March Break Family Fun And Staycations In Ontario

March Break Family Fun And Staycations In Ontario

What are you planning to do during the March Break, March 14 to 18, 2011?

There are many March Break activities that are FREE and/or affordable in Ontario including:

***Bata Shoe Museum: children under 5 are FREE; every Thursday evening between 5 and 8 pm, admission is Pay-what-you-can, with a suggested donation of $5

***Blue Mountain Spring Rocks Concert Series:

FREE!

  • Concert Series (4 days of FREE concerts all here in the Village Events plaza daily at 5pm!)
  • Snowshoeing
  • Skating
  • Movies & Evening Entertainment

PLUS!

  • Skiing
  • Broomball
  • ‘Colour Me Blue’ Kids Activities Mon-Fri
  • Kids Pottery Classes
  • Plunge! Aquatic Centre

Please click here for the full March Break schedule of FREE Resort Activities & Entertainment ~ March 12, 2011 –March 20, 2011

***Hamilton’s Children Museum: please click here for extremely affordable rates

***McMichael Canadian Art Collection: Bonus March Break Family Day on March 15, 16 and 17 programs: each program’s cost for the general public is included with gallery admission

Ontario, Canada: Newsroom

News Release

March 7, 2011

There’s No Place Like This For March Break

McGuinty Government Promotes Family Fun And Staycations In Ontario

From exciting one-day trips to week-long camps, Ontario has everything families need for a fun and affordable March Break. There are hundreds of community activities taking place during the week. For example, families can:

With so much to do in Ontario during March Break, and year-round, the possibilities for family fun are endless.

QUOTES

“I really enjoyed snowmobiling in Huntsville recently and discovering Nature Unleashed, the newest exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. I invite families to join me on adventures in our province for March Break. By participating in activities our province has to offer, residents and visitors are supporting local communities and our economy.”

Michael Chan
Minister of Tourism and Culture

“There are so many exciting activities taking place in Ontario Parks over March Break. Whether you enjoy bird-watching or have always wanted to see dog sledding, I encourage everyone to get outside and enjoy some time in an Ontario provincial park.”

Linda Jeffrey
Minister of Natural Resources

QUICK FACTS

  • March Break runs from March 14 to 18, 2011.
  • Tourism is an important part of Ontario’s economy, supporting 300,000 jobs. In 2008, tourism spending in Ontario reached $22 billion.
  • There are 329 provincial parks in Ontario, with more than 100 providing visitor facilities.

LEARN MORE

CONTACT

  • Mukunthan Paramalingham
    Minister’s Office
    416-327-4365
    mukunthan.paramalingham@ontario.ca

Ministry of Tourism and Culture
ontario.ca/tourismculture

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Enjoy! Happy March Break!

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