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15 Family Fun February Events In NYC

Happy February everyone! Well we made it through that extra long feeling January and now making our way  through winter. One thing I love about New York is that theres always plenty to do no matter the time of year.  February normally calls for a lot of indoor activities and exhibits but because we’re experiencing such a mild winter I wanted to include some outdoor fun too. I know there are definitely a few events on this list my family will be checking out!


Sugar Cookie Decorating

I love a holiday themed event. It makes everything so much more festive and fun. My kids not only love helping in the kitchen but they definitely love cookies, especially decorating them! Hosted by Malibu Farms which just opened last summer at pier 17 is a gorgeous space to be decorating cookies as a family. This is an event we will definitely attending.

Swan Lake 

Take the family to the New City Ballet for an international classic, Swan Lake! Its never too early to introduce our children to the more sophisticated shows written into the world of arts. Theres something magical about the music, the costumes, and the talent that can leave any child mesmerized with the ballet. Makes for an extra fancy mommy and me date!

Worlds Beyond Earth at The American Museum Of Natural History

An immersive planetarium show of worlds beyond! Witness fascinating videos and images of the latest discoveries of the solar system and its planets. Truly an incredible experience for families of all ages. I know my whole family is looking forward to checking out this super cool exhibit!

Jurassic World Live

Jurassic Park Live is coming to Barclay Center for 4 days only! This live show is bound to leave all our children fascinated with the prehistoric world and its great creatures! I’ve always loved the Jurassic Park movies and all their wonders! The show runs for 1 hour and 50 minutes with an intermission so maybe best for children 4+. Have a roaring time!

Read To Skate Story Time At Bryant Park 

Start your Saturday mornings with story time and a skate session at Bryant Park. Read and sing with Cali Co Cat and then get a free skate rental for a skating session after. There are even free books while supplies last. This is a great way to continue enjoying Bank of America’s Winter Village before winter ends.

Kids Week At The Intrepid Museum

 Help your children explore time through sea, air, and space at the Intrepid Museum.  A week long festival designed specifically for youngsters with hand on activities. Whether you’re discovering the night sky through the telescopes or watching a movie on the flight deck, you’re bound to explore the exciting roles of space & naval innovation. Perfect way to spend that chilly mid-winter break.

Broadway Week

Take the family out for a show! Enjoy 2 for 1 tickets with exclusive broadway week codes. My kids absolutely love theater shows. Every year I make sure to snag us some tickets during broadway week so we can enjoy two special shows for the price of one. And with 3 kids thats a special  NYC offer I cant pass! Check out my Must See Broadway Shows at the top of my list!

Harlem Globetrotters 

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming back to town but for one day only, February 16th! Grab your tickets NOW! The Globetrotters are such a classic American past time that children for generations have enjoyed watching. These players tricks and stunts will leave your children in awe! Grab your popcorn and enjoy the fun show!

Sesame Street Live

Such a classic show for young ones. Show only runs from February 14th-23rd so get your tickets fast, because this is a popular one! Its the funniest and furriest party on the most famous street in the neighborhood. Audience members will sing along to their favorite classic songs, and also learn some new ones. With all your favorite characters in attendance, this isn’t the party to miss.

She Persisted, The Musical

Based of Chelsea Clinton’s best selling children’s book She Persisted is a sweet new musical for children 5+. Story follows Naomi as she goes on a field trip to a Women’s History Museum. Once there she time travels meeting inspirational women from different decades. A lovely experience for young girls! Shows run February 22-March 22.

Bumper Cars On Ice

Now this seems super fun! The super mild winter we’re having is allowing for more than usual winter outdoor activities. Bump and spin on the ice at Bryant Park. I know my kids would absolutely love to try this! Top it all off with a warm treat from the Winter Village vendors, and it makes for the perfect family fun!

Gazillion Bubble Show

 Since my kids could basically roll over they’ve loved bubbles, and I don’t know a baby or child who doesn’t. This touring show is in its 12th successful year in NYC and I cant wait to remind all my friends to grab tickets. Its the perfect show and experience for families of all ages.

Dreamland Roller Rink

Dreamland Roller Rink is one of NYC’s newest pop ups. Located in Downtown Brooklyn at City Point, this roller rink is like no other. Their events calendar is filled with family fun themed events. Their events included a LOVE party themed skate, Sparkle Skate, Toddler skating sessions, Dazzle Disco Family, and so much more. With winter brutally headed our way, I love having more super fun indoor options for my family. I cant wait to check out Dreamland Roller Rink and lace up my skates!

Sloomoo Slime Institute

Slime! What kid isn’t totally obsessed with slime? Well now NYC parents can avoid the slime at home and take their families to this sensory playground totally centered around this sticky favorite. Sloomoo is only in town for six months, so hurry over during these cold winter months and enjoy the super oozy fun!

Museum Of Ice Cream

This imaginative exhibit will thrill all families of all ages. Enjoy the interactive playful rooms that include a sprinkle pool,  a three story slide, a pink MOSIAC subway, a magical floating sweets table, and more. Enjoy the signature ice cream flavors like “Queen Bee” and “Pinata”. Museum of Ice Cream is the coolest and most beautiful multi-sensorial experience there is!

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24 thoughts on “15 Family Fun February Events In NYC”

  1. I am always so jealous of the amazing things that New York families can participate in. Living in the Midwest, we hardly get anything like this in the winter. I’d for sure check out the slime with my girls. They would have so much fun there!

  2. What a great list of NYC activities! Ad now, let me shock you Brianne. I used to work at the ballet. Both of them. fundraising and ticket sales! I have seen many a Swan Lake, it is one of the most beautiful ballets!

  3. These all sound amazing. I especially like the Bumper Cars on Ice idea. In fact, I may be doing a trip to NY in April for my son’s competition so I’ll definitely be saving this post for activity ideas that we can do while in town.

  4. This post is making me super excited about my upcoming trip to NYC! All those musicals and various forms of entertainment, including bumper cars on ice, is so thrilling! Thank you for sharing this.

  5. Jurassic World live looks like it would be awesome! I loved seeing the movies on release night; such a perfect night.

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