13 fun family-friendly March Break events in Toronto

Mar 9 2017, 2:35 am

It’s March Break in Toronto next week!

And if you’re looking for activities to do with the family, look no further. From March 11 to 19, check out what’s happening in the city throughout the kids’ week off.

TTC Passes

First, the TTC will be extending the weekend Day Pass deal to include March 13 to 17. This means individuals or groups can explore the city for $12.50 per day, while children 12 and under always ride for free!

Where: TTC stations

Ontario Science Centre

The Ontario Science Centre has a March Break program that includes everything from their
Biomechanics: The Machine Inside Exhibition to IMAX screenings.

Where: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road

March Break at Casa Loma: Discover Your Inner Hero

This March Break travel to a fairy-tale castle and discover your inner hero at Casa Loma. Multiple fun and interactive theatrical live shows are guaranteed to take you back in time to a world of Knights and Maidens. Themed activities including arts and crafts, face painting and cookie decorating are sure delight.

Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace

March Break at the Zoo!

Connect with conservation this March Break with some of your favourite characters! Head to the zoo for daily meet-and-greets with new characters throughout the week at their Wild Connections tent in front of the Panda Interpretive Centre. Plus, find out what these characters have in common with some of the animals around the Zoo.

Where: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd

March Break at the Royal Ontario Museum

Just in time for the break, the ROM opens its latest exhibit Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale StoryYears in the making, the research is now being shared right here in Toronto at the ROM’s next exhibit. This one is sure to excite the little ones!

Where: ROM, 100 Queens Park

March Break Drop-In Family Fun at the AGO

Join the AGO for an a-mazing adventure exploring their life-sized maze located in the heart of the gallery. Find your way through the maze to the studio, where you create and build a fantastic cardboard city all week long with tape and your own creative genius. Make a miniature museum in a box or have fun building with the big blue Imagination Playground blocks. If that isn’t enough, relax with family yoga or take a family tour.

Where: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Take an underwater adventure at the Ripley’s Aquarium! Choose one of their programs or just go for a stroll with the kids.

Where: 288 Bremner Boulevard

Disney on Ice

Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! Just keep swimming with Dory and new pal Hank from Disney Pixar’s Finding Dory as they set out to find her parents and discover the devotion of family. There are several show times from March 15 to 19.

Where: Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way

The City of Toronto is offering low cost and free activities as well that include:

March Break camps are a great opportunity for children and youth to enjoy a range of activities such as arts, crafts, music, drama, sports and games.

Thirty-six outdoor artificial ice rinks are open until the end of the day on March 19, weather permitting.

City of Toronto pools are offering free swimming during March Break.

Riverdale Farm
Visitors can tour Riverdale Farm’s scenic grounds to see domestic farm animals such as pigs, horses and sheep. Admission is free.

High Park Zoo
Established 120 years ago, the High Park Zoo is home to domestic and exotic animals, including bison, llamas, peacocks, reindeer, highland cattle and yaks. Admission to the zoo is free.

Toronto Island Park
Just minutes away from downtown by ferry, Toronto Island Park offers March break fun for everyone. It’s a great place to walk, roll, cycle, explore and enjoy the city skyline.

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