Father’s Day Happenings

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17th and there are lots of great happenings in and around Philadelphia that make celebrating DAD easier and more fun than ever!

Spirit of Philadelphia Father’s Day Lunch Cruise
Sunday, June 17 11:30a
Spirit Cruises of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Make this year special for dad by celebrating Father’s Day aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia. Enjoy a family friendly environment with a bountiful buffet and engaging DJ entertainment while taking in the scenic

Spirit of Philadelphia Father’s Day Dinner Cruise
Sunday, June 17 4:30p
Spirit Cruises of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Make this year special for dad by celebrating Father’s Day aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia. Enjoy a family friendly environment with a bountiful buffet and engaging DJ entertainment while taking in the scenic

Father’s Day Edition
Sunday, June 17 7:00p
Hibachi Penns Landing, Philadelphia

Starring Red Grant, Ray Lipowski, & Timmy Hall & Friends

7th Annual National Fatherhood Festival
Saturday, June 16 8:00a
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia

Reclaiming Our Legacy ” Special Thanks To their SPONSORS United Way of SouthEastern, Pa Celebrating Fatherhood Each Day of the Year

Founding Father’s Day FItness Stroll: Saving National Treasures Step by Step
Sunday, June 17 8:00a
National Constitution Center, Philadelphia

Come join the 5K stroll across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge for the first ever Founding Father’s Day Stroll.

Pre-Father’s Day Art Showcase Dinner
Saturday, June 16 4:00p
Jose Sebourne Art Gallery, Philadelphia

Father’s day is right around the corner. What better way to show dad you appreciate them by taking them out to a local art gallery showcase dinner.

Founding Fathers
Sunday, July 1 3:00p
Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia

From George Washington’s earliest known letter (he was just 17!) to a meticulously folded page containing a scientific observation made by Thomas Jefferson while he was walking outside on a misty day, this tour

Father’s Day at Franklin Square
Sunday, June 17 11a-3p
Franklin Square, Philadelphia

This Father’s Day, take dad to Franklin Square for a Philly Mini Golf tournament, a mouth-watering lunch from SquareBurger, and give him a special picture frame craft!  Plus, the kids will also be entertained by Gill from Adventure Aquarium and unlimited rides on the Philadelphia Park Liberty Carousel! This special day in Franklin Square is available for one great price! $15.00 per person, Children under 2 Free.

Daddy and Me
Saturday, June 16 6:30p
Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia

Celebrate Father’s Day with a family overnight at the Zoo! Meet our education animal ambassadors, take a night hike and learn about how animals of all descriptions take care of their youngsters.

Distinguished Gentlemen
Sunday, June 17 10:00p
‘G’ Lounge, Philadelphia

Distinguished Gentlemen **Special Fathers Day EDITION**
Gary Papa Run
Sunday, June 17 8:30a
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

On Father’s Day, June 17th, 2012, Prostate Health International will host the 10th annual Gary Papa Run to benefit prostate cancer research and awareness.

Just outside the city…


Father’s Day Car Show
Radisson Hotel, Trevose

This outdoor car show is a perfect activity for Father’s Day from 10am to 3pm. This show benefits the FOP Survivor Fund. For information or to enter your vehicle call 215-638-8300

Locomotive Car Ride and Vintage Train Rides
New Hope & Ivyland Railroad, New Hope

Give Dad an unforgettable experience, riding in the locomotive cab of a 1925 steam locomotive originally built by Philadelphia’s Baldwin Steam Locomotive Works. This unique experience is only $40.00. Reservations suggested. Call 215-862-2332.

FOR MORE IDEAS IN THE PHILADELPHIA SUBRURBS VISIT Bucks Happening’s Father’s Day Guide