20+ Not-to-Miss February Events
We have you covered with the best family-friendly shows, exhibits and events this month. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other or with your kids with our top picks. Check out our ideas for honoring Black History Month and for celebrating the Chinese New Year.
This indoor/outdoor rink has been in operation for 20 years; the indoor/outdoor rink is made with real ice. Through Feb. 21.
This covered ice skating rink has real ice; stop for a treat at the snack bar. Through Feb. 21.
During a sleepless night, a young girl tries to conquer her fear of the dark in this interactive play. Feb. 24-March 13.
Tour the zoo after-hours to learn how animals survive and thrive, conservation efforts and more. Feb. 25.
The Big Thinkers Science Exploration take a chilling look into the world of dry ice. Feb. 26.
Enjoy the thousands of beautiful and bright daffodils, greenery displays, garden experts and activities. Feb. 26.
Participate in wildlife walks with specialists, games, fun and learning about baby animals. Feb. 26.
These acrobats perform displays of contortion, flexibility and control through juggling and balancing acts and are accompanied by traditional Chinese instruments and special effects. Feb. 26.
Kids will see what it means to be part of a big city marathon with dash distances of 100 meters and 50 meters, a Track & Field Zone with an obstacle course and more. Feb. 26.
Marvel at the stories of fantasy and lore with a “Mad Libs” style reading of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” playing with slime, creating fairytale dragons and more. Feb. 26-27.
Be transported to a wintry vacation state with snow tubing, snow slides, ice skating, play areas and more. Through Feb. 27.
Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with décor, traditions, a red dragon and a lantern show each night from 5-9 p.m. Through Feb. 28.
View more than 30 miniature homes built by fairies and gnomes. Through Feb. 28.
Based on the children’s book, watch the barnyard animals show off their human-like skills in this play for ages 4-12. Through March 13.
Enjoy thousands of beautiful, fragrant orchids as this beautiful winter plant is on display. Through April 10.
This exhibit has book-based experiences of favorite children’s books, including “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” “The Snowy Day,” “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” and more. Through May 30.
This ballet version of the classic tale follows the young heroine and her prince as they outwit the evil queen. Feb. 4-6.
Celebrate the legacy of Alvin Ailey with this performance featuring new choreography, audience favorites and beloved classics. Feb. 10-13.
Practice your moves at this outdoor rink. Through Feb. 14.
This popular rink in Midtown features a heated tent, state-of-the-art sound system and rink-side dining. Through Feb. 15.
Watch, learn about, count and celebrate birds at this annual event. Feb. 18-19.
Make owl crafts, go on a scavenger hunt, see live animals, view birds of prey shows and more. Feb. 19.
Practice your moves on this real outdoor rink – it’s the same size as the one in Rockefeller Center! Through Feb. 20.