March Break in Ontario for kids and families offers many of the best resort destinations and attractions offering specials deals as well as camp activities focused on outdoor winter sports, skiing lessons, soccer camps, cultural events, a learning experience, a science museum visit, making art, or acting lessons. Many activities include parents and kids only activities.
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Follow highway 400 north for March break activities and events in various geographic areas. Resort destinations include Maple Syrup festivals. The things to do below are for day trips and overnight visits.
Alliston & Orangeville, Algonquin Area, Barrie Area, Collingwood-Blue Mountain, Eastern Ontario, Haliburton Area, Gravenhurst Area, Midland Area, Muskoka,
North Bay Area,Orillia Area, Ottawa Area, Peterborough/Kawarthas, Sudbury Area
Blue Mountain Village
Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails
Hardwood Ski and Bike
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
Sir Sam's Ski and Bike-March Break Kids Ski Camps & March Break Fun
Ski Snow Valley
- Nottawasaga Inn Resort - Alliston
March Break Family Fun Pass - This March Break don't get stuck at home, treat the kids to our March Break Fun Pass available from Friday March 13 to Sunday March 22! Your day pass of fun includes swimming, 100ft waterslide, 4 mini-golf passes and daily sports for only $49.95 +tax for up to 4. Don't miss out, availability is limited! Call 705-435-5501 today for all the details and to reserve your pass.
- Hockley Valley Ski Resort - Mono
Ski & Snowboard March Mini-Passes and Camps.
- Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails - Algonquin Highlands
20130 Hwy 35, 12km south of the Town of Dorset.
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.
- Algonquin Wildlife Research Station - Algonquin Park
The AWRS's Tim Winegard in partnership with renowned naturalist, expedition guide and photographer Robin Tapley and Jamie Giardini have developed new programs to highlight wildlife research in Algonquin Park. Programs will focus on developing an understanding of wildlife life-history strategies (biology, ecology, behaviour) and how this can benefit ones photographic, naturalist, or other outdoor pursuits.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels in the Algonquin area
- Hardwood Ski and Bike
March Break Camp
Come out and have some fun with Hardwood during March Break. These 2-hour sessions will be full of fun, games, skiing and even some tobogganing. Sign your child up for one, two or all three of these sessions. For children 5- 10 years of age. Please sign up early or it may be full! The price does not include a trail pass. $29 each class or $75 for all three!
Spring Fling & Salomon Races
This is a fun day of activities to wrap up the ski season. Skiers of all ages and abilities can participate. The morning consists of more serious events (only slightly serious), but the afternoon is dedicated to just having a good time. The Salomon mixed relay is 3 x 3km; the first leg of the relay is classic skiing, the second and third may be skate or classic. One team member must be female. Costume Content & Poker Ski in the afternoon!
Horseshoe Resort is just a short drive away so you won't have to hear "are we there yet?" from the back seat of the car. With 29 Alpine Runs, fully equipped Terrain Park, 5 Snow Tubing Chutes, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Fat Biking, Ice Skating, and an endless list of other Winter activities, why would you want to be anywhere else? Check out amazing line up of Winter Events, Activities and Deals below!
The Horseshoe Open March 14 - 15 & Elan Demos
Join us March 13th to 15th for the 5th Annual Horseshoe Open, Ontario's largest ski & snowboard festival. This March Break festival hosts some of North America's best Skiers, Snowboarders, JR Riders, DJ's, and the coolest Pro Rider after party of the year!
Polar Rush - March 21 - 22
Polar Rush features 12+ obstacles, a bonfire after party and the ultimate kick-off to spring - paired with the already awesome amenities you know and love at Horseshoe Resort. The tail end of March break features plenty of snow yet warmer temperatures and a fun resort atmosphere. The wall climbing, crazy carpeting, tube running, snow crawling, snowball tossing fun of Polar Rush doesn't end after 5 km - stay for the after party, grab a maple taffy and a licensed drink. Complete your experience by unwinding in one of Horseshoe Resort's newly renovated guest rooms and stay for a weekend of fun! What could be more CANADIAN!!!
Shred Cancer - March 18
Join Horseshoe Resort for a great day of skiing or snowboarding and win some awesome prizes from RipCurl, LINE, Full Tilt, Oakley and many more! All levels welcome.
Cross Country Camp - March 14 -22
Camp includes Cross Country skiing, snowshoeing while enjoying outdoor games.
- Horseshoe Adventure Park
A variety of activities await you this Winter season at Horseshoe Resort's Adventure Park. Tubing, Fat Biking, Snowshoeing, Skating and Yamaha Adventures.
- Ski Snow Valley
March Break Camp
Ages: 3 to 15 Years
Dates: Monday to Thursday March 16 to 20
Lesson Times: Lessons from 9:30 to 11:30 am
Notes: Half Day Ski or Snowboard sessions. No Lesson on Friday. Lift & rental is valid on Friday.
Tropical Ski Day
Saturday, March 21
Tropical Ski Day has a little something for everyone and is a great way to cap off March Break! Start preparing your dummy now and get your skis waxed for the radar speedtrap!
- MacLaren Art Centre
Join us for artist-led classes and camps at the MacLaren! Get inspired by the Gallery's collection and exhibitions and create art in a large, fully-equipped, sunlight-filled studio space on the Gallery's main floor. All classes are taught by professional practicing artists from the region, who are experienced teachers. Start thinking art and register today by following the links below, call (705) 721-9696 or visit us in person at 37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie.
