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February 1-29: Whether you are an art aficionado, history buff, science or nature lover, the San Diego Museum Council has a variety of member organizations that are bound to capture your interest. The San Diego Museum Month discount pass is free and can be used to get half-price admission at more than 40 local museums in the month of February.
February 8-16: Take to the high seas and observe one of nature's most majestic animals: the grey whale. Become a whale and marine life expert in just a few short hours.
February 14-23: Get ready as the 74th annual Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival makes its way to Indio. Headliner entertainment and grandstand arena shows are included with the price of admission.
Run away with the circus, for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure. Experience Circus Vargas' all new 2020 production, Mr. V's Big Top Dream! ....a tribute to the man himself. A magnificent, mega-hit production guaranteed to thrill and enchant children of all ages.
Go on a thrilling musical adventure filled with magic, mystery and fantastical creatures! Young Minli’s poor village desperately needs good fortune. So she sets out on a quest to find The Old Man in the Moon, who holds all the answers to life’s questions. Adapted from the best-selling book based on Chinese folklore.
Every Saturday, visit the Columbia Memorial Space Center during Saturday Science for fun and educational science activities and demonstrations.
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
The circus wagons are rumbling into town! The Bob Baker Marionette Ringmaster is proud to bring you the greatest puppet show on Earth where the fiercest and the timidest of animals roam, trapeze performers execute daring, spine chilling aerial feats of acrobatics, and the clowns do what clowns do best... fun! fun!
This delightful, wildly theatrical adaptation brings Madeleine L’Engle’s acclaimed story magically to life. Plus, enjoy photos and autographs after each performance. Great for the entire family (recommended for age 8+; babes in arms and children under 4 are not permitted except at the Relaxed Performance on February 22 at 11 a.m.).
January 30 - February 3: Based in Las Vegas, the troupe tours the states bringing entertainment, excitement and displays of extraordinary talent for audiences of all ages.
February 15-16: Welcome the 42nd anniversary of Firecracker as the “Year of the Rat” events take place in Historic Chinatown Los Angeles on the weekend of February 15-16, 2020. Run, walk, bike and more. All ages are welcome.
February 15: Do you have the cutest pet in town? The Mission San Juan Capistrano kid's pet parade will be the judge of that. All animals welcome to let their beauty shine.
February 15 and 16: Bring the whole family and set up your dream vacation on the spot. Plus enjoy fun for the whole family with virtual realty, zorb balls, scuba lessons, rock wall, and the Cultural Pavilion, featuring henna tattoos, cultural displays and more.
Kids (ages 4-10) and their caregiver are invited to a fun-filled afternoon tasting and making chocolate treats! Discover where chocolate comes from, and taste different flavors. Then create, decorate, and wrap four of your own chocolate bars to take home.
February 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 , 21, 22 and 23: Welcome to the biggest, craziest and most awesome inflatable theme park ever to exist! Big Bounce America is inviting you to join them and spend some quality time with family and friends in their magical, candy-colored wonderland.
February 15 and 16: Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment, and cuisine, paying homage to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.
February 15: Enjoy self-guided access in the southern portion of Irvine’s Open Space Preserve.
The Girls in Ocean Science Conference connects influential, female scientists with the next generation of ocean ambassadors. Scientists will conduct hands-on workshops that will communicate the success and excitement available to women who pursue science as a career. Participants will spend the day conducting research with leading scientists in our labs and at sea aboard our research vessel, the Sea Explorer.
Saturdays, January 25 - April 25: Kids (3-12) receive an art lesson presented by Wyland, via video feed, then continue the adventure with a two-hour whale watching trip on Dana Wharfs flagship 95 ft. vessel, the Dana Pride for $5.
Don't miss out on this free opportunity to have your child's car seat checked by California Highway Patrol technicians.
February 15-16: Calico Ghost Town will come alive with Civil War battles, the sounds of bugles, and the thunder of cannon and musket fire! Visitors are invited to come and witness historic presentations, troop inspections, artillery demonstrations, military battles, children's crafts and much more.
February 15: Bring the kids to the farmers market for a day of fun playing with trains! Enjoy a hands-on interactive train display for kids to play with and experience. Conductors welcome!
Every Saturday and Sunday: Take a one hour long wagon ride around the farm. Learn about the farming methods and history of the farm from your friendly tour guide.
