Take GO To All The March Break Events

Published: March 8, 2023


March Break is almost here! Don’t worry if you aren’t heading off on a beach vacation — there’s plenty of fun outings you can take right here in the GGH, and GO Transit is the fun and affordable way to get to all of them. Kids will love the novelty of taking the train, and the best part is that kids get to travel for FREE
Your GO travel to all the March Break excitement is affordable, too, with Weekday Passes for group travel during the week and Weekend Passes for unlimited GO travel on those surrounding weekends. Be sure to take advantage of PRESTO Perks for savings on admission to some of the best family-friendly attractions, too.

Get ready to win at March Break planning with fun outings that your kids will love and easy GO travel to get there!  

Toronto Marlies Hockey

Toronto Marlies

Take the kids to watch a game of Canada’s national winter sport — ice hockey! Cheering on Toronto’s AHL team, the Marlies, is a March Break outing that the whole family can enjoy together. The Toronto Marlies play games at Coca-Cola Coliseum and the Scotiabank Arena. It’s easy to get to both venues with GO Transit and you can save on game tickets with PRESTO Perks. But the puck drop won’t wait, so get your tickets and GO!

  • When: Home games during March Break: 
    • Sat Mar 11 @ 5 pm – Marlies vs Hartford Wolf Pack (Coca-Cola Coliseum)
    • Fri Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm – Marlies vs Charlotte Checkers (Scotiabank Arena)
    • Sat Mar 18 @ 4 pm – Marlies vs Charlotte Checkers (Coca-Cola Coliseum)
  • Where: Coca-Cola Coliseum, 45 Manitoba Dr., Toronto Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St., Toronto
  • Cost: Tickets start at $19. Buy your tickets online!

PRESTO Perk - Save up to 20% on home games this season with promo code PRESTOMARLIES

  • Get There With GO: For games at the Coca-Cola Coliseum, take the Lakeshore West line to Exhibition GO Station. Then it’s just a 3-minute walk east on Manitoba Dr. 

For games at Scotiabank Area, travel by GO bus or train to Union Station and just follow the signs inside the station to head right into Scotiabank Arena!



Do you have a dinosaur enthusiast in your family? Most kids love learning about dinosaurs, especially the king of the tyrant lizards — Tyrannosaurus rex. The newest exhibition at ROM, T. rex: The Ultimate Predator, opens just in time for your March Break visit. Find out all the latest scientific research on these fearsome carnivores — you might be surprised! There will be full size T. rex models, as well as interactive and multisensory activities for families to explore. Use PRESTO Perks to save 20% on your admission!

  • When: Starting March 11, 2023
  • Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto
  • Cost: Regular admission + T. rex, adult - $35, seniors - $29, students (with ID) - $29, youth (age 15-19) - $29, children (age 4-14) - $21, age 3 & under - free

PRESTO Perk - Use promo code PRESTO online or show your card at the box office to save 20% off regular Museum admission rates including General Admission and Special Exhibitions. Buy your tickets online!

  • Get There With GO: Travel by GO bus or train to Union Station and then connect to the TTC and travel to Museum station.

Hockey Hall of Fame

Hockey Hall of Fame

You’ll score big points with your hockey-loving kids when you plan a trip to the Hockey Hall of Fame this March Break. In addition to checking out the original Stanley Cup and the world’s largest hockey collection, your kids will love putting their stick skills to the test with the interactive exhibits. They can go one-on-one against a life-sized, computer-simulated version of a legendary goaltender in Shoot Out or test out their own goaltending skills in Shut Out. Game on!

  • When: March 11 - 19, 2023, extended hours: 10 am - 6 pm
  • Where: 30 Yonge St., Toronto
  • Cost: General admission (age 14-64) - $25, senior (65+) - $20, youth (age 4-13) - $15, children 3 & under - free. 

PRESTO Perk - Show your PRESTO card and save 20% off regular admission rates!

  • Get There With GO: Travel by GO bus or train to Union Station and then walk east along Front St. for about 10 minutes.

March Break at the Zoo


Do your kids get a bit wild when they’re out of school for a week? Take them to the Toronto Zoo for a wild adventure! With over 10 km of walking trails and four tropical pavilions to explore, there’s plenty of opportunities to burn off energy while learning about over 3,500 animals and their habitats. For an up-close animal adventure, book a Wild Encounter. These behind-the-scenes tours are running throughout March Break. The Toronto Zoo is continuing to celebrate the Year of the Tiger so keep your eyes open for appearances of the new tiger mascot, Teo. You can also grab some souvenirs in the new Tiger Shop, taste special tiger-themed snacks, and #SpotTheStripes for a chance to win a Wild Encounter or tiger-themed retail prize pack. Don’t forget to show your PRESTO card at the gate to save on admission!

