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Go PLAY! February 2022 Family Events in Orlando

Love is in the air,
and there’s tons of fun too!
Here is a list of Orlando’s best family events
in February 2022.

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Dragons & Fairies
Leu Gardens
Now-March 6
Creative City Project is transforming Leu Gardens into a fantastical world of adventure! Your group will follow a fanciful fairy through the gardens, encountering forest creatures and massive dragons along the way. A moving story centering around an adolescent fairy and her dragon friend unfold as live actors in beautiful costumes take audiences on a ¾ mile theatrical journey.  Along the way, large-scale lighting installations, lots of surprises and nine animatronic dragons await. This is an immersive, theatrical experience you won’t want to miss!

Dragons: Hidden Treasure Quest
Leu Gardens
Now-April 3

Stroll through Leu Gardens for this daytime fun exhibit to find hidden treasures amongst the dragons. Free for members. This is separate from the Dragons & Fairies specially ticketed nighttime event.

EPCOT International Festival of the Arts
EPCOT Walt Disney World Resort
Now through February 21

This colorful festival is a delight for families, that is bursting with creativity and joy. Immerse yourself in this art festival with food, live art, music and much more.

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Best Family Events in Orlando: February 1-6, 2022

Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds
Orlando Repertory Theatre
February 1-20

This jammin’ musical for kids features the timeless music of Bob Marley and is based on the children’s book by his daughter Cedella Marley. Ziggy’s afraid to leave the house. He is too busy worrying about tropical storms, evil spirits, and the sneaky, hair-grabbing trickster, Duppy. But, with the help of his feathered friends, Ziggy learns that “every little thing is gonna be alright!” The legendary reggae artist’s timeless message of peace and love is shared with a new generation of songbirds.

A (Virtual) Trip to Africa
Orange County Library System
Thursday, February 3, 11-11:45 a.m.

Discover African culture through interactive stories and activities. Through the reading of 2-3 stories and themed activities, children will learn about animals that live in Africa, hear and play to the tune of African music and make brightly colored paper kente cloth and jewelry with dyed pasta. Recommended for ages 3-5. This event occurs online through Zoom. Registration is required to attend

Tea Time Dance Party with Mr. Richard
Infusion Tea, College Park
Friday, February 4, 10 a.m. (First Friday of Every Month)
Enjoy a morning with new and old friends. Nosh, shop and dance with O-Town’s favorite kiddie rocker, Mr. Richard. 

Seven Seas Food Festival
SeaWorld Orlando
February 4-May 8 (Thursdays-Sundays)
Sip and sample your way around the world with exciting flavors and local craft beers, plus enjoy live performances.

Seven Seas Food Festival

Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades
Amway Center
February 3 & 4

Chill out and cheer on your Orlando Solar Bears hockey team.

Ecology in Action Day with the City of Orlando
Lake Lorna Doone Park
February 4, 10 a.m.

Ecology in Action Day is an educational event geared towards kids ages 3 – 5 years old (although other ages are welcome as well). An educator will lead children in hands-on crafts and games, inspired by nature at Lake Lorna Doone Park, every Monday and Friday. Bring walking shoes, a reusable water bottle and a hat. All other tools will be provided. Children must be looked after an adult at all times.

Art in the Afternoon: Printmakers Paradise
Orlando Museum of Art
Friday, February 4, 1-2:30 p.m.

Kids age 7 to 13 will explore a variety of relief printing techniques using Gelli plates, vinyl and plexiglass to create beautiful monotypes that incorporate the nature within Miriam’s Garden. The kids will also view prints from the museum’s permanent collection, while learning how to sign and number their prints. Participants will learn about inks, tools and techniques as they experience the joy of printmaking.

Brew & View Family Friday
Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co.
Friday, February 4, 6-9 p.m.

The First Friday of each month is reserved for family movie night at Ivanhoe Park Brewing! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and watch a classic movie under the stars. Enjoy food trucks and shop from local vendors. Pup-friendly, Free Parking & Free Admission.

Family Day
Orlando Museum of Art
Saturday, February 5, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

A day filled with family fun as OMA celebrates the art of James Ransome. This FREE Family Day features hands-on art and gallery activities, storytelling, music and more. Listen as musicians from the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra perform two Symphony Storytime concerts of Just a Lucky So and So, The Story of Louis Armstrong by Lesa Cline-Ransome.

