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Monday February 26, 2024 to Sunday March 17

March Break Guide

Get ready to shake off the winter blues and dive into a week full of exciting adventures! Our March Break Guide is your go-to resource for the best events and activities happening in Windsor Essex during the break. Discover new experiences, support local businesses, and create unforgettable memories with your family and friends. Plus, for even more fun ideas, visit the Family Fun section on our website.


sean kenney’s animal super powers

March 11-15, 1:00pm – 9:00pm.
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 once the exhibit opens.

Sean Kenney’s Animal Super Powers
970 Front Rd, LaSalle
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march break at colasanti’s

March 8 – March 17.
Join Colasanti’s Tropical Garden’s from March 8-17 to celebrate March Break! They’ve got a week loaded up with activity options for all of our guests. Here’s the basics:

Our March Break Club Card is back! Buy 3 Activity Passes, Get 2 Free. Offer available between March 8-17.
See here our March Break Club Card page for more details.

Looking to flex your creative muscle? Sign up for one of our Sand Art Classes, Planting Classes or Wood Sign Painting Workshop with You Can Do It DIY Kits.
Click here for all of our March Break details

Colasanti’s Tropical Garden’s
1550 Road 3 E, Kingsville
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Adventure bay’s march break fun

March 9 – 17 from 12:00pm – 4:00pm (Open Daily)
Come and spend March Break with your friends at Adventure Bay Family Water Park Presented by WFCU Credit Union.  You can purchase your Splash Pass ticket online for the day you are planning to attend. Please note Splash Pass tickets can only be used on the day they are purchased for. A limited number of tickets are available at our front desk for each day.

Adventure Bay Family Waterpark Presented by WFCU Credit Union
401 Pitt St W, Windsor
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all about maple

March 9 from 10:00am-4:00pm.
Prepare for an enriching experience as we delve into the world of Maple at our upcoming event on March 9th. Immerse yourself in:

– Engaging insights from a distinguished guest speaker
– Delectable Maple treats
– Culinary delights with an array of food and drinks
– Explore offerings from local vendors
– Exciting crafts for kids
– ……and much more! Join us for an unforgettable day of learning and enjoyment.

$10.00 per person

Canadian Transportation Museum and Heritage Village
6155 Arner Townline, Kingsville
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Art Windsor Essex Free guided tours

March 9 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm.
Have you ever wondered what secrets lie within the works of art in the galleries?  Find out for yourself during the Public Guided Tours of AWE!  Join the knowledgeable Gallery Guides on Saturdays from 2 – 3pm for an interpretive tour of the gallery.

Learn about the artistic approach and vision of the fascinating artists featured in the current exhibitions.

Attendees will meet their Gallery Guide on the 2nd floor.  Tours are FREE with admission to the gallery. Admission is always free for members.

Art Windsor Essex
401 Riverside Dr W, Windsor


youth March break art camp at art windsor essex

Monday, March 11th – Friday, March 15th, 2024
Drop-off at 9am and pick-up at 4pm
Age range: 6-12 years

Join us for a creative adventure! Our March Break Art Camp is the perfect opportunity for budding artists to learn new techniques, express themselves, and make new friends who share their passion for art. Throughout the week, our experienced instructors will guide participants through a range of hands-on activities, including painting, drawing, sculpting, and more.

Register now
Art Windsor Essex
401 Riverside Dr W, Windsor


dark sky nights: Indigenous Astronomy Presentation

March 9, open until midnight.
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. Stay after the presentation for a Dark Sky Night

Presented in collaboration with Caldwell First Nation. Cost: Included with admission

Point Pelee National Park (Visitor Centre Theatre)
1118 Point Pelee Dr, Leamington
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Maple Syrup Festival: Lumberjack weekend

March 9 & 10, 11:00am to 4:00pm.
March is Maple Month, and this year we’re celebrating the First Taste of Spring! Join us for Lumberjack 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.

Lumber jacks & jills – get your flannel ready for Lumberjack weekend, with a Moustache contest, Lumber Costume Contest, Axe throwing demonstrations and more!

John R. Park Homestead
915 County Rd 50, Essex
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march break art camp

March 11 – March 15, 9:00am to 1:00pm.
Ages 5-13 can spend their March Break in the studio. Have your child learn the in’s & out’s of texture, volume, forms, and elements of art – not to mention how to create new 3D projects! Check out the link below for spots and more details on daily activities.

Expressive Brush Art Studio
3919 Howard Ave, Windsor
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March into March Break at Fort Malden

March 11 – March 15, 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Fort Malden National Historic Site is inviting kids ages 6-12 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].

Fort Malden National Historic Site
100 Laird Avenue S


Harlem globetrotters 2024 world tour

March 13.
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 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!

WFCU Centre
8787 McHugh St, Windsor
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Windsor Spitfires vs Guelph Storm

March 14, 7:05pm.
Show your support for the Windsor Spitfires at the WFCU Centre against the Guelph Storm! Bring along the little ones and make sure they bring the energy as the rival Guelph Storm comes to town – GO SPITS GO!