  • When: March 12 - 20, 2023 Open 9:30 am - 6 pm daily (last admission at 5 pm)
  • Where: 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto
  • Cost: Adults (age 13-64) - $24.20, seniors (65+) - $19.35, children (age 3-12) - $15.50, ages 2 & under - free. 

PRESTO Perk - Show your PRESTO card at the gates to save 20% off general admission or 10% off an annual membership!

  • Get There With GO: Take the Lakeshore East line to Rouge Hill GO Station and then connect the TTC. The 85 Sheppard East bus will take you right to the Zoo.

Bird Kingdom Niagara Falls

Bird Kingdom Niagara Falls

A train ride to Niagara Falls makes a perfect March Break staycation! Be sure to visit Bird Kingdom, the World’s Largest Free-Flying Indoor Aviary. Your kids will be fascinated by the hundreds of tropical birds all around them. They can feed nectar to friendly lorikeets, and marvel at over 40 other species of birds from around the world. PRESTO card holders can save 20% off general admission rates with PRESTO Perks!

  • When: Year round 9:30 am - 5 pm daily (last admission at 4:15 pm)
  • Where: 5651 River Rd., Niagara Falls
  • Cost: Adult (age 16+) - $19.95 Children (age 3-15) - $15.95 
    Buy your tickets online for reduced rates!
    PRESTO Perk - Show your PRESTO card to save 20% off general admission in person.
  • Get There With GO: Take the Lakeshore West line to Niagara Falls GO Station and then connect to the local WEGO bus system for a quick 8 minute ride (GO+WEGO Combo Tickets are a great option!). Or, if you prefer to walk from the station, enjoy a 25 minute stroll along River Rd.

Little Canada

little canada

Take your family to see the country this March Break — without leaving the GGH! Experience all the sights and sounds of iconic Canadian landmarks and cities on a miniature scale. Hundreds of moving vehicles add to the wonder of the small world. This unique attraction will make your little ones feel like giants for a day, and PRESTO card holders can enjoy big-sized savings with PRESTO Perks!

  • When: Year round
    • Monday – Thursday & Sunday: 10:30 am – 6 pm
    • Friday – Saturday: 10:30 – 7 pm
  • Where: 10 Dundas St. East, Toronto
  • Cost: Adults (ages 13-64) - $32, seniors (65+) - $28, students - $28, children (ages 4-12) - $22, ages 3 & under - free. 

PRESTO Perk - Save 20% on admission with promo code METROLINXLC23. Valid for up to 6 tickets. Buy your tickets online!

  • Get There With GO: Travel by GO train or bus to Union Station and then take the TTC to Dundas Station.

Second City March Break Camp

Second City

Does your kiddo keep everyone in stitches? Do they love making up silly skits and cracking jokes? Sign your little comedian up for the Second City March Break Camp, where they’ll play improv games, develop spontaneity and self-confidence, and have a fun outlet for their creativity. Two age groups are available: 7-11 years old and 12-18 years old. No experience is necessary for campers, and no car is necessary to get your camper there because it’s just a 10-minute walk from Union Station! 

  • When: March 13 - 17, 2023
  • Where: 1 York St, Toronto
  • Cost: $600 for a 5-day session
  • Get There With GO: Travel by GO train or bus to Union Station and then walk south down York St.

St. Patrick's Parade

La parade de Saint-Patrick

Are you looking for a March Break activity that’s free? You’re in LUCK! The Toronto St. Patrick’s Parade is fun for the whole family. Kids will love tapping their feet to the lively music, watching the festive floats, and getting into the spirit by wearing green clothing and shamrock hats or headbands. GO celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

  • When: March 19, 2023 starting at 12pm
  • Where: Bloor St W & St George St to Nathan Phillips Square
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Get There With GO: Travel by GO train or bus to Union Station and then walk or connect to TTC to get to your favourite parade viewing spot.

Don't Let March Break the Bank!

You can keep the kids busy over March Break without spending all your cash! 
Remember to use PRESTO Perks to scoop up easy savings on ticket prices and admission rates.

Save on soaring gas prices by leaving the car at home and using GO Transit to get to all your March Break destinations, and be sure to take advantage of our affordable fare options.

Use a Weekday Group Pass when you head out for Monday to Friday March Break outings. Groups of 2-5 can travel together for one low fare.
On those weekends surrounding March Break, use a $10 One-Day Weekend Pass for unlimited GO travel on a Saturday or Sunday, or a $15 Weekend Pass for unlimited GO travel all weekend long.  

Teens and Post-Secondary Students can join in the March Break fun at an affordable price, too! Youth PRESTO fare (age 13-19) and Post-Secondary Student PRESTO fare has increased from 22.5% to 40% off the regular adult fare.

And, most importantly, don’t forget that kids aged 12 and under always ride free on GO!

Start planning your March Break trip!