Read books with Cali Co Cat as part of the Read-to-Skate Program. Photo by Angelito Jusay for Bryant Park
Read books with Cali Co Cat as part of the Read-to-Skate Program. Photo by Angelito Jusay for Bryant Park

40 Free Activities for NYC Kids to Enjoy in February

It's a leap year, and that means February brings an extra day to fill with fun, FREE activities. The pressure's really on this month with a jam-packed calendar that includes the weeklong mid-winter break and holidays like Valentine's Day and Lunar New Year. It's also Black History Month, and we've managed to find plenty of FREE activities to fill your days and mark these milestones while helping you keep your fiscally responsible New Year's resolutions.

Read on for 40 FREE activities for NYC kids in February, and consult our Event Calendar for even more options. Plus, find lots of seasonal to-dos in our NYC Winter Guide for Families.


Bryant Park
40th and fifth avenue
New York, 10018

Times Square - Duffy Square
Broadway between West 46th and West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036

Central Park
Terrace Drive Rumsey Playfield
New York, NY 10024

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY

Madison Avenue Wishing Tree
710 Madison Avenue (between East 63 &East 64 Streets),
New York, NY 10065

Brookfield Place Arts
230 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10821

New Museum
235 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

Ingersoll Community Center
177 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 11201

Bryant Park
40th and fifth avenue Bank of America Winter Village
New York, 10018

Greenlight Bookstore (Prospect/Lefferts)
632 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Brooklyn Heights Library
109 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
2351 Veterans Rd W
Staten Island, NY 10309

Wave Hill
249th Street and Independence Avenue
New York, NY

Staten Island Zoo
614 Broadway
Staten Island, NY

China Institute
100 Washington Street
New York , NY 10006

LeFrak Hall at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens, NY

Village Lantern Comedy Club
167 Bleeker Street
New York, NY 10012

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 40th and 42nd Streets Overlook
New York, NY 10018

Industry City
274 36th St
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Sony Square NYC
25 Madison Avenue 25th Street
New York, NY 10010

Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53 Street
New York, NY 10019

South Street Seaport
Pier 17
New York, NY 10038

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11238-6052

Bookculture on Broadway
2915 Broadway entry is on 114th street
New York, NY 10025

UrbanGlass
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Weeksville Heritage Center
158 Buffalo Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213

National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004

Chinatown and Little Italy
Mott, Mosco, E. Broadway, Park Row, Eldridge, Forsyth Streets
New York, NY

Brady playground in Bronx park
2222 Bronx Park east
Bronx , NY 10462

Flushing Library
41-17 Main Street
Queens, NY 11355

Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th Street
New York, NY 10011

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
150 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY

Prospect Park's Audubon Center
95 Prospect Park W
Brooklyn, NY

Citywide
See listing for information
New York, NY

National Museum of the American Indian
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004

Brooklyn Central Library - Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve
2351 Veterans Rd W
Staten Island, NY 10309
Jack and the Beanstalk
Puppetworks Inc. - 12:30 PM Pick
Holiday Under The Stars
The Shops at Columbus Circle - 4:00 PM Pick
Monuments Now
Socrates Sculpture Park - 9:00 AM
Origami Holiday Tree 2020
American Museum of Natural History - 10:00 AM
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