6 things to do during March Break in Kingston

By Lexy Correa

It’s the event that the kids have been counting down to since the first Monday in January – March Break! If the kids are desperate for something fun to do, here are six things to add to your list during March Break in Kingston.

1. Maple Madness

March means maple syrup at Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. Take a tractor-drawn wagon ride to the sugar bush and learn how maple syrup was made in the olden days and how we make it today. Take a stroll through the sugar bush and be sure to stop by the sugar shack for freshly made pancakes with warm maple syrup. Register for the event.

Cost: $5.00 for adults, $3.50 for children (registration required).
Hours: 9 am to 4 pm

2. March of the Museums

March of the Museums returns in 2022 and we’re happy to welcome back in-person activities. Your family can enjoy learning about local histories and stories through imagination, crafting, and play. If you can’t make it to the events, museums are offering take-home activity bags too. In-person activities take place on Monday, March 14 – Thursday, March 17 at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, and the Museum of Lennox and Addington. Pre-registration is required. Register and view the full schedule.

As part of March of the Museums, the Museum of Health Care at Kingston will be open for drop in visits. Stop by Monday, March 14th to Friday, March 18th from 10 am – 4 pm and learn about the story of Canadian health and medicine.

Cost: Free

3. Xtreme Trampoline Park

Xtreme Trampoline Park is Kingston’s largest trampoline facility with wall-to-wall trampolines, dodgeball court, ninja warrior course, crash pad, and basketball hoops. If you’re looking for a fun activity for your family where your kids can burn some energy, bounce off the walls here! Learn more about the facility.

Cost: $10 – $39, by minutes and age
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Friday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

4. The Fun Zone

The Fun Zone is Kingston’s newest entertainment centre for all ages. It has everything from a laser tag arena, virtual reality room, arcade room, and a two-level soft play structure for kids. Recharge and refuel at their food counter so kids can stay and play the whole day! Learn more about The Fun Zone.

Cost: $11.99 – $24.99, by type of activity. Package deals available.
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 6 pm to 10 pm. Friday: 3 pm to 11 pm. Saturday: 10 am to 11 pm. Sunday: 10 am to 10 pm.

5. Escape Rooms

Did you know Kingston is home to two escape rooms? Become a detective that Sherlock would be proud of at Sherlock’s Escapes and experience both in-person and virtual escape rooms. All escape rooms follow a common Sherlock storyline where you’ll solve challenging puzzles as a team.

At Improbable Escapes, you’ll immerse yourself in whimsical indoor, outdoor, and online games where each experience is uniquely different. All games are family friendly, except for their horror game (Coroner’s Report).

Cost: $23.50 – $89.85, based on game type

6. March staycation in Kingston

Get closer to what you love in Kingston this winter. Magical nights, bright lights, and beautiful sights – shared together. Warm up the season and enjoy the best of the Limestone City with a $100 VISA prepaid card for each night you stay. Stay a minimum of two nights, get $200. Stay five nights, get $500! View all hotel packages here.

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Cover photos: Improbable Escapes (left), Maple Madness (right)