What to Do in February in Kansas City

Here’s to a month of love and 28 days closer to spring! Check out our team’s top picks for February in Kansas City — from date nights to family events to fun at home. And of course, the CHIEFS!

Attend the Black History Month Drop in at the John Wornall House (Feb. 1)

Black individuals were enslaved by the Wornall family at the John Wornall House. Join us on the first day of Black History Month to remember them and learn about their lives. This drop-in style event will include our Black experience audio guide, artifacts relating to enslavement, and honest discussions about enslavement in Missouri. While we discuss this topic daily at the museum, Black History Month is the perfect chance to learn something new. This event is perfect for people of all ages.

Walk-in are welcome. RSVP here.

Become a Sea Turtle Rescuer at SEA LIFE

See how we rescue turtles, then get hands on and help us too!

  • Turtles are under threat! Here at SEA LIFE, we spend lots of our time rescuing and keeping them safe, but we need your help!
  • Take on the challenge of helping your own turtle find their way back to the sea
  • Do you have what it takes to join our Turtle Rescue team? Start your adventure today to find out!

Get tickets to SEA LIFE.

Cenicienta: A Bilingual Cinderella Story”at the Midwest Trust Center

Using everyday objects, 10-year-old Belinda recreates the classic tale of Cinderella in this performance Feb. 2-4. This captivating retelling tackles cultural heritage, family and the power of language. Get tickets.

Get your Craft on at the Pinners Conference KC (Feb. 3-4)

Pinners is two great events in one. It’s a conference featuring 100+ Pinterest-based classes taught by the best presenters in the nation. And it’s also a show with 200 top businesses providing beautiful options in the worlds of DIY, crafts, cooking, self-improvement, photography, party planning, scrapbooking, holiday, beauty and fashion and all sorts of other great things. You don’t have to be on Pinterest to come of course, but bring that adventurous spirit 🙂 Because this is where it comes to life. And after you come, it’ll be your new favorite event! Learn more.

Send the Royals off to Spring Training! (Feb. 4)

Royals Rally is here! At this brand-new indoor event at The K, get player autographs, enjoy kids’ activities, hang out with Sluggerrr and more for just $20 a ticket. Plus, kids 5 and under get in free. Purchase tickets at Royals.com/RoyalsRally

Roll a Strike at Summit Lane’s $3 Mommy and Me Bumper Bowling

The bumpers are up and the kids are ready to bowl! Check out Summit Lanes from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. Learn more.

Plan a Spring Break Trip

kids in the back of a carIt’s about that time to make your spring break plans! Check out our Road Trips for Kansas City Families page for ideas for a short getaway!

Plan a Valentine’s Day Date

Use our “KC’s 100 Best Date Night Ideas” List to find something new to do with your partner. Need to find a babysitter? We got you.

Cheer for Chiefs in the Biggest Game of the Year! (Feb. 12)

We’re counting down the days to the biggest game of the year! From local treats to photo ops to watch parties, KCMC has everything you need to know.

Explore Crown Center’s new free kid exhibit, Funville! (Opens Feb. 11)

Will your child be a firefighter, a schoolteacher, a race car driver, or maybe, President of the United States? In FUNVILLE, children experience grown-up occupations in a kid-friendly setting.   Let them forecast the weather, perform magic, work in a barbershop or ride a tractor. Whatever they choose, the most important job in FUNVILLE is to have fun. Open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.  Closed April 9, Easter Sunday. Admission is free! Learn more.

Sign up for Summer Camps + Spring Sports

Many summer camps are already getting full. Make your summer plan now and check out our Summer Camp Guide. And it’s also time to sign up for soccer, baseball and all the spring and summer sports. If you’re looking for something recreational (non-competitive), check out a league in your area.

Dance along to your favorite songs at Disney on Ice! (Feb. 23-26)

The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate. This monumental ice-skating spectacular visits T-Mobile Center from February 23 – 26. Get your tickets now!

See the KC Ballet’s Cinderella at Kauffman Center (Feb. 17-26)

Take flight at the new KCI Airport (Feb. 28)

We couldn’t be more excited for the new airport! The new terminal will officially open up on Feb. 28.Construction on the new airport terminal began in March 2019. The $1.5 billion terminal has 40 gates, with the ability to expand up to 50 gates in the future.

Sarah grew up in Manhattan, Kansas (Go Cats!), she moved to Minnesota where she met her husband, Shea. Realizing how much she hated snow in May, she convinced him to move to Kansas City in 2010. Together they have lived in Midtown, Waldo, the Plaza, and now Overland Park. Sarah is mom to 10-year-old, Henry, 7-year-old Clark and 5-year-old Lucy. She has her master’s in urban administration and is passionate about making Kansas City a more equitable and supportive community. In between the crazy, she likes to drink coffee, run, hike, travel as much as possible, and experience all things Kansas City!


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