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.
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!