Father’s Day Happenings: A Guide for Father’s Day Fun

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Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19. With plenty of great happenings in and around Philadelphia, it’s easier than ever to plan a fun and memorable Father’s Day for Dad. Check out Philly Happening’s list of Father’s Day ideas to treat that special father-figure in your life.

 

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PECO Primate Jungle Days 

Swing into PECO Primate Reserve with your Dad for a weekend-long exploration of magnificent primates housed at The Philadelphia Zoo. Jungle Days includes arts and crafts and unique opportunities to learn more about your favorite lemurs, monkeys, and apes!

Dates: Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19

Time:  10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Price: Jungle Days admission is free with Zoo admission.

More information: www.philadelphiazoo.org

 

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Gary Papa Father’s Day Run

Run with Dad at the 14th Annual Foundation for Breast and Prostate Father’s Day Gary Papa 10k, 5k and Fun Walk.

Date: Sunday, June 19

Where: Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Time:6:30 a.m. race registration; 7:30 a.m. 10k; 8:00 a.m. 5k; 8:30 a.m. Fun Walk.

Cost: General Registration: $30.00;Day-of Registration: $35.00 (cash or check only)

Registration: https://www.garypaparun.com/event/

 

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Spirit of Philadelphia Father’s Day Lunch Cruise

 Spirit of Philadelphia cruises depart from Penn’s Landing and provide a beautiful view of the Philadelphia skyline from the Delaware River. Father’s Day Lunch Cruise includes a Father’s Day brunch buffet and complimentary juice and soda for all guests. Dads receive a complimentary beer (must be 21 or older).

Date: Sunday, June 19

Time:

Board: 11:30 a.m.; Cruise: Noon- 2 p.m.

Price: $49.50 per adult; $29.95 per child age 3-12.

Tickets: spiritcruises.com

 

Spirit of Philadelphia Father’s Day Dinner Cruise

Spirit of Philadelphia cruises depart from Penn’s Landing and provide a beautiful view of the Philadelphia skyline from the Delaware River. Father’s Day Lunch Cruise includes a Father’s Day dinner buffet and complimentary juice and soda for all guests. Dads receive a complimentary beer (must be 21 or older).

Date: Sunday, June 19

Time:

Board: 5:30 p.m.; Cruise: 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Price: $69.50 per adult; $41.95 per child age 3-12.

Tickets: spiritcruises.com

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Comedy on the Waterfront at Hibachi, Father’s Day Show

Enjoy a night of laughter with Dad at a comedy show starring Crazy Jay, Timmy Wall, Buckwild & Friends.

Date: Sunday, June 19

Where: Hibachi, 325 N. Delaware Ave. (behind Dave and Buster’s)

Time: Doors open at 7 p.m., show at  8 p.m.

Tickets: www.comedyonthewaterfront.eventbrite.com;or call 484-620-9774

(Advanced tickets are recommended as tickets cost $25 more at the door).

 

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Free Admission to The Academy of Natural Sciences Museum

The Academy is celebrating Father’s Day with a special Father’s Day promotion where Dads get in for free with a paying child. Kids can take Dad to the naturalist presentations featuring live animals and specimens, explore The Big Dig in Dinosaur Hall, and stroll through the Butterlies! garden.

Date: Sunday, June 19

Where: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

More information: http://www.ansp.org/

 

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Trolley Tour – Beer History: Taste and Tour

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents a tour that will explore the beer history of the Morris family of Cedar Grove, a family farm and retreat from the city. Participants will enjoy a “guided tasting,” learning more about beer making in early America and tasting a selection of beer types. Tasting limited to person 21 and older with proper ID. Tour lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Date: Sunday, June 19

Where: Tour departs from the Philadelphia Museum of Art West entrance (required to arrive with your pre-paid tickets).

Times: 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

Prices: Public: $22; Members: $ 18

More information: philadelphiamuseum.org

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