Your Father’s Day Event Listing: Things to Do With Dad in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, DC, LA, Detroit
Looking for something to do with Dad this weekend? From beer-tasting boat cruises in Detroit to Blues & BBQ in LA or a pig roast at a DC-area winery, check out our listing of dad-tastic events in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Los Angeles and Detroit.
Compiled by Briana C. Scott
Father’s Day event listing:
New York City:
Father’s Day Lunch and Dinner Cruises aboard Spirit of New York
Lunch: Complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa for Dad (free juice & soda for kids)
Price: from $57.90 per adult
$34.95 per child age 3-12
Cruise: 7:00pm- 10:00pm
Price: from $57.90 per adult
$34.95 per child age 3-12
Chelsea Piers, Pier 62, New York, NY – (866) 483-3866
Events for Athletic Dads:
- Bryant Park for a free game of ping-pong (daily 11am-7pm)
1065 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
- Randall’s Island for miniature golf ($5-$7)
(real golf call for pricing)
1 Randalls Island, Manhattan, NY 10035 1
Fax: 212-427-5681ANAND, MANHATTAN, NY 100SLAND, MA ATTANY 10035
- Marcus Garvey Park hosts the annual Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic
(free to watch; must register in advance to participate $40-$45).
Times: Sunday, June 19, 2011 – 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: Marcus Garvey Park 121st Street and Fifth Avenue, New York NYContact: firstname.lastname@example.org (for pricing)
Blues & BBQ
The ION Rooftop Bar and Lounge at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, where you can stop by for a lively Blues and BBQ menu.
Noon-4 p.m. 900 W. Olympic Blvd., downtown, 213.765.8600.
Haven Gastropub + Brewery:
Indulge in Haven’s own beers brewed on site, craft beers on tap, 100+ bottled craft selections or 50+ specialty single-malt whiskeys, malt scotches and bourbons.
42 De Lacy Ave., Pasadena, 626.768.9555. havengastropub.com
Blu Jam Café: Offering complimentary beer or champagne all day long for Dads.7371 Melrose Ave., L.A, 323.951.9191. blujamcafe.com
MIU (Michigan University of Urology) – Run For the Ribbon 5K Run/Walk Race
Sunday, June 17 8:00a
at The Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak, MI
The fourth annual MIU – Run for the Ribbon 5k Run/ Walk benefiting prostate cancer & men’s health related issues in Southeastern Michigan.
Registration: Adults: $35/Kids*: $25
*13 years- younger
Register online: www.miumenshealthfoundation.org/run-for-the-ribbon-race-registration.html
registration will be closed beginning June 13, 2012, re-opening race day morning at 6:30AM.
8450 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Motor City Brew Tours Presents: Beer Tasting Boat Cruise
Sunday, June 17 2:00p at Detroit Princess Riverboat, Detroit, MI
201 Civic Center Dr.
Detroit, MI 48226
$49.99 per ticket – includes: 15 drink tickets / appetizers / boat cruise along the Detroit River while sampling some of the beer and spirits that Michigan has to offer.
Eyes on Design Automotive Show
Sunday, June 17 10:00a to 4:30p at Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
1100 Lake Shore Road
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
The 25th annual EyesOn Design Automotive Design Show – a Father’s Day tradition that features more than 200 vehicles from the past, present and future displayed on the sprawling lakefront grounds. Produced by the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO), the series of EyesOn Design events provides funding for the visually impaired and related research.
Father’s Day After Dark
Saturday, June 16 6:00p to Sunday, June 17 10:30a
Historic Grant Park: Zoo Atlanta
As Zoo Atlanta closes its gates for the evening, you and your family can go behind-the-scenes to see what happens after hours! Spend the night at a NightCrawler overnight for a nocturnal adventure
800 Cherokee Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
A Day for Dad’s-Glassblowing Father’s Day
Sunday, June 17 10:00a to 8:00p
at Janke Glassblowing Studios @ Studioplex, Atlanta, GA
659 Auburn Ave. Suite 506
Atlanta, GA 30312
An unique glassblowing experience of creating hand blown mug or chip bowl for dad. Each Dad will walk away with some “game day snacks”. June 17th slots available all day. (other dates available by request only). $95 per family for one hour.
Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint
Sunday, June 17 11:00a to 2:00p
at Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint, Atlanta, GA
180 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint is celebrating fathers with a tasty brunch on Sunday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Co Co. Sala
929 F St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20002
Father’s Day brunch featuring French Toast S’mores, Crispy Louisiana Crabcakes, Bacon Grilled Cheese and a Funky Monkey Tart with bananas, chocolate and bacon! The meal also includes a Bacon Bloody Mary or a Beer Bellini. $36 per person; 11 a.m. (Reservations recommended.)
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
8010 Towers Crescent Drive
Vienna, VA 22182
All-you-can-eat Brazilian steakhouse, who will have special operating hours for Father’s Day so you can attend for either lunch or dinner.
Father’s Day Weekend Pig Roast at Paradise Springs Winery
13219 Yates Ford Rd.
Clifton, VA 20124
D.C.’s closest winery will host their 3rd Annual Father’s Day Weekend Pig Roast on Saturday June 18th with a Cuban-inspired menu, live jazz, two glasses of wine and a complimentary cigar for the dads! All for $69 per person, $29 for children. (Reservations required.)
Briana C. Scott is a recent graduate from Clark Atlanta University, who received a B.A in Mass Media Arts with an emphasis in television. Briana is currently pursuing a career in broadcast journalism and production.