Slides. Sleighs. Sweets. Bugs. Oceans. Wizards. And More!
WATERLOO REGION, ON – Kids of all ages will be spoiled for choice in Waterloo Region this coming March Break. Expect interesting, fun, unique and even exotic activities from this beautiful part of Southern Ontario.
Slides – novice to seasoned skiers and boarders can enjoy all day fun and challenge on Chicopee Ski’s popular groomed slopes during the March Break Madness with full day all access lift tickets for only $20. For everyone else there’s 900 feet of awesomeness at Chicopee Tube Park. Ride up on the magic carpet and slide down on of of the 6 chutes (ages 4 and up) in Kitchener.
March Break Hours:
Monday – Saturday, March 16-22 – 9:00am to 9:00pm
Season closes on March 22.
Chicopee Tube Park:
Monday – Saturday, March 16-22 – 9:00am to 8:00pm
For ski/snowboarding information visit – discoverchicopee.com or call 519-894-5610
For tubing information visit – chicopeetubepark.com or call 519-895-2322
Sleighs – take a horse drawn sleigh ride into a hardwood forest, see sap boiled into delicious maple syrup, sample delicious maple sweets and enjoy hot apple cider by the fire stove. All of this and more in St. Jacobs, home of Canada’s largest year round farmers’ market.
The maple sugar bush tour is operated by St. Jacobs Horse Drawn tours and leaves from the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market every Thursdays and Saturdays from March 7th to April 11th, 9:00am – 3:30pm and also during March Break Monday to Saturday (March 16th – 20th). There are no Sugar Bush Tours offered on Sundays.
For market information visit – stjacobs.com/farmers-market or call 519-747-1830
For Maple Sugar Bus Tour information visit – stjacobshorsedrawntours.com or call – 519-595-3688
Bugs – Love honey? This march break sample real insects in honey themed recipes during BugFeast at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory in Cambridge, March 13-22 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Bug samples are free with admission. While at the conservatory surround yourself in thousands of free flying butterflies in a tropical garden.
For information visit cambridgebutterfly.com or call 519-653-1234
Oceans – explore the science of watersheds, move a cloud and see how everyone’s actions affects our oceans during the interactive exhibition ‘Ocean Bound!’ at Waterloo Region Museum in Kitchener. ‘Syrian Children’s Art Exhibit – Kids are the Future’ will also be on exhibit during March Break: Saturday, March 14 to Sunday, March 22
Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Regular admission rates apply.
For more information visit waterlooregionmuseum.com or call 519-748-1914
Wizards – one of the greatest musicals of all time, the Wizard of Oz, is playing at the spectacular, 500 seat Dunfield Theatre Cambridge, in Cambridge from March 04 to 29. Morning, afternoon and evening performances are available; appropriate for all ages.
For more information visit draytonentertainment.com or call 519-621-8000
And because you are (rightly) thinking that all of this is more than a days worth of family excitement and inspiration, St. Jacobs hotels are offering a special deal. If you live outside the region you may want to stay a night or two. Go to exploreWR.ca/MarchBreak for exclusive hotel offers.
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This release is distributed by Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corporation. Please contact our offices for further details on these and other March Break activites.
Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corporation
201-260 King St. W., Kitchener, ON N2G 1B6
519-585-7517 ext. 230