No kid or parent wants to be stuck inside all February vacation. When the kids get stir-crazy, you get driven crazy. Don’t retreat with that bottle of vino yet. Thankfully, we whipped up a list of activities to keep those munchkins busy all break. No need for applause. Here are 5 fun things to do in Boston for February vacation 2019.
5 things to do in Boston for February vacation
Blue Man Group
Our first item on our list is hitting up a Blue Man Group concert. The colorful performers are hosting a week of activities during the break that’s geared towards the tiny humans. Each activity requires a paid ticket for a performance, but the rest is free! Just bring your ticket and your kid can get a free face painting, a free mask to decorate and a free meal at participating restaurants.
Feb. 18-24, Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston, $39+, blueman.com
Legoland Discovery Center Boston
Is your kid obsessed with “The Lego Movie”? Well everything is awesome, because the Legoland Discovery Center is hosting a celebration for “The Lego Movie 2.” There will be a themed scavenger hunt, “Lego Movie 2” challenges and of course, lots and lots of Lego building. Attendees will also get a chance to dance with Emmett or just say hi.
Feb. 15-Apr. 28, 598 Assembly Row, Somerville, $14.95+, boston.legolanddiscoverycenter.com
Museum of Fine Arts
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! If your kid is interested in animals, the Museum of Fine Arts is featuring the theme of Artful Animals. Your kids can hunt for animals on a family tour, listen to animal-themed children’s stories and attend a special performance by Trend N Motion. These special artists are a hip-hop troupe that specializes in hip-hop, Afro Caribbean and Latin rhythms who’ll spread the spirit of dance with animal costumes and routines.
Feb. 18-22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, $23, free for kids and youth up to 17, mfa.org
Museum of Science
Your kids are too young to know about the real Wildcats (get your head in the game), but they might be fans of the educational PBS show, “Wild Kratts.” If so, they’re in luck. Head over to the Museum of Science to check out the “Wild Kratts: Ocean Adventure” exhibit. This exhibit will immerse children and adults in ocean habitats and its creatures. There will be miniature tide pools, anemone crawls and a hunt for lunch like a lobster. A “tot spot” is available for children aged 3 or younger.
Feb. 16- May 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 1 Science Park, Boston, $23+, mos.org
Mary Baker Eddy Library
Enjoy February vacation with a fun-filled week of activities at the Mary Baker Eddy Library. The library will explore true and inspiring stories in honor of Black History Month. There will be morning and afternoon activites centered on aviation, invention, dance and artmaking. The Mapparium will also be open and is free for kids aged 17 and younger.
Feb. 18-22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 200 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, marybakereddylibrary.org