Are you looking for accessible ways to keep your family occupied and engaged this March Break? To Do Canada has got us covered with an incredible list of local events. Below you can find our top selections of cost-free or low-cost family activities to bring you maximum fun this March Break!
Art Gallery of Ontario
March 9 to 17, 2024
Get ready for a kid-focused March Break at the Gallery! Enjoy interactive art activations, and afternoon karaoke in Walker Court. Dive into creativity with maker stations scattered throughout the Gallery Details
Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St W, Toronto
25 and Under FREE
Free Concert Series | Toronto
March 13, 2024 | 12 PM
Enjoy this free concert by the Canadian Opera Company in one of Toronto’s most breathtaking and intimate spaces. The Free Concert Series in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, presented by TD Bank Group, brings artists from around the world to share their talent and passion in one of Toronto’s most breathtaking and intimate spaces. Located within the Isadore and Rosalie Sharp City Room at the Four Seasons Centre, this iconic, glass-enclosed space connects the building to its surroundings and community.
Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, 145 Queen St W, Toronto
St Patrick’s Day Parade Toronto
Sunday, March 17, 2024 | 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Join us for the biggest St Patricks day parade to hit the streets of Toronto.
A community event in celebrating Irish culture history and heritage. The parade has grown to include a number of diverse communities and non-profit groups and is recognized as the largest Irish-themed event held in Toronto. A fun-filled affordable family day.
Begins on the corner of Bloor Street and St. George Street, Toronto
March – 17, 2024
Celebrate women’s stories and history by making crafts inspired by the work of influential figures such as Alice Eastwood, Jean Lumb and Elizabeth Simcoe. Amplify your experience with added activities that include crafts like 3-D paper birds, clothespin frogs, paper flower bouquets, zines, watercolour painting of local flora and fauna and more!
Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Road, Toronto
March 9 to 17, 2024
Enhance your visit with added family-friendly and interactive programming. Reserve ahead for access to a variety of enhanced activities that include baking, drumming, dancing, storytelling and beading. Engage in discussion about the presence of women in historical military contexts within the free pop-up talks.
Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd., Toronto
Free to $20/family
Gibson House Museum
March 9 – 17, 2024
Try your hand at a variety of games in the parlour and weaving in the Sustainable Studio. Dive into a multi-sensory experience of Toronto’s foodways through demonstrations and food activations.
Gibson House Museum, 5172 Yonge Street, Toronto
March 9 – 17, 2024
March Break at Montgomery’s Inn celebrates and showcases the foods and culinary traditions of immigrants and Indigenous communities because these cultural elements are an integral part of Toronto’s identity. Visitors can share their cultural heritage by contributing a family recipe and sample local treats from the communities that make up our neighbourhood!
Montgomery’s Inn, Dundas Street West, Etobicoke
Nature Connection: Winter Trees
Sunday March 10, 2024 | 2 – 3:30 PM
During this program, we will be practising our tree Identification skills and playing some activities as we explore the wonderful winter world of trees.
Downsview Park, 70 Canuck Ave, Toronto
Lumière: The Art of Light
March 12 to April 20, 2024
This free light exhibition allows visitors to explore the park and experience light installations developed by local artists. Utilizing innovation, light and discovery, Lumière offers the opportunity for local artists and creators to “illuminate” the park under the curatorial theme “CONNECTIONS”.
Trillium Park, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto
Toys “R” Us March Break
Visit your local Toys ”R”Us store Monday through Friday of your March Break to enjoy free activities. No event registration is required. Recommended for ages 4 and up. Event material is available while supplies last and distributed to participants only. Parental supervision is required at all times.
Toys “R” Us Stores
Toronto Public Library
Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15
Looking for something to do during March Break? The Toronto library offers more than 100 free activities for kids, teens, and the whole family. Browse the programs or use our search tool to find out what’s happening at your local branch.
Toronto Public Library branches.
You can find the complete list in the link above. We hope you enjoy these events, families! And remember, you can always come and spend the day at Creating Together!