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Presidents' Day Family Festival at JFK Library Columbia Point
Boston, MA
February 19, 2018
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
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In celebration of Presidents’ Day, the JFK Library will host its sixth annual Family Festival featuring presidential storytelling, creative activities, musical performances, and Museum tours and hands-on programs to bring the Library to life in new ways for all ages.

Meet Our Guest Presidents

Actors portraying Presidents John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Ulysses Grant will share stories and engage visitors in conversation.

Family-Friendly Tours and Hands-on Carts

Learn about President Kennedy and his legacy with interactive programs in the Museum galleries.

Hands-on "Make and Take" Activities

Try out hands-on history crafts including the design of White House china, the building of  and the making of tricorner or stovepipe hats to wear to meet our guest presidents. Participants can celebrate President Kennedy’s legacy by designing maritime scrimshaw or making origami sailboats and their own Kennedy campaign hat.


Special Festival Day activities are free with paid admission. Visitors ages 17 and under are admitted free of charge. EBT, military, and student discounts are available. For all other visitors, visit us on Facebook or Twitter for a special buzzword that will give you $2 off admission prices. The Family Festival is especially appropriate for ages 5 and up. Presidents' Day registration is strongly encouraged.

Presidents' Day Family Festival at JFK Library