Ages 3-5: Thunderbird Camp
Ages 6-9 Zine Camp
Ages 10-14 Book Art Camp
- March Break at Blue Mountain Village
There’s never been a better time to love the slopes and love the Village than this March Break! A great line up of family activities will be taking place in the Village and on the mountain all week long. Weekday lift tickets will be $35 for all elementary and high school students Monday-Friday during the break!**
- Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
March Break 2015
Experience a snowshoe trek across Ontario's longest suspension footbridge at Scenic Caves Nature Adventures. Enjoy groomed beginner and intermediate cross country ski and snowshoe trails winding through a 200 year old forest rich with wildlife. Get the whole family outdoors for fresh air and adventure during spring break. March 16-20, 2015 enjoy a “Buy One - Get One FREE” trail pass (based on highest price).
- Cranberry Golf Resort
March Break Camp
Cranberry is pleased to present our March Break Camp which allows our campers to explore the beautiful nature and meet some new friends. The camp also focuses on personal development with an assortment of experiences including team building games, swimming and drama.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Collingwood-Blue Mountain Area. Featured Accommodation: Blue Mountain Lodges, Cranberry Golf Resort, Pretty River Valley, Tyrolean Village Resorts at Blue Mountain, The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain
- Wheeler’s Maple Syrup Pancake House
McDonald’s Corners, Lanark Highlands
March Break Festival
See how Maple Syrup is made at the sugar bush. Sleigh rides, taffy-on-snow and artisans in the Museum on weekends, tours, nature trails, heritage displays.
More information on the Ontario's Highlands Destination
- Maple Fest!
Haliburton Highlands Museum
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 110-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.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton, Minden
More information on the Haliburton Highlands Destination
- Sir Sam's Ski & Bike
March Break Program
A great week of snow school camp, taffy-on-snow, ice cream served up by our Ski Patrol, ski/board demos, deck bbq’s and more!
- Yours Outdoors
Ontario Maple Syrup "Toes" Spa Treatment & Maple Syrup Getaway Package
This unique package will take visitors on snowshoes into the sugar bush. "The Art and Syrup of Maple". Discover the art and science of producing maple syrup by participating in traditional and modern day maple syrup operations, exploring a sugar bush on snowshoes, dining on maple cuisine, visiting Moon Shadow Estate Winery to taste their signature maple wine. Guests can indulge in a maple sugar spa foot treatment, and a glassblowing workshop to create a maple syrup pitcher. You will stay at the Inukshuk Manor B&B where your hosts, Brian and Dorothy Menton produce their own maple syrup.
Tourism Information by Destination:
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton, ON.
- Decades Show
With a more current vibe, brilliant time-travelling medleys, and a new home in the elegant Waterhouse Show Room under the same roof as dining, lounges, accommodation and conference facilities, this year's show is truly bigger and better than ever!
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Huntsville, ON.
- Annual Buckhorn MapleFest!
McLean Berry Farm
March 14-16, 21-22, 28-29
At Maplefest, there are a tons of fun activities for the entire family.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Buckhorn, ON.
- Midland Cultural Centre
Saturday Mar. 21
Door Time - 10:00 AM - Start Time - 10:30 AM
Move over, Guitar Hero- here comes "The Nutty Music Professor". In this delightful, interactive concert, comedian, recycling genius and virtuoso guitarist Mark Sepic shows us how everyday household objects can be made to sound unbelievably musical! With the right touch- tapping, bowing, blowing, shaking, strumming- anything from around the house can sound beautiful. Wanna hear a tin can, a toilet paper roll, and a tissue box blow away any rock video?- then step right up and become a rock star with The Nutty Music Professor.
- Downtown Midland
- Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
March Break Day Camp
March 16 -20, 2015
9am to 4pm, early and late care available
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. For booking, costing and other information please call 705-526-7809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Huronia Museum
March Break Camp
Come join us at Huronia Museum for the March Break Day Camp, March 16-20.
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.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Midland, ON. Featured Accommodations: Beachview Cottage (Tiny -Wahnekewening Beach), Best Western Plus Highland Inn& Conference Centre, Little Lake Inn Bed & Breakfast, Tranquility On Georgian Bay Executive Cottage Rental(Tiny)
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. Stay in Bracebridge area resorts, hotels, inns.
Come and see why Gravenhurst is the Gateway to Muskoka and spend a day on skiis, sled or snowshoes. Stay in Gravenhurst area resorts, hotels,inns .
Arrowhead Provincial Park: In the heart of the Muskoka snow belt, Arrowhead offers cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, tubing, skating and winter hiking. See more information on Arrowhead, Stay in Huntsville area resorts, hotels, inns.
- North Bay Outdoor Show * Featured *
March 20-22, 2015.
Meet and greet Exhibitors from all over Northern Ontario. Hear the buzz and learn what is happening in your favourite outdoor activity. Hear about new trends, new tools and new toys! Taking place at Clarion Resort Pinewood Park.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels North Bay Area. Featured Accommodation: Best Western North Bay Hotel and Conference Centre, Clarion Resort Pinewood Park
- Tap into Maple Route - Ontario’s Lake Country
March 1 - May 31, 2015
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, our local accommodators have some sweet maple packages available for you! Bring your family or getaway as a couple, Ontario's Lake Country has something for everyone.
Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Orillia, ON. Featured Accommodations: Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre, Comfort Inn
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-Spring Break will be taken by most school boards in Ontario from March 16-20 2015. March break history in Ontario goes back into the 1800's.
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