Star Gazing
Lake Harney Wilderness Area, Geneva
Saturday, February 5, 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m.

Join the staff of the Emil Buehler Planetarium at Seminole State College and members of the Central Florida Astronomical Society for an evening exploring the wonders of the night sky. Program includes guided constellation laser tours of the sky and peering through large telescopes of many of the sky’s best celestial objects. $5 per person; Ages 9+ (children must be accompanied by an adult).

Family Fun Campout
Ed Yarborough Nature Center
February 5 & 6, Saturday 2 p.m.-Sunday 9 a.m.

Learn to camp in a fun, family-oriented event. There will be tent-pitching assistance, cast iron cooking, a wildlife program, fishing, s’mores over a campfire and much more! This event is tailored for families with children ages 5 – 13. Limited to 40 participants. One tent per family; $15 per person. Meals included! Tents can be provided for an additional fee. Register online.

Museums on Us Weekend
Orlando Science Center
February 5-6, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

The first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch credit and debit cardholders, can receive free admission to Orlando Science Center on Saturdays and Sundays through the Museums on Us program!

35th Annual Mustang & Ford RoundUp
301 W. Warren Ave., Longwood
February 5, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

One of Florida’s most premier Mustang & Ford events in beautiful Historic Downtown Longwood. Food venues, vendor booths, children face painting, pet rescue, police and fire displays, K9 demonstrations and much more. Free to spectators!

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Best Family Events in Orlando: February 7-13, 2022

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Pajama Time
Winter Park Library
February 7, 7 p.m.

Kiddos can wear their PJs and enjoy a storytime and some tunes with Ms. Shanna.

Telescope Nights
Seminole County Public Library’s North Branch Library (Sanford)
February 7th, 6:30-8 p.m.

East Branch Library (Oviedo): February 8, 6:30-8 p.m.
View the wonders of the night sky! A telescope will be set up outside the library to showcase the celestial sights, and friends from the Emil Buehler Planetarium will help you spot them! No registration required.

Storytime at the Zoo
Central Florida Zoo
Wednesday, February 9, 10 – 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy animal stories at the Zoo along with a special visit from one of their animal ambassadors. Programs will be presented by the Orange County Library System storytellers. This free program is designed for pre-school age children. Please note that this event is rain or shine, and will be moved inside during inclement weather. Zoo admission is not included or required to attend.

Story Walk
Red Bug Lake Park (Casselberry)
Wednesday, February 9, 3-4 p.m.

Join children’s librarians out at the park, and travel around from page to page to read the book, Love Monster by Rachel Bright. Afterward, create your very own Love Monster craft! Meet up at Pavilion A (by the parking lot) to get started. This is a drop-in program, no registration required.

Paws in the Park
Lake Eola Park
February 12, 10 a.m.

Celebrate your pups with a parade and festival to raise money for a good cause, The Pet Alliance of Orlando.

Paws in the Park

Family Yoga
Full Circle Yoga
Saturday, February 12, 3-4 p.m.

This family yoga class explores many ways to open our hearts through partner poses, family massage train and ending class with a heart activity to take home. This class offers peace of mind, fun, playfulness and relaxation.

Kids Night Out
Central Florida Zoo
Saturday, February 12, 6:30 – 10 p.m.
Ages 5-12

Parents, take the night off and send your kid to the Zoo for Kids Night Out! Kids will enjoy meeting live animals, games, a flashlight tour and more. $25 per child for Zoo Annual Pass Holders and $30 per child for Non-Pass Holders. Hurry, the deadline to register is Friday, February 4.

Peanut Butter Matinee: Enchanted
Enzian Theater
February 13, Noon

The Enzian’s Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film Series usually occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month. It is always family-friendly and FREE for kids 12 & under. A special Kid’s Menu is also offered!

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Best Family Events in Orlando: February 14-20, 2022

Animal Life at Leu (Homeschool Class)
Harry P. Leu Gardens
Wednesday, February 16, 10 a.m.

Students will be challenged to consider just what vertebrate species have been spotted on the grounds through a fun interactive game. Kids ages 9-12 welcome. Cost per class: $25 per household ($20 Leu Members) You must register to attend.

