March Break Activities & Events

The Ultimate Guide To Up North Ontario March Break
– Updating Daily for Covid-19 affected closures or cancellations –

See our list of fun day trips or getaway suggestions for March Break below! We have listed events for families, camps for kids and even a few things to do are 19+. Those events marked with a are family and kids friendly.

March Break in Ontario offers a long weekend or week-long getaway opportunity for kids and families or even romantic couples. Adult-focused resorts also have March Break promotions worth taking advantage of.

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.

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March Break Getaway Packages


Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

March Break Family Fun Pass
Nottawasaga Inn Resort – March 13-21, 2020
Treat the kids this March Break to our Family Fun Pass available from Friday March 13 to Saturday March 21! Your day pass of fun includes swimming, 100ft waterslide and 4 mini-golf passes for only $55.95 +tax for up to 4.

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Traditional Pow Wow *CANCELLED*
Georgian College – March 14, 2020
The annual event, hosted by Georgian College’s Indigenous Resource Centre staff and students, is a celebration of traditional Indigenous culture, song and dance.

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March Break Camp at the Ski Hill * Early Closure For Season *
Snow Valley Resort
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.

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Comic Book Creations Art Camp * Cancelled, Gallery Closed *
MacLaren Art Centre
Join a regional artist for five days of art and story-making fun! Inspired by our current exhibitions and childhood stories, campers will explore story-making, comics, illustration and the creation of handmade books through the use of drawing, painting, book-binding and mixed media- techniques. This camp is the perfect way to make the most of March Break!

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March Break at BLUE * Modified, Some Closures, Take-Out Food Only *
Blue Mountain Village
Get ready for days filled with adventure and fun on and off the slopes! March Break is family time at Blue Mountain with activities, interactive performances, fireworks and more!

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Blumination Dream Trail
Blue Mountain Village – Dusk to 10pm (free)
Spectacular lights. Sensational sounds. A one kilometer winter stroll through the heights of innovation to the edge of your imagination.

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Kids Ski & Snowboard Camp * Operations Suspended *
Blue Mountain Resort
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.

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Ski & Snowboard Hill Events * Operations Suspended *
Blue Mountain Resort
Everything from headlining music acts to family friendly activities keep the energy level high regardless of the season. Check out our activity and events calendar to see what’s happening during your stay. Coming for an extended trip? Check out our Blue Mountain hotels and lodging options!

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March Break Adventures * Trails and Activities Closed *
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
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.

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March Break Kid’s Camp * Cancelled *
Living Stone Golf Resort
Our March Break Camp for children ages 6-12 hosts a variety of activities including Art, Science, Drama and Sports. Campers will enjoy a different theme daily while they complete art projects, create science experiment and play active games.

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K-Man & the 45s – rock’n’roll ska
Midland Cultural Centre – March 14, 2020
For fans of: The Specials, The English Beat, Mad Caddies, The Planet Smashers, Sublime. K-Man & The 45s, where Ska meets Rock and Roll. This Canadian 5 piece band from downtown Montreal is as heavily influenced by old school ska as it is with classic rock n roll. With a fantastic horn section playing catchy melodic lines and blazing solos over an energetic rhythm section, they switch naturally from ska to rock and punk, with surf sounds often not far behind. They draw influences as much from 2 tone bands such as The Specials and The Beat as they do from The Ramones and The Cramps. 19+

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Bill Culp Productions Inc. presents Rock Around the Clock * POSTPONED *
Midland Cultural Centre – March 15, 2020
For fans of: The Specials, The English Beat, Mad Caddies, The Planet Smashers, Sublime. K-Man & The 45s, where Ska meets Rock and Roll. This Canadian 5 piece band from downtown Montreal is as heavily influenced by old school ska as it is with classic rock n roll. With a fantastic horn section playing catchy melodic lines and blazing solos over an energetic rhythm section, they switch naturally from ska to rock and punk, with surf sounds often not far behind. They draw influences as much from 2 tone bands such as The Specials and The Beat as they do from The Ramones and The Cramps. 19+

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Wye Marsh March Break Day Camp * Cancelled *
Wye Marsh
Your child will have the opportunity to experience cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, see a working sugar shack, hand feed chickadees, see live reptiles, amphibians, and birds of prey, plus much, much more!

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March Break Activities * Cancelled, Closed *
Wye Marsh
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.

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March Break Camp
Huronia Museum
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.

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Tap into Maple
Ontario’s Lake Country – March 1 – April 30, 2020
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.

