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March Break: Nine Ways

Wednesday March 6th, 2024, 6:54pm

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March Break: Nine Ways

Original blog by Tourism Windsor Essex

If we include the weekends there are 9 day of March Break… nine days to entertain the kiddos while they’re not in school. Those days can get long so we thought it only right to give you nine ways to make the most of March Break. Use our March Break Guide to help you plan out your week and keep reading for some of our top ideas to have the week fly by!

1.Maple Fest

Start your break off on a sweet note with at the Maple Syrup Festival! March is Maple Month, and what better way to celebrate than at John R. Park Homestead and the First Taste of Spring on March 9 & 10 and March 16 & 17, 2024 from 11am –  4pm. The first weekend is themed Lumberjack Weekend and the second is Tasters’ Weekend, featuring maple themed activities and fun, including the ever-popular Maple Taffy pour. Experience the #MapleTrail and all of the maple-infused delights these partners have to offer. Adults are $8 and Child/Senior are $6. Family admission for up to 6 is $30.

2.Adventure Bay Family Water Park

Not getting away to a warm climate this March Break? We have the weather of the tropics right here at Adventure Bay Family Water Park! March Break tickets are available to be purchased online in advance. Adventure Bay will be open daily March 9th to 17th from 12pm to 4pm. Only 500 tickets will be sold per day, 250 online and 250 available in person at the door, daily. Please note: tickets can only be used for the day they are purchased. Catch a wave!

3.Sean Kenney’s Animal Super Powers

Celebrate the March Break by visiting Sean Kenney’s Animal Super Powers Made with LEGO® Bricks, an exhibition featuring awe-inspiring sculptures made from LEGO® bricks, is coming to the Event Centre at LaSalle Landing. Tickets are now available for general admission. Admission is $13 plus tax per person, ages three and up (prices online show the total cost including tax, $14.69 per ticket.) Tickets will also be available at the door. Open 1pm to 9pm, March 11th to 15th and 9am to 3pm on weekends.

4.Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court with moments of extreme basketball innovation and unparalleled fan FUN! See the Globetrotter stars LIVE on Wednesday March 15th at the WFCU Centre as they DRIBBLE, SPIN, SLAM, and DUNK their way past their relentless rivals, the Washington Generals! You’ll be amazed by new levels of mind-blowing trick shots, expert ball-handling skills, and BIG LAUGHS with unrivaled opportunities for pre-game, post-game and in-game fan engagement!

5.Fort Malden National Historic Site

Fort Malden National Historic Site is inviting you to March Into March Break from Monday to Friday of March Break. Each half day has a special theme packed with activities that will keep participants busy and active. Each day children will participate in various activities, including hands-on cooking in our 1840’s cookhouse, indoor and outdoor scavenger hunts, playing period games and making crafts. Fees are $31.50 per child per day, and can be paid upon arrival. Pre-registration is required. To reserve your child’s spot, please send an email to [email protected].

6.Dark Sky Nights and Indigenous Astronomy Presentation at Point Pelee National Park

The careful observation of the Stars, the Moon, the Sun, and other celestial bodies by Indigenous Peoples stand as a rich and foundational source for the origins of modern astronomy. Join us for an exciting presentation by Samantha Doxtator, Oneida Wolf Clan. Learn about Haudenosaunee perspectives on astronomical connections to creation stories, innovation, perseverance, and life cycles on Earth. Presented in collaboration with Caldwell First Nation. Cost of the presentation is included with park admission. The presentation will take place at the Visitor Centre Theatre. Stay after the presentation for a Dark Sky Night, visit here for more details.

7.Museum Windsor – Mission to Space

This March Break Museum Windsor invites guests to come explore Space without having to leave the comfort of Earth’s atmosphere. In addition to special events, staff-guided space-themed crafts will be offered on select dates. Explore the Chimczuk’s new travelling exhibit, Health in Space: Daring to Explore from Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation. This interactive display makes learning about science out of this world fun! There is also a Mission to Space scavenger hunt and different space themed crafts each day. For each completed activity or craft, guests can enter in a ballot to win an astronaut framed print!

8.Windsor Express

Don’t let your March Break fade away, go out cheering as you support the Windsor Express as they tip-off against the Pontiac Pharaohs at 7pm on Saturday March 16th at the WFCU Centre!

9.Windsor Spitfires

You have not one but TWO chances to cheer on the Windsor Spitfires as they battle the Guelph Storm on Tuesday March 14th at 7:05pm and the London Knights on Sunday March 17th at 4:05pm at the WFCU Centre.

For more March Break ideas check out our March Break Guide and you’ll never have to hear the dreaded “I’m bored!” (at least for one week!)

 

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