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Boston February Vacation Fun

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

CreatedBy FestivalBoston, Free
Fri, October 25, 2019  -  Sat, October 26, 2019   
Boston Children’s Museum will host the CreatedBy Festival in collaboration with Mass STEM Week. This two-day event, a showcase and celebration of ingenuity, imagination, and cross-disciplinary creativity, will be held...
Baby Animal Farm at Patriot PlaceFoxboro, Free
Mon, June 24, 2019  -  Mon, August 26, 2019   
Bunnies, chicks, goats, ducklings and more – oh my! Kickstart your week with the Patriot Place Baby Animal Farm located outside Charming Charlie from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Monday, July 22.
What's Playing at the Movies This Week?Boston
Tue, January 1, 2019  -  Sun, December 15, 2019   
Find out what's playing at the local Movie Theatres this week. Just enter your specific city or town and movie listings and times are provided.
Boston Blink! Holiday Light & Sound Extravaganza 2019Boston, Free
Wed, November 27, 2019  -  Wed, January 1, 2020   
Blink! featuring the music of the Holiday Pops, is a 6-week state-of-the-art light and sound extravaganza that will transfer every inch of Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
Boston By Little Feet ToursBoston, $
Wed, May 1, 2019  -  Wed, October 30, 2019   
This child's-eye view of the Freedom Trail's architecture and history is especially designed for young walkers from ages 6-12 years of age run by Boston By Foot.
Battle of Lexington: Boston Patriots Day Reenactment 2019 (with Video)Lexington, Free
Wed, April 15, 2020   
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 ride, followed by day-long events.
The Boston Marathon 2020Boston, Free
Wed, April 15, 2020  -  Wed, April 15, 2020   
The Boston Marathon is one of the city's biggest events of the year - featuring 25,000 elite runners from around the world competing in a route made difficult by rolling terrain and features such as 'Heartbreak Hill.'
Artist for a Day or Week!!Wellesley, $$
Mon, August 19, 2019  -  Fri, August 30, 2019   
Come paint with Friends or make new ones! Paint, dancing, games, crafts, slime making snacks and lunch!! Camp day is 9:30-12:30 or until 2pm. You can pack a lunch or join us for pizza lunch
Celebrate Take a Child Outside WeekActon, $
Tue, September 24, 2019  -  Sun, September 29, 2019   
Join us for Take a Child Outside Week September 24 through September 29! We'll be celebrating with a week of programs exploring the outdoors and having fun.
Rosalita's PuppetsBoston, Free
Sat, July 27, 2019  -  Sat, August 31, 2019   
Every Saturday come on down to Faneuil Hall and watch Rosalita’s Puppets. They are sure to charm children and adults alike with new productions each week.
Spirit of Boston Dine Out CruisesBoston, $
Today  -  Fri, August 30, 2019   
Dine Out Boston event – try our delicious menu at an unbelievable price! Get on deck for a dinner cruise during Dine Out week to sample our freshly prepared buffet and picture-perfect views from the water.
Free First Thursday - FebruaryFitchburg, Free
Thu, February 6, 2020  -  Thu, February 6, 2020   
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy free admission and exhibition tours. Each month features a special activity or event. Shop at the Fitchburg Farmers Market starting in November.
Summer Science Discovery Program by 'e' inc.Charlestown, $$$
Mon, August 19, 2019  -  Fri, August 23, 2019   
Summer Science Discovery Program is open to children grades 1 to 5. Comprised of two 1-week sessions with a different theme each week, kids dive into science activities from 9:00 to 3:30 daily, with after care available from 3:30 - 5:30.
Haverhill Restaurant WeekHaverhill, $$
Fri, August 23, 2019  -  Thu, August 29, 2019   
Celebrate 7 Tasty Days of Summer in Haverhill! The 2nd Annual Restaurant Week highlights the best of Haverhill eateries with a week’s worth of great deals from Friday, August 23 - Thursday, August 29.
Eros Ramazzati At the Wang TheatreBoston, $$
Thu, February 27, 2020  -  Thu, February 27, 2020   
The Eros Ramazzotti show originally scheduled for June 22, 2019 at the Wang Theatre has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:00pm. All previously purchased tickets will be honored at the new date.
CCM West Side String ProgramConcord, $$
Mon, September 16, 2019  -  Mon, May 18, 2020   
The Concord Conservatory of Music’s West Side String Program (WSSP) is a blend of Suzuki philosophy and traditional string pedagogy (14-week progra/begins September 16).
Apres Work PaintingBoston, Free
Tue, July 9, 2019  -  Wed, August 28, 2019   
5:30-7pm Apres Work Painting: Destress after work by learning a new painting technique or style each week. Suggested ages 12 and up. Come to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for a day of art activities and fun!
Collaborative Art @ Faneuil Hall MarketplaceBoston, Free
Wed, July 10, 2019  -  Wed, August 28, 2019   
Come to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for a full day of art activities and fun! 1-2pm Collaborative Art: Join people of all ages and contribute to a new group making activity each week.
Children's Art and Activities at Faneuil Hall MarketplaceBoston, Free
Wed, July 10, 2019  -  Wed, August 28, 2019   
Come to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for a full day of art activities and fun! 10:30am-12:30pm Kids' Art: Get artistic on Wednesdays mornings with a new, kid-friendly project each week. Suggested ages 5-11.
Swan LakeBoston, $$
Fri, February 21, 2020  -  Sun, February 23, 2020   
The Ballet of the Odessa National Opera Theatre will perform the famous Swan Lake at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre from Friday, February 21 through Sunday, February 23, 2020.
Summer Sundays at HMSC MuseumCambridge, Free
Sun, July 7, 2019  -  Sun, August 25, 2019   
Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Sunday, July 7, 2019, 11:00am to 4:00pm. Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Aug 25 2019
BPL Concerts in the Courtyard seriesBoston, Free
Wed, June 5, 2019  -  Fri, August 30, 2019   
The BPL is hosting a Summer Concert in the Courtyard series, which brings musical acts from a variety of genres to the tranquil McKim Courtyard twice a week.
DROP-IN Paint pottery, canvas & plaster, make candles & moreWellesley, $$
Sat, December 22, 2018  -  Sun, December 22, 2019   
Drop in to Paint Pottery; Plaster or Canvas; Make Candles; Mosaics, Make Slime & Mine for Gems. Drop in 7 days a week. Make gifts!! The Painting Place is a fun, creative, interactive art studio for all ages.
Barbecue Al FrescoAndover, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Thu, August 29, 2013   
Every Thursday enjoy delicious barbeque at our On the Bone restaurant outside on our patio. Just $19 per person plus taxes and gratuity. Come back each week for a different menu.
Square One Mall Hosts Back to School Safety DaySaugus, Free
Thu, August 22, 2019  -  Thu, August 22, 2019   
Square One Mall will host back to school fun with Back To School Safety Day on Thursday, August 22nd – Learn more about safety for from some local difference-makers!