20 Fun Events Happening Over Winter Break! - Capital District Moms

Below is a list of fun events/activities happening over winter break!

Family Swim
Capital District YMCA – Bethlehem Branch
Looking for something for the kids to do over February break next week? We have expanded our family swim times! Grab your swimsuit and join us.
Click here to learn about the guest and day pass policy for the Capital District YMCA.
Follow the Capital District YMCA – Bethlehem Branch on Facebook to see the family swim schedule for break.


Go to the Movies (Regal Cinemas)
Join the Regal Crown Club for free and save: On Mondays, you’ll enjoy 25% off of candy and on Tuesdays you’ll get 50% off of popcorn. Every Tuesday, attend Regal’s Value Days to get tickets to any regular format movie for a discounted price.
Click here for details.


Via Aquarium
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Join Via Aquarium for Snowfest, a fun-filled day to celebrate winter together! Our princesses will be back, debuting as Elsa & Anna!
Click here for more information.


Lake George Winter Carnival
Every Weekend in February
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Fire on the Mountain
West Mountain
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Hit the slopes under the lights then relax at the lodge with food & drink specials and live music from Ten Most Wanted as you watch the torchlight parade make its way down the mountain, topped off with an explosive fireworks display!
Click here for more information.


Kids Activity Expo & Summer Camp Fair
Impact Athletics – Clifton Park, NY
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Puppy Pals Live!
The Cohoes Music Hall
Sunday, February 19, 2023
Click here for more informaton.


Campfire Stories and Songs
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Monday, February 20, 2023
Gather ’round the campfire for stories and songs, enjoy s’mores, make a few wintry crafts and read some scary stories inside our tent! For children ages 4-12 accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Click here for more information.


Big Bubble Bonanza with Jeff Boyer
Berkshire Museum
Monday, February 20, 2023
Bubble rainbows with people inside. Audience members making volcano bubbles! Gigantic bubbles that blow their own bubbles?
Follow the Berkshire Museum on Facebook for more information.


Tykes Tuesday
Crossgates Mall
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Looking for something fun to do with the kiddos during Winter Break? Tykes Tuesday is back at Crossgates Mall on Tuesday, February 21st from 10am-11am on the lower level near Apex Entertainment. Join them for music with B95.5, good times with The Albany Empire and Tri City Valleycats, giveaways & fun to kick-start winter break! Enter to win a winter family fun pack valued at over $300!
Follow Crossgates Mall on Facebook for more information.


Musical FunFest
The Music Studio
February 21st, 22nd & 23rd
Brighten up your child’s February break with a Musical FunFest at The Music Studio! The Capital District’s celebrated music is offering 90 minutes of musical fun and activities for children ages 3 through 6. February 21, 22, and 23! Experienced Music Studio teachers will lead different activities in each classroom, including drumming, xylophoning, instrument making, dancing, and game playing. AND there will be a live mini-concert by a special musical guest! FunFest costs just $8 per child in advance when you pay online (it’s $10 at the door), and includes a make-and-take instrument and a snack.
Click here for more information.


Night at the Discovery Center
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
You’re invited to Night at the Discovery Center to see the exhibits come to life! Meet Pine Bush characters from the past and present and enjoy interactive exhibits, games, storytelling and more! Highlights include live local wildlife programs, an augmented reality sandbox, storytime and re-enactors that bring historic exhibits alive. This free special event will be held rain or shine. This is a drop-in special event. You’re welcome to stop by anytime between 4:30pm and 7:30pm. Activities will be on-going throughout the evening. 
Click here for more information.


Make Your Own Old Fashioned Toys
Saratoga Springs Public Library
Thursday, February 23, 2023
Join us to make your own old-timey toys, such as spinning tops, ball and cup toys, and thaumatropes. Bring your creativity! For children in grades K and up. No registration required.
Click here for more information.


Special Storytime: Turtles!
Castleton Public Library
Thursdays, February 23, 2023
An environmental educator from Schodack Island State Park will join us for this special storytime all about turtles! Children will learn about turtles and get to see and touch turtle shells and bones.
Follow the Castleton Public Library on Facebook for more information.


Library Mini Golf
Town of Ballston Community Library
Support the Friends of the Library and play Library Mini Golf. Friday, February 24 9AM-5PM & Saturday, February 25 9AM-1PM.
Follow the Town of Ballston Community Library on Facebook for more information.


Family Fort Night
Colonie Library
Friday, February 24, 2023
Registration is required. 10 seats are available as of 2/16/23.
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PB&J: Pine Bush and Jammies Story Time and Games
Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
Friday, February 24, 2023
It’s story time at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center!  Join us for a reading of a nature story and to play a game before you head to bed. Kids are welcome to come dressed in their pajamas and bring along their stuffed animal and pillows. Suitable for ages 4-7 with an adult. Registration is required.
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Nerf Night
Albany Ninja Lab
Friday, February 24, 2023
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Rhythm and Canto Bilingual Music
Play Hollow in Ballston Spa, NY
Every Saturday
Click here for more information.


Snowbox Derby
Maple Ski Ridge
Saturday, February 25, 2023
Don’t forget to register for our Snowbox Derby! Create your snowbox derby “car” out of cardboard and duct tape, grab a buddy, and join us Feb. 25th! This is a super fun family friendly event with prizes given out for speed AND creativity.
Follow Maple Ski Ridge on Facebook for more information.


Mardi Gras
Via Aquarium
Saturday, February 25, 2023
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