February School Vacation Activities & Events

It's February School Vacation week in the Boston area! Local Museums and organizations have set up some fantastic programming for the week of Feb 18 - 22, 2013. In addition, you'll find lots of fun live music performances, puppet & marionette shows, super science & art workshops, sports camps, winter fun and more. Enjoy!

Boston Metro

Fri, April 17, 2015  -  Sun, April 26, 2015   
Cambridge Science FestivalCambridge, Free
Be Curious! Join scientists, engineers and more at the Cambridge Science Festival, a 10 day celebration showcasing fun and interactive science,...
Thu, April 23, 2015  -  Sat, April 25, 2015   
Annual Boston College Arts FestivalChestnut Hill, Free
Come explore exhibitions and demonstrations in photography, ceramics, painting and drawing. Enjoy performances in Shakespeare to contemporary theater as well as ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Irish...
Thu, April 23, 2015   
Calling All Isabellas! Gardner MuseumBoston, Free
Each April, the Gardner Museum opens its doors to Isabellas of all ages, along with friends and families, for a free day of fun and festivities in celebration of our founder!
Tue, April 21, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
April Vacation Arts ProgramSouth End, $$
Full day arts program during school vacation weeks, for children ages 4.5 - 12 years. Includes visual arts projects, printmaking, sculpture, sensory exploration, crafts, dance and yoga.
Tue, April 21, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
J.A.B Step April Vacation Basketball School-CampBoston, $
Currently in our 6th year of operating successfully fun 'Vacation School Camps' for boys/girls grades 1-8, we invite you and your family to join us this upcoming spring vacation
Tue, April 21, 2015  -  Tue, April 21, 2015   
All Ages Concert at Boston's House of BluesBoston, Free
What are you and your kids doing during school vacation week ?- how about a rock concert at the famous House of Blues! This will be a fun night for music lovers of all ages!
Tue, April 21, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
All Girls Sports FestivalRoxbury, Free
Boston girls ages 11 - 14 are invited to enjoy a variety of fun ways to exercise mind, body, and spirit and try out a variety of sports with expert instructors including basketball, tennis, Double...

West Suburbs

Mon, April 20, 2015   
Battle of Lexington: Patriot's Day Reenactment 2015Lexington, Free
Watch as history unfolds the story of our nation's fight for freedom in Lexington! Be part of the story through the reenactment of Paul Revere's...
Mon, April 20, 2015   
Concord Patriot's Day ParadeConcord, Free
Listen to fife and drum corps from all over the nation as they march down Main Street. Following the parade discover more history by taking a...
Tue, April 21, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
Plumfield Fun Week: Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard HouseConcord, $$
Try your hand at activities popular with Louisa May Alcott and her sisters. Our trained staff will help you act, write, make a craft, and draw...
Mon, April 20, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
JCC Kid's Choice April School Vacation ProgramNewton, $$$
From sports and swimming to arts, dance, cooking and rock climbing, kids have their choice of activities at the JCC Kid's Choice April Vacation Program. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton,...
Tue, April 21, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
April Vacation Family Fun Week at Alcott HouseConcord, $$
Hear fascinating anecdotes and learn first-hand about their lives and times; play a 19th-century game and sing period songs in the Parlor; participate in a treasure hunt -- all while learning about...
Tue, April 21, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
PUDDLESTOMPERS April Vacation ProgramNewton, $$
PUDDLESTOMPERS Vacation Programs engage children in learning and outdoor play during school vacation weeks and holidays. Discover the wonders of spring with us as we explore the great outdoors!
Wed, April 22, 2015  -  Wed, April 22, 2015   
The Lexington Alarm Family ProgramLexington, $
Families are invited to work together on hands-on, minds-on activities that explore the moment in which the Lexington Alarm letter notified the American colonies near and far that war had begun.
Thu, April 23, 2015  -  Thu, April 23, 2015   
Get to Know Our Flag Family ProgramLexington, $
April is a great month for flags! This family program explores the origins, history, legends and myths of the American flag with the Museum’s historic treasure, the 15-star flag as a backdrop.

North Suburbs

Wed, April 22, 2015  -  Sun, April 26, 2015   
2015 Aleppo Shriners' CircusWilmington, $
The all-new Shriner's Circus thrills, just in time for April vacation - fun for the whole family. Enjoy elephant rides, clown photos, and all...
Mon, April 20, 2015  -  Fri, April 24, 2015   
School Vacation Week Program – Music Reader PrestoWinchester, $$$
Music Reader Presto is a morning program, 9-12 daily, for young piano and string players, ages 6-12. Fun and engaging games and activities help students get over the tough hurdle of learning to read...
Sat, April 22, 2017  -  Fri, April 25, 2014   
April Vacation Program for pre-k - 2nd gradeMedford, $$
Enjoy art, music and gardening at this fun and interesting preschool - second grade vacation program. Half day or full day option. visit ase.tuftsedu/epcs

Rhode Island

Wed, April 22, 2015  -  Wed, April 22, 2015   
No Time to Waste at Providence Children's MuseumRhode Island, $
In celebration of Earth Day, see a hilarious family comedy about trash and recycling. This interactive performance gives a lighthearted look at the three R's of protecting the environment –...
Fri, April 24, 2015  -  Sat, April 25, 2015   
Farm Friends at Providence Children's MuseumRhode Island, $
Families encounter a soft sheep, a lively llama and other farm animals in the Museum’s Children’s Garden. Kids get a close look at these creatures and meet experts from Rhode Island farms.