15 Jul 2024
What’s on and Where to Go with kids: February
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What’s on and Where to Go with kids: February

As we head into February and start wondering if spring will ever arrive there’s still time to embrace the fabulous Stockholm winter, whether it’s indoors or out! 

We know … WE KNOW! The Swedish winter can be long and by the time February rolls around we’re all ready for some light and warmth. But while we wait remember that Stockholm is a city brimming with activities and we’re here to make sure you don’t miss out on the fun!


That’s What Princesses Do(Så gör Prinsessor)   

This one’s for the littler folks and although it is presented in Swedish it’s full of moxie princess delight that may just inspire your little girl to grasp Swedish with both hands.

Where: Götgatan 73, Södermalm

When: From 24 February

Contact: Boulevard Teatern, 08-642 98 00

Email: [email protected]

Damage: 120 SEK


Valentine’s Day Puzzle


Here’s one for the whole family: Vallentuna is hosting a giant puzzle day with a Valentine’s Day theme. Great fun and good for the brain as well!

Where: Vallentuna Kulturhus och Bibliotek, Allévägen 1-3, Vallentuna

When: 8 February

Contact: 08-587 850 00, www.vallentuna.se

Damage: Free


The Creativity House – Ceramics!

If you’ve ever been or had a child you know that getting stuck into a pile of clay is enormous fun – so here’s your chance to avoid the chill winter winds while having – literally – and hands-on good time with your kids.

Where: Drottningholmsvägen 31, Kungsholmen

When: Monday-Sunday, 10-18

Contact: 08-652 26 28

Email: [email protected]

Damage: 55 SEK per person, children must be accompanied by an adult


Water on Mars


One American, two Swedes and a whole lotta juggling going on – Water on Mars features a new style of juggling combined with street dancing and a lot of laughs.

Where: Södra Teatern, Mosebacke torg 1, 116 46 Stockholm, Sweden

When: 19.00, 13-14 February

Contact: 08 531 994 00

Email: [email protected]  


Damage: 175 SEK


Police Museum

Here’s a great chance for the kids to meet policemen and women and learn just how the police work and what they do to make our lives safer.  Guided tours for kids with an accompanying adult.  Guided tours available weekdays.

When: Tuesday-Friday 12-17.00, Saturday & Sunday 11-17.00
Contact: 010 56 38 001, Tuesday-Friday 12-15.00
Damage: Adults: 60 SEK, Children and young people up to 19 years free


Cirkus Skansen

An annual favourite for Stockholmers, Cirkus Skansen is perfect for kids 4-14.  The show has magicians, unicycle tricks and – be prepared – clowns!

Where: Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, Bragehallen, Skansen, Djurgården

When: 26 January – 27 April

Contact: 08 442 8000

Damage: Adults: 100 SEK, Kids 6-15 60 SEK, Kids under 6 free


Crossfit for Kids

You’ve probably taken part in our 30-challenge with Personal Trainer Karl Gullö – now it’s time to get the kids involved in Crossfit!  While the classes are in Swedish we’ve always found that when it comes to sports language doesn’t matter and coaches are great about making sure all the kids understand what’s going on. Call ahead to make sure but this is a great one for the kids – and you can get your workout in at the same time!

Where: Tjärshovsgatan 21A, Södermalm

When: Tuesdays 18.00 (7-11 years)

Saturdays 12.00 (4-7 years)

Contact: 073 502 9871

Damage: Contact CF Kids for information


Don’t forget!

Sledding and skiing are always on the agenda during winter in Stockholm, particularly now that it seems to be snowing nearly every day. Take advantage of two of the great winter activities while there’s still time – click on the links to find out the best spots in – and close to – the city.


Judi Lembke

Judi Lembke is an experienced editor and writer who, when not shackled to her computer, enjoys reading, cooking and sometimes watching embarrassingly bad reality TV.   Judi also works with communications and thinks coming up with clever ideas is about as much fun as one can have without taking off one’s clothes.


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