EDIT: Please note that since publishing this article, many businesses have closed or have limited thier hours. Please check thier websites and ours for the most up to date information. The museum is closed until further notice. 

There’s so much to do over March Break (March 16-20) in the Village of Carp. We’re excited to share with you daily activities, events, and more so you to enjoy a full day trip and/or a fun-filled night out for any age! Be sure to look for special promotions too.

Simply look for the date that you’d like to visit below to see what’s happening.

Ongoing Events and Activities

10:30am – 4:00pm: Tour the Diefenbunker Museum

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road.
Diefenbunker Blast TunnelCome explore Ottawa’s most unique historic site. Guided tours are offered at 11am and 2pm (book online ot secure your spot!). Pick up a free audio guide and come explore this 100,000 square foot underground bunker!

We recommend giving yourself at least 1 hour to tour the museum.

 

Ice Cream in Winter – a True Canadian Experience!

Carp Custom Creamery, 3763 Carp Road.
Carp CustomTheir daily selection includes 16 different flavours of ice cream for scooping, over 40 flavours available to take home in 1L tubs, and classic recipes such as The Banana Split, Ice Cream Floats featuring Harvey & Vern’s Soda and special feature menu items such as the Strawberry Rhubarb Cheesecake Sundae.

You can even shop online.

 

Pizza Workz Pizza

March Break Promotion – All week!:

Lunch: Enjoy lunch at Pizza Workz!

Show your Diefenbunker admission receipt and get 10% off at Pizza Workz!
facebook.com/pizzaworkzcarp

 

Green Sale!

St. Patty’s Day & March Break Promotion at Bee You – Creative Styles

 

www.beeyoucreativestyles.com | @BeeYouCreativeStyles

 

The Village Sanctuary

March Break Promotion:

Organic facials for only $80 (regular $110) at the Village Santuary. 

Pamper yourself!

Visit thier website for details and to get in touch.

 

Monday March 16

10:30am – 11:15am: What’s Bugging You?

Carp Branch Ottawa Public Library, 3911 Carp Road.
March BreakRadical Science invites you to come along on an insect safari where you will meet creepy crawlies from around the world. Learn the honeybees waggle dance to show your friends where the food is and handle some real live specimens. Don’t forget to stick around to sample some critter delicacies. Ages 4-12. Cost: Free. Register online.

4:00pm – 11:00pm – Ridge Rock Wing Night

Ridge Rock Brewing Co, 421 Donald B. Munro Drive

Wing Night at CarpHalf Price Wing Night!

Every Monday night from 4.00pm to close. New and improved wings. Beefier, juicier.

When you visit the Diefenbunker, ask for the secret code to be able to purchase our very own Bunker Beer!

Tuesday March 17, St Patrick's Day

10:30am – 11:30am: A World Full of Games

Carp Branch Ottawa Public Library, 3911 Carp Road.

March Break Join the Carp Library for fun and play games!
Ages 4-12.
Cost: Free.
Register online.

 

 

12:00pm – 7:00pm: Live Music at the Juke Joint Soul Kitchen

The Juke Joint Soul Kitchen, 3740 Carp Rd

Juke JointCelebrate St Patty’s Day with live music and soul food! Cal Cummings and Mike Krawchuck will play from 12-3pm and Howard Hayes and the Mountain Tay will play from 4pm – 7pm.

Visit the Juke Joint website for hours and menu or follow them on Facebook.

 

7:00pm – 10:00pm – BRENT DICKIE LIVE ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Ridge Rock Brewing Co, 421 Donald B. Munro Drive
Brent DickieBrent Dickie is a rock musician and vocalist from Arnprior Ontario, performing live in the city of Ottawa and surrounding area for almost a decade.
Wednesday March 18

10:30am – 11:30am: On The Move

Carp Branch Ottawa Public Library, 3911 Carp Road.

March Break Using group games, paper crafts and stories, we will explore transportation at home and around the world.
Ages 6-12.
Cost: Free.
Register online.

4:30pm – 9:30pm: Laser Tag at the Diefenbunker

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road

Laser Tag at the BunkerWe’ve partnered with FunLight Mobile Laser Tag to bring you Ottawa’s most unique laser tag experience, here at the Bunker. You’ll be given exclusive game access to the 100 level (normally off-limits) and the 200 level – over 15,000 square feet. Feel the adrenaline rush as you commandeer the depths of the isolated bunker hallways, dramatic black lights, and hidden rooms to find your target and win the game. All ages. Cost: $10 per game. Register online.

Thursday March 19

10:15am – 10:45am: Stories from Antarctica to Zimbabwe

Carp Branch Ottawa Public Library, 3911 Carp Road.

March Break Stories, songs and rhymes from around the world for children of all ages with parents or caregivers.
Ages: Family.
Cost: Free.
Register online.

