February School Vacation at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

February 3, 2020

Daily activities in the Upper Rotunda of Quincy Market from February 17-21

Boston, MA) – January 30, 2020 – Looking for something fun to do during February School Vacation? Head on down to Faneuil Hall Marketplace where there will be daily activities for the whole family from February 17 to 21 in the Upper Rotunda of Quincy Market.

Monday, 2/17 – Kids Cooking Class from 11 am – 3 pm
Kids can make their own individual pizza with the help of the culinary team from Regina Pizzeria and then join the experts at Kilvert & Forbes Bakery for a cookie decorating workshop. There will be a minimal fee for this workshop which will run twice during the time period. Space is limited to the first 30 children per session. Kids must be at least 10 years old to participate. Please check www.FaneuilHallMarketplace for more details.

Tuesday, 2/18 – Scavenger Hunt from 11 am – 3 pm
Baseball season is only a few weeks away and the Sox need your help! “Prof. Yan Kee” has stolen all of the red socks in Boston and hidden them in a vault at Faneuil Hall! Pick up your case file from the Faneuil Hall Detective Agency in the Upper Rotunda and find the clues hidden around the Marketplace. Be one of the first 200 kids to find all of the clues and win a prize.  Parents can even enter to win an amazing Red Sox Prize Pack!

Wednesday, 2/19 – Magic and Circus Tricks with the Faneuil Hall Marketplace Street Performers from 11 am – 2 pm

Become A Magician with Jason Escape – 11 am – 12:30 pm
Kids can join veteran Faneuil Hall street performer Jason Escape for a workshop on creating your own magic props. But that’s not all…watch Jason perform magic and learn some of the secrets of the trade. Amaze your friends and family with the tricks that you will learn. It’s family fun for moms and dads too.

Become A Circus Performer with The Flyin’ Hawaiian – 12:30 – 2 pm
Come find the joy of juggling and hula hooping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace’s very own Sara Kunz (The Flyin’ Hawaiian Show).  Learn how to juggle 1, 2 and 3 balls and discover how to hula hoop on different parts of the body like neck, knees, waist, hands and even feet! This workshop is great for kids of all ages and will run in 15-minute segments of clear instruction followed by 15 minutes of guided play time.

Thursday, 2/20 – Open Air Art Studio from 11 am – 2 pm
Join our resident art instructors for multiple arts and crafts at a watercolor mono-print station, a bracelet-making weaving station and a painting station. All you need to do is bring your imagination and we’ll provide the rest. Families are encouraged to stop by for one activity or rotate through all three.

Friday, 2/21 – Puppet Shows and Puppet Making Workshops from 11 am – 3 pm
Rosalita’s Puppets presents a fun hand puppet show for the whole family hosted by Aunty Goose (Mother Goose’s sister).  Enjoy her many puppet friends including a dragon, a rabbit, a princess and a Golden Goose. The half hour show includes singing and audience participation followed by time to meet the puppets.  The show will be presented twice during the time period.  In between shows, kids can participate in a puppet making workshop to build their own hand puppets.

For more information visit www.FaneuilHallMarketplace.

About Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace is one of the nation’s premiere retail destinations combining a rich history with innovative retail concepts. The cobblestone streets are lined with famous restaurants, ethnic food stalls and a wide variety of stores. Renowned for outdoor entertainment, Faneuil Hall has hosted many events and performances from acrobats and magicians to musicians and more. This one-of-a-kind marketplace has something for everyone and promises a memorable experience every time.

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