Northeast Ohio Father’s Day Events

Northeast Ohio Father’s Day Events

father's day events in Cleveland, ohio

There are many opportunities to celebrate the father figure in your life all month long in the greater Cleveland and Akron areas. Below, find ideas to celebrate dad:

June 16

Father/Child Best Ball. Friendly father and son scramble tournament. Fathers may play with as many as three sons. Tee times start at 9 a.m. Black Brook Golf Course & Practice Center, 8900 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor, 440-974-5720,

Make a Garden Gift for Dad. Drop in between 9:30-11:30 a.m. and join members of the Chippewa Garden Club to create a planted gift for dad. Children in grades K-5. Brecksville Branch Library, 9089 Brecksville Road,

June 16-17

Father’s Day Lunch Along the Cuyahoga. Climb aboard this Father’s Day weekend and enjoy a four-course lunch on a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  11:35 a.m.-1:35 p.m. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, Peninsula Depot,

Great Lakes Science Center. Receive half price admission for all dads (or uncles, grandpas, brothers or any other special adult man in your life) with a special Stay Curious weekend schedule. 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 216-694-2000,

June 17

Father’s Day Scavenger Hunt. Come out to the park to celebrate Father’s Day while finding fun objects in nature with the special male in your life. 1-3 p.m. Liberty Park Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg,

Father’s Day Car Show. View 400 classic, antique and collector cars manufactured from 1925 to 1990, enjoy scrumptious fare and refreshing beverages, explore historic gardens popping with beautiful colorful flowers, listen to live music and more. Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, 330-836-5533,

Father’s Day BBQ Buffet. Bring dad down to Merwin’s Wharf for this annual Father’s Day BBQ Buffet. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Merwin’s Wharf, 1785 Merwin Ave., Cleveland,

Father’s Day Pig Roast. Live music, roasted pig, pulled pork, mac & cheese, and more. 2 and 5 p.m. Miller Nature Preserve, 2739 Center Road, Avon, 440-937-0764,

Father’s Day Family Night Out. It’s time to celebrate with dad with a special family swim. Dads swim free. 4-5:30 p.m. Goldfish Swim School, 21599 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, 440-305-5220,

Donuts for Dad. Treat your dad to delicious donuts and celebrate Father’s Day with minute-to-win-it games and crafts. 2 p.m. Bainbridge Library, 17222 Snyder Road, Chagrin Falls, 440-543-5611,

Akron Zoo. Celebrate the special guy in your life with a day at the zoo. Dads and grandpas get free admission. 505 Euclid Ave., Akron, 330-375-2550,

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Enjoy Father’s Day with a free day at the zoo for Dad, with a paid child’s admission. 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, 216-661-6500,

Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Celebrate that special father figure in your life — dad, stepdad, grandpa or great grandfather is free with the purchase of an adult or child general admission. Children can create a personalized shark-themed Father’s Day card in the first floor classroom and the first 150 visiting dads receive a button. 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland, 216-252-7613,

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