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Your guide to the best events in February 2023

Written by Lewis Everrett


The best events in February 2023 are here,
Get ready to watch your little ones laugh and cheer!
With so many events filled with family fun, 
There’s something on this list for everyone.

The best events happening in February 2023!

If you’re looking for some excellent, family-friendly events and attractions going on during February 2023, we’ve got you covered with our list of favourites! From adrenaline filled attractions to creepy crawlies, there’s something for everyone this February.

The best events in London…

SEA LIFE London Aquarium February Half Term, London

Save with our exclusive family ticket from £55 for 4!
11th – 19th February 2023

From Giant Sand Tiger Sharks to some of the cutest clownfish, SEA LIFE London is inviting you to its doors for a fun-filled half term! Prepare to feel the chill with the local colony of Gentoo Penguins, or marvel at the many different species of rays that lie beneath the waves. This is the perfect activity for any family looking for a fun and educational half-term! Book your tickets here.

Shrek’s Adventure! London Meet Puss in Boots, London

Save with our exclusive family ticket from £55 with 2 FREE slushes!
Coming for February half-term!

Prepare your little ones for a full blown fiesta at Shrek’s Adventure! London. You’ll get to meet the hero, Puss in Boots himself and celebrate with some funky dance moves and sword yielding poses! This fun-filled adventure is guaranteed to leave your little ones excited and smiling! Book your tickets here!

Chessington World of Adventures Resort Zootastic, London

Save with our exclusive family ticket from £120 for 4!
Everyday during half term & all weekends between 28th January – 12th March 2023

Start your half term with a WILD day out for the whole family! Come face-to-face with some of the most magnificent animals at Chessington’s Zootastic experience. Graduate to a Chessington Ranger with live talks, feeds, and a trail through the wilderness! You’ll get to meet Asiatic lions, Humboldt penguins, Spider monkeys, Asian Short Clawed otters and so many more. Tickets coming soon here.

ZSL London/ZSL Whipsnade Zoo Vets in Action, London & Whipsnade

11th – 19th February 2023

Keep your youngsters entertained this half-term with the Vets in Action event at ZSL London Zoo & ZSL Whipsnade Zoo! This award-winning role play experience helps little ones understand what it’s like to be a vet at a busy zoo. After arrival, junior vets can take part in a variety of interactive experiences and carry out treatments on soft toys! Find out more here.


KidZania London, Westfields

February Half Term 11-20 February 2023
Save 36% off kids tickets when you book with Picniq!

Visit KidZania London this February half term and save 36% off kid’s tickets when you book with us! Your ticket will give you a 4-hour entry to KidZania, where you can experience the brand NEW Little Vita’s Flower Shop! Little ones can enjoy designing, creating and arranging their very own pretty arrangement of flowers for one of Vita’s clients. Plus, get up to 6 hours of FREE parking. Until 28th February, get up to 6 hours of free parking Monday to Saturday when you spend £30 at KidZania London. Take a look at the full t&cs here. Book your KidZania tickets here!

Belgravia Mr Men themed event, London

15th and the 22nd February 2023

Image Credit: Belgravia

If your little ones are feeling creative this half term, head to Belgravia for a Mr Men themed half-term! You’ll get a tutorial from an expert icer, decorate a selection of Mr Men themed biscuits, a free kids hot chocolate, and a Biscuiteers gift box! Find out more here.

Magical Mischief at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour, London

21st January – 18th April 2023

Image Credit: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Get ready for another year of filmmaking trickery, magical pranks, and wizarding mishaps at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London’s Magical Mischief! Get hands on and make your very own origami howler, take a sneak peek inside Harry’s bedroom, and understand how some of your favourite scenes were filmed. Find out more info here.

Imagine Children’s Festival, London

8th – 18th February 2023

Image Credit: London

Imagine Children’s Festival is a relaxed festival, all performances have a relaxed approach to noise meaning that it’s perfect for little ones! With comedy, performances, theatre and so much more, there is something for everyone at this one-of-a-kind festival. Find out more here.

The best events in the South…

Longleat’s Winter Wildlife Week, Wiltshire

Save an extra 5% off tickets when you book with Picniq!
11th – 19th February 2023

Keep your little ones entertained this half-term with some of the most roarsome activities at Longleat! It comes as no surprise that Longleat features on our guide to the best events in February! Get ready to glide around the mini ice rink, perfect for little kids and enjoy a variety of live performances and shows! Complete a journey of wildlife discovery with your family surrounded by some of the world’s most marvelous creatures. Get your discount here.

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort Brick Week, Windsor

Family of 4 ticket from £128!
11th February – 4th March 2023

Brick Week is back and you’re invited! Build family memories this February half term with awesome rides, attractions and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you’re looking to meet your favourite LEGOLAND® characters or enjoy some thrilling rides like The Dragon, there’s something the whole family will love this half-term! Book here!

Paulton’s Park, Hampshire

From the 11th February 2023

Image Credit: Visit Hampshire

Half-term just got even more exciting at Paulton’s Park! Visit the one and only Peppa Pig world and explore The Lost Kingdom, an extraordinary Jurassic World with larger than life dinosaurs! The fun doesn’t stop there, Paulton’s Park is home to some world-class rollercoasters that your little ones will absolutely love. Find out more here.

Operation CODECRACKER, Middle Wallop

13th – 17th February 2023

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Do your little one’s have what it takes to become a secret agent? Find out at the Army Flying Museum with Operation CODECRACKER! There’s loads of fun craft activities with a focus on secret agents, code breaking and great escapes. Have you got what it takes? Find out more here.

