100 unique things to do in the Bronx in 2024

New year, new Bronx bucket list. We’ve published our 100 Things to Do list over the years, and it’s always so much fun to share some of our favorite places to visit in the Bronx. The Bronx is full of hidden gems, the largest park in New York City, lots of history, and plenty of yummy food spots. So if you want to get out and explore more of the Bronx in 2024, here is a list- in no particular order– to help inspire you.

Please note: Some links will not be updated until the events draw nearer

  1. Experience Mexican sweets and snacks at Manguitos Snack Bar
  2. Go sledding at a local park
  3. Woosah at Raze Up smash therapy room in Mott Haven
  4. Enjoy speakeasy vibes at Bar 47
  5. Indulge on oxtail fries and jerk chicken tacos at Mya’s Bar & Kitchen
  6. Take a ferry ride with skyline views to Manhattan from Throggs Neck or Soundview
  7. Spend the day at the Bronx Children’s Museum
  8. Walk the Hutchinson River Greenway 
  9. Plan a hot chocolate date-Puerto Rican style– at Chocobar Cortes
  10. Have an Instagram worthy girls night at Zona de Cuba
  11. Get crafty at Imagine That! on City Island
  12. Hit up a Yankee game
  13. Plan a date night at the New York Botanical Garden for their Orchid Nights
  14. Experience French Mexican cuisine at Maisonetta
  15. Go swimming on a boat in Barretto Point Park
  16. Attend an event at the Andrew Freedman Home
  17. Check out an exhibit at the Bronx Documentary Center
  18. Visit comic book store Collector Cave in Pelham Bay
  19. Hit up a Windows of Hip Hop event
  20. Get your cookie fix at Chip City at the Mall at Bay Plaza
  21. Check out Bronx Kreate Hub
  22. Participate in the Bronx Sole Community Relay
  23. Go fishing off City Island
  24. Catch a performance at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts
  25. Walk in the Hunts Point Fish Parade
  26. Attend an event with the Bronx Music Heritage Center
  27. Experience authentic Central American and Mexican cuisine at Seis Vecinos
  28. Attend a BxArts Factory event
  29. Grab some grub and a cold one from a food pop up at Gun Hill Brewery
  30. Peruse through vinyls and other vintage treasures at Dan’s Parents House on City Island
  31. Hit up a Bronx Farmers’ Market
  32. Participate in the next Bronx SantaCon
  33. Ride in the Tour de Bronx
  34. Experience revolving sushi at Koi Sushi at the Mall at Bay Plaza
  35. Go for Peruvian food at Claudy’s Kitchen
  36. Grab boba at Tiger King
  37. Sip on craft beer in the center of the Arthur Avenue Retail Market at the Bronx Beer Hall
  38. Learn Bronx history at the Huntington Free Library
  39. Brunch with Hip Hop vibes at Beatstro
  40. Join in on a Family Art Project at Wave Hill
  41. Go crazy with toppings at Shakeman NYC
  42. Walk the Highbridge
  43. Canoe the Bronx River with the Bronx River Alliance and Rocking the Boat
  44. Try a pernil Sicilian slice at Bruckner Pizza
  45. Head to Orchard Beach for Salsa Sundays
  46. Plan a family photo shoot with Richard Rosario Photography
  47. Peruse through Eastern European foods at Nona’s European Market
  48. Participate in a family event at the Bronx Museum of the Arts
  49. Register for classes at the Bronx River Art Center
  50. Run through the spray park area at Roberto Clemente State Park
  51. Catch Bronx Bound Books at an event
  52. Dine with live music at Havana Cafe
  53. Grab your own tub of icee from Delicioso Coco Helado
  54. Go caroling- Puerto Rican style– for the annual Melrose Parranda
  55. Grab tamales from City Tamale
  56. Stop in the Bronx Native shop for some Bronx merch
  57. Attend an event at Woodlawn Cemetery
  58. Grab beef patties and coco bread from Kingston Bakery
  59. Get your cards read at the Bronx Witch Headquarters
  60. Channel your inner Serena Williams with a free tennis program this summer via the City Parks Foundation
  61. Check out the City Island Nautical Museum
  62. Walk in the Bronx Halloween Parade
  63. Take free swimming lessons at your local pool through NYC Parks
  64. Listen to Live Jazz at Artizen NYC
  65. Plan a coffee date and lounge on the roof of Mottley Kitchen
  66. Spa day with your mini me at Pink Princess Nails
  67. Zipline over the Bronx River
  68. Make Victorian-style Valentine’s Day cards at Bartow Pell Mansion
  69. Enjoy wine and charcuterie boards at Bato Wine & Coffee Bar
  70. Show Bronx pride during Bronx Week
  71. Go camping at a park in the Bronx
  72. Enjoy Parisian vibes at Mon Amour Coffee & Wine Bar
  73. Attend an event at the Bronx Terminal Market
  74. Mangia on seafood- Italian style- at Porto Salvo
  75. Spend a summer evening at a Crotona Park Jam
  76. Enroll your teen in free photography classes at The Point
  77. Hike Hunter Island at Orchard Beach
  78. Spend a summer evening under pink umbrellas at Rosa’s at Park
  79. Check out an event at Poe Cottage
  80. Play at round of mini golf at Turtle Cove Golf Center
  81. Make dinner plans to support Bronx restaurants during Restaurant Week
  82. Look for seals at Orchard Beach with the Urban Park Rangers
  83. Indulge on over-the-top specialty donuts from Grounds Donut House
  84. Ladies night out at Bronx Public
  85. Head to the Bronx Native American Festival
  86. Travel to Albania at the rustic old-world restaurant Cka Ka Qellu
  87. Check out the staircase mural on the 167th Street stairs aka Joker Stairs
  88. Feed a giraffe at the Bronx Zoo
  89. Meet the viral servers at the Bronx (and first in NYC) Golden Corral
  90. Have a vegan lunch AND pick out a cute plant at Mae Mae Cafe & Plant Store
  91. Find some new literature at the The Lit. Bar
  92. Tony’s or Johnny’s on City Island? You decide.
  93. Join a Bronx running group
  94. Ride bikes on the trails in Soundview Park
  95. Feel like you’ve landed in DR for lunch at Ajo y Oregano
  96. Head to the Maritime Industry Museum at Maritime College
  97. Go on a trail ride or pony ride at the Bronx Equestrian Center
  98. Grab tickets to a fun event at Confetti Paints
  99. Watch fireworks at Orchard Beach
  100. Grab a blanket and catch an outdoor movie at a local park

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