On Saturdays and Sundays in winter, entrance to Stone Barns Center and  is FREE and kids may may participate in a paid tour or free drop-in programming. Photo courtesy of Stone Barns Center
On Saturdays and Sundays in winter, entrance to Stone Barns Center and is FREE and kids may may participate in a paid tour or free drop-in programming. Photo courtesy of Stone Barns Center

40+ Things To Do on February School Break with Westchester Kids

Ready for a February staycation with the kids? Presidents Day falls on Monday, February 17, and most Westchester schools are closed that whole week for a winter break. With numerous tourist attractions, a slew of play spaces, scheduled events, and loads to enjoy outdoors, Westchester and its environs offer plenty of fun without the need for air travel or pesky traffic.

Below we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to spend school break without breaking the bank OR packing a suitcase.

Looking for more things to do? Consult our Event Calendar and follow us on Facebook!

Anytime Fun During February School Break

Sign up for the four-day STEM Mini-Camp (February 18-21) and pay only $5…

…or the four-day Code Heroes Workshop (also February 18-21) and create a choose-your-own adventure game—FREE!

Drop in for an impromptu art project that might include pottery, painting, slime, or mosaics.

Get to know all the kid-friendly attractions at the Hudson River Museum

…and if you play your card right, you can get FREE admission to museums both in Westchester and NYC.

Test your wits at an escape room

Visit the FREE American Girl doll and book exhibit and complete a fact-find sheet for a chance to win a prize.

Consult our Winter Fun Guide for where to go skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and more.

Take a spin around an indoor ice rink

…or hit the road on one of the Winter Day Trips for Westchester Families we’ve rounded up.

Not a fan of the cold? Pretend it’s summer at an indoor water park.

Populate your planner with 50 Fun Things To Do with Westchester Kids This Winter.

Take advantage of FREE winter admission to Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and inquire about drop-in workshops scheduled during your visit, also FREE.

Come in from the cold and burn off some energy at one of the many indoor play places in our area…

…or take an excursion to a Hudson Valley indoor play space

…or try one of these NYC indoor places to play.

Visit any of several area firefighter museums.

Take your pick of drop-in storytimes.

Take a FREE or low-cost class offered by a Westchester store.

Cross the Hudson and check out one of several family-friendly museums in New Jersey.

Consult our list of 60+ FREE places to play in Westchester.

Stuck in the house? We’ve got 45 snow-day boredom busters for kids. Score!


Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
7th Ave & 32nd St
New York, NY 10001

Horace Greeley House
100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Yonkers Public Library, Grinton I. Will Branch
1500 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10708

Westchester County Center
198 Central Park Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606

The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck
661 Route 308
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Mid-Hudson Children's Museum
75 North Water Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Muscoot Farm
51 Route 100
Katonah, NY 10536

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
690 Route 9W
Fort Montgomery, NY 10922

Lewisboro Library
15 Main Street
South Salem, NY 10590

Rye Free Reading Room
1061 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580

Pound Ridge Library
271 Westchester Avenue
Pound Ridge, NY 10576

Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10701

Bronxville Public Library
201 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, NY 10708

Dobbs Ferry Public Library
55 Main Street
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Chappaqua Public Library
195 South Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Rye Free Reading Room
1061 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580

Larchmont Public Library
121 Larchmont Avenue
Larchmont, NY 10538

Mamaroneck Public Library
136 Prospect Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Hastings-on-Hudson Public Library
7 Maple Avenue
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
Wednesday Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square
Bartel-Pritchard Square - 8:00 AM Pick
16th Annual KidsFilmFest
Online - various times Pick
Lincoln Center #ConcertsforKids
Facebook, YouTube and LC Website - various times Pick
Wonderful World of Disney
- various times Pick
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