Fun Ways to Celebrate Leap Day in Chicagoland

2024 is a Leap Year, which only happens once every four years. Check out these kid-friendly events to commemorate the occasion.

Leap Day comes around once every four years on the last day in February. Although Leap Day is not an official holiday, it’s still a fun day to celebrate.

Check out these Leap Day events in and around Chicagoland to enjoy as a family.

Leap Day Celebration at Gage Park Branch

Feb. 29, 2024

All ages can visit Gage Park Branch for a Leap Day Celebration with games and crafts. Registration required.

Leap Day Story Time at Garfield Ridge Branch

Feb. 29, 2024

Children ages 3-5 can join the Garfield Ridge Branch for a fun story time to celebrate Leap Day. Registration required.

Leap Day Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School – Mundelein

Feb. 29, 2024

Enjoy a fun, family-friendly event at Goldfish Swim School – Mundelein to celebrate Leap Day. RSVP required.

Leap Day Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School – Naperville

Feb. 29, 2024

Enjoy a fun, family-friendly event at Goldfish Swim School – Naperville to celebrate Leap Day. RSVP required.

Leap Day Family Swim at Goldfish Swim School – Northbrook

Feb. 29, 2024

Enjoy a fun, family-friendly event at Goldfish Swim School – Northbrook to celebrate Leap Day. RSVP required.

This article originally published on Feb. 16, 2016. It has been updated with the most recent information. 


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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Chicago Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring new places with her son.
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