10 Activities For Your Kids To Do Over March Break

Your Kid's Guide to Their Week Off

Still not sure what you’re going to do to keep your kids entertained all week during the March Break? Have no fear, there are loads of March Break activities happening in and around Barrie.

Here are a few to get you started …

1. Special Events & Activities @ Barrie Public Library

All Barrie Public Library locations, including Downtown, Holly, and Painswick will have a number of exciting, free events taking place during March Break. This year’s lineup will include magic shows, escape rooms, Spy School, and more!

Full a full list of events taking place, click here.

2. March Break Escape @ Friday Harbour

Friday Harbour is an ideal destination to escape the winter blues and enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation. During the March Break, Friday Harbour offers various family-friendly activities, including ice skating, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and bonfires.

Families can also enjoy special events each weekend with fire performers, ice princesses, treasure hunts, and more.

Find out more about March Break Escape at Friday Harbour.

3. Meet-and-Greets and Live Shows @ The Georgian Mall

Mabel Moon is headed to The Georgian Mall this March Break! The mall will also have sports camp challenges in the courtyard by Sephora, My Lil Gems will be hosting bracelet-making workshops and retailers will be offering promotions.

For more information about March Break activities at Georgian Mall, click here.

4. March Break Events @ Tanger Outlets

This year, Tanger Outlets is offering free shows for families to enjoy during the March Break.

The event promises to be an exciting and memorable experience for both parents and kids with a wide range of entertainment. Highlights include magic shows, meet and greets, a Reptile Zoo, and more.

To find out more about the events and reserve tickets, head to the Tanger Outlets website.

5. Nordic Centre @ Scenic Caves

March Break is a great time to get out and enjoy some of the last few weeks of winter weather and Scenic Caves is a great place to do that.

Activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, Southern Ontario’s longest suspension bridge, scavenger hunts, the children’s playground, and more. When you’re ready for a break from your adventures, defrost in the warm-up cabin or roast spider dogs and s’mores at the outdoor fire pit!

Learn more about Scenic Caves March Break activities here.

6. Poetry In Stitches @ Simcoe County Museum

The Simcoe County Museum will be open all week long with their regular exhibits as well as their temporary installation – Poetry in Stitches. This exhibit features fibre artwork inspired by poems.

The museum will also host daily programs for kids 5 to 12 with themes like Sole Survivor, It’s Maple Time, Great White North, and more.

7. Adventures In Time Travel @ Sainte-Marie Among The Hurons

The Adventures in Travel event at Sainte-Marie Among The Hurons is a special event that offers visitors the opportunity to experience history in a fun and interactive way.

During the Adventures in Travel event, visitors can participate in a variety of activities including storytelling, canoe-making demonstrations, making your own cornhusk doll or clay okie, and more. If you want to extend your day, head over to Discovery Harbour for even more activities, like exploring a shipwreck, guided tours, musket demonstrations, and more.

8. Pottery Wheel Sessions @ Creative Cafe

This event is recommended for kids ages 8 & up to explore their creative side. Participants will learn how to use a pottery wheel and have a chance to produce two pieces each.

Creative Cafe also has a great selection of premade pottery items that you can paint, as well as canvas painting and glass fusing.

9. March Break @ Horseshoe Resort

Horseshoe Resort is the ultimate destination for anyone looking for a fun-filled day trip or overnight getaway. With a wide range of exciting activities, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro.

Activities include their regular seasonal offerings, as well as special March Break events such as Circus Jonothan, Conshine and Broccoli, chainsaw carving, and more.

RELATED: Horseshoe Resort hosting Snowboard Cross Competitions this March Break …

10. Winter Walks

Bundle up and get outside to enjoy the beautiful scenery throughout the trails in our area. We’ve put together a list of some of the best places to get out for a walk with the whole family. Check it out here.