Searching fun activities & events to enjoy as whole family this March Break (March 14 to 22, 2020) in and around Toronto, GTA, and Hamilton? Read on for a concise list of activities taking place in Toronto, Hamilton, Regions of Peel, York, Halton and Durham including free family activities, live theatre, movies, festivals and more!
Article updated after removing cancelled events (as of March 13, 2020) due to COVID-19.
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For adult/older youth events, concerts and exhibitions like Canada Blooms, see Toronto this weekend.
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1. Maple Syrup Festivals in GTHA
Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities…. and of course pancakes and real maple syrup! Details
During March Break and Weekends in March until April 1st Week/Easter.
Brook Farms, 122-141 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert – IS OPENEaster Activities in Toronto & GTA: Egg Hunts, Parades, and Festivals
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast | Toronto
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! Based on the Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice!Details
Thursdays to Sundays, March 5 to April 5, 2020
Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto
$49.99 to $69.99 + charges
In the Game | Toronto
With tons of audience interaction and improvised fun, this family-friendly comedy plays with the question, “What if we were literally trapped in our screens?” In the Game follows a tech-obsessed family who is literally dragged down a digital rabbit hole by Glitch, the rabbit-eared ruler of the Internet. Our captive family–and our audience–must play along with Glitch’s games in order to return to the real world! Will they level up?
March 14 to 22, 2020 | 2:00 PM
The Second City Theatre
51 Mercer Street, Toronto
$18 for adults/$14 for children
LEGO Trolls World Tour | Vaughan
Are you ready to hang out with the Trolls from DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls World Tour!? Whether you’re a pop diva or rock god, prepare for a Troll-tastic adventure! Perfect your air guitar skills or dance like a diva – the Troll-tastic adventure will be a glittery, rainbow infused party like no other with a host of activities! Details
March 14 to 22, 2020
LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive, Vaughan
Winter Light Exhibition at Ontario Place | Toronto
Utilizing creativity, innovation, light and discovery, Ontario creators from all artistic streams will showcase their exhibits following the curatorial theme of “Cocoon”. Fridays through Sundays, we’ll also be hosting community bonfires, paint classes with Art Tonite and our snack shop will be open with a variety of food and beverage options.
February 8 – March 29, 2020 | Everyday, from 4 pm to 11 pm.
The West Island of Ontario Place
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Winter Stations | Toronto
Winter Stations, the international design competition is back for its sixth year to animate Toronto’s Beaches with design during the winter months. Details
Monday February 17, 2020 to Monday March 30, 2020
Woodbine Beach, 1675 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto
Saturday Family Clay | Toronto
Every Saturday is a family art day at LucSculpture. Call us and book a spot for your family and friends to make clay sculpture and hand built ceramics. We will fire the clay pieces for you! Reunite the family doing art and it is fun for everyone!!Details
Saturday March 14 & 21, 2020 | 1:00 and 4:30 PM
LucSculpture Art School, 663 Greenwood Avenue
$15 to $20
Jewellery Making Workshop | Toronto
Make your original jewellery with various wire and beads! In this workshop, you will learn the skills to work with the wires, have an understanding of the difference in each wire types and gauges to have the best results in your design to create your own jewellery and wire artworks. No experience is needed for this workshop! Details
Sunday March 15, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
LucSculpture Art School, 663 Greenwood Avenue
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Kids Break Headquarters | GTA
Visit Chapters/ Indigo Stores for free activities.
Activities include Craft with Klutz, Collectors Club, Build with LEGO®, Arts & Crafts, Preschool Pals and more! Details
March 16 to 20 at 11 AM
Chapters/ Indigo Stores.
March Break Drop-in Programs | GTA
All GTA CITIES HAVE CLOSED REC FACILITIES & LIBRARIES
FREE March Break Activities at local Stores | Canada
1. Stores like Home Depot offers free classes/workshops for kids to build things using a hammer & glue like bookends, planters and more. Contact your local store. All activities may not show up on the website and is store dependent.
2. March Break at Toy’s R US: Monday – Friday
Visit your local Toys”R”Usstore Monday through Friday of your March Break for play time fun.
3.Lee Valley Tools also offer workshops at select locations($35).
5. Check your local/nearest malls. Many GTA malls/shopping centres have themed programs for kids during March Break.
6. Michaelsalso offers art workshops for kids.
Artsy and bilingual March break camp:LucSculpture’s March Break day camp is for children aged 6 to 13 years old. Throughout the week, we have programmed 4 different art activities every day including clay sculpture, pottery wheel, painting, mixed-media, drumming and more. Almost all of our art instructors facilitate the art activities in both French and English. Details
Monday March 16, 2020 to Friday March 20, 2020 @ Luc Sculpture School and Studio, 663 Greenwood Avenue, Toronto
$45 to $325+ HST
Educational Acting For Kids:
Sparx Studio is the first of its kind kids education-based acting studio. Children will experience acting in a fun environment that is inclusive, positive and educational. The inspiration behind Sparx Studio was to design a program that teaches kids invaluable life skills, such as how to deal with bullying, anxiety, inclusiveness and public safety while boosting confidence, creativity and independence. Details
Windermere United Church , 356 Windermere Ave, Toronto