We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
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What: Chicks and Bunnies
Why: Snag your tickets to this super popular day of baby chicks and bunnies on the farm.
When: Saturday April 4, Friday April 10-Saturday April 11, Tickets on sale February 1 at 6 am and sell out quickly
Where: Abma’s Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Events Not To Miss:
What: Toddler Craft Class
Why: Make and take a DIY snow globe with mason jar.
When: Friday January 31, 6-7 pm, $21.99
Where: Stew Leonard’s, 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
What: Dead on Live: 73-74
Why: A night of the Dead’s classic songs.
When: Friday January 31, 8 pm, $29-$39
Where: bergenPAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood
Why: Magic, mystery and lols in this family-friendly performance.
When: Saturday February 1, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Get your dance on and enjoy good music, food and friends.
When: Saturday February 1, 6-8 pm
Where: West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 S Monroe St., Ridgewood
Why: FREE workshops for all ages, including cooking classes, theater and basketball.
When: Saturday February 1, check schedule for times and classes per age group
Where: Dwight-Englewood School, 315 E Palisade Ave., Englewood
Why: Because every kid will love bouncing and ice cream on a Saturday night.
When: Saturday February 1, 7:30 pm, $18.95
Where: Bounce U, 70 Eisenhower Dr., Paramus
What: Family Fun Day 2020
Why: Summer comes early at this fun day filled with camp activities from sports to drama to science, plus face painting, bouncing and tons more.
When: Sunday February 2, 1-3 pm
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E. Clinton Ave., Tenafly
What: Maple Sugaring
Why: Find a maple tree and tap for sap.
When: Sunday February 2-Sunday March 22, 2-3 pm and 3:30-4:30 pm, member/$5, non-member/$10
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
What: Princess Breakfast Party
Why: Dining and dancing with your child’s fave princesses.
When: Sunday February 2, 9 am and 11 am, $25
Where: Progressive Dance Studio, 27 S Van Brunt St., Englewood
What: Jessica Simpson
Why: Meet the actress, singer, businesswoman and author of Open Book.
When: Thursday February 6, 6 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
Why: Race down a snowy mountain in a tube or practice ski skills in the cool outdoors.
When: Mondays-Thursday, 2-8 pm, Fridays, 1-10 pm, Saturdays 8:30 am-10 pm, Sundays 8:30 am-8 pm, $22-$45
Where: Campgaw Mountain, 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Raise your glass with the Jersey Shore alum as she does a live podcast.
When: Friday January 31, 8 pm, $19-$99
Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown
Why: Celebrate the Year of the Rat with performances, a parade, Sesame Street puppets, art activities and tons more.
When: Saturday February 1, 11 am-5 pm
Where: The Met, 1000 Fifth Ave., NYC
What: Winter Jam NYC
Why: Get out and get active in this FREE winter sports day with snowshoeing, ice bowling, skiing and more.
When: Saturday February 1, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, NYC
Why: Ring in the Year of the Rat with a Lion Dance, music, arts and crafts.
When: Saturday February 1, 1-5 pm
Where: Asia Society, 725 Park Ave., NYC
Why: The exhibit based on the PBS Kids series lets you discover your animal powers through interactive play.
When: Opens Saturday February 1-Sunday May 31, 9:30 am-4 pm Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 am-5:30 pm Weekends, free with admission
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
What: Frost Fest
Why: Frozen fun from ice bumper cars to cozy igloos to ice carving performances.
When: Through Sunday February 2
Where: Bryant Park, NYC
Why: Before the big game get your groundhog on with Milltown Mel.
When: Sunday February 2, 7 am
Where: Joyce Kilmer American Legion Post 25, 4 JFKennedy Drive, Milltown
What: NYC Restaurant Week
Why: Make a date for a restaurant you’ve been dying to try.
When: Now through Sunday February 9, lunch/$26, dinner/$42
Where: Participating restaurants, NYC
What: NYC Broadway Week
Why: 2 for 1 tix for some of the hottest broadway shows.
When: Now through Sunday February 9, 2 for 1 tickets
Why: Get a special look at the giraffe barn and meet the giraffe keeper.
When: Weekends through February 29, 2-2:30 pm, $50
Where: Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
What: Paddington Gets in a Jam
Why: Take a hilarious adventure with Paddington bear in this kid-friendly comedy.
When: Now through Sunday March 8, Fridays 10 am and 4 pm, weekends 10 am, 12 pm and 2 pm
Where: DR2 Theatre, Union Square, NYC
What: Mega Model Trains
Why: A huge model train display with scenic views for the choo choo-loving child.
When: Third weekend of each month, Saturday 11 am-5 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm
Where: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Rd., Morristown
What: Gazillion Bubble Show
Why: Because millions of bubbles are sure to entertain any kid.
When: Now through September 6, check schedule for times,
Where: New World Stages, 340 West 50th St., NYC
What: Dinosaur World Live
Why: A roaring-good time with the T-Rex and friends at this interactive experience.
When: Sunday February 9, 1 pm and 4 pm, $15-$39
Where: bergenPAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood