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.





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

Featured March Break Ski & Snowboard
Resorts & Attractions 2015

Blue Mountain Village
Blue Mountain Resort
Frost Centre Ski & Snowshoe Trails
Hardwood Ski and Bike  
Horseshoe Resort
Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
Sir Sam's Ski and Bike-March Break Kids Ski Camps & March Break Fun
Ski Snow Valley
Wye Marsh


Alliston & Orangeville

  • Nottawasaga Inn Resort - Alliston
    March Break Fun Pass
    2015 TBA
    This March Break don't get stuck at home, treat the kids to our March Break Fun Pass! 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.

Algonquin Area

  • 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

Barrie Area

  • Horseshoe Resort 
    The Horseshoe Open March 14 - 15 & Elan Demos
    The Horseshoe Open is Canada's newest and Ontario's largest ski and snowboard festival so make sure you are there! This March break festival will host some of North America's best skiers, snowboarders, DJ's, concerts, Junior riders, and the coolest pro rider after parties 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!!!

  • 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.

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Barrie, ON  Featured Accommodation in Barrie area:  Carriage Ridge Resort - Horseshoe Valley, Comfort Inn -Hart Drive, Horseshoe Resort

Collingwood-Blue Mountain

  • March Break at Blue Mountain Village
    Blue Mountains

    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
    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). Valid for either cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. Devour the family-friendly lunch specials and warm up around the firepits. For more information visit:, or call: (705) 446-0256 ext. 223

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Collingwood-Blue Mountain Area. Featured Accommodation:  Blue Mountain LodgesCranberry Golf ResortPretty River ValleyTyrolean Village Resorts at Blue MountainThe Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain 


Eastern Area  (Ottawa Valley, Haliburton Highlands, Ontario's Highlands)

  • 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

Haliburton Area

  • Maple Fest!
    Haliburton Highlands Museum  

    2015 TBA

    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
  • Yours Outdoors
    Ontario Maple Syrup "Toes" Spa Treatment & Maple Syrup Getaway Package
    2015 TBA
    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:

Haliburton Highlands
Ontario's Highlands

Stay at Resorts, Inns, Hotels Haliburton, ON.

Midland Area

  • Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
    March Break Camp Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
    March 16-20, 2015
    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! For booking, costing and other information please call 705-526-7809 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Huronia Museum
    March Break Camp 
    March 16-20
    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.

    Camp runs Monday March 16 to Friday March 20 from 9 am to 4 pm each day at a cost of $22 per day. Registration for March Break Day Camp is limited so we recommend booking ahead. For more information or to make a booking please contact Huronia Museum at 526-2844, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our website

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 & BreakfastTranquility On Georgian Bay Executive Cottage Rental(Tiny)

Tourism Information:

Midland Tourism

Muskoka Area

Bracebridge, Ontario

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.

Gravenhurst, Ontario

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 .

Huntsville Ontario

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 Area

  • 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 CentreClarion Resort Pinewood Park

Ontario's Lake Country

  • 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

Peterborough | Kawarthas

  • Maplefest - McLean Berry Farm
    March 14 - 15, 21 - 22, 28 - 19, 2015

    There is nothing quite as sweet as springtime and the McLean’s Maplefest proves this every year at their annual Maplefest! 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! Kids and kids at heart love tapping their toes and swinging their hips to live music, trying their hand at tapping a maple tree and testing their toffee on snow twirling skills to get a taste of the sweet stuff! Farm animals and fresh straw offer playtime for some, while others prefer to take a stroll through the sugar bush with a pair of snowshoes.

    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.

More Children-Family Activites and Events

See Additional Kids Activities and locations North of Toronto, Also check seasonal events for more family related activities and attractions.


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Feb. 23 - Mar. 2
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