Ontario Is A Great Place To Spend March Break
TORONTO, March 12 /CNW/ - From face painting and clowns to sweet maple
syrup, Ontario is the ideal place to spend March break.
"The ontariotravel.net web site has great suggestions on how to enjoy
March break with some exciting and diverse activities across our province,"
said Tourism Minister Jim Bradley. "There's something for everyone to enjoy
right in our own backyard."
Visit www.ontariotravel.net (Click on "Events Calendar") for Ontario's
many festivals and events or www.tourism.gov.on.ca/english/about for
information on Ontario's tourism attractions.
Some activities for families to choose from this March break include:
Let Your Spirit Soar
Butterfly Conservatory, Niagara Falls
Exquisite butterflies are everywhere in this tropical setting. Visit
www.niagaraparks.com (Click on "Butterfly Conservatory") or call
1-800-ONTARIO for more information on this and other attractions in
the Niagara region.
Maple Syrup Festivals
Oakville, Woodbridge, Stouffville, Warkworth, Rockton
Families can learn about the old fashioned and modern methods of
maple syrup production, sample sap, and enjoy a wide range of treats
made with maple syrup at any one of these flavourful festivals. Visit
www.ontariotravel.net or call 1-800-ONTARIO for more information.
Kids Extravaganza 2007
Join Doo Doo the International Clown and some of Canada's top
children's entertainers for a spectacular week of fun-filled shows at
the City Playhouse. Face painting, games, arts & crafts and more for
children 1-7 years old. Visit www.cityplayhouse.ca or call
(905) 882-7469 for more information.
March Break Madness at the Children's Museum
The Children's Museum is an exciting and interactive destination for
young children and it's really going to come alive for March break.
Take some time to experience wonderful exhibits and activities for
the whole family. Visit www.hamilton.ca/museums or call
(905) 546-4848 for more information.
Stories from Ontario's Movie Theatres
This exhibition, on loan from the Archives of Ontario, details the
history of movie theatres in Ontario. Visit www.perthcanada.com or
call (613) 267-1947 for more information.
Wildlife Festival and Adventure Show
This is where the great outdoors comes indoors for at the 5th Annual
Wildlife Festival & Adventure Show. Experience fascinating nature
shows and participate in fun and educational activities. Visit
www.norfolkcountyfair.com or call (519) 426-7280 for more
Spring Break Dogsledding
Burk's Falls, Algonquin Park
Looking for something out of the ordinary to do this March break?
Imagine the thrill of racing through trails on the back of a dog
sled. Visit www.outwardbound.ca or call (705) 382-5454/1-800-688-9273
for more information.
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For further information:
For further information: Gary Wheeler, Communications Branch, (416)
325-8391; David Oved, Minister's Office, (416) 314-1400