Keep the kids totally entertained during February vacation at Yankee Candle Village in South Deerfield. There are lots of fun events taking place every day like raffles, the Build a Bear Workshop, scavenger hunts, free craft making and magic shows. There will be candle making demos and face painting. The little ones can meet their favorite Paw Patrol pups
and older kids will love the art sessions and working with the Yankee Candle Visual art team. Adults can visit the Warehouse sale located in the Annex building. Santa has a little time off, so enjoy a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Social with him in the workshop. Check out all the fun at www.yankeecandle.com/village
Gateway City Arts in Holyoke is thrilled to announce a fun filled week for February Vacation! Families will find unique children’s programming along the canal like Vacation Varieties, which feature three performances companies.
Tickets are $10 per show OR $25 for a pass to all three performances. Each show starts at 11:30AM with doors at 11:00AM. For more information, visit www.gatewaycityarts.com.
Check out Holyoke Mall’s newest entertainment venue, Flight Fit N Fun. Brace yourself for all-out adventure and excitement! Flight Fit N Fun offers 20,000 square feet of wall-to-wall trampolines, virtual reality games, ninja warrior course, dodge ball, laser mazes, and more!
Or visit Billy Beez! This indoor play area has it all, especially for the smaller kids – they can climb, crawl, slide, jump around and even grab a quick snack. Journey into Billy’s Rainforest for a one-of-a-kind adventure! Its massive Play Arena is the home of wildly twisting slides, a one-of-a-kind slide and more! For more information, visit www.holyokemall.com.
There’s Magic at the Springfield Museums. Enjoy Strolling Magic in the galleries, try your hand at a variety of magic tricks, pop in our wizard photo booth, make your own potion and more.! Walk over to the Wood Museum of History and be wowed by the Toytopia
Exhibit featuring larger than life toys, hands-on play, and immersive learning. Toytopia showcases specialty exhibits from toymakers including: Hasbro®, Duncan Yo-Yo®, Schleich®, Breyer®, Crayola®, KNEX® (Lincoln Logs®) and many more. Visit www.springfieldmuseums.org for details.
Enjoy a spin on the Holyoke Merry go Round. Hours are 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, all week of February vacation. The Saturday & Sunday schedule is 12-4pm.
Wednesday the 20th, the Merry Go Round is offering a Free event – Create a Playscape where kids can build and create with cardboard. On Thursday and Friday,,free Games and prizes and Free Face painting and Saturday enjoy a Princess Tea Party. Visit www.holyokemerrygoround.org for details.
Almost any age kid can find plenty they love to do at Sonny’s Place in Somers, Connecticut. Sonny’s Place will be open daily during February vacation from 11am-7pm, Fridays until-9pm. There are many activities for kids to enjoy like the Arcade, Laser Tag, Virtual Reality and the Carousel.
Food is available during operating hours, and for the adults, the bar is open on the weekends. Check out www.sonnysplace.com for details.
Burn off some energy at Bounce! Springfield. There is more than 16,000 square feet of different trampoline based activities. This includes a large main court, 3 basketball dunk lanes, an over-sized foam pit, 3 Dodgeball courts, 2 complete junior areas and 2 BOUNCE! Xtreme areas that will challenge all. What makes these courts unique is the ability to not only bounce off the floors, but to bounce off the walls as well! Bounce will have extended hours on Presidents Day and winter break week. Visit www.bouncespringfield.com for details.