Everything Is Awesome at The LEGO Space Hollywood

If your kids are hyped up about The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part opening February 8, you could make them feel special by taking them to experience it live and interactive right now at the LEGO Space Hollywood. The free pop-up photo op experience offers tons of Instagrammable moments, interactive installations, and fun reveals from the new movie. And don’t think for a second they would make a LEGO space without giving you the opportunity to play with LEGOs. 

Mall of America's Most Amazing Attractions for Kids of All Ages

Mall of America, located in the heart of the American Midwest in Bloomington, Minnesota, is nothing short of an indoor entertainment epicenter for kids. Sure, it has over 500 stores, but there’s way more to do than just go shopping at the country's largest mall (so big that it requires its own zip code: 55425).

From Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower to the Harley Davidson museum in Milwaukee, the Midwest is full of fun, interesting, and educational things that kids and their parents will love. Mall of America might possess a more commercial feel than some of the area's other travel destinations, but it also likely offers the most entertainment per square foot (5.4 million square feet to be exact) with some of the most popular kids' characters and brands on hand, including Lego, Nickelodeon, American Girl, and Paw Patrol. There's an indoor amusement park, aquarium, arcade, mini golf, and so much more, all within just a few minutes of the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport.

Read on to check out our list of the top 25 amazing things that kids of all ages can do at Mall of America.

Birthday Freebies for Connecticut Kids

Birthdays are great when you're a kid. There's the endless countdown to the big day, and finally waking up to the much-anticipated morning. So what could possibly make all this even more exhilarating? How about a whole bunch of free stuff? If you know where to look, there are some pretty sweet freebies to be had on your kid's birthday (or on yours, for that matter) across Connecticut. A lot of these places are big companies that require sign up to a club or mailing list, and many of them require a minimum age for membership, so parents may want to be the primary member and just hand off the goodies. Others, though, are smaller, local businesses that genuinely want to offer something lovely to the people who support them. Whether your kid might like a free birthday ice cream cone or a trip back in time, here are some fun free finds for your little's next birthday.

Free Things to Do With Kids on Long Island in February

February is a short month, but it's filled with long winter days and weekends—not to mention a weeklong school break—when your kids will be looking for something to do. Luckily, there's no shortage of family-friendly activities on Long Island this month, and many of them won't cost you a penny.

We're talking library crafts and storytimes, fun events that celebrate Valentine's Day (including a kissing booth photo-op) and the Super Bowl, a tennis expo, and much more. To help you plan, we've rounded up some of the best no-cost-to-you activities that will keep the whole family entertained.

For more things to do that are both fun and free, check out our guides to free attractions for toddlers and babies and restaurants where kids eat free, and our roundup of great spots for long winter walks. And don't forget our events calendar and February GoList.

15 Free and Fun Things to Do in February with Boston Kids

It's the dead of winter, yes, but if a groundhog can be lured to venture out of his burrow, so can we! For inspiration, remember that we have a lot to celebrate in February, including the Lunar New Year, Valentine's Day, school break, and more. Need more motivation? How about the fact that many of these cool activities are free? Check out our picks for no-cost fun, all month long.

25 Free Events in February for New Jersey Kids

February is the month of love, and you’ll love all the FREE events our calendar has to offer! It's a month full of celebrations, with a Valentine’s Day craft at New Jersey State Museum, a Chinese New Year party at HudsonWay Immersion School, and a birthday bash for Elmo at Barnes & Noble. Get in all-around party-mode at State Theatre's Family Day and Westfield's Free Kids Expo.

Plus, stay cozy indoors at no-cost storytimes, held at unique locations like Tulpehaking Nature Center, Indigo, Hoboken Fire Department Museum, and the Lovin’ Oven.

Read on for this month's picks, and for more free and low-cost fun, check out our list of Free Indoor Play Spots for NJ Kids, and our Event Calendar.

Indoor Water Parks and Pools for Philly Area Families

Winter certainly has its charms: sledding, building snowmen, skating, and hot cocoa are wonderful, but by February you and your family might be looking to warm up in a more tropical environment. While it might be nice to board a plane to a sunny island destination, it’s not always possible or cost-effective. Luckily, you can enjoy some summertime fun even in the coldest months at a multitude of indoor water parks and pools not too far from Philly. Go dig out your bathing suit from behind your coats and mittens, and get ready to take the plunge at one of these exciting parks!

40 Free Events for NYC Kids in February

February in NYC means more than braving the frigid temps. The shortest month packs a lot into its 28 days, such as the week long mid-winter break for school kids, Valentine's Day, the Lunar New Year, and Black History Month.  There are also kids' film festivals, outdoor seasonal events, and family shows.

And to make sure your fiscal New Year resolutions remain intact, we've rounded up the best FREE events happening in February for kids of all ages. 

Read on for 40(!) FREE activities for NYC kids this coming month, and consult our NYC Event Calendar for many more options. Plus, find lots of seasonal to-dos in our NYC Winter Guide for Families.

Free Things To Do in February with Westchester Kids

Though the dead of winter, February is alive with annual occasions that help serve as the basis of fun, cultural events—Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, Black History Month, Presidents Day, and more. February is also the start of maple-sugaring season, a regional specialty.

Especially fortunate is that there are many ways to enjoy these occasions without breaking the bank. We’ve scoured Westchester venues to identify the best FREE events for families—so you don’t have to! Below are our top 20, offering not only holiday celebrations but also eclectic sources of amusement and enrichment.

Stay tuned: We'll also let you know what to do on a Winter Break staycation, which will include yet more FREE ways to keep the fun going! And in case you missed it, check out our recent roundup of FREE classes offered by Westchester stores.

Read on for these, then head to our Event Calendar and February GoList for more. 

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