This week we have lots of events for March Break, some in Markham and also in surrounding areas. I am still including some online events as there are some great events going on online. I hope you find something that interests you! Have a great week!
SpringFest TO – March 12th – 20th – Markham Fairgrounds
SpringFest offers Greater Toronto families an indoor fun park with the latest in children’s entertainment, games and activities. We are thrilled to be back for our 17th year of quality family entertainment at the Markham Fairgrounds.
Our indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the whole family with mechanical and inflatable rides, our ALL NEW Dinosaur Exhibit, food vendors, arts and crafts, and daily music and dance performance, Doo Doo the International Clown, and the Birds of Prey.
For more details click here. Price: $15-25
March Break at the Zoo – March 12th-20th – Toronto Zoo
What better place to spend March Break than at your Toronto Zoo where you can discover over 4,000 animals while exploring over 10 km of walking trails and four tropical pavilions!
They continue to celebrate the Year of the Tiger with special appearances by their new tiger mascot, walk the Zoo to #SpotTheStripes, browse the new Tiger Shop, and enjoy some special tiger-themed snacks, available for a limited time only.
More highlights include:
- Terra Lumina: An Enchanted Night Walk Into A Bright Future
- Zoo Expeditionz: A 2 hour Adventure
- Zoo to You Virtual Experiences
- NEW! On Thin Ice App
For more details click here. Price: from $13.50
March Breakout to the Hockey Hall of Fame – March 12th-20th
The world’s one and only! Experience the game that defines Canada and a sport that has been adopted by over 70 countries. Spread across 65,000 square feet, the Hockey Hall of Fame offers something for the entire family: the world’s finest collection of hockey artifacts; theatres; interactive games; a replica NHL dressing room; and NHL trophies including, best of all, the coveted Stanley Cup.
For more details click here. Price: from $15.00
Wonders of Winterland – Mar 12th – 4.30pm
This family-friendly show is filled with winter wonders from a Storm Queen and Ice Prince and so much more. Performers will soar through the air on Northern Lights and wow guests with sparkle, fun and of course magic! Circus performers will excite and delight people of all ages during this magical show featuring the Artists’ Play Youth Performance Company and professional dancers and circus artists.
Be prepared to be playful, awe-inspired and entertained!
After the show kids will have a chance to be a circus or dance star!
Take home popcorn will be given out at end of the show.
For more details click here. Price: from $11.62
Venue: 388 Carlaw Avenue, Leslieville, Toronto
March Break at Treewalk Village – March 14th-18th
Treewalk Village in Stouffville will now be staying open through winter 2021/22!
Reservations are required
Climb from tree house to tree house through 8 ft tall hammocks, nets, and wood bridges! Descend to the ground on slides, play on their Treewee obstacle courses and other forest games!
This is a 2 h activity, and although it is open to all ages, it is ideal for ages 3-7.
Spaces are very limited and the parks are booking full on most days so be sure to reserve ahead of time.
For more details click here. Prices: from $32 (for 1 adult + 1 child)
March Break at Earthbound Kids – March 14th-18th
Choose from the Saddle Club Camp or Camp Treetop! Activities include riding, arts and crafts, gardening, small animals activities, multi-sports, free play at the playgrounds, bike tracks and more!
For more details click here. Price: from $75
March Break at Winged Canvas Virtual Art Camp March 14th – April 1st
Spring Break is the perfect time to learn new skills in drawing and painting with new friends! Their online art camp is a live online enrichment program designed to engage and encourage young artists! This year they are offering:
- Acrylic Painting Camp (Ages 6+)
- Anime Drawing Camp (Ages 9+)
- Beginner Drawing Camp (Ages 6+)
- Creative Cartooning Camp (Ages 6+)
- Digital Art Camp (Ages 9+)
- Watercolour Painting Camp (Ages 6+)
For more details click here. Prices: vary see website.
In-person March Break Camp at Art One Academy Markham – March 14th-18th
Art One will be offering a variety of projects from drawing, sketching and collages to sculpture and painting. Young artists will be creating delightful masterpieces inspired by nature and popular animated movie characters. They provide a warm, nurturing and safe environment for your child full of fun activities, including exciting art and craft projects, yoga, and creative movements.
For more details click here. Prices: from $60.
Lace Up with the Museum! March Break Camp – March 14th-18th
Using the Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum’s featured exhibition, ‘Lace Up! Canada’s Passion for Skating,’ campers will discover through different activities why skating is more than a great Canadian tradition. They will get a glimpse into some major ice sports (like hockey, curling and skating), conduct science experiments, make crafts, spend time outdoors and more!
For more details click here and search for activity 22799. Price: $220
Willowgrove Maple Syrup Tours – March 15th-26th
Spring on the Farm is sweet! Join the fun in one of their small group Maple Syrup Tours. Learn about the history of syrup production. Try your hand at tapping a Maple tree. Enjoy an educational puppet show all about sap and springtime. Sample Willowgrove’s maple syrup in the sugar shack. Private family tours are available.
For more details click here. Price: from $15
March Break at Ontario Science Centre – March 12th-20th
Discover the fascinating world of forensic science with OSC’s virtual March Break program, Junior Scientists: Forensic Fun. Explore DNA extraction, fingerprint identification, handwriting analysis and more during four exciting sessions.
This virtual programme consists of four 90-min sessions, one per day, broadcast live on Mar 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th at 9am. Each session includes a live demo, at-home lab activity and craft to try at home.
For more details click here. Price: from $95.
Mulling Over Mysterious Eels Online Webinar – Mar 16th – 2pm
Did you know for years scientists had no idea where and how eels spawned?! It’s true! Join the TRCA for this 60-minute webinar as they discuss facts, myths and theories about American Eels, one of the most interesting fish species in North America.
- This event is intended for Ages 6+:
- Beginner level information
- Activities and concepts that are friendly for all ages
- Intended audience includes children, youth, and adults
For more details click here. Price: FREE
Salsa & Bachata Latin Dance Class for Beginners – Sundays from Mar 13th – 12.30pm
Salsa/bachata group dance class, beginner level. You can participate without a partner. Large beautiful dance studio, with mirrors, FREE PARKING,
Bring an indoor comfortable change of shoes/dance shoes.
Venue: Richmond Hill – 10 East Wilmot Street, #22
For more details click here. Price: $20 per person or 10 lessons for $150 per person.
Geocaching Adventure – A beginners hands on workshop at Owls Hollow – Mar 12th 10.30am
This workshop will introduce you to Geocaching in a beautiful outdoor setting at the Owl’s Hollow just north of Stouffville. All equipment provided. A great way to spend time with your family in a fun safe outdoor setting. Register by 10th March
The session will start with an introduction to geocaching, followed by an orientation to the GPS unit. After one practice geocache as a group, we’ll review important geocaching etiquette, helpful hints, safety considerations, and set the participants loose on the course in groups with a GPS unit. Participants could hunt for 1, 2, 3, or more hidden caches ranging in size (from micro to large) and difficulty level. Caches include trading items for all participants.
For more details click here. Price: $24.35
Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area – 12th March -10th April
Special Family-fun activities and maple syrup demonstrations on weekends and March Break!
For more details click here. Price: from $5.87