It’s February half-term and there’s so much to do,
From zoos to festivals whatever will you choose?!
There’s plenty going on in the second month of the year,
Schools out for a fun-filled day of cheer!
There’s lots of great things going on in February from half-term madness to annual festivals, find an event near you and make some unforgettable memories this February!
Vets in Action, London Zoo
📆10th – 18th February 📍London
Brick Week, Haynes Motor Museum
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Yeovil
Jorvik Viking Festival
📆12th – 18th February 📍York
Europe’s largest Viking Festival is set to return this February and you won’t want to miss this one! The stakes are high in the family-friendly viking games where contestants battle it out as you cheer your favourite viking! Enjoy a storytelling spectacular as you journey through mystical realms and explore viking mythology, or enjoy one of the many other fantastical activities for all ages. Find out more.
Winter Wildlife Week, Longleat Safari Park
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Warminster
Seahorse Saviors, SEA LIFE London
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍London
Learn all about these fascinating creatures at this under-the-sea event making a splash this half-term at SEA LIFE London! See the many species of Seahorse that live there, and throughout your journey, you’ll learn amazing facts about their residents throughout the day! Book here.
Festival of Archery, Warwick Castle
📆10th – 19th February 2024, 📍Warwickshire
Orchid Festival, Kew Gardens
📆3rd February – 3rd March 2024, 📍Surrey
The much-loved annual Orchid Festival is back bigger and better than ever at Kew Gardens! Mesmerizing animal-themed orchid displays will grace The Princess of Wales Conservatory. This years theme draws inspiration from the unique flora and fauna of Madagascar, a colourful celebration to brighten up the winter months. Book here.
Roc-King Club, Porchester Hall
📆10th February 2024, 📍London
This new and exciting immersive event is hitting London this February, a theatrical dining experience for all the family with performers, magicians, music, dancing and more! You’ll be transported to a world of make-believe while you enjoy delicious food and refreshments, with a cast of colourful characters and an unforgettable dinner to delight all the senses. Find out more.
Toddler Safari, Whipsnade Zoo
📆26th February – 25th March 2024, 📍Dunstable
Little tots can enjoy a mini adventure at the zoo every Monday at 11:00am during term time starting at the end of February. Explore the great outdoors at the zoo with activities such as splashing in puddles, following trails, bug hunting, and animal themed fun for toddlers! Book here.
Bookfest 2024 – Children’s Week
📆11th – 17th February 2024, 📍Portsmouth
Explore a variety of exciting events across the week for little ones to enjoy during Bookfest. From live storytime sessions sessions to creative workshops, little bookworms will love unleashing their creativity and getting lost in beloved stories. They can even meet Zog, or take part in roar-some dinosaur themed activities! Find out more here.
Chinese New Year Celebrations in Manchester
📆10th – 11th February 2024, 📍Greater Manchester
It’s the year of the dragon! Manchester’s Chinese New Year parade is one of the biggest in Europe, and an unmissable event for those looking to celebrate! Expect live performances, stalls, a funfair, the famous red lanterns, and the iconic Dragon Parade. The streets will come to life with explosions of colour and non-stop fun for this fabulous celebration. Find out more here.
Pancake Day Race, Leadenhall Market
📆21st February 2024,📍London
Imagine Children’s Festival, Southbank Centre
📆7th – 17th February 2024, 📍London
Zootastic Feb Half-Term, Chessington World of Adventures
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍London
Chessington Zootastic is a wild animal adventure at Chessington Zoo for the whole family to enjoy! Get up close with over 1,000 incredible species and learn all about their lives at the Zoo, before jumping on the interactive exclusive animal trail where you’ll become a Chessington Ranger! Book here.
Brick Days, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort
📆10th February – 11th March 2024 (Select Days), 📍Windsor
Dinosaur Adventure Live
📆Multiple Dates & Locations, 10th February – 1st June 2024
Meet & Greet Paddington, Spinnaker Tower
📆16th – 17th February 2024, 📍Portsmouth
Worlds Beneath The Waves Trail, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Portsmouth
Take part in a playful trail inspired by the voyage of HMS Challenger and its amazing discoveries! As you explore the Worlds Beneath the Waves exhibition you will find fun challenges including a maritime make and take and a hands on Activity Trolley! The trail will be live all through February half term and is included with your ticket. Book here.
Cavalier Crew Challenge, Historic Dockyard Chatham
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Kent
Frozen February – A Stone Age Winter, Cheddar Gorge
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Somerset
Butler’s School & Castle Capers, Leeds Castle
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Leeds
Febru-roarry, Dartmoor Zoo
📆10th – 18th February 2024, 📍Plymouth
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