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.



A great activity during March Break is start the maple syrup celebration in Ontario! While the sap may not or has just running, there is still lots of fun stuff to do!

The following Maple Festivals are happening during March Break:

tap-into-maple-tour-logo-400Tap Into Maple Tour - Ontario's Lake Country
March 1 - May 31, 2014
Orillia & Area / Springwater

Starting on March 1st and running through to May 31st, the Tap into Maple route was created to support and showcase our local maple syrup, maple products and events. 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.

mclean-berry-farm-logoBuckhorn Maplefest - McLean Berry Farm
March 15 & 16, 22 & 23, 29-30, 2014

At Maplefest, there are a tons of fun activities for the entire family. Whether it's going for a wagon ride, eating pancakes with fresh maple syrup or seeing how the sweet stuff is made, there is something to do for everyone!

March Break Camps and Activities by area:


Monday to Thursday March 10 to 13

March Break Camp, 3-15 years old. Half Day Ski or Snowboard sessions. No Lesson on Friday. Lift & rental is valid on Friday.


Ski, snowtube, fat bike, snow tube or more! There is a ton of activities for the kids at Horseshoe Resort. Check the ski school and HMA Kids Multi-sport programs.

Family packages with events for the whole family! Horseshoe Open Ski & Snowboard Festival - March 7-9, 2014.
Ontario's Largest ski & snowboard festival. This March break festival hosts some of North America's best Skiers, Snowboarders, Jr Riders, DJ's, Concerts and the coolest Pro Rider after party of the year.


March Break Madness! Come out to have some fun with Hardwood Ski and Bike 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! Must be 5-10 years old.


vintage-blue-mountain-resort-logoBlue Mountain Resort - March Break Stay & Ski
March 9 - 13

March break is the time of year for family fun and Blue Mountain has the perfect getaway for on and off-hill adventure! Celebrate Vintage Blue and receive a discounted March Break lift ticket and enjoy an entire week of FREE activities and events.

Package Includes:

• Nightly accommodation
• One discounted day/night lift ticket per person, per night stayed
• FREE family events and activities

*some conditions apply.

Scenic Caves Nature Adventures

March 7-16, 2014, get the whole family outdoors at special discount rates for trail passes and equipment. FREE trail passes for youth under 6 years of age! Kids can enjoy a Scavenger Hunt and win prizes. Children's Firepit Lunch Special: Roast spider dogs and s'mores for $2. For more information visit: or call: (705) 446-0256(705) 446-0256 ext. 223

March 8, 2014, Scenic Caves Nordic Centre celebrates International Women's Day. We're offering ladies a free hot beverage. A coupon must be presented to receive the discount (available to download from the website; mobile screen coupons accepted). For more information visit: or call: (705) 446-0256(705) 446-0256 ext. 223

March 17, 2014 is your lucky day if you wear green on St. Patrick's Day at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre. Receive 20% off a day trail pass for either x-country skiing or snowshoeing. Valid for two people. A coupon must be presented to receive the discount (available to download from the website; mobile screen coupons accepted). For more information visit: or call: (705) 446-0256(705) 446-0256 ext. 223

Blue Mountain Village

There's never been a better time to love the slopes and love the Village than this March Break! A concert series with four performances capped off with Fefe Dobson on Friday, March 14th at 4pm with opening act by Eleven Past One. Family fun is endless including a Magic Show, Fireworks, Kids meal specials, Movies, Bird Shows, Interactive Drumming & more! Accommodation options are listed at the bottom of the page including The Westin Trillium House and Blue Mountain Resort.

* SPECIAL EVENT * MAGIC SHOW! Peter Mennie's Abra-KID-Abra
SATURDAY, MARCH 8TH 7PM at The Westin Trillium House
Magic Guy Peter Mennie:"It's All About The Funny!"


Sir Sam's Ski and Bike
March Break: Fun daily family events including maple-taffy-on-snow, ice cream, family snowman building competition, deck barbeques, ski/board demos & more. Check back later for specific dates & times.

Also check out the March Break ski programs and kids ski camps.


Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
March 10-14, 2014 9am to 4pm, early and late care available
Ages 6-12

We are looking forward to another fun and exciting March Break filled with endless opportunities to escape, explore, experience all that the Wye Marsh has to offer. 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!

*Special Event* Evening Ski or Snowshoe - March 9
Come and discover the Wye Marsh after hours. Ski or snowshoe the trails then warm up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate.  Headlamps are recommend and ski and snowshoe rentals are available for an extra cost.

Sugar Ridge Retreat Centre
March 8-16

Kids ages 6-13 are welcome to join us for a week of awesomeness!
Boost self confidence with daily yoga and meditation, co-operative games and outdoor fun.
Tap a tree and explore maple syrup production first hand.
Fun in the kitchen. We'll create lunch and snacks together with whole organic foods. No need to pack a lunch!
Cost: $35/d or $150 for 5 days: includes lunch, snacks and materials.
Each day starts at 9am and finishes at 4pm.
Before and after child minding is available at an additional cost of $5 per hour.

mcc-march-break-big-and-smaMidland Cultural Centre

Family Fun Extravaganza featuring Big & Small from Treehouse TV and their friends Markus, Douglas John and Oucho the Monkey" a co-presentation with MindsAlive. Door open at 10:00am and the show begins at 10:30am. Tickets are $10/each and children under one are free.

Friends come in all shapes and sizes. Family Fun Extravaganza is full of sing along songs, silly gags and lots of fun and laughter all centred around the universal theme of friendship.

huronia-museum-march-break-poster-2014 8x11Huronia Museum

Huronia Museum's annual March Break Day Camp will be March 10-14, 2014. The camp will run from 9AM to 4PM. The cost per camper is $22 per day. Pre-registration is not required, however it is strongly recommended as space is limited.

Huronia Museum offers day camps for children aged 5 to 12. It is offered at various times throughout the year, such as March Break, Christmas, P.A. Days and, of course, summer camp throughout July & August.


The Week Ahead

Jan. 12 - 19
Family fun winter weekend events or visit family fun attraction!  Get moving on the trails at a number of family activity locations. Find future events and activities throughout our website or check out the great  list of winter vacation promotions to Ontario's cottage country. Be sure to check our ski and snowboard page and embrace winter and snow.  
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