Ocean Institute beach cleanups removed over 1,700 pounds of trash in 2019. Help prevent even more trash from entering our ocean in 2020.
February: Enjoy some hands-on family crafting! Grownups and kids will work together to design and create fun holiday projects.
February 15: Known for a variety of great food including delicious barbecue, chicken and fish dinners, the annual Black History Parade and Festival, themed “For the Culture – Celebrating Our Excellence”, promises a good time for all.
February 15-16: Bring the kids to test ride the new Harley-Davidson Electric Balance Bike on their outdoor track.
Learn about all the wonders of the garden with hands-on interactive events for the whole family.
February 15: Bring the whole family to AMOCA! Start with age-appropriate exhibition tours designed to engage and stimulate young minds, and finish with a hands-on clay activity designed to promote creativity. Create lifelong memories for parents, grandparents, and children.
February 15: Baby shark doo doo dat do! Bring your little ones to this free, fun, and interactive experience centered around the hottest kid's hit of the decade! Enjoy special deals throughout the shopping center after the event is over.
February 15: As one of the largest annual free community events in Long Beach California, #MardiGrasLB invites you to join thousands of cheering revelers as Shoreline Village hosts an afternoon of live music, bead throws, a parade, novelty acts and more.
Free art education and a chance to make your own masterpiece.
Join other families and work together to learn about robotics and how to build them. Start with learning age appropriate robotics and introduce a project, learn about gears and making things move.
February 15 and 16: Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours.
February 15: Experience the energy of New Orleans here in Costa Mesa at the Segerstrom for the Arts Center's free Mardi Gras celebration. Enjoy live music and more, all ages welcome!
Aspiring astronomers of all ages are invited to the monthly astronomy club meetings, which include a fascinating program about the night sky and a chance to talk about all things astronomy! Plus, use a telescope, build one and learn how to pick the proper telescope and identify different celestial objects.
Check out Slime Glow Night, and the Magical Drop-in Day with Elsa and Anna, in February; Royal Ball and a Magical Evening with Maleficent and Mal, in March.
January 26, February 9, 16 and 19: Join Caspers Park Foundation volunteers for a one-mile guided nature hike in the beautiful Bell Canyon area of Caspers Wilderness Park.
Join the Ocean Institute’s marine educators in exploring the ocean from the top to bottom, while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during our 2.5-hour long marine life exploration program.
Fly, hop, waddle or soar to the Garden for the Family Bird Festival! Enjoy a day outdoors with hands-on experiences, activities and educational opportunities for young beginners and bird enthusiasts alike.
Join the Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles for their "10,000th Day," Open House. Guests can observe feeding of recovering seals and sea lions, browse exhibits in the Visitors Center, learn from demonstrations and presentations, meet local supporters, enjoy children's activities, purchase snazzy souvenirs in the gift shop, and much more!
February 2, 9, 16, and 23: Make, look, and talk about art at Andell Family Sundays! This weekly family event features artist-led workshops and friendly gallery tours and activities thematically based on special exhibitions and LACMA’s permanent collection. Create memories together and have fun!
February 16: Celebrate the Lunar New Year with an evening of fun and tradition for the entire family.
February 9, 16 and 23: Explore the wilderness of Los Angeles on a family friendly hike. For children ages 7 to 12.
Join Pretend City for a month of new cultural celebrations, educational programming, and engaging art activities. February brings celebrations in honor of Black History Month, Asian Culture, Valentine's Day, President's Day and more. Plus, monthly infants-exclusive events, free health screenings, and family autism night. Join in on the fun!
February 17-20: Educational outdoor fun for campers in grades K-6. Each day, campers will participate in exciting, age-appropriate, hands-on activities. Full-day and half-day available. Fee, $180-265.
February 17: This celebration includes fun for the whole family, including live music performances, impressionist demonstrations of some of America's most memorable historical figures, Presidential Bingo, picnic games and more!
Parents can have a night out with their Valentine, while Lil’ Chefs cook together during the Valentine's Baking class; kids enjoy a President's Day Mini Camp; learn to make jerk chicken, jambalaya, and beignets at the Mardi Gras workshop; and whip up breakfast for dinner at the annual Pajama Party!
February 17: Enjoy a free robotics class and parent orientation to help give families a taste of how STEM can be engaging and fun!
February 17: Celebrate American's presidents at the Richard Nixon Public Library. Meet some of the country's most influential men and enjoy a slice of good-all-American cherry pie.