Holiday Round up

Easter in the Bronx 2017

This list will continue to be updated, so keep checking back for more Easter fun in the Bronx.. Photos with the Easter Bunny at the Mall at Bay Plaza   From March 25th to April 15th, bring the kids to the Mall at Bay Plaza for a photo with the Easter Bunny. Reservations can be made online. Mall at Bay Plaza, www.mallatbayplaza.com    Easter Egg Hunt at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

Winter Break Fun in the Bronx

Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG   Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see  cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.  

Recap- Be Mine: Bronxmama Valentine Meetup at the Huntington Free Library

  This past Saturday we hosted a fun Valentine’s Meetup at the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square. The library, which was opened in 1891, provided the perfect backdrop for our event. www.huntingtonfreelibrary.org     Children were able to decorate mailboxes from Oriental Trading as well as create Valentine’s cards to put in their mailboxes. It was fun to see how creative the little ones got, and their mailboxes came

5 Days of Valentine's Date Ideas in the Bronx

For those with kids who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you know it’s more about at what point you can squeeze in a few hours alone than getting reservations at a fancy restaurant. Here are five days worth of fun little Valentine’s date ideas that you can try to squeeze in- including some ideas you can bring the kids to. Friday, February 10th   Stop in for Happy Hour at the Bronx

Team Bronxmama's Holiday Wish Lists: Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List

I love our team here at Bronxmama. Comprised of different personalities, we each bring something different to the table. That can clearly be seen in this year’s Holiday Wish Lists that each of us have put together- even our youngest writer Briana! We hope these lists give you some ideas when shopping for the perfect gifts this year, and feel free to comment below with your wish list too! XOXO,

5 Places to Take Your Own Christmas Card Photos in the Bronx

Christmas card season is upon us! If you’re not booking a photo shoot with one of the many talented family photographers in the Bronx, then look no further than our own backyard! Pull together your family’s wardrobe, grab a few props, and head to one of these locations for beautiful photo opps.     New York Botanical Garden While anywhere on the grounds make for an amazing backdrop, the decorated

Holiday Entertaining: Must Haves & Gifts for Your Favorite Host

  We’re less than a week away from Thanksgiving! That means holiday guests will soon be arriving- or you’ll be the one they are awaiting! So, we’ve put together a great list of must haves- which make for both great hosting ideas and gifts for the hostess.   Ninja Coffee Bar System Coffee and overnight guests go hand in hand. We love the Ninja Coffee Bar for a coffee house experience

Halloween Fun with Oriental Trading

By now you’ve probably seen that we turn to Oriental Trading for all things party and entertaining. From birthdays to holidays, they have the best selection to choose from. We’ve showed you some fun picks for Halloween in the past (see them all here), but since there’s always some new items to choose from year after year, we’ve got more to share! This year we chose items for the annual Halloween

The Scoop On This Year's Boo at the Zoo

  Each year kids from all over throw on their costume and head over to the Bronx Zoo for Boo at the Zoo. This year’s production Boo at the Zoo: Thirteen Days of Halloween starts this weekend! Each weekend (which includes both Rosh Hashanah and Columbus Day holidays, the zoo features family-friendly, not-so-scary seasonal programming that combines traditional Halloween activities with the Bronx Zoo’s resident wildlife.   The annual Halloween celebration will

NYC Go Releases Their Fall Guide

It’s official. Fall is here. And while you may have to travel north for some autumn fun, there are plenty of fun things to do right here in the Bronx. NYC & Company just recently published their NYC Fall Guide, and of course there are some Bronx suggestions included. Check out a few of the ideas below: Did you know that visitors can embark on a river adventure in the

12 Things to Do For Father's Day Weekend in the Bronx

Hit up the Hunt’s Point Fish Parade Saturday, June 18 Head over to Hunts Point Riverside Park where the parade begins, and up the streets of Hunts Point to the delight of revelers of all ages, and down to Barretto Point Park where the Summer Festival takes place. Enjoy arts, sports, live stage performances, health screenings, vendors and resource sharing at the festival. MORE INFO: www.thepoint.org/fishparade       Hit Up Turtle Cove for Mini Golf,

5 Things to Do For Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx

Paddle the Bronx River Every weekend in the summer (weather permitting), Rocking the Boat offers free community rowing on the Bronx River at Hunts Point Riverside Park. Lifejackets are provided and an instructor takes you out on the water, gives rowing lessons, and even gives some great history and information on the Bronx River. The best part? The canoes are made by students in their boatbuilding program and each one

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