on Saturday enjoy live music by talented local musicians! We’ll also have crafts and activities for kids, as well as fun and exciting contests.

Kawarthas

Buckhorn MapleFest
Mclean Berry Farm, Buckhorn
March 16-17, 23-24 & 30-31, 2019
Numerous maple syrup displays at the traditional sugarbush and throughout the community including, Maplefeast/dance, pancake breakfast, hay rides and music.

Mattawa

Find more information about Mattawa Voyaguer Country

Mattawa River Resort
Mattawa
Cross-country Ski and Snowshoe trails are open to the public.

Midland

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Live Shows and Entertainment
Midland Cultural Centre, Midland
March, 2019

Wye Marsh March Break Day Camp
Wye Marsh, Midland
March 11-15, 2019
Looking for something fun, active and local for your kids to do on March Break? The Wye Marsh keeps things natural, for kids ages 6-12; we provide activities such as cross country skiing, snowshoeing, orienteering, GPS navigation, bannock roasting, live animal demonstrations (birds of prey, reptiles and amphibians, trumpeter swans), feeding chickadees and crafts etc. Ages 6-12

March Break Camp
Huronia Museum, Midland
March 11-15, 2019
Each day will be filled with games, crafts and other exciting activities plus daily skating at the North Simcoe Rec. Centre and tobogganing on Campbell’s Hill.

March Break Activities
Wye Marsh, Midland
March 9-17, 2019
Unplug the kids and re-connect them to nature this March Break. We have fun and interactive activities planned throughout the March Break from cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, chickadee feeding, animal and bird demonstrations, sugar shack demos, bannock roasting and more.

Muskoka

Bracebridge Resource Management
Located on the east side of Highway #11, just north of #117 exit, there is 8 km of groomed cross-country ski trails. See more information on trails in Bracebridge.

Muskoka Maple Trail
March 8 – April 26, 2019
The Muskoka Maple Trail is the most Canadian adventure of all time, featuring Canada’s most beloved natural product, maple syrup. The Trail is a collection of 30+ of Muskoka’s top maple experiences, from sugar bush tours and pancake breakfasts, to maple beer and maple butter tarts. Now with the official Muskoka Maple Trail road map, you can build your own maple adventure and turn a regular Spring day into an exceptionally sweet Spring day!

Ontario’s Lake Country

Tap into Maple Route
Ontario’s Lake Country
March 1 – April 30, 2019
Filled with a variety of different stops throughout the region, the Tap into Maple route will get your senses flowing and your mouth watering. Come and experience our maple history, taste our local maple cuisine, and create your own maple products. You can even stay awhile, local accommodations have some sweet maple packages available for you! Bring your family or getaway as a couple, Ontario’s Lake Country has something for everyone.

Camp Hardwood
Hardwood Ski and Bike, Oro-medonte
March 11-15, 2019
Come out to have some fun with us during the March Break. These 2-hour sessions will be full of fun, games, skiing and even some tobogganing. Sign your child up for one or more of these sessions. Please sign up early or it may be full!(A trail pass or season pass is required)

Sweet March Break Fun
Shaw’s Sugar Bush
March 9-17, 2019
Experience the production of maple syrup, enjoy horse and wagon rides through sugar bush and taffy on the show.

Ottawa Valley

More information on the Ottawa Valley


Many individual Ontario resorts and hotels have arranged March Break Getaways for the family. Many destinations will feature events and festivals, Maple Syrup festivals and fun competitions. Watch for changing events and festivals listed for the March spring break period.

March break history in Ontario goes back into the 1800’s.

More Children-Family Activities and Events

See Additional Kids Activities and locations north of Toronto.  Also check out seasonal events for more family related activities and attractions.