Queen’s Castles, Worthing

12th February 11am-3pm 2023

Image Credit: Queens Castles

Queens Castles are hosting a family fun day for just a £1 entry fee and you’re invited! All the proceeds go to the children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House. Refreshments will be available throughout and there’s plenty of fun family games for you to enjoy! Find out more here.

Cool Coast Ice Rink, Bournemouth

Ends 19th February 2023
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Image Credit: Cool Coast Ice Rink

Bournemouth’s indoor ice rink is open until the 19th February! Lace up your skates and get ready to glide around this magnificent indoor ice skating rink. This fun activity is excellent for families and small children. Click here to find out more.

The Tank Museum 100th Birthday Bash, Wareham

13th – 19th February 2023

Image Credit: The Tank Museum

Experience the biggest day out in history with over 300 tanks, interactive exhibitions, and so much more at The Tank Museum! Celebrate the 100th Birthday Bash, there will be party games, balloons, and crafts featured throughout. Find out more here. 

Bugfest, Wimborne

Sunday 19th February 2023

Enjoy some creepy crawly fun this half-term and get hands on with some of the most misunderstood critters! Bugfest is an exotic animal experience which is both fun and educational. Find out more here.

The best events in the Midlands…

Warwick Castle Festival of Archery, Warwickshire

Save with our exclusive family ticket from £55 for 4 for off-peak dates!
11th – 26th February 2023

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What better way to spend the half-term than firing some arrows in a medieval setting? The Festival of Archery is back and you’re invited! Prepare for some exhilarating performances from professional archers, fire some arrows yourself, and take a look at the Horrible Histories® Maze! All of this and so much more. Get your discount here.

Jurassic Seas at SEA LIFE Birmingham, Birmingham

18th – 26th February 2023

Discover a trail 150 million years in the making! SEA LIFE are hosting a fossil hunting masterpiece for your little ones this half term, adventure around the aquarium and enjoy some dino-mite activities! Test your dino-knowledge, uncover fossils, and take part in the Jurassic trail. Find out more here. 

See Bluey at West Midland Safari Park, Worcestershire

20th-24th February 2023
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Image Credit: West Midland Safari Park

Your little ones can meet the TV characters Bluey & Bingo this February at the West Midland Safari Park! Plan a family day out to Worcestershire this half-term and you’ll get to meet and greet with Bluey & Bingo. The popular characters will be making appearances throughout the day and your little ones can take part in the fun-filled toybox activity! Find out more here.

Lambing Live at Park Hall the Countryside Experience, Whittington

Begins 15th February 2023
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Image Credit: Data Thistle

Spring is just around the corner and the new lambs are already arriving at Park Hall for one of the best events in February! Meet the new arrivals along with many other farmyard animals at Park Hall. With various outdoor play activities, go karts, indoor toy circuits and much more, there’s so much to keep your little one’s entertained this Spring! Find out more here.

BeWILDerwood Boggle Wish Half-Term, Norfolk

11th February – 26th March 2023
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Image Credit: Bewilderwood

Experience the magic of BeWILDerwood this half-term! Take on a fun family adventure in the heart of the outdoors with treehouses, Wobbly Wires, Slippery Slopes, Crocklebogs and so much more! Meet Ticklechin, the oldest boggle in BeWILDerwood, watch live performances, and make your very own Wish Whirler at the Big Hat! Find out more here.

An Outdoor Adventure at Leeds Castle

11th – 19th February 2023

Image Credit: Leeds Castle

Prepare to put your wellies and scarves on as you and the family journey through the exciting activity trail, to learn all about the different wildlife that call Leeds Castle home. Little ones will get to learn more about bats, weasels, wood mice and so much more! Find out more here.

The best events in the North…

Hop into a world of adventure with Peter Rabbit, Blackpool

Join your favourite characters from the hit Peter Rabbit™ CBeebies TV show and explore this multi-sensory adventure! Your little ones can run, jump, and crawl through Mr McGregor’s garden, create pond music in Jeremy Fishers home, or prepare for dinner in The Burrow. Have you got what it takes to join the Secret Treehouse Club? Meet your favourite fluffy-tailed friend at the end! Get your tickets here.

Mini Master Model Builder Week at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Manchester

18th – 26th February 2023

Throughout the February half term, head to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre for the Mini Master Model Builder Week! Celebrate all things LEGO with scavenger hunts, LEGO bingo, themed builds, new skills and more. Don’t miss out on fun for the whole family! Find out more here. 

Meet Real Mermaids at Sea Life Manchester, Manchester

Selected Friday and Saturday evenings in February
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Image Credit: Sea Life

Visit Sea Life Manchester this Spring and jump into action with mermaids! Explore the full aquarium which is host to some amazing creatures before coming face-to-face with real life mermaids! Find out more here.

Aysgarth Falls Planet Trail, Leyburn

10th – 26th February 2023
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Image Credit: Yorkshire Dales National Park

Let’s go on an outdoor adventure this half-term at the Yorkshire Dales National Park! Learn more about the planets and star constellations this February on the Aysgarth Falls Planet Trail. The trail is approximately 1.5km long and filled with beautiful scenery and education. It’s definitely one of the best events in February for you and your family if you like the outdoors! Find out more here.

Jorvik Viking Festival, North Yorkshire

11th – 19th February 2023
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Image Credit: Jorvik Viking Centre

Plan a family adventure to York where you can get in touch with history at the Jorvik Viking Festival! There’s so much for you to do here including hands-on fun, craft workshops, and many other family-friendly activities! Discover the real history of North Yorkshire. Find out more here.

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