Friday, February 27, 2015

Events Happening This March, North of Toronto

We've made it to March! Longer sunny days, blue skies and warmer temps are bringing folks out of their homes and doing fun activities.

Areas north of Toronto are perfect for day tripping and taking that winter getaway you've been putting off, before the winter is gone.

Full Event information, details and link can found on our website Events Calendar.

**ALL THINGS MARCH BREAK**


We have full March Break pages on our website

March Break Events, Day Trips & Activities

March Break Getaway Vacations


EVENTS NORTH OF TORONTO BY AREA

ONTARIO

Farmers's Markets
Enjoy farmers and artisans markets all year long!
Click to here to find a great winter market.

Maple Festivals
It's time to celebrate the sure sign of spring in Ontario with a great number of maple festivals taking place in March. Click here to find a weekend maple festival.

BARRIE

Family Sunday Art Workshop
MacLaren Art Centre
Every Sunday is Family Sunday at the MacLaren. Regional artists Meghan Thorpe and Annie Aspden will lead creative projects that families complete together.

Art 21: Artists in the 21st Century
MacLaren Art Centre
Join MacLaren Wednesday evenings for special screenings of season seven of Art 21: Artists in the 21st Century!

The Horseshoe Open & Elan Demos
Horseshoe Resort
This March break festival will host some of North America’s best skiers, snowboarders, DJ’s, concerts, Junior riders, and the coolest pro rider after parties of the year.

Polar Rush
Horseshoe Resort
Polar Rush features 12+ obstacles, a bonfire after party and the ultimate kick-off to spring - paired with the already awesome amenities you know and love at Horseshoe Resort. 

Spring Fling & Salomon Races
Hardwood Ski & Bike
This is a fun day of activities to wrap up the ski season. Skiers of all ages and abilities can participate. The morning consists of more serious events (only slightly serious), but the afternoon is dedicated to just having a good time. The Salomon mixed relay is 3 x 3km; the first leg of the relay is classic skiing, the second and third may be skate or classic. One team member must be female. Costume Content & Poker Ski in the afternoon!

Milky Way Intergalactic Fat Bike Championships
Hardwood Ski & Bike
The LARGEST Fat Bike Championships in the WORLD! Hardwood and The Bike Zone presents the MILKY WAY INTERGALACTIC FAT BIKE CHAMPIONSHIPS! With a sci-fi spin, Hardwood is adding a costume contest on to this as well. Let’s see what Star Wars or Superhero costumes you can come up with! Amazing prizes and a ton of fun! Save the date.

Ladies Day
Snow Valley Resort
Mardi Gras! On the Hills!

COLLINGWOOD | BLUE MOUNTAINS

Saturday Night Guided Snowshoe Hikes

Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure.

Skate Ski Loppet
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
Scenic Caves Nordic Centre proudly launches its first Cross-Country Ski Loppet.

Freestyle Ontario Sapling Tour
Blue Mountain Village
Sapling Sessions are held over a two day weekend and will focus on building freestyle skills in park, pipe & mogels.

Molson Canadian Men's Week
Blue Mountain Village
Take advantage of speciality $46 day/night lift tickets rates. Enjoy Apres specials at Jozo’s Bar and week-long excitement in participating Village locations.

HALIBURTON

Fat Bike Festival
Sir Sam's Ski & Bike
Fat Biking Fun!

Spring Splash
Sir Sam's Ski & Bike
Ski over open water, apr├Ęs dinner and dance, Prizes for best costumes.

Area Tourism Information: Haliburton Highlands
Area Tourism Information: Ontario's Highlands


HUNTSVILLE

Decades Show
Deerhurst Resort
With a more current vibe, brilliant time-travelling medleys, and a new home in the elegant Waterhouse Show Room under the same roof as dining, lounges, accommodation and conference facilities, this year's show is truly bigger and better than ever!

LAKEFIELD

Maplefest
McLean Berry Farm
At Maplefest, there are a tons of fun activities for the entire family. Whether it's going for a wagon ride, eating pancakes with fresh maple syrup or seeing how the sweet stuff is made, there is something to do for everyone! Kids and kids at heart love tapping their toes and swinging their hips to live music, trying their hand at tapping a maple tree and testing their toffee on snow twirling skills to get a taste of the sweet stuff!

MAGNETAWAN

Drag at the Mag

A 2-Day Amateur Snow Drag Racing the weekend of February 28 to March 1, 2015. All amateurs racers welcome, kids included.
Click here for more information.

Area Tourism Information: Municipality of Magnetawan

MIDLAND

Live Music & Shows at the Midland Cultural Centre
The Bombadils, A Day in the Life Series, Winter Blues Concert Series, Midland Wedding Showcase

Moonlight Ski & Snowshoe
Wye Marsh
Explore the Marsh under the full moon. Ski and snowshoe trails will be open late, with last admission at 7:30pm. Visitors are welcome to come early and stay late. Our doors will be open from 9am. Cost is general admission or free with membership. Ski and snowshoe rentals are available.

Sweetwater Harvest Festival
Wye Marsh
Celebrate an uniquely Canadian tradition in a distinctively Canadian landscape. Escape to a time when maple syrup was made over an open fire, experience our history and explore nature at its best.

Books2Eat
Midland Public Library
Books 2 Eat Midland is a fun and popular annual event (now in its third year) that challenges local chefs to transform any book of choice into a spectacular edible creation. Click here for a chance to win 2 tickets (draw is March 18).

Area Tourism Information: Midland Tourism 

NORTH BAY

North Bay Outdoor Show
Clarion Resort Pinewood Park
Whether you’re new to powersports or a seasoned adventurer, the second annual North Bay Outdoor Show has something for everyone.

ONTARIO'S LAKE COUNTRY

Tap into Maple Tour
Starting on March 1st and running through to May 31st, the Tap into Maple route was created to support and showcase our local maple syrup, maple products and events. Filled with a variety of different stops throughout the region, the Tap into Maple route will get your senses flowing and your mouth watering. Come and experience our maple history, taste our local maple cuisine, and create your own maple products. You can even stay awhile, our local accommodators have some sweet maple packages available for you! Bring your family or getaway as a couple, Ontario’s Lake Country has something for everyone.

Live Music & Shows at Casino Rama
Gord Bamford with special guests The Boom Chucka Boys, Micheal Bolton, ZZ Top, Trace Adkins, Lynyrd Skynyrd
Click here for more information.

Area Tourism Information: Ontario's Lake Country

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DogSledding Getaways

Snowmobiling Getaways

Downhill Skiing Getaways

Cross Country Skiing Getaways

Snowshoeing Getaways

Ice Fishing Getaways

Culinary Getaways

Click for more Winter Getaways.

Click here for the Ski and Snowboard north of Toronto info page.
Find links to your favourite alpine and cross country hosts, including links to current conditions, ski schools, web cams and online ticket purchases.

Hope to see you 'north' of Toronto!


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