100 Things to do in the Bronx in 2022

Hello 2022! We know it’s been a while since we’ve put together one of our infamous Things to do in the Bronx lists, so to kick off the new year we figured it was time. We’ve been through so much in the past two years, and unfortunately we are still navigating our way through it. But the Bronx is resilient and we know we will get through this together. In the meantime we can continue to support our local businesses as safely as possible, get outside and enjoy all of the beauty our borough has to offer, and make new memories this year.

Please enjoy this year’s round up of Things to do in the Bronx:

  1. Walk the Hunter Island trails at Orchard Beach
  2. Hop on the NYC Ferry from Throggs Neck or Soundview
  1. Enjoy a hole-in-the-wall waterfront meal at JP’s on City Island
  2. Canoe the Bronx River with the Bronx River Alliance
  3. Swim on a boat overlooking the East River
  1. Mangia! on your favorite pasta dish on Arthur Avenue
  2. Participate in-or watch- the annual Tour de Bronx
  3. Hit up an exhibit at the Bronx Museum of the Arts
  4. Shop for fun vintage toys and collectibles at 239 Play- Dan’s Parents House on City Island
  5. Get crafty at a Family Art Project at Wave Hill
  6. Sunday brunch under cute pink umbrellas at Rosa’s at Park
  7. Learn to skateboard at a Bronx Girl’s Skate event
  8. Hike to the highest point of Van Cortlandt Park
  9. Grab drinks in an Igloo at Parq on East Tremont
  10. Grab a flight of beers from the Bronx Beer Hall
  11. Take a trolley tour in Woodlawn Cemetery
  12. Go fishing off City Island
  13. Experience a Crotona Park Jam
  14. Grab books and enjoy a glass of wine from the Lit Bar
  15. Ride bikes along the Hutchinson River Greenway
  16. Buy honey from Bronx bees via @Bronx_Apiary
  17. Enjoy as many outdoor movies as you can via NYC Parks
  1. Dinner with friends in a ski cabin at Bronx Public
  2. Grab hot chocolate from Puerto Rican chocolate restaurant Chocobar Cortés
  3. Enjoy a horseback trail ride through the fall foliage at the Bronx Equestrian Center or just a $5 pony ride
  4. Take a self guided tour of Van Cortlandt House Museum
  5. Go sledding in Crotona Park
  6. Bring your favorite foodie friend to the Bronx Night Market
  7. Transport yourself to Cuba with dinner at Zona de Cuba
  8. Head to Woodlawn and cross the street to Yonkers for an Irish breakfast at the Irish Coffee Shop
  9. Bring your little one’s favorite doll for a dolly & me mani-pedi at Pink Princess Nails
  10. Devour tamales from City Tamale
  11. Run around for Easter Eggs at Bartow Pell Mansion’s annual Easter Egg Hunt
  12. Join a Bronx running group for a run- or walk!
  13. Hit up an event hosted by the Westchester Square Bid
  14. Eat Colombian classics at La Masa
  15. Join a local community garden
  16. Dinner and drinks with friends at Seis Vecinos
  17. Look for seals at Orchard Beach
  18. Rep your borough with merch from The Bronx Brand
  19. Sign your teen up for a photography class at The Point
  20. Zipline over the Bronx River
  21. Participate in the annual Savor the Bronx
  22. Brunch with hip hop vibes at Beatstro
  23. See an exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center
  1. Order Steak & Eggs for brunch at Porto Salvo (Thanks Ed from Welcome2theBronx for putting us on!)
  2. Hit up a Yankee game
  3. Put your little one in the Children’s Gardening Program at NYBG
  4. Watch the annual fireworks at Orchard Beach
  5. Dress in 1920’s attire and hit up the speakeasy 47 Bruckner
  6. Finally visit the Bronx Children’s Museum!
  7. Join the Urban Park Rangers for a fun event in your local park (we hope camping returns this year!)
  8. Learn to swim for free at a local public pool
  9. Head to a Windows of Hip Hop event
  1. Walk through the Thain Family Forest in the New York Botanical Garden
  2. Float 5 miles down the Bronx River in the annual Bronx River Flotilla
  3. Grab flowers from the adorable Jill’s Cottage flower shop on City Island
  4. Take Instagram worthy food pics at Cocina Chente in Riverdale
  5. Stroll along the Bronx Walk of Fame
  6. Catch the Bronx Bound Books bus
  7. Meditate in the Butterfly Garden in Soundview Park
  8. Rent kayaks at Orchard Beach
  9. Tag your name up on the wall at The Bronx Native shop
  10. Meet friends for lunch in the backyard at Brewski’s
  11. Hit up a drive-in movie at Orchard Beach in the summer
  12. Walk across the High Bridge
  13. Stretch out with Sweet Water Dance & Yoga
  14. Attend an event at the Huntington Free Library
  15. Watch cigar rolling in the Arthur Avenue Retail Market
  16. Walk the paths in Soundview Park and end with a picnic by the water
  17. Bring your own food to enjoy with a beer at Gun Hill Brewery
  18. Take an art class at the Bronx River Art Center
  19. See dinosaurs at the Bronx Zoo
  20. Enjoy a free event at your local library
  21. Play tennis at Pelham Bay Park
  22. Sail or canoe the Bronx River with Rocking the Boat
  23. Book a tarot card reading at Ice House Cafe
  1. Lounge on the rooftop at Mottley Kitchen with an iced coffee
  2. Play a round of mini golf at Turtle Cove Golf Center
  3. Enjoy a night of comedy at Havana Cafe
  4. Date night at the Ferragosto Festival
  5. Grab some infamous carrot cake from Lloyds Carrot Cake
  6. Listen to music by the Bronx Arts Ensemble
  7. Try Puerto Rican “moonshine” at Port Morris Distillery
  8. Shop local vendors at a Confetti Pop Up
  9. See a show at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts
  10. Sit on the patio with a Nutella latte and avocado toast from The Miles Coffee Bar
  11. Travel to the Dominican Republic via Ajo y Oregano
  12. Volunteer with Loving the Bronx
  1. Grab gourmet Italian Ice from Teresa’s Italian Ices in Pelham Bay
  2. Run through the sprinklers at Roberto Clemente State Park
  3. Take a workshop with Bronx Council on the Arts
  4. Try Turkish coffee at Prince Coffee House
  5. Donate produce to a local community fridge
  6. Order an over-the-top milkshake at Jenavies Cafe
  7. Walk in the annual Hunts Point Fish Parade
  8. Dance salsa at Salsa Sundays at Orchard Beach
  9. Enjoy live music and a pint of Guinness at Rambling House
  10. Grab fresh produce from a local Bronx Farmers Market-like the Northeast Bronx or South Bronx markets
  11. Find 30 species of birds and a man-made waterfall in Seton Falls Park

Note: Events and venues are subject to change.


  1. Love this article and plan to be shouting you out a whole lot this summer. Started a support small businesses Champaign and your page is totally AWESOME!!!


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