Whether you’re looking for kid-friendly activities, interactive (and educational!) family fun, or side-splitting entertainment, Toronto is your go-to March break destination.
Events & Attractions
March 11 to 19. Your kids can discover the underwater world of oceans and the wondrous creatures that inhabit them in the Royal Ontario Museum’s Big Blue March Break programming. Featuring special marine-themed programs and activities, including Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story.
March 11 to 19. This spring break, get acquainted with the city’s most beloved furry, feathery and four-legged friends at the Toronto Zoo.
Plus, special March Break programming means even more fun: kiddies can connect with conservation at the March Break Character Meet-and-Greets, then hang out with the zoo’s cutest, cuddliest babies at the Giant Panda Cub Interpretive Station.
February 8 to May 7. How can a tiny shrimp break through glass? Or a spider build a web stronger than steel? How are all living things – including humans! – built to survive and thrive?
Bring the little ones to the Ontario Science Centre’s fascinating Biomechanics: The Machine Inside exhibit for answers to these questions and many more. Explore the ingenuity behind evolution through real specimens and interactive experiences.
This spring break, release the kid in you – and bring your kids along, too!
Mississauga’s Playdium is the ultimate place to play – it’s 40,000 square feet filled with 200 high-tech attractions, rides and simulators, including MaxFlight Roller Coaster Simulator and Laser Maze. Bring the whole family and a whole lot of energy to burn!
Make your March Break a little sweeter with a family trip to one of the many maple syrup festivals happening all across the Toronto region. Get your fill of sweet liquid gold as the kiddies munch on hot pancakes with fresh maple syrup, enjoy fun wagon rides, try taffy on snow and more.
Saturday, March 11. You and the kids will be dancing in your seats at the Rose Theatre’s high energy, interactive Mini Pop Kids concert!
Featuring talented young singers performing the latest hits by the likes of Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo and more, your kids will keep on singing long after the show is over!
March 13 to 19. The Big Bad Wolf is back and he’ll be making your little ones laugh this March Break in this hilarious musical romp at Second City!
When the evil Lord Underwearface von Schtinker frames him for some terrible crimes, it’s up to our unlikely hero, the Big Bad Wolf and his host of fairytale friends to prove his innocence!
February 18 to April 23. Bring the little creative minds in your life to the TIFF Kids digiPlaySpace, where they can let their imaginations run wild as they play with robots, machines and algorithms to build their own fantastic creations. Featuring 23 installations, it’s one way to keep their hands – and minds – busy this March Break.
March 13 to 19. Take the kids by the hand and take a trip back in time – way back in time – all the way to 1800s Toronto at the Black Creek Pioneer Village. Explore the customs, artifacts and surroundings of early Toronto settlers, then go on a special March Break adventure in Sherlock Holmes and the Maple Mystery. Plus, kids 14 and younger get in free!
March 15 to 19. Bring the little ones to Rogers Centre and get ready to be charmed by the whimsical, inspiring and entertaining performances of Disney on Ice! Follow your heart all the way to adventure in this new skating spectacle by Disney, with a cast of lovable classic characters including Dory, Anna and Elsa, Rapunzel, Buzz Lightyear and of course – Mickey and Minnie Mouse.
March Break Camps in Toronto
If you want to give your little ones a more hands-on experience, plenty of cultural institutions and centres are offering March Break camps for the kids, including:
- March Break Day Camp at the Ontario Science Centre (March 13 to 17)
- March Break Camp at the ROM (March 13 to 17)
- March Break Day Camp at Evergreen Brick Works (March 14 to 18)
- March Break Camps at the Harbourfront Centre (March 13 to 17)
- Film FUN-damentals and Maker/Creator Camp at TIFF (March 13 to 17)
- Improv Games Camp at Second City (March 13 to 17)
Year-Round Family Fun
Toronto is full of family fun, year-round! For more ideas to help plan your next family trip to Toronto, check out our Family Trip Ideas, Itineraries and Editor’s Picks.