Orlando Magic vs. Atlanta Hawks
Amway Center
February 16, 7 p.m.
Magic games are a fun night for the whole family! Cheer on your Orlando Magic and make some memories.

Kid’s Night Out: Marvel’s Multiverse Fan Fiction Night
Florida Film Academy
Friday, February 18, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

Kids ages 7-12 can enjoy a pizza party and SUPERHERO movie-making fun. Students work together as a team and make original short films during this popular Friday night event. Students can come dressed up, pack a costume or come as you are! Tuition: $50 per child

Movie Night in the Park: Raya and the Last Dragon
Center Lake Park, Oviedo
Friday, February 18, 6:30 p.m.

The movie begins at “dusk” (approximately 6:30 p.m.). Remember to bring a blanket or lawn chairs to set up on the lawn adjacent to the Oviedo Amphitheater. Fresh popcorn will be provided. This is a FREE event. Show your Eventbrite registration ticket to Flippers Pizza (Oviedo location) and receive a BOGO deal, available for dine-in, curbside pickup, carryout or even delivered to the movie! Food and concessions will also be available for purchase at the movie. Feel free to enjoy the rest of beautiful Center Lake Park before or after the movie. 

Otronicon 2022
Orlando Science Center
February 18-21

Otronicon creates a rich environment for active STEM learning through exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, panels, competitions and much more, introducing audiences to the experts and innovation that is driving the future.

Orlando Science Center 2021 Otronicon, photo by Roberto Gonzalez

A&H’s Family Day
Art & History Museums of Maitland
Saturday, February 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Take the whole family to the new Family Day event! This time you’ll explore “The Recollections of Doretha Hair Truesdell: Alfred Hair and the Florida Highwaymen” exhibition. You’ll get free museum admission and a related outdoor craft/art project to complete together.

Corvette Car Show + Sidewalk Sale
Winter Park Village
Saturday, February 19, 11 a.m. -2 p.m.

Cruise through the years as the Corvette Club of Orlando presents a generation of one of America’s ultimate sports cars, the Corvette! Bring the family for an afternoon of car gazing, shopping and kid-friendly activities. Everyone will enjoy live music, a balloon bender, face painter, henna artist, photo ops and cookie decorating.  Admission is free.

Osceola County Fair Cinderella Pageant
Osceola County Fair
February 19, 1-5 p.m.
Join the Cinderella Family! This all-natural pageant system is great for beginners and those with more experience. Girls 3-29 years old will participate in judges interview, casual wear, talent (personality for 3-6 yr olds), and party wear/evening gown. Every age group will have an Overall Winner, Beauty Winner, Talent Winner and Photogenic Winner. Come and experience the “Magic” of Cinderella for yourself and see if one shoe can change your life!

Rocking Robinson
Milk District
February 19, 2- 11 p.m.

Central Florida’s finest musicians take the stage to rock out for a day of fun for the family. Local vendors, food trucks and your favorite bands invite you for a day of jamming in the Milk District.

8th Annual Mardi Gras Street Party
Downtown Historic Sanford
February 19, 4-9 p.m.

Grab your beads and go enjoy the Sanford Mardi Gras Street Party in the ‘Famous L’ between Celery City Craft and West End Trading Co. in beautiful Historic Downtown Sanford. The parade starts on 6th Street and Sanford Avenue. Gathering starts at 3:30 p.m. and then at 4 p.m. Sashay your way down Sanford Avenue to West End Trading Co. with musicians such as Kid Dutch’s Perseverance Band and The Smoking Jackets! There will be food trucks, live music and tons of craft beer and cocktails. Proceeds will benefit Meals on Wheels, Etc.

Symphony Storytime: Ferdinand the Bull
Plaza Live
February 19 & 20

The Symphony Storytime Series at The Plaza Live is specially designed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra with your family in mind. Enjoy live music for young children, ages three to seven, along with narration and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations that bring favorite children’s classics to life. Tickets start at just $10 and children ages 2 & under are free.