10:45am – 11:15am: Family Stay and Play

Carp Branch Ottawa Public Library, 3911 Carp Road.

March Break Drop in to our children’s area for lots of fun activities. Play with toys, puzzles, building blocks, and more!
All ages.
Cost: Free.
Register online.

4:30pm – 9:30pm: Laser Tag at the Diefenbunker

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road

Laser Tag at the BunkerWe’ve partnered with FunLight Mobile Laser Tag to bring you Ottawa’s most unique laser tag experience, here at the Bunker. You’ll be given exclusive game access to the 100 level (normally off-limits) and the 200 level – over 15,000 square feet. Feel the adrenaline rush as you commandeer the depths of the isolated bunker hallways, dramatic black lights, and hidden rooms to find your target and win the game. All ages. Cost: $10 per game. Register online.

 

5:00pm – 8:00pm: Escape the Diefenbunker

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road

Diefenbunker and Escape Manor Present, Escape the DiefenbunkerYou are on the final guided tour of the day, when you and your friends duck into a room and hide so that you can spend a night at the museum. You soon discover that it is not a museum at all. It is actually a cover for an enemy spy organization. You overhear some people talking behind closed doors of an imminent attack scheduled for tonight!

You must escape! Book on Escape Manor’s website.

Friday March 20

1:30pm – 3:00pm: Map Your World with the Ottawa Art Gallery

Carp Branch Ottawa Public Library, 3911 Carp Road.

March Break Map your own world! This multi-media art workshop will focus on the ways of producing and altering shapes and forms. Using ink washes, tracing, cutting.

Ages: 2-12. Cost: Free. Register online.

4:30pm – 9:30pm: Laser Tag at the Diefenbunker

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road

Laser Tag at the BunkerWe’ve partnered with FunLight Mobile Laser Tag to bring you Ottawa’s most unique laser tag experience, here at the Bunker. You’ll be given exclusive game access to the 100 level (normally off-limits) and the 200 level – over 15,000 square feet. Feel the adrenaline rush as you commandeer the depths of the isolated bunker hallways, dramatic black lights, and hidden rooms to find your target and win the game. All ages. Cost: $10 per game. Register online.

 

5:00pm – 11:00pm: Escape the Diefenbunker

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road

Diefenbunker and Escape Manor Present, Escape the DiefenbunkerYou are on the final guided tour of the day, when you and your friends duck into a room and hide so that you can spend a night at the museum. You soon discover that it is not a museum at all. It is actually a cover for an enemy spy organization. You overhear some people talking behind closed doors of an imminent attack scheduled for tonight!

You must escape! Book on Escape Manor’s website.

Jazz Night at the Swan

The Swan at Carp, 108 Falldown Lane

The SwanCome watch the Steve barrette trio, live at the Swan!

Check out the hours on thier website.

 

Saturday March 21

4:30pm – 9:30pm: Laser Tag at the Diefenbunker

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road

Laser Tag at the BunkerWe’ve partnered with FunLight Mobile Laser Tag to bring you Ottawa’s most unique laser tag experience, here at the Bunker. You’ll be given exclusive game access to the 100 level (normally off-limits) and the 200 level – over 15,000 square feet. Feel the adrenaline rush as you commandeer the depths of the isolated bunker hallways, dramatic black lights, and hidden rooms to find your target and win the game. All ages. Cost: $10 per game. Register online.

5:00pm – 11:00pm: Escape the Diefenbunker

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road

Diefenbunker and Escape Manor Present, Escape the DiefenbunkerYou are on the final guided tour of the day, when you and your friends duck into a room and hide so that you can spend a night at the museum. You soon discover that it is not a museum at all. It is actually a cover for an enemy spy organization. You overhear some people talking behind closed doors of an imminent attack scheduled for tonight!

You must escape! Book on Escape Manor’s website.

 

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March Break Camps in Carp

Check out these great camps in Carp:

Spy Camp at Diefenbunker - Full

March Break Spy Camp
Ages: 6-12
March Break Spy Camp is now full. Here’s your chance to get a head start on your Summer planning. Summer Spy Camp registration is now open.

Carp Ridge Ecowellness Camp

March Break Camp Ecowellness Centre

Ages: 6-10
Join Carp Ridge Ecowellness Centre for a fun and adventure-filled March Break Camp. Children will engage in outdoor activities like trail walks, scavenger hunts, taffy making, fire building, snow soccer and snowshoeing. Indoor activities include kids yoga, natural art activities, theme days, and games.
Complete details and to register: visit ecowellness.com

Gambit Music Academy Camp

March Break Music Camp

Ages: 6 & up.
March Break Camp includes group ukulele or guitar lessons, plus kids will decorate their very own uke to take home! Other activities such as making our own music video, creating musical crafts, writing songs and walking field trips will make this an action-packed way to spend the March Break!
To register: Visit Gambit Music Academy on Facebook or call (613) 888-4470.

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