March Break in Toronto’s Entertainment District

POSTED ON March 8, 2017 BY Justine Smith

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Sunny days are here and so is March Break week! It’s the perfect time for families to enjoy the extra daylight and explore the many attractions within Entertainment District. We’ve rounded up some family-friendly activities to help inspire you’re holiday.

A Magical March Break Package with the InterContinental Toronto Centre and Disney on Ice

Disney On Ice will feature Pixar’s Finding Dory and Inside Out for the first time ever! Get up close to your favourite Frozen characters Anna, Olaf and Elsa as well as beloved classics like Cinderella, Rapunzel and Tiana. Of course, a Disney production wouldn’t be complete without Mickey and Minnie Mouse! There are only 9 performances of this special show, so don’t miss this opportunity to make memories with your family!

Upgrade your experience with the InterContinental Toronto Centre’s Magical March Break Package available on March 16, 17 and 18 for $699.00. This deal includes overnight accommodation and four, tickets to Disney on Ice production: Follow Your Heart, as well as Disney inspired amenities including a Mickey Mouse hat, Minnie Mouse ears, mini cupcakes, a Beauty and the Beast tea set, a Mickey and Minnie Mouse activity book and more! Plus, InterContinental Toronto Centre will be donating $25.00 per night to the Hospital for Sick Children’s SickKids Foundation. This deal is pure magic!

For more information, contact the Intercontinental Toronto Centre at 416.597.1400 or visit their website and dare to dream of an unforgettable winter getaway!

Embrace Your Inner Artist at Gabby’s 

Gabby’s is hosting its annual Colouring Contest for kids! Whether you colour within or outside the lines it doesn’t matter! Gabby’s is looking for the most artistic use of colours and use of imagination. Winners will be announced after March Break and receive a $10 Gabby’s gift card as well as be featured on Gabby’s social media accounts! Regardless if you win or lose all the awesome entries will be displayed on their walls!

On Tuesday, March 14, Gabby’s kids menu will be on special for $4 all day! For $4 kids can grab an entrée, drink and Oreo cookies!

On Tuesday, March 21, adults can get a little messy as the wildly popular Paint Nite stops at 309 King West on Tuesday, 2017 from 7pm-9pm.

Come and let your inner artist out and create the next masterpiece while drinking and socializing with people in the Entertainment District. Thanks to our newest beer on tap, Belgian Moon, this is a FREE event! Patrons are asked to stop by and secure a spot as tickets are limited.

March Break for two at Delta Toronto Hotel

Experience an unforgettable underwater adventure at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Take advantage of this amazing deal The Delta Toronto Hotel is offering – you will earn two adult admission tickets to the aquarium when you book a stay at the Delta. Room rates are as low as $179 a night!

If you love live events, this deal is also available in combination with a Leafs/ Raptors event or theatre performance. Show your tickets for a free appetizer at SOCO Kitchen + Bar.

Check out the Delta Toronto’s website for more special packages during March Break.

The National Ballet of Canada’s World Premiere of Pinocchio

One of the most captivating classic children’s stories of all time, Pinocchio has been adapted countless times; but you’ve never seen a performance quite like this. This season, The National Ballet of Canada is presenting their full-length balletic world premiere of Pinocchio. Created by choreographer Will Tuckett, Guest Principal Character Artist with The Royal Ballet in England, Pinocchio is a wildly funny, often moving and sometimes dark re-telling of the original story, recapturing the adventures of the famous wooden boy with brilliantly inventive choreography and unforgettable stagecraft.

This is performance is a must-see for everyone and perfect for March break. The show runs from March 11 – 24. Get your tickets today, visit The National Ballet of Canada’s site for more information.

Fun and Games at the CN Tower

Somehow the CN Tower never gets old and to add to the excitement, there are lots of activities planned for the March Break for the kids to enjoy. It’s all included with a CN Tower Genereal Admission ticket – deal!

Spend time discovering all the cool ways engineering and engineering technology influence the world around us with fun activities designed by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers in celebration of March as National Engineering Month. Activities include a CN Tower Scavenger Hunt, Button Making, Marble Maze and much more! You can also enter their onsite contest for your chance to win some great prizes. Activities are daily from 10am – 4pm, while supplies last. Visit the CN Tower’s website for full details!

Due to popular demand EdgeWalk will open* during March Break and then officially for the full season as of April 10, 2017.  Book Now!

*EdgeWalk is subject to weather conditions.



digiPlaySpace 2017 at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Get hands on with robots, algorithms, and machines to build your own amazing creations! digiPlaySpace invites you to unlock your inner maker through the latest interactive art installations, game designs, and new technologies.

Play with expressive robots, learn to code, and surround yourself with light and movement to transform your view of the world and create new artistic possibilities. With 23 installations from eight countries, digiPlaySpace showcases the evolution of play in the 21st century. Collaborate with friends and family to inspire your own creativity through playful, innovative, and educational installations!

Tickets for all ages are $11 for weekday admissions, and $13 on weekends. Visit to learn more about this unique experience!

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