Magical events your little ones will love this February

Kids can get a little housebound during the cold winter months, but just because it’s chilly outside doesn’t mean you can’t go on an entertaining outing with your children. Luckily, you’ll find exciting and magical events for little ones all around the Metro this February.

These top events feature special programming just right for kids and developed with families in mind. From educational presentations to fairy tale dreams come true, your crew’s February is about to get interesting.

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Find a fantastic outing in February with this child-friendly lineup:

Georgia Aquarium Toddler Time: Dolphin Day. 10-11:30 a.m., Feb. 3. $16 for members, $20 for non-members. Georgia Aquarium. 225 Baker St. NW, Atlanta. 404-581-4000.

Give your toddler an unforgettable experience at Georgia Aquarium’s Toddler Time: Dolphin Day on February 3rd. This exciting adventure takes place in the awe-inspiring Oceans Ballroom surrounded by views of whale sharks, manta rays and beluga whales, and includes a story, a sing-a-long, crafts, snacks and more. Advanced registration is required for this not-to-miss event.

Family Free Day at the Children's Museum of Atlanta. Feb. 5. Children's Museum of Atlanta. 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW, Atlanta. 404-659-5437.

Spark your child’s imagination with a free day at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta. This event offers a festival-like atmosphere for families with access to all the Museum’s interactive, hands-on exhibits. If you have little ones with endless curiosity, take advantage of this family free day at one of the most creative places around. Pre-registration required.

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Atlanta Fairytale Ball. Multiple showtimes available. Feb. 8. $20-$50 per person. The Cobb Galleria Convention Centre. 2 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta.

Calling all princesses! The Atlanta Fairytale Ball makes its grand entrance on February 8th with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see all your favorite leading ladies in one place. From Cinderella and Rapunzel, to Tinkerbell and The Little Mermaid, your children will enjoy spend quality time singing, dancing, making crafts, listening to stories, playing games and much more. This special event also includes free professional princess portraits.

Our Senses Opening Day at Fernbank. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 8. Included with museum admission, free for members. Fernbank Museum of Natural History. 767 Clifton Road, Atlanta. 404-929-6300.

Join Fernbank for the opening day of their newest exhibit, Our Senses: An Immersive Experience, which features a multitude of hands-on activities, interactive displays and sensory-themed games for guests of all ages. Throughout this mind-boggling experience, you’ll take a surreal journey through the senses with life-sized illusions, fun house-like areas, a virtual garden, an audio collage and other experiential adventures.

The Swan Princess by Atlanta Ballet 2. 7 p.m., Feb. 13; 2 p.m., Feb. 15 and 16. $9-$61 per person. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 770-916-2800.

Join Atlanta Ballet 2 for a one-hour performance of The Swan Princess, a child-formatted version of the renown classic Swan Lake. Designed with young children in mind, you’ll have no trouble keeping your little ones interested at this spectacular production. Choreographed by Bruce Wells.

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Twilight Trek at Zoo Atlanta. 6:30-9 p.m., Feb. 28. $15 for members, $20 for non-members, free for children ages 3 and under. Zoo Atlanta. 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-624-9453.

See what animals are up to at night with a tour around Zoo Atlanta after hours. February’s Twilight Trek: Wild Georgia, offers families insights into the lives of animals around Georgia and a first-hand experience using night-vision technology to investigate animal antics around the zoo.

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