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Celebrate March Break in Ontario

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Celebrate March Break in Ontario

Enjoy Indoor and Outdoor Family Fun

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

Ontario offers hundreds of fun activities for you and your family to take part in during March Break.

Whether it's learning something new at one of our museums or exploring the great outdoors, Ontario's attractions and provincial parks have everything families need to enjoy themselves next week. Here are some of the fun activities happening across the province from March 14th to 22nd:

  • Get maple syrup messy at Bronte Creek Provincial Park, where you can enjoy pancakes, maple syrup and other tasty treats.
  • Enjoy the beautiful outdoors as you skate, snowshoe or cross-country ski at The Pinery Provincial Park.
  • Step into the amazing, changing human brain at the Ontario Science Centre and discover the control centre for our thoughts, senses and feelings.
  • Expand your taste buds and try real insects in honey themed recipes at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory's Bug Feast 2015.
  • Build a city of the future at the Royal Ontario Museum, inspired by Douglas Coupland's ‘everywhere is anywhere is anything is everything' exhibit.
  • Go undercover at the Diefenbunker near Ottawa and learn about what it takes to be a real secret agent at Spy Camp.
  • Learn how technology and creativity can be used to create amazing musical instruments at the London Children's Museum.
  • Explore the wonders of the universe from one of the largest telescopes in central Canada at the David Thompson Astronomical Observatory at Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay.
  • Discover the lost giants of the ice age at Science North and learn about the creatures from the last glacial period like the woolly mammoth.
  • Get close to nature and enjoy the last of the winter weather by cross country skiing and snowshoeing on groomed trails at the Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Morrisburg.   
  • Check out beat box and drumming performances, learn how to skip rope and create your own graffiti tag at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Explore and enjoy Ontario during March Break!

Quick Facts

  • In 2014, Ontario’s provincial parks received more than 8.5 million visits from people around the world and brought in over $70 million in revenue, which supported jobs and businesses across the province.
  • Tourism in Ontario generates over $28 billion in economic activity and supports over 300,000 direct and indirect jobs.

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“There are almost endless opportunities for families to explore and learn about the beautiful natural landscapes, wildlife and history of our province. I encourage families to get out and enjoy all Ontario has to offer this March Break.”

Bill Mauro

Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry

“Our province is home to countless fun and educational activities for families to discover and experience together. From spending the day snowshoeing to learning the basics of code breaking, there are many ways to create March Break memories close to home, right here in Ontario.”

Michael Coteau

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Media Contacts

  • Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry: Todd Lane

    Minister’s Office


  • Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry: Media Desk

    Communications Services Branch


  • Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport: Blane McPhail

    Minister’s Office


  • Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport: Christy Arnold

    Communications Branch




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