Arthur Avenue

Arthur Avenue 2344 Arthur Avenue, Bronx, NY
FREE

Experience Little Italy in the Bronx with a variety of food vendors, filled-to-order cannolis and old-school atmosphere (including elderly gentlemen hand-rolling - but not smoking - cigars . We love the prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, eggplant parm and roasted peppers at Mike's Deli; order in advance by phone to skip the often long line. Other great…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Playground for All Children Pelham Bay Park

Playground for All Children 1 Marina Drive, Bronx, NY
FREE

This playground is one of several throughout the city aimed at providing a recreation area that all children, able bodied and disabled. Colorful play equipment and handrails that can be reached by children using crutches or wheelchairs, textured pavement and Braille signs to help guide the blind, and swings are accessible to all.

All can explore a fun spray shower, a natural area with accessible boardwalk and activity stations, a shallow pond with wetland plantings, a sensory corner, adjustable basketball hoops, bleachers with shade covers, benches, game tables, picnic tables and more.

Suggested Ages: All

Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY
$39.95/ages 13+, $29.95/ages 3-12, free/ages 2 & under

See tigers, bears, gorillas and over 650 other species of awesome animals at this 265 acres+ zoo. Tons of indoor and outdoor attractions – expect lots of walking, but strollers welcome (and available for rental). The roads are scenic with pretty trees, waterfalls – and some bold peacocks. Different sections of the zoo correspond to…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Wave Hill

Wave Hill West 249th Street & Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
$10/adults, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6+

Explore 28-acre of gardens and woodlands with more than 4,000 varieties of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbaceous plants and dramatic views of the Hudson River. 🎨 Join nature-inspired family art projects on Saturday & Sunday mornings, plus special events featuring live animals 🖼 Visit indoor rotating nature-inspired multimedia art exhibits in the Glyndor Gallery…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

NYC Must-See Week

Various Locations Throughout NYC, New York, NY
FREE

Jan 17-Feb 12, snag 2-for-1 tickets to many of NYC's iconic attractions, museums, tours and performing arts. Use promo code  MSW23 online for most venues; see nycgo.com for details. Save on these family faves - click on links for more info. MUSEUMS * Cooper Hewitt * Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Recurring

Grassroots Grocery Saturdays

Burlington Coat Factory 1957 Turnbull Avenue, Bronx, NY
FREE
Join neighbors on a Saturday morning to sort, pack, and deliver fresh produce to New Yorkers in need. Grassroots Grocery rescues excess, unsold produce from the biggest produce market in the United States. Their growing volunteer task force delivers this bounty to over 25 communities in need, ensuring that fresh and healthy produce makes its…
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
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Wave Hill Family Art Project

Wave Hill West 249th Street & Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
$10/adults, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6-18

Enjoy nature-inspired art projects among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Themes change weekly. Takes place indoors, but there is some outdoor walking to get to the project. The number of families able to participate at any given time will be limited to about nine. If you arrive and capacity is full, program…

Suggested Ages: All
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Wave Hill Hibernators Weekend

Wave Hill West 249th Street & Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
FREE

Embrace the beauty and serenity of winter. Hunker down like a hibernator with activities in warm and cozy indoor spaces with books, puzzles, and puppets., or venture out into the peaceful gardens to connect with the creatures that animate the winter landscape. Meet live animals, create a dreamy hibernators mask, chat with visiting artists, join…

Suggested Ages: All