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Camp Hardwood
Hardwood Ski and Bike – March 17, 19 & 20, 2020
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)

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Moms March Break
March 16 – 20, 2020
Save the Tax on Vineyard Snowshoe & Wine – Cure the winter blues by feeling the crunch of snow beneath your feet while you trek through the vineyards with one of our knowledgeable guides. It’s beautiful, relaxing and only takes about 30 minutes – great for beginners. Warm up inside Georgian Hills Vineyards where you’ll delight in 4 wine samples, including their famous Ida Red ice wine paired with cheddar cheese. We then head minutes down the road to Thornbury Village Cider House & Brewery where you’ll choose between a flight of cider, wine or beer while relaxing inside their cozy tasting room.

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Chilliwack & Streetheart live in concert * POSTPONED*
Casino Rama Resort – March 13, 2020
Chilliwack – “My Girl”, “Fly At Night” & “Whatcha Gonna Do”
Streetheart – “Under My Thumb”, “Look In Your Eyes” & “Here Comes The Night”

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The Irish Rovers: Wasn’t That a Party! 2020 * POSTPONED*
Casino Rama Resort – March 14, 2020
The legendary Irish Rovers return! These Kings of Celtic have been honoured this year as one of Ireland’s greatest exports by EPIC, the Emmigration Museum in Dublin as well as back in their hometown of Ballymena. The Rovers recent album release “The Scottish Album – Up Among the Heather”, reflects the Scottish influence on the band’s Northern Irish roots. Fans should fasten their seat belts for a rollicking night of the hits, Rovers latest, and hilarious stories from their years on the road. The days of the long tours are finally coming to an end for these Irish lads as they are now completing one last world tour.

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Simcoe Yard House Live: Tony Paglia * POSTPONED*
Casino Rama Resort – March 14, 2020
Enjoy live entertainment and fine pub fare at the Simcoe Yard House! Tony Paglia will be performing on from 9:15 – 10:00 pm, 10:30 – 11:45 pm, and 12:00 – 1:00 am. *must be 19+

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Bill Engvall * POSTPONED*
Casino Rama Resort – March 20, 2020
Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Most recently a fan favorite on season 17 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and voice on the animated comedy series Bounty Hunters. He previously starred in, and executive produced, the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. Bill was part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy concert films, which sold over nine million units and received a Grammy nomination. He also starred on the WB’s hit sketch comedy show Blue Collar TV and in several Comedy special.

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York, Durham & Headwaters

March Break Ski Program | Family Fun Activities * CANCELLED, SKI HILL CLOSED*
Hockley Valley Ski Resort – March 14-22, 2020
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. Skiing, Snowshoeing, Movie Nights, Bonfires & S’mores, Arts & Crafts, Cookie Decorating & more.

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March Break Camp * CANCELLED*
Hockley Valley Ski Resort – March 12-20, 2020

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Kawarthas Northumberland

Buckhorn MapleFest *CANCELLED*
Mclean Berry Farm
At Maplefest, there are a tons of fun activities for the entire family. Wagon rides, eating pancakes with fresh maple syrup or seeing how the sweet stuff is made, there is something to do for everyone! Kids and kids at heart love tapping their toes and swinging their hips to live music, trying their hand at tapping a maple tree and testing their toffee on snow twirling skills to get a taste of maple goodness! Farm animals and fresh straw offer playtime for some, while others prefer to take a stroll through the sugar bush with a pair of snowshoes. Whatever it is you’re looking for this spring, McLean’s Maplefest is a great way for everyone to shake off a long winter and celebrate spring’s arrival!
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Haliburton Highlands to the Ottawa Valley

March Break at Abbey Gardens
Abbey Gardens, Haliburton
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. 
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Authentic Experiences
Yours Outdoors
Choose from a variety of experiences that will give you the opportunity to discover the best of the Haliburton Highlands. Experience for March Break include: Make Your Own Moccasins, Snowshoe Like a Canadian, Introductory to Ice Climbing, Sip, Swill & Savour Brewery Tour and Snowga.
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Wolf Centre & Dog Sledding * CLOSED *
Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve
The Wolf Centre is a 5,000 square foot facility that houses exhibits, a cinema and classroom, a retail space, a large indoor observatory, and it is wheelchair accessible! Visit the observatory and maybe catch a glimpse of Haliburton Forest’s wolf pack: permanent residents of Haliburton Forest since 1993.
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More information on the Ottawa Valley


Algonquin Park, Almaguin Highlands, Muskoka and Parry Sound

Muskoka Maple Trail
March 13 – April 24, 2020
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!
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Cranberry Dinner
Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery – March 14, 2020
Happening at the McArthur House Cafe at the Muskoka Lakes farm & winery for a delicious  Cranberry Dinner. Enjoy the 3 course dinner and one glass of wine, only $60 per person. There are two seating times 5:00pm -7:00pm or 7:30-9:30pm. 19+ 
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Frost Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails
Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails
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.
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March Break Ski & Snowboard Destinations – ALL CLOSED

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