School Vacation Week

School Vacation week will be here before you know it - what are you going to do with the kids?  We've got some ideas to help you make this a fantastic week.  Our hotels have created special packages for family fun, Faneuil Hall is showing free movies and offering family-friendly dining specials.  Blue Man Group is adding weekday matinees during the winter break and Lego Land is unveiling a brand new intergalactic display, LEGO® Star Wars™MINILAND Model, with additional LEGO® Star Wars themed activities.  These are just a few of the many things to do this week in and around Boston. Scroll for more ideas! 

Events during School Vacation Week

A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature
Feb 18 - Apr 25
The Museum's newest temporary exhibition reveals the mathematical patterns that...
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Boston
Feb 18 - Dec 31
Turn Boston into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine...
Celebrate Lunar New Year
Feb 18 - 25
Visit Boston Children’s Museum February 19th through February 23rd and join in...
Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream
Feb 18 - 25
Disney’s Moana voyages onto the ice for the first time as Disney On Ice presents...
Feb 18, 2018 - Feb 15, 2019
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s extends its first-ever hands-on...
LEGO Maritime Festival
Feb 18 - 25
Let your imagination set sail this February School Vacation Week! Inspired by the...
Skating on the Frog Pond
Feb 18 - Mar 31
A public private partnership with the City of Boston and The Skating Club of Boston...
Winter Skate at Patriot Place
Feb 18 - 28
2017-2018 RATES Adults: $8 Children (12 and under): $6 Seniors (65 and older): $6...
Free Ice Skating at Frog Pond
Feb 19 - 23
Highland Street Foundation is pleased to announce Winter Camp 2018 which will...
Fresh & Local with Stillman's Farm
Feb 19
Stillman's demonstrates how to prepare seasonal fare with the produce continuously...
Feb 19 - 25
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston announced in December the opening of a brand new...
Marketplace Movie Nights
Feb 19 - 22
Looking for fun and affordable family activities for February School Vacation? We've...
Secret Veggie Desserts with Siena Farms
Feb 19
Monday, February 19 from 2:00-3:00 pm | The wonderful cooks at Siena Farms will...
Boston Public Library Performances: Hansel & Gretel
Feb 20 - 24
During February public school vacation week, join Boston Lyric Opera to learn how we...
Chickens & Eggs with Chestnut Farms
Feb 20
Learn what it means to raise pastured chickens and why they lay the tastiest eggs....
Local Sharks: Dogfish & Skate with Red's Bes
Feb 20
Tuesday, February 20 from 1:00-2:00 pm: Family friendly, hands-on info session to...
Children's Winter Festival
Feb 21
Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will be...
Making Modern Gefilte Fish with Inna's Kitchen and Red's Best
Feb 21
Inspired by generations of family tradition, Inna's Kitchen is joined by Red's Best...
Fresh, Fast & Delicious with Project Bread
Feb 22
Thursday, February 22 from 11:00 am-12:30 pm and 1:00-1:45 pm | Join Project Bread’s...
All About Chocolate & Stone Grinding with Taza Chocolate
Feb 23
Friday, February 23 from 12:00-1:00 pm: Taza Chocolate Grinding Demo: Ever wonder...
Superhero Cruise
Feb 24
A 2-hour cruise with your favorite superheros visiting throughout Photo...
Tech Kitchen at Boston Children’s Museum
Feb 24, 2018 - Jan 26, 2019
Come make something! Join us every Saturday to discover your inner inventor in our...
Boy eating ice cream
Dining Out

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history day reenactment
Trip Ideas

Explore a day learning the history of Boston

Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Housed in 3 beautifully restored 19th century buildings, its 112 shops and 13 restaurants offer tantalizing delicacies & unique gifts in a festive atmosphere

Book Your Room

Hotels throughout Boston are offering Family Friendly packages for School Vacation week.