Break WEST.

March break is almost here! However your family loves to spend time together, we’ve rounded up some of the best activities in and around Toronto for every type of family.

Toronto Zoo
Open from 9am-6pm daily.

Say farewell to Canada’s only giant pandas before they end their five years at the Toronto Zoo and move to the Calgary Zoo. With a special outreach animal visitor, themed activities, an informative presentation, and a guided visit to the featured animal area, the Farewell Family Program is on March 16th from 9:30am-12pm. The giant Panda Experience closes permanently on Sunday, March 18, 2018.

TIFF Kids International Film
March 9 – 18, 2018

Get out of the cold and enjoy ten days of programming that will inspire and empower children worldwide through the discovery of filmmaking and animation. Afterwards, get moving with digiPlaySpace’s physical, virtual, and mixed reality learning-based activities; feel the thrill of creating original music by moving your bodies, transform interactive sculptures with the touch of a hand, and witness a machine draw a picture based on how it feels. The digiPlaySpace is available from Feb 17 – April 22, 2018. 

March 10 – 18, 2018

Travel back in time to the Viking era! Legendary explorers of the land and sea, these skilled craftspeople left a multi-faceted legacy that many have yet to discover. As one of Toronto’s top must-see attractions, the Museum will be buzzing with creative things to do, live performances and the best of the Viking spirit!

March 10 – 18, 2018

Immerse yourself for 9 days of drop-in fun for the whole family! Visit Yayoi Kusama’s playful world of light; create a huge futuristic city, make a lantern or a silly Emoji face mask, play with light and shadow, print a kaleidoscope of coloured patterns, and at the end of the day, make a family memory at the Selfie wall!

Get Outside!

From skiing to snowboarding, get outside with family-friendly activities and start exploring! If you have yet to experience the pristine environments of the Canadian wilderness, then it’s time to broaden your horizons. Ontario arguably possesses the most gorgeous outdoor regions throughout the entire country, and there are plenty of ways you can witness that beauty with plenty of ski resorts and national parks.