NYC Events Activities Calendar for Kids

There are lots of great February things to do with kids in New York. The February New York Events calendar is chock full of shows and events like Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum, Kids Night on Broadway, Sleepover at the Museum of Natural History, Sesame Street Live and more. Please note, NYC School MidWinter Recess is February 19-23, 2018.

Please add your event to the February things to do with kids in New York calendar.

February Things to do with Kids in New York

A Night at the Museum

A Night at the Museum

Oct 13, Nov 9 & 17, 2018
Sleep Over at the Museum of Natural History

Just a few times per year, the Museum of Natural History lets you sleep over!!!! And yes, it's just like the movie! Evening and morning snacks, cots to sleep on, a flashlight fossil fact-finding mission, live animals, private museum tours and more.

This is an authentic NYC experience you and the kids can't miss! Ages 6 - 13, + an accompanying guardian.

Discount Tickets: A Night at the Museum

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Sesame Street Live – Let’s Party

Sesame Street Let's Party

February 9-19, 2018

Introducing an all-new, interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood. Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. You’ll hear new songs as well as the classics like “I Love Trash” and “C is for Cookie”

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Madame Tussauds Ghostbusters Experience

From the eerie underground tracks of the NYC subway to the basement of a haunted mansion to Ghostbusters Headquarters to the streets of Times Square, brace yourself for several spooks and even catch a ride on Ecto-2. The Ghostbusters Experience is a multi-layered and sensory environment immersing you into a fantastical and spirited world, inspired by the 2016 film.

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Marvel Universe Live! in NY & NJ

An original, live-action arena experience, featuring the greatest marvel super heroes and villains.

Marvel Universe Live!

Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man, The Avengers - Iron Man, Hulk, and more, and threatening villains come to life in an action-packed arena experience. You’ll definitely feel the energy with cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts, motorcycles and more.

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Things to do in New York with Kids

One of the best parts of NYC is that what is fun for kids is usually just as much fun for adults. If you are joining us in NYC for a family vacation, then please read all about our local kid’s favorites, along with special tips just for visitors.

Things to Do in New York With Kids

See All: Visiting New York with Kids.

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Save Big on Things to do in New York City

New York City Coupons and Discounts are available for almost everything one can do in NYC: concerts, shows, Broadway, sports, events, tours, attractions, beauty and spa and much more!

New York City Coupons

Sites we use ALL the time to save are:

  • Groupon - save on dining, tours, things to do, attractions, cruises, shows
  • Gilt City - upscale deals on dining, exclusive events, Broadway, shopping
  • ShowTickets.com - huge sightseeing tourist discounts

See All: Insider Guide to ALL our NYC Coupons

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Ice Skating in New York City

Ice Skating in New York City

Ice skating in New York City is a classic New York winter experience for both kids and adults! Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Bryant Park, South Street Seaport and several more rinks are open around the city. Wherever you choose to skate, the kids are sure to have a blast!

Details for Ice Skating in New York City, including rates and dates plus NYC Insider Tips for discounts and coupons.

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Visiting New York With Kids Shows, Things to Do, Hotels, Attractions

Visiting New York With Kids

Visiting New York with Kids is truly a delight. NYC offers tons of activities, hotels, shows, restaurants, things to do, attractions and festivals for both kids and parents. The best part is you don’t have to compromise – what’s fun for kids is usually just as much fun for parents. If you are joining us for a NYC family vacation, don’t miss our local kid’s favorites, along with special tips just for visitors.

More: Things to do in New York with Kids.

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One Day in New York with Kids

New York City Vacation with Young Girls

Check out Kim’s Vacation with her two young girls for ideas and things to do. Each day of her weekend keeps the kids busy morning through night and takes you all around NYC like a pro. See the world’s largest candy land, best toy store, Central Park carriage ride secrets, the glass window amphitheater right on top of a city street, Harry Potter’s NYC home…and the BEST restaurant for kids in Little Italy. Explore her itinerary at New York City Vacation with Young Kids.

Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum

Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum

February 18–24, 2018 (usually same as Winter Recess)

Join the Intrepid Museum and discover how NASA researches Earth’s extreme climates to understand our planet and prepare astronauts for travel to the moon, Mars and beyond, and learn about the robots exploring new frontiers. Enjoy eye-opening shows in our pop-up planetarium, dazzling science presentations, hands-on workshops and live animal demos, all focusing on our universe’s most extreme climates—the chilly polar ice caps, the deepest depths of the ocean, distant exoplanets and the fascinating places in between.

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Kids’ Night on Broadway – see a show for FREE!

Kids Night on Broadway

February 27, 2018
Kids (ages 6-18) go FREE in NYC. Tickets on Sale Dec 5th, 2017.

Kids’ Night on Broadway (KNOB) let’s kids go FREE to over 20 Broadway shows, when accompanied by a full-paying adult. Kids dine free at many Times Square restaurants, and parents get discounted parking rates. With a different celebrity National Ambassador each year, KNOB is a don’t miss!

More Info: www.kidsnightonbroadway.com

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The Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters at Madison Square Garden

None in Feb 2018.
December 26-31 in NY/NJ in 2017
Dec 26, 2017; Barclays Center
Dec 27, 2017; MSG
Dec 30, 2017; Prudential Center (NJ)

The legendary Harlem Globetrotters are always a blast to watch. This is not ordinary basketball – it is a comedy show and wholesome family fun. Their high-flying blend of basketball action and comedy has thrilled fans of all ages for over 80 years. We loved this show as a kid.

Harlem Globetrotters Tickets start at $25.

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NFL Experience Times Square (CLOSED)

A new Football Theme Park in Times Square! The man in charge says, “I like to think of it as Disney meets the Hall of Fame meets Dave and Buster’s, with a liquor license in Times Square.” You enter as a fan, become a player, and leave as a champion while being taken into the center of the pulse-pounding action of professional football in this very immersive and active experience.

  • NFL Experience Times Square - Tickets $18
  • NFL Experience Times Square - attraction choice includes free entry - $44 value
  • New York Pass - free entry to NFL Experience Times Square. $44 value

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Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus

Ringling Brothers Circus NYC

Out of This World Tour

The Circus is closing forever in 2017! Last chance to see the historic Barnum & Bailey…

Prepare to witness circus feats you thought were so amazing that they would be impossible, and spectacles of strength so grand you once thought them to be unbelievable. Ringling Bros.® has combed the globe to find the most skilled circus masters, be it the most majestic animals you’ve ever seen, the most exotic performers from faraway lands, or the most fearless daredevils that take danger to unheard of levels, this show has no equal anywhere.

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