Is it February already? That's right folks, we are moving right along into 2020! Don't let time pass you by, get out and make some family memories this month. We've taken the guesswork out with our top picks for February family fun in the Baltimore area.
Bedazzle a Monkey at the American Visionary Art Museum
AVAM hosts hands-on, drop-in, art-making workshops once a month for ALL ages for only $5/person. At this month's weekend walk-in on February 1st, participants are invited to bedazzle your very own green monkey with sparkles. How can you possibly refuse that fun?
Stargazer Pajama Party at Holt Park and Center for the Arts in Baltimore
Dress in your favorite PJs and head to Holt Park and Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 1st from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. for a Stargazer Pajama Party! Explore the night sky using real telescopes, make cool crafts, and eat yummy snacks. All ages are welcome and the cost is only $2/child!
Wake Up Groundhog! at the Oregon Ridge Nature Center in Cockeysville, MD
Will we have six more weeks of winter? Learn about Groundhog Day, the lore and history of the adorable critter, on Saturday, February 1st or Sunday, February 2nd at the Oregon Ridge Nature Center. Make sure to dress appropriately for a short hike to see where the groundhog may be hiding out and what other critters are doing in early February. Recommend for ages 5 and up. Advanced registration is required by phone or email - 410-887-1815 or [email protected].
Disney on Ice Presents Celebrate Memories at Royal Farms Arena
Delight in your favorite Disney stories coming to life on ice, February 7th - 9th at Royal Farms Arena! Sail along with Moana on her high-seas adventure and dance with Woody, Buzz and all the Toy Story friends. Feel inspired when love wins in Frozen and dreams come true for the Disney Princesses. Share the excitement and make new memories the whole family will treasure forever! Save up to 40% off tickets for select shows.
#ROCKTHERINK at The Avenue at White Marsh
The outdoor ice rink at The Avenue at White Marsh is going #ALLCAPS on Friday, February 7th from 6 - 8 p.m. with an appearance by the beloved Capitals' mascot, Slapshot, giveaways, live DJ, and Capitals-themed specials at surrounding restaurants and eateries. Fans wearing Caps gear will receive complimentary skate rental!
Take a Snow Day!
Photo: AvalancheXpress Snow Tubing in York, Pennsylvania
Embrace the winter season by taking a day trip to one of the many awesome ski/snow tubing resorts in the Washington, D.C. area. - as little as 90 minutes away. Check out our Ultimate Guide to Skiing and Snow Tubing With Kids for a great list of family-friendly destinations. One of our favorites is AvalancheXpress in York, Pennsylvania - save 19% off UNLIMITED snow tubing at AvalancheXpress with our deal!
Dive into an Aquatic Adventure With Baby Shark at Pongos Learning Lab / Coder Kids Club in Crofton, MD
Pongos Learning Lab / Coder Kids Club in Crofton is hosting an special Aquatic Adventure for families on February 8th and 9th, featuring everyone's favorite shark and one of his friends. Enjoy a magical, underwater adventure that includes 2 hours of fun in their Little Learners Lab (read all about the Little Learners Lab in our Real Mom Review), photo ops with Baby Shark and Pinkfong, music and dancing, story time, fun STEM activities, cookies and juice and more. Registration is required and space is limited. Do your kids love Pongos? Save up to 29% off Pongos School's Out Camps and Summer Camps!
Blast Off on an Astro Adventure at Maryland Science Center
Grab your space suit and head to Maryland Science Center on February 8th from 12 - 4 p.m. as they take off on a space adventure! See if you've got what it takes to make it to the moon in their Astronaut Training Camp. Channel your Ground Control skills to design, build, and launch your own rockets. Build planetary landers capable of landing safely on the surfaces of different planets throughout the solar system. Event is free with paid admission to the Science Center.
$2 Family Fun Night at Port Discovery Children's Museum Presented by Maryland 529
On February 21st from 4 - 8 p.m. explore Port Discovery’s BIG new exhibits, The SkyClimber and The Port, and three floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits for just $2 per person! Tickets for this event must be purchased in person at the event - no advanced ticket purchases available.
Classical Mash-Up With the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at The Meyerhoff
Join the BSO's small ensemble of musicians on February 22nd at 11 a.m. for its monthly, 30-minute Music Box Series family concert aimed at developing musicality, coordination, literacy and creativity in young audiences. This month's theme: Classical Mash-Up, a crash course in the fundamentals of remixing the classics through beatboxing, improvising and other creative techniques! Arrive 30 minutes prior to the show time to participate in a range of fun musical activities that will fill the lobby. Get $10 tickets (save 42%!).
Elizabeth Catlett Family Day at Reginald F. Lewis Museum - Special $5 Admission
Bring the entire family to the Reginald F. Lewis Museum on February 22nd between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. to explore the works of renowned printmaker and sculptor Elizabeth Catlett. The festivities include Afro-Latino dance performances, storytelling and studio art activities inspired by the artist.
Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ at Royal Farms Arena
Monster Jam is bringing its adrenaline-charged family entertainment to Baltimore, February 28th - March 1st at Royal Farms Arena. Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ is an action-packed, points-based event that showcases athletes as they go head-to-head in six different competitions, driving three different vehicles – Monster Jam Trucks, Speedsters and ATV’s. More racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more action!
Take Your Tiny Ninjas to NinjaBE in Columbia, MD
Warm up this month with active play (and climb!) time inside for your tiny tots at NinjaBE in Columbia. NinjaBE has reserved an exclusive area just for walkers under 42" to jump, climb and explore safely on its less challenging obstacles - the trampolines, slide, climbing structures and more. Save 20% off Tiny Ninja Time ALL-DAY admission - valid Monday, Thursday or Friday.
Celebrate B&O Railroad's 193rd Birthday!
B&O Railroad is turning 193 and YOU'RE INVITED to the party on Saturday, February 29th at 11:45 a.m., complete with birthday cake and fun prizes! Show your love of the B&O by filling out a birthday card with your favorite things or fondest memories. Party included with admission.
Saturday Puppet Theater at the Robinson Nature Center in Columbia, MD
Join the Robinson Nature Center for their once a month nature-themed "Saturday Puppet Theater", featuring a new show/theme each month! The Saturday, February 29th show is "Bear Snores On" with two shows at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. After the show children will create a craft to take home. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here.
Save BIG on Summer by Registering for Camp NOW!
We know, it's only February, but trust us, the end of the school year will be here before you know it. And the best prices on summer camps are right now, as many camps offer special promotions and extra savings to fill as many spots as possible, as early as possible. Did you know that CertifiKID is the largest resource for summer camp savings in the Baltimore area? Save even more by taking advantage of our Early Bird Camp Promotion where you can score an extra $10 off your camp purchase of $50+ through February 23rd (Use code EARLYBIRD20). Camps are already discounted up to 50% off, so this is a GREAT deal! Check out our Baltimore camp deals and filter by location and interest to find the perfect camps for your kiddos.
Check out our family-friendly Baltimore Deals and Coupons for more affordable things to do with kids this month.
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