Looking for what to do in Toronto with kids? Never fear. Everything is coming up green this week from Shrek The Musical to St. Patrick’s Day brunch. But if green isn’t your colour, we still have lots to see and do. From the maple syrup festival to Second City to the Bata Shoe Museum, your kids won’t know what to see or do first! There’s always a lot to do in Toronto with kids.
Shrek The Musical
Everyone’s favourite ogre is hitting the stage in this funny new musical. Based on the Oscar-winning movie Shrek, this musical follows the adventures of Shrek, Fiona and the rest of the cast as they dance and sing their hearts out!
When it’s on: March 20 to April 1 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto, 416-733-9388.
St.Patrick’s Day Brunch with the Bellwoods Trinity
This St. Patrick’s Day brunch comes complete with puppet shows, interactive fun, a kid’s menu and Irish music by the Bellwoods Trinity. If you can, take a peek at some of the guest rooms at the Gladstone Hotel, each one is decorated by a Toronto-based artist!
When it’s on: March 17 at the Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, 416-531-4635.
The TRCA Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival
Feel the pull of spring and come and enjoy the outdoors! Take in wagon rides, live entertainment, maple syrup tree tapping demonstrations as well as pancakes and maple syrup of course. All a part of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.
When it’s on: Now until April 9 at the Kortright Conservation Centre, 9550 Pine Valley Drive, Woodbridge, 905-832-2289.
Second City Goes Boom
Imagine taking your children to a show where they are asked to be loud instead of quiet! With Second City Goes Boom, the family-friendly show consists of an hour of non-stop comedy and games that encourage kids to shout out their answers and ideas and even get invited up on stage.
When it’s on: Now until March 18 at Second City, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto, 416-343-0011.
Abracadabra at the Bata Shoe Museum
With a few days left of March Break, that means a few days left of fun! Take in Bata Shoe Museum’s Magical March Break daily by placing your wish on the magic lantern, making your own magic wand, trying on magical shoes and costumes and decorating your own spell book. Take your chance at winning a magic kit and keep your eye out for the wandering magician.
When it’s on: Now until March 16 at the Bata Shoe Museum, 327 Bloor Street West, Toronto, 416-979-7799.
Photo by Eduardo Coutinho
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