Stay warm this chilly weekend up with destination hot cocoa and indoor family museum programs. Join the last week of Lunar New Year celebration and check out family-friendly shows.

Save during NYC's slow season with NYC's Must-See Week, 2-for-1-Broadway Week and Restaurant Week (which are all actually 4 weeks long).


Sculpture Casting & Coloring Workshop with Artist Rachel Owens Sugar Hill


🎨 Take a sculpture casting and coloring workshop with artist Rachel Owens at delightful Sugar Hill Children's Museum (which also hosts musical interactive Story Hour every Saturday).

🎨Join Color Wink Studio and Sugar Hill Creamery for art-making and ice cream.

🎨 Learn about Black and Afro-Latinx artists through storytime, discussions and art projects at interactive, bilingual Coquí Club at El Museo.

🎨 Look for fairy tale motifs at the castle-like Cloisters.



🎺 Dance the Charleston; craft paper trumpets in honor of jazz legend Louis Armstrong; design Jazz Age cloche hats; and try more-hands-on arts & activities at CMOM's month-long Harlem Renaissance: A Celebration of Black Brilliance.

🎺 Go on an I Spy scavenger hunt among historic toy trains, figurines, and miniature models in Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection, dress up like favorite Jewish Deli foods and join Sunday storytime.

🎺 Stop by the weekly R&R: Shabbat at the JCC for free art workshops, live music, storytelling, food, indoor and outdoor play and other activities for all ages.


Johann Strauss Jr., Pop Star!


🎶 A professional orchestra, young soloists and zany Professor Treblemaker explore what happens when "classical" music is more like "pop" music in LOS Kids: Johann Strauss Jr, Pop Star

🎶 Dance to the delightful sounds of Little Miss Ann at the Jewish Museum then make watercolor nature scenes.

🎶 Parents of wee ones can join Guggenheim Stroller Tours. All families can explore two must-see exhibits: Alex Katz: Gathering, with NYC characters in freestanding cutouts and Nick Cave: Forothermore, with elaborate installations and textile works.



🌹 Add freshly cut roses to trellises among heart-shaped hedge rows in Love's h|Edge, the winner of this year's Love in Times Square Design Competition.

🌹 Join a Bryant Park Lunar New Year Celebration, then bump and spin on Bumper Cars on Ice.

🌹 Visit The Little Prince: Taking Flight before it closes at the fancy Morgan Library and join a kid-friendly exhibition tour and storytime.

🌹 See a Yayoi Kuasma robot painting polka dots.

🌹 Snag great deals on Broadway shows, including 2-for-1 Broadway Week.

🌹 Head to Hudson Yards for lion dances and ribbon-twirling performances.

Chiharu Shiota- Signs of Life



🔨 Make valentine vases at Home Depot at free monthly workshops

🔨 Feel the pink in the immersive, cinematic MAGENTAVERSE (part of 2-for-1 NYC Must-See Week).

🔨 Explore immersive gallery installations - go inside a woven wonderland at Chiharu-Shiota: Signs of Life and get free candy from an evocative 700-pound pile at Felix Gonzalez-Torres.

🔨 Join free art-making at Rubin Family Sundays.

🔨  Browse a spacious LV pop-up store covered in artist Yayoi Kusama's signature black and yellow polka dots.

🔨 Ride bumper cars on ice & dine on seasonal fare at 80s-themed Bump! at the Standard High Line.



🧧 Look for Super Saturday Lion Dancing around Chinatown and at iconic Asian emporium Pearl River Mart, also home stunning cardboard sculptures in , OUR ROOTS RUN DEEP.

🧧 Join Adventures from The Shed, lively immersive performances featuring puppetry, singing, dancing, storytelling and a bit of theatrical magic.

🧧 See a classic tale with a comic twist in Teatro SEA's bilingual musical play  The True Story of Little Red.

🧧Jump in a ball pit at a shoe store and explore winter-themed interactive pop-ups.


imagiNATIONS Activity Center


🪀 Play and learn in the museum's ImagiNATIONS Activity Center at National Museum of the American Indian. always a good free option for cold-weather days. 

🪀 Shop and eat at gourmet emporium Tin Building or dine like the Golden Girls.

🪀  Enjoy sea­son­al activ­i­ties, fes­tive win­ter lights, fire pits and a 5,000-square foot outdoor skat­ing rink at Gov­er­nors Island Win­ter Vil­lage.


Best of BAMkids Film Festival


🎥 See animated and live action short films from around the globe at BAMkids’ annual film festival - and create your own new stories through experiential activities, performances, and play.

🎥 Celebrate music and diversity with renowned clarinetist Oran Etkin and Moroccan Gnawa musician Samir Langus  at Timbalooloo Jazz for Kids.

🎥 Commemorate Jewish holidayTu BiShvat, the new year of the trees with nature-inspired activities at Brookyln Children's Museum and Senesh Day School.

🎥 Enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages at Brooklyn Museum's Free Saturday. Explore the art of fashion at the spectacular Thierry Mugler: Brooklyn Museum.

🎥 Groove at Rock and Roll Playhouse: Bob Marley then stay for family bowling.

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