Pete the Cat
The Orlando REP
February 19 & 20, 26 & 27

The minute the groovy blue cat meets The Biddles, he gets the whole family rocking! That is, except for Jimmy, the most organized second grader on planet Earth. When Jimmy draws a blank in art class during the last week of school, it turns out Pete is the perfect pal to help. Join Jimmy and Pete on an adventure of friendship and inspiration, all the way to Paris and back in a VW Bus!

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Best Family Events in Orlando: February 21-28, 2022

REMINDER: Monday, February 21st: President’s Day: No School

Presidents’ Day Camp
Central Florida Zoo
Monday, February 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ages 6-12

We’re going WILD at the Zoo with an all-day adventure for kids ages 6-12 that includes the Seminole Aerial Adventure Course! Experience zip-lining through the trees, meeting some amazing animals up close, and a variety of fun activities, including exploring the Zoo!
$75 per child for Zoo Annual Pass Holders; $85 per child for Non-Pass Holders

ZOOventure Family Workshop: Growing Up Wild
Central Florida Zoo
Wednesday, February 23, 2-4 p.m.

Discover animal families large and small! From eggs to alligators, tadpoles to bullfrogs, learn about growing up wild in this fascinating look at baby animals and their parents. Families can experience a wide variety of interactive programs at the Zoo, where the classroom comes to life! Up-close animal encounters, games, crafts, and activities are all part of this exciting learning environment. $30.00 per family.

Teen Tasters: Cake Decorating
Winter Park Library
February 23, 5-6:30 p.m.

Teens in grades 8-12, will learn simple yet elegant decorating techniques to turn delicious cookies into works of holiday art! Presented by Publix Aprons Cooking School.

Disney’s Frozen
Dr. Phillips Center
February 24- March 6

An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances. Frozen is everything you want in a musical.

Mardi Gras
SeaWorld Orlando
February 25-March 6

Let the good times roll with food, cocktails, entertainment and live music Mardi Gras style, as part of our Seven Seas Food Festival.

Seminole County Gardening Expo
250 W County Home Rd. Sanford
Saturday, February 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

This free event features garden vendors, educational talks, children’s activities and more! Pre-Registration is required.

Enchantment Ball
Wold Center Marriott Orlando
Saturday, February 26, 4 p.m.

Champions for Children hosts their annual Enchantment Ball, a Daddy/Daughter Dance, where guests are able to dance the night away, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, meet their favorite princesses, and create lasting memories. The Enchantment Ball is a fundraiser to provide funding for support services such as Child Life and Patient Assistance at AdventHealth for Children.

Mardi Gras 2022
Oviedo Amphitheatre & Cultural Center
Saturday, February 26, 4-8 p.m.

Enjoy an evening of Cajun and Creole cuisine, specialty vendors and live entertainment. There will be New Orleans style street performers and NOLA brass bands live at The Oviedo Amphitheatre! This is a free, family friendly event, so bring your blankets and low lawn chairs and seat yourselves on the lawn. VIP section ‘Bourbon Street Seats’ are for sale, located directly in front of the stage. There will be a cash bar with Hurricanes and Mardi Gras themed cocktails, beer, wine and a full bar for purchase.

Orlando Taco Festival
Drive Shack, Orlando
Saturday & Sunday, February 26-27, 2-8 p.m.

Taco Heaven awaits with over 25 restaurants and food truck serving up their signature tacos, complete with tequila & margarita bars! Families can enjoy interactive mariachi experiences, Lucha Libre Wrestling, Kids Fun Zone, mechanical bull riding, hot chili pepper & taco eating contests, Baggo tournament & tailgate games.

Three yummy tacos at Drive Shack's Orlando Taco Festival
Orlando Taco Festival, Drive Shack

Orlando Magic vs. Indiana Pacers
Amway Center
February 28, 7 p.m.

Cheer on the Orlando Magic and make some magical memories with your family.

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Best Homeschool Classes in Orlando: February 2022

Kids Aerial Arts Homeschool Classes
Orlando Aerial Arts
Wednesdays 9-10 a.m. & Thursdays 1:30-2:30 p.m.

These homeschool classes will have your kiddos flying high and building skill and confidence.

Animal Life at Leu
Harry P. Leu Gardens
Wednesday, February 16, 10 a.m.

Students will be challenged to consider just what vertebrate species have been spotted on the grounds through a fun interactive game.

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