February GoList: The Best Things To Do With Philly Kids

Winter Fun Events for Families in Philadelphia PA

February brings the coldest part of winter, but the good news is, spring is right around the corner! This month we'll find out whether we're getting a few extra weeks of the cold, or if spring will be arriving sooner than expected on Groundhog Day. Whatever the weather, we've got plenty of great events happening this month. Whether you're looking for a way to educate your kids about Black History Month, celebrating Valentine's Day, Maple Sugaring, or just enjoying some quality time with your family, February has a lot of great events that Philly kids will love.

Don't forget, there are tons more great events listed in our event calendar every day. 

Groundhog Day- East Norriton
February 2, 2017
Play games, listen to stories, make crafts, and listen to natural history lessons at Norristown Farm Park's event celebrating Groundhog Day.

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors- Philadelphia
February 4-May 14, 2017
Learn all about these tiny amphibians at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Learn about their survival strategies and hear their unique chorus.

Winterfest- Abington
February 5, 2017
Games, crafts, animal programs, and more await Philly kids at Briar Bush Nature Center.

Valentine's on Ice- Chestnut Hill
February 11, 2017
This unique Valentine's Day celebration features ice sculpting at Laurel Hill Gardens. Little ones will even get a visit from Queen Elsa! Complimentary s'mores and hot chocolate will be served.

Alex & The Kaleidoscope Concert- Ardmore
February 11, 2017
Dance and sing at this Valentine's Day Family Jam at Ardmore Music Hall.​

Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival- Kennett Square
February 12, 2017
Chocolate everywhere! Cakes, brownies, cupcakes, candies, and cookies will be available for sampling at this delicious festival.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Out of this World- Philadelphia
February 16-20, 2017
It's your last chance to see the greatest show on earth! They'll be in town at the Wells Fargo Center presenting Out of this World.

Black History Month Handwork Workshop- Philadelphia
February 18, 2017
Head The Center for Architecture & Design as they present this workshop to celebrate Black History Month. During the Handwork Workshop, guests will make a commemorative peace dove to hang in their homes. 

Mummers Mardi Gras Parade- Manayunk
February 18, 2017
Enjoy a more family-friendly version of the New Year's Day parade in Manayunk. Numerous string bands and performances celebrate Mardi Gras down Main Street in Manayunk.

Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugaring Celebration- Media
February 25, 2017
Kick off the maple sugaring season at Tyler Arboretum. Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast, learn about trees and sap, and see how maple syrup is made.

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