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Looking for fun things to do with the kids this March Break? We’ve got you covered!

This week off from school offers time to spend with family. Take the opportunity to visit all the fabulous attractions that are right in your own backyard!

1. Bronte Creek Maple Syrup Festival

Bring the family down to Bronte Creek Provincial Park for the annual Maple Syrup Festival. They specialize in the history of maple syrup presented on a heritage farm from 1900. The festival heritage staff dress in historical attire and will help to immerse you in the history and culture of maple syrup. Attractions include pancake house, fresh maple candy, fresh maple taffy, guided tours of maple lane, gift shop, wagon rides, farm animals, historical tours, family activities and more. Allow 2-3 hours to see and do everything.
http://www.brontecreek.org/index.php/the-park/featured-events/maple-festival.html

2. Springfest TO

SpringFest TO (formerly known as Wizard World) announces Toronto’s Ultimate Destination for March Break Family Fun March 10 – 17 at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. This indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the entire family and kids of all ages. Over 25 mechanical and inflatable rides, food vendors, a little tots area, arts and crafts and 3 daily Children’s shows.
https://springfestto.ca/

3. Thomas & Friends™ Big Adventure March Break-Toronto Zoo

Come on an adventure with Thomas and see the world through his eyes this March Break,discovering new friends, cultures and animals.The Special Events Centre has transformed into Tidmouth Sheds bringing with it fun for children and parents. Throughout the week, guests can pick up a Thomas & Friends™ branded Passport from the Special Events Centre, taking them on a scavenger-hunt journey through 6 different regions across the zoo, looking for Thomas’ newly made friends. Find all his friends, learn about the regions, the animals and complete each location. After you’ve finished, head back to Tidmouth Sheds (Special Events Centre) for more Thomas & Friends fun like colouring sheets, live animal visitors and a live screening area featuring the latest season of Thomas & Friends™.
http://www.torontozoo.com/Events/?pg=break&dt=2019-03-09#evt

4. Toronto Comicon

Get ready for the ultimate fan experience with attractions for the entire family! A pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horrors, anime, cosplay and gaming. The 3-day extravaganza is packed with exciting, family-friendly activities, celebrity guests, and will feature an expanded, 10,000 sq. ft. family zone!
https://www.comicontoronto.com/en/home.html

5. Dundurn Castle and the Hamilton Military Museum — Dundurn National Historic Site

both the Dundurn Castle and the Hamilton Military Museum are offering guided tours as well as an activity area where kids can make their own 1840s to 1960s costume pieces.
https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/events-calendar/capture-moment-dundurn-national-historic-site-0?view=0

6. The Magical World of Wizarding — Hamilton Children’s Museum

This event runs from March 9 to 17 and gives young ones the opportunity to dress up as their favourite witch or wizard characters and learn about charms and potions.
https://www.hamilton.ca/attractions/events-calendar/march-break-madness-magical-world-wizarding?view=0

7. March Break at the ROM

Adventures await this March Break at the ROM! Explore art, culture and nature from around the globe with our permanent galleries, amazing activities, and special exhibitions*.
You’ll be amazed by the spectacular art and culture from one of India’s greatest former kingdoms in our newest special exhibition, Treasures of a Desert Kingdom: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India*. Explore the beauty of nature with one hundred all-new breathtaking photographs in Wildlife Photographer of the Year*. If dinos are more your speed, travel 76 million years back in time to meet a new species of dinosaur in the ROM original exhibition, Zuul: Life of an Armoured Dinosaur*, presenting sponsor Sinking Ship Entertainment.

Between our special exhibitions and amazing permanent galleries, March Break at the ROM is your answer to “what to do?” in Toronto with fun for the whole family!
https://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/march-break

8. Glen Eden (Milton)

There’s no need to travel to get your kicks at March Break just roll up the road to Glen Eden for your fun in the sun. Located near Milton at Kelso Conservation Area, Glen Eden is a small ski resort that offers skiing, snowboarding and tubing,

https://gleneden.on.ca/

9. Outdoor skating (Ontario Place Toronto)

Set against the stunning landscape of the Lake Ontario shoreline, experience skating at Ontario Place until March 17, 2019. The synthetic ice rinks is built from a solid polymer material so the rink doesn’t depend on cold weather – you can enjoy this outdoor attraction at any time during the season! Rink admission is free. This winter, Ontario Place will also be hosting skate parties, featuring some of Toronto’s best local DJ’s to keep the tunes going while you skate.

http://ontarioplace.com/en/skating/

10. Black Creek Pioneer Village

It’s a time-travel-tastic March Break at Black Creek Pioneer Village.  Among the fun activities: solving mysteries, delving into the world of maple syrup, and checking out the heritage buildings and artifacts.
https://blackcreek.ca/event/march-break-mystery-2/

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