Father's Day activities

Father's Day is coming up, which gives you the chance to spend some quality time with your dad. If you need some help figuring out what to do with him, here are ten super fun Father's Day activities you can do together to celebrate:

1. Taste some beers

1. Taste some beers

Is your dad a beer lover? Then take him out to some local breweries to sample new brews. Your dad will appreciate being able to spend quality time with you doing something he enjoys.

2. Go golfing

2. Go golfing

Does your dad love to golf? Then spend the day with him golfing at his favorite golf course. You can also hire a PGA instructor for a series of golf lessons for you and your dad. It's a great opportunity to hang out together while improving your game.

3. Attend a sporting event

3. Attend a sporting event

Is your dad a huge sports person? Then surprise him with tickets to one of his favorite sporting events. In fact, many stadiums offer Father's Day deals -- see if you can score some discounted tickets. You can also give the gift of season tickets if you really want to be the favorite child.

4. Camp together

4. Camp together

Does your dad love the great outdoors? In most states, June is a fabulous month to go camping. Arrange a camping trip over Father's Day weekend that'll enable you to spend quality time with your dad. Look for a campground near you and get all the necessary equipment to have a great time together.

5. Arrange a spa day

5. Arrange a spa day

Is your dad more of the metrosexual type? Does he enjoy being pampered? Then plan a spa day with him -- book a luxurious massage followed by a haircut and a professional shave. He'll feel like a million bucks by the end of the day.

6. See a concert

6. See a concert

Does your dad love music? Then see which bands are playing over Father's Day weekend, and surprise him with a pair of tickets. Search for nearby outdoor music festivals, too.

7. Take a cooking class

7. Take a cooking class

Is your dad an aspiring chef at home? Then sign the both of you up for a cooking class that'll teach him some new skills. Ask about cooking classes at a Whole Foods or at a few of your local grocery stores.

8. Volunteer together

8. Volunteer together

Does your dad love giving back to his community? Is he a humanitarian? Then search for volunteer opportunities in your local community, and spend a day volunteering together. You'll feel good knowing you've spent Father's Day making a difference.

9. Plan a getaway

9. Plan a getaway

Surprise your dad over Father's Day weekend with a short trip! You can head over together to a neighboring city for some exploration, or maybe take a day trip to the beach together. If your dad loves to travel, then he'll love exploring a new place with you!

10. Go fishing

10. Go fishing

This is probably the most classic Father's Day activity to do together with your dad. If he enjoys fishing, then hit up some nearby rivers or lakes. After you've caught a few fish, cook dinner together.

Plan an extra special Father's Day

Make Father's Day extra special this year by planning a thoughtful activity or two to do together that your dad will really enjoy. Whether it's going fishing together or taking a cooking class, your dad will appreciate that you did more than just give him a gift.

References
  1. "15 Father's Day Activities That are Better Than Any Gift," Country Living, May 16, 2018.
  2. "17 Father's Day Activities Your Dad Will Appreciate," Reader's Digest, n.d.
  3. "Top 10 Ways to Spend Father's Day as a Family," Family Education, n.d.

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