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What to do this February? A List of Fun February 2020 Activities

Wondering what to do this February? Here are some fun activities, family-friendly events, date ideas, and theater performances.

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What to do this February?

Fun February 2020 Activities

February 8
34th Annual Sneddon HOF Germanfest at the Golden Spike Events Center, 1000 North 1200 West, Ogden. Bands, food, vendors, and entertainment from 11am to 10pm, featuring authentic German food and music. This is a family friendly festival. A family pass for 2 adults and up to 4 children is $25, $8 adults, $5 children 3 to 12 (ages 2 and younger are free), $6 for students and seniors. Visit their website for more information.

February 8
Celebrate Chinese New Year at the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E 400 S. The Chinese New Year is a time to reconnect with family, let go of the past and plan a new start. Events include a Lion Dance, a cultural program, crafts, calligraphy demonstrations and more. The event is held in partnership with the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, Utah.

February 10
The Humane Society of Utah in partnership with Clever Octopus in Murray is hosting a night of creativity to make two custom handcrafted bandannas for your pets. This event is for humans only. Cost is $35 and will run from 6-8pm and will be held at the Humane Society at 4242 S 300 W. You can register here.

February 14
Valentine’s Evening at Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Dr. For a romantic Valentine’s night visit the UMFA and enjoy an open bar of alcoholic and non-alcoholic libations, and hors d’oeuvres while strolling through the galleries with curator Luke Kelly. Prices are $59 per person with a $10 discount for members. Attendees must be 21 years old.

February 15
Moab’s Red Hot 33K and 55K. The Red Hot is located northwest of Moab just west of Arches National Park. Runners will have views of the La Sal Mountains to the southeast and views of Canyonlands National Park to the west. The event is considered the kickoff for the ultra running calendar. Registration is open here.

February 24 – 26
Weber State University Storytelling Festival. Presented by Boyd K. and Donna S. Packer Center for Family and Community Education at the Ogden Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Boulevard. This once a year event has something for everyone from preschool to senior citizens. This festival is nationally recognized for its emphasis on youth storytellers who perform alongside practicing professionals. Events will be held at various venues throughout the community along with Ogden Eccles Conference Center.

February 27 – 29
Wizarding Dayz and Yule Ball 2020. Experience a world of myths, legends, and magic at the 3rd annual Wizarding Days Convention. Held in the Grand Building at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 N 1000 W. The event will feature interactive panels, vendors, cosplay, contests, authors, and gaming. Also featuring a Yule Ball in partnership with Geek’d Out Events. Tickets can be purchased at GrowTix.

Ice Skating
Ice Skate at the Gallivan Center, 239 Main Street, Salt Lake City. Open Monday through Thursday 4 to 9pm, Friday through Saturday noon to midnight; Sunday noon to 7pm. Visit their website  for pricing and holiday closures.

February Theater

Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
Bright Star
January 20 – May 2 
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy

Hale Center Theater, Orem 
Matilda
February 21 – April 11
225 West 400 North, Orem

Off Broadway Theatre 
Star Ward
January 31 – February 21
272 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Desert Star Playhouse
James Blonde
January 9 – March 21
4861 South State Street, Murray

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
The Music Man
March 13 – April 11
525 North 400 West, Centerville

Kingsbury Hall
Banff Mountain Film Festival
February 18 – March 2
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Utah Symphony
Singin’ In The Rain-Film in Concert with the Utah Symphony
February 28 – 29
Abravanel Hall, 123 W South Temple, Salt Lake City

Excellence in the Community
Black History Month – Gospel Choir Night
February 12</span
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main Street, Salt Lake City

Scera Center for the Performing Arts
Three Little Pigs: The Musical
February 3 – 21
745 State Street, Orem

Empress Theatre
Xanadu
March 6 – March 28
9104 West 2700 South, Magna

Utah Children’s Theatre (Parker Theatre)
The Three Musketeers
March 7 – April 11 
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Ballet West
Giselle
February 7 – 15
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Eccles Theater
Dear Evan Hansen
March 4 – 14  
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Grand Theatre
The Musical of All Musicals, (The Musical!)
February 3 – March 7
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Harman Theatre
Footloose The Musical
March 12 – 28
3333 Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

Date Night

Plan-B Theatre Company
Singing to the Brine Shrimp
February 13 – 23
Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Acting Company
A Doll’s House, Part 2
February 5 – March 8
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Pioneer Theatre
Ass
March 27 – April 11
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Utah Opera
Rossini’s The Barber of Seville
March 14 – 22
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

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