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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.
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 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.
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 15-16: Bring the kids to test ride the new Harley-Davidson Electric Balance Bike on their outdoor track.
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.
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.).
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.
Join Caspers Park Foundation volunteers for a one-mile guided nature hike in the beautiful Bell Canyon area of Caspers Wilderness Park.
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.
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 15 and 16: Enjoy the Aquarium of the Pacific with special extended hours.
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.
February 17: Looking for fun activities on Presidents' Day? Enjoy engaging programming and connect with adoptable pets. Children can take part in a special Presidents' Day themed scavenger hunt and win prizes, while supplies last.
February 10 and 17: Skate all day long!
February 23 - March 1, 8, 15, and 22: Based on the classic story by Margery Williams, this version of The Velveteen Rabbit begins with a young boy opening his gifts on Christmas day.
February 19: Bubbling brews and beakers galore! Chemistry made fun for all ages.
This annual expo brings together more than 10,000 dealers and collectors of coins, currency, stamps, sports cards, autographs and memorabilia. Kids can join the Young Numismatists Treasure Hunt, or stop by the Kids' Corner to learn more about collecting and to enter raffles.
February 20-23:The four-day event features tons of baby, children and maternity clothes, room decor, toys, furnishings, shoes, books, outdoor equipment and more.
February 20: Learn about the animals that call the Rocky Intertidal their home! This informative class designed for families and led by CMA education staff, will introduce you to the amazing animals that have adapted to live in the dynamic rocky shore habitat.
In this transcendentally powerful new adaptation, Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl, who confronts her rapidly changing life and the increasing horror of her time with astonishing honesty, wit, and determination. Please note that no one under age 7 will be admitted.
February 21-23: Discover opportunities for the L.A. disability community with ability-enhancing products and services, play adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and more.
February 22-23: Two-day event includes Glow-in-the-Dark Donut Run for all ages (costumes encouraged!), Jr. Reverse Triathlon, and free concert on Friday night; Honoring Our Fallen 5K Run/Walk, a new 5K Rucking Division, 10K Run, 10K Handcycle/Wheelchair, and Reverse Triathlon, on Saturday.
February 21: Bring your little ones to enjoy an interactive story time with a credentialed teacher. Arrive early to play with bubbles before and stay afterwards to play with more bubbles!
February 21: Learn the ins-and-outs of how to keep your little ones safe. Instructed by certified safety technicians, parents will learn all about California's child passenger safety seat regulations and more.
Come to The Centre in Lakewood and join your neighbors and friends at FUN-Tastic Family Nights. Each Friday event includes a light meal and fabulous entertainment for the entire family.
February 21 - March 7: An enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and astonishing stagecraft, the Rose Center Theater's production of Mary Poppins will make you believe "anything can happen if you let it." See online promo code inside to get a $15 ticket to any Friday or Saturday night showing!
Join the Ocean Institute for a tidepool hike led by one of their expert naturalists! The hike will take you into the rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home.
January 25, February 8, 22 and 23: Unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, Monster Jam takes center stage in the world’s most iconic venues, sporting meticulously manicured dirt tracks created with the sole purpose of pushing these perfectly engineered, ever-evolving trucks to their limits. Before the event you can have the opportunity to see massive trucks up close, meet your favorite drivers and crews, get autographs, take pictures and enjoy other family-friendly activities at the Monster Jam Pit Party.
February 22: It's a bird, it's a plane...it's History on the Flight Line at Lyon Air Museum! Get up close and personal with some of aviation's most impressive feats.
February 22 - 23: "LA's favorite Mardi Gras Celebration" features Cajun and Zydeco bands galore, down home Southern cookin', the Mutti Gras Pet Parade, bead throwing and more.
February 22: This all day event will translate the complicated landscape of the American government into an understandable and exciting world for young women. Admission includes a t-shirt, class materials and snacks. Financing is available for those who need it.
February 22-23: Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts its eighteenth annual African-American Festival, celebrating the rich diversity of African-American and African cultures. The festival will feature live entertainment and arts and crafts.
February 22: Explore the ancient art of the bonsai tree.
February 8 and 22: Explore the Los Angeles wilderness with Biocitizen's nature walks. These walks are geared toward the whole family, and are a mix educational exploration, field observation and a whole lot of fun!
February: Enjoy some hands-on family crafting! Grownups and kids will work together to design and create fun holiday projects.
February 22: Celebrate the grand opening of this new art studio! Learn more about Kidcreate, see what kind of projects they make, and register for your favorite classes before they fill up. You can also grab 50% off coupons, sign up to win free stuff, make a craft, play with some clay and draw on their mural wall.
February 22: A free, family-friendly festival to commemorate the end of the Lunar New Year celebration with music, dance, art making, riddles and food.