March Break in Ontario is from March 16-20, 2020. March Break activities get booked up quickly so it’s smart to start planning for the winter school break now. Some of the highlights during March Break include an exhibit about magicians, musicals, stunning IMAX films at Ontario Science Centre and maple syrup tastings. Here are our suggestions for things to do March Break in Toronto 2020.
The Ontario Science Centre is screening several IMAX films including Oceans: Our Blue Planet, Superpower Dogs and Great Bear Rainforest at the IMAX Dome.
Oceans: Our Blue Planet – Take a journey deep in our oceans and see coral reefs, dolphins and learn about the habits of some of the oceans’ ingenious creatures. Read my review of Oceans: Our Blue Planet here.
Apollo II: First Steps Edition – Celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission with this cinematic experience that showcases the real-life moments of humankind’s first steps on the Moon. Includes never-before-seen footage and audio recordings.
Superpower Dogs – Learn about the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs.
Great Bear Rainforest – Journey to British Columbia’s Pacific coast to discover grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the all-white spirit bear in this ancient rainforest.
Tickets for IMAX films are $9 and can be purchased online.
March Break at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Illusions: The Art of Magic is on at the Art Gallery of Ontario from February 22 to May 18, 2020. The exhibit transports you back in time to the Golden Age of Magic when death-defying tricks, daring escapes and personas such as The Incomparable Albini and Harry Houdini became famous celebrities. The exhibit will include posters and postcards advertising the international tours of these show business magicians.
Adults $25; Seniors (65+) $21.50; Students (full time with valid ID) $16.50; Youth (6-17) $16.50; Child (5 and under) Free, but booked ticket still required. Tickets for the AGO can be purchased online, in person and by phone at 416-979-6648. The Art Gallery of Ontario is open 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily during March Break.
March Break events in Toronto 2020 include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Randolph Theatre. Based on the animated feature, the musical focuses on Belle, a young woman, and the Beast, a prince who has been trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast learns to love and be loved, the curse will be removed and he will return to his former self. The musical includes the songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Menken and Tim Rice!
Performances during March Break are on March 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2020. Tickets for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast are $39.99 and $44.99 plus tax and service fees and can be purchased online. The Randolph Theatre is located at 736 Bathurst Street.
March Break at Black Creek Pioneer Village 2020
If you’re looking for fun things to do March Break in Toronto 2020, take the kids to Black Creek Pioneer Village where they can help Sherlock Holmes and Watson solve a crime, crack codes, look for clues and interview suspects. Enjoy maple syrup samples at the Maple Syrup Show and explore the Sugar Shack Discovery Zone. There will be food, hot chocolate, apple cider and cookies. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the village from 12 noon to 4 p.m. (cost is $2 per person). Black Creek Pioneer Village hours during March Break from Monday, March 16, 2020 to Sunday, March 22, 2020 are Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Adults $15 plus HST; Seniors (60+) $12 plus HST; Students (15+ with ID) $12 plus HST; 13 and under Free with an adult or senior admission (up to four kids). No MAP passes accepted during March Break. Parking is $7.
Imagine Dragons at Casa Loma
The Imagine Dragons take over Casa Loma during March Break from March 14-22, 2020. Kids can visit a fairy tale castle among dragons and adventure, including several interactive theatrical live shows. Descend down the 800-foot underground tunnel to the stables and play on the indoor bouncy castle. Other kids activities include arts and crafts and face painting. The castle will be open until 9 p.m. daily during March Break excluding on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Tickets are Adult (18-64) $32.49; Youth (14-17) $27.32; Senior (65+) $27.32; and Child (4-13) $22.15.
The Aga Khan Museum during March Break
The Aga Khan Museum features family-friendly programming during March Break, Sat., March 14, 2020 to Sun., March 22, 2020. Bring the family for some fun during March Break from 12 p.m. to 4 pm. Explore the art of carpets and textiles inspired by the exhibition, Sanctuary, and enjoy hands-on activities and special exploration stations in the galleries. Kids can also make art to take home! Free with admission. Adult $20; Senior (65+) $15; Student (14-17 or full-time post-secondary with ID) $12; Child (6-13) $10. Family Package (2 Adults and up to 4 youth aged 17 and under) $50. The Aga Khan Museum is located at 77 Wynford Drive.
Jungle Book at Young People’s Theatre
Jungle Book is being performed at the Young People’s Theatre on Family Day Weekend 2020. Jungle Book takes the audience from the urban jungle to Mowgli’s childhood in the forests of India – with Baloo the Bear, Bagheera the Panther, and more of your favourites along for the journey! Performances on Family Day Weekend 2020 are on Feb. 15-17, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Adult $10-$43; Senior (65+) and Youth (1-18) $10-$38. Young People’s Theatre is located at 165 Front St. E., 416-862-2222 x 2.
Visit the Hockey Hall of Fame during March Break from Sat., March 14, 2020 to Sun., March 22, 2020 and enjoy an action-packed lineup of programs and interactive activities including Tales of the Cup Q&A featuring Keeper of the Cup, Phil Pritchard. Take photos with your favourite GTA mascots during Tuesday’s Mascot Mania. Try your hand at goaltending, shooting, play-by-play calling, and hosting your own sports broadcast, plus get hands-on access to the Stanley Cup.
Hockey Hall of Fame hours during March Break 2020 are Monday to Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Please let us know in the comments if you have any suggestions for things to do March Break in Toronto 2020.