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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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!
Spring is right around the corner and nothing says springtime like colorful flowers. Vibrant, colorful gardens are still possible while being water wise. Learn the power of properly prepared soil, varieties of water-thrifty long-term bloomers, the benefits of mulch, and simple design techniques to create stunning flower beds or pots.
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.
Want to have fun while giving back to nature? Then come help out at the Native Seed Farm in Irvine! There you can help the Irvine Ranch Conservancy grow and harvest native seeds which will be used to repair wildland right here in Orange County.
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 21 - March 2: Based in Las Vegas, the troupe tours the states bringing entertainment, excitement and displays of extraordinary talent for audiences of all ages.
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.
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
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!
Every Saturday, visit the Columbia Memorial Space Center during Saturday Science for fun and educational science activities and demonstrations.