WFCU Centre
8787 McHugh St, Windsor
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Maple Syrup Festival: tasters’ weekend

March 16 & 17, 11:00am to 4:00pm
March is Maple Month, and this year we’re celebrating the First Taste of Spring! Join us for 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.

It’s a Tasters’ paradise for all things Maple! Sample baked goods, maple butter, maple sugar and more. Taste various syrups and learn how they make the grade. Butter tart contest, winter hikes, crafters’ market, and the Maple Market featuring innovative delights and trusted favourites. Travel the #MapleTrail to discover special offers along the route.

John R. Park Homestead
915 County Rd 50, Essex
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Windsor express vs pontiac pharaohs

March 16, 7:00pm.
Come out and support your Windsor Express as they tip-off against Pontiac to cap-off the 2024 March Break! Get your tickets through the link below now.

WFCU Centre
8787 McHugh St, Windsor
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Windsor spitfires vs london knights

March 17, 4:05pm.
Grab your friends and family and head to the WFCU Centre to cheer on the Windsor Spitfires as they take on the London Knights!

WFCU Centre
8787 McHugh St, Windsor
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March Break at Museum Windsor – Mission to Space

March 9 to 17th This March Break Museum Windsor invites guests to come explore Space without having to leave the comfort of Earth’s atmosphere.
In addition to the events below, staff-guided space-themed crafts will be offered on the following days:
Sat. March 9th at 11am and 2pm
Tues. March 12th at 2pm
Fri. March 15th at 11am
Sat. March 16th at 11am and 2pm
– Guests can 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 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.
– Lego scavenger hunt at the François Baby House (254 Pitt Street West).
– Regular Museum hours and Admission rates apply.

Museum Windsor 
401 Riverside Drive West
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Amherstburg Happy Campers – March Break Day Camp: Nature Explorers 

March 11 – March 15
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Activities run from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm

Our March Break Day Camp program offers an exciting theme for children and youth to learn, stay active, and grow. We are proud to provide campers with a safe and happy atmosphere that encourages them to be themselves, make new friends, and have lots of fun! Each day we play active and passive games, create crafts, explore outside, and use the Indoor Soccer Turf.

Registration Opens February 14. Call (519) 736-5712 to register or stop by the Libro Centre in person. Space is limited.

Ages:
Junior Campers – Ages 4-5
Senior Campers – Ages 6-11

Cost:
$166/week (includes the field trip fee on Wednesday).
$37/day ($18 field trip fee extra on Wednesday)

DAILY THEMES
Monday, March 11: Binoculars and Bird Watching
Tuesday, March 12: Krafty Kids
Wednesday, March 13: Field Trip to John R. Park Homestead
Thursday, March 14: Pajama Party and Bingo
Friday, March 15: Nature Yoga with Miss Capri

Libro Centre
3295 Meloche Rd, Amherstburg
(519) 736-5712
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March Break @ Big Time Entertainment

March 11 – 17

We can’t think of a better way to spend March Break than at Big Time Entertainment! From extended hours to early bird specials, we’ve got you covered:
Monday March 11: 10 @ 10 (free $10 game cards to the first 30 people in line at 10 am)
March 13 – 17: Half-off arcade from 10 am – 12 pm
March 15 -17: Half-priced apps

Here at Big Time, we have over 80 of the most popular arcade games, the only indoor GO-KART track in the city, Glo-Golf, Axe throwing, Dark Ride Theatre, Fowling, Laser Tag, and Pool tables.
Make sure to grab a bite to eat between activities in our dine-in area that hosts a selection of hand-held items, sharable plates, and a full bar!

Big Time Entertainment
2411 Dougall Ave, Windsor


Tecumseh Mall March Break Fun Free Events

March 12-16

Join us for a chance to MEET & GREET your favourite characters COCOMELON (Mar. 12th), SESAME STREET ABBY CADDABY (Mar. 13th) & ELMO and CHEER & GRUMPY CARE BEARS (Mar. 14th)!
Location of Meet & Greet: Pop-Up Shop (next to The Source)
We know you are all excited to meet & greet them, so to keep things in orderly fashion, you need to come early to the Pop-Up Shop (located next to The Source) and YOU MUST BOOK YOUR TIME IN PERSON**, on the day of the Meet & Greets, starting at 10am.
There will be signage and staff that will be at the Pop-Up Shop to answer questions and give you direction.
**LIMITED TIME SLOTS AVAILABLE. You must make your appointment in person on the day of the Meet & Greets. No appointments will be made by phone, text, or email. Time slots available will be booked by first come first serve.
Lastly, come for a bit of St. Patrick’s Day festivities and watch the Emerald Isle Dance Society perform on Saturday, March 16th at 12pm, near the food court.

Tecumseh Mall
7654 Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor

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