Your March Break itinerary starts here

Your March Break itinerary starts here
It’s time for a well-earned break for the whole family to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, warmer temperatures, and sweet treats around Orillia & Lake Country. Check out our roundup of resort deals, special events, and fun activities you won’t want to miss this March Break.

Tap Into Maple

March Break just got sweeter! Indulge your sweet tooth visiting locations that are part of this year’s Tap Into Maple! Find the route that suits your family on this self-guided tour visiting maple producers and businesses through our region.

  • Farm Experiences

    Catch the full farm experience from maple tapping to boiling and processing. Various producers are offering farm tours and interactive activities to learn about making maple syrup. Learn more.

  • Maple Dining

    Enjoy pancake meals and specialty menus at some of the region’s most scrumptious restaurants. Our talented chefs have sourced farm-fresh syrup straight from Orillia & Lake Country producers to create some mouthwatering dishes for you to try at a limited time only! Learn more.

  • Specialty Shopping

    Discover the sweetest route through Orillia & Lake Country’s boutique shops, cafes, and specialty stores. From maple syrup chocolates to maple butters, your sweet tooth won’t be disappointed! Learn more.

Arts, Crafts, and Events

Mystical March Break – Let your child’s creative flag fly! Downtown Orillia will be full of arts, crafts, and mystical activities for children, tweens, and teens. Check out what’s on:

  • Taylor Swift Night

    (Ages 4+) For the Swifties! Enjoy some Taylor-themed crafts, colouring, friendship bracelets, music, and snacks. Saturday, March 9 at Paper Planes Play Cafe. Learn more.

  • Intro to Stained Glass

    (Ages 12+) Learn how to foil, solder, patina and polish in the traditional Tiffany method of stained glass to create your own sun catcher. You will go home with a beautiful stained glass piece to brighten any window or wall. No prior experience needed, all materials included. Monday, March 11 at Blossom Plants & Goods. Learn more.

  • Children’s Crystal Bracelet Making

    (Ages 8+) A workshop and mini crystal lesson! Learn about the geological aspects and healing properties of the stones and make your own bracelet. Wednesday, March 13 at My Moon Collective. Learn more.

  • Everyday Magick for Teens – Crystals & Plants

    (Grades 9-12) Discover how you can integrate the magic of crystals and plants into your everyday life during this crystal and plant workshop! Thursday, March 14 at Blossom Plants & Goods. Learn more.

  • Drop-in Play & Crafts

    Keep the kids busy and relieve some of that at-home stress! Paper Planes Play Cafe offers bookings for open play time. Let the little ones wander and explore the toys while you order off the cafe’s delicious beverage menu. For the creatives at heart, head to Heartworks Children’s Studio to set your child’s imagination free. This studio offers sensory stations, arts and crafts activities, and the scenery to match with hand-painted murals and vibrant colours coating each room.

Games, Sports, and Activities

  • Games & Arcades

    Cards and Coasters is a board game cafe located in the heard of Downtown Orillia. Dive into your choice of hundreds of classic and modern board games and pair your experience with some delectable comfort foods and niche film-inspired beverages. Adding to the fun, the month of March at Cards and Coasters is entirely 90’s themed. Don’t miss out on 90’s trivia, karaoke, and more!

    For some more interactive gaming, head to 201 Grill & Game Bar, located within the Quality Inn & Conference Centre. This restaurant and arcade offers two lane bowling, bumper cars, and a variety of arcade staples. Don’t forget to book your time in at the hotel pool to cool off after your gaming is complete.

  • Bowling, Roller Skating, & Axe Throwing

    Step back through time with some retro-fun for all ages. Orillia Bowl offers five pin glow-in-the-dark bowling with a delicious menu of in-house made pizza and snacks to entertain you all night long. To get more movement in, head to The Roller Skating Place, located at ODAS Park. This retro-style rink offers roller skate rentals and lively music & lighting to get your blood pumping. For ages 10 and up, test out your strong arm at Orillia’s AxMen Axe Throwing where you can compete for best target hits!

  • Orillia Recreation Centre

    This state of the art facility boasts a variety of fun and energizing drop-in programs. Check out the therapy and leisure pools, book some time in the gym for all your sports needs, and schedule an arts and crafts activity run by the centre’s camp counsellors. Learn more at Sun Registration.

  • Free Public Skating

    Courtesy of the Township of Severn, you can now skate for free at the Coldwater Community Centre, all month long! Visit the Centre’s webpage for a schedule of Public Skate timeslots. Learn more.

March Break Getaways

These classic winter resorts know how to do a March Break getaway the right way! Enjoy all the traditional Canadian pastimes while you indulge in an all-encompassing lake country resort.

  • Bayview Wildwood Resort

    Spend March break at Bayview Wildwood Resort and experience a breakfast buffet, inclusive dinners, lakeside accommodation, daily entertainment, and an abundance of outdoor fun such as Nordic skiing, toboggan hills, skating, snowshoeing, as well as the games room and treehouse playground. On the lake activities are weather dependent. Learn more.

  • Horseshoe Resort

    Whether you’re looking for a day trip or an overnight getaway, Horseshoe has got you covered! Hit the slopes, grab some cross country skis, snowshoes or a fat bike and explore the Copeland Forest, soar down Ontario’s longest snow tubing hill or take a spin on our outdoor skating rink. Plus, keep an eye for slopeside entertainers! Learn more.

  • Lagoon City Pier One Resort

    Bring the whole family down to Lagoon City for a week of fun-tastic activities and events including karaoke nights, scrumptious meals at the Pier One Bistro, waterfront trail hiking, ice fishing (weather dependent) and more! Learn more.

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