things to do for fathers day

If you are wondering about the best things to do for Father’s Day in Houston, we have you covered. 

To help you come up with some great ways to celebrate dad, we’ve put together this list of fun things to do for Father’s Day this year. Our guide includes both events around the city of Houston as well as things you can do for Father’s Day at home.

Things to Do for Father’s Day around Houston

If you’re planning on getting out this Father’s Day, there are some fun things you can do around town to mark the occasion.

Check out our curated list of 10 Father’s Day Events in and around Houston

We have put together a list of the best Father’s day celebrations happening in the Houston area. Our picks include brewery events, an all-you-can-eat buffet, live music, car show, gun class and more! You are sure to find something that interests the special dads in your family. 

Take a Day Trip or Weekend Trip

Father’s Day weekend is the perfect time to get away for a quick road trip with dad and the whole family. There are plenty of quick, fun road trips from Houston to everything from beaches to swimming holes to waterfalls and other safe destinations where you can have fun without the crowds. If you really want to make it special, you could rent and RV for your road trip. RVShare is service that lets you rent an RV directly from owners so you can enjoy camping in comfort with your whole family without the expense of owning an RV.

Sip Away the Afternoon at a Local Brewery

Best Breweries HoustonHouston is home to a number of amazing craft breweries, and most have great outdoor beer gardens. Some of our favorites are Saint Arnold Brewing, Buffalo Bayou (their new spot with the rooftop hangout area is amazing),  and Karbach Brewing Co. This is our top pick for things to do for Father’s Day in Houston! 

Order a king’s meal for your dad – check out Father’s Day restaurant deals

Many restaurants in the area will have special Father’s Day menus with great deals and freebies for dads and the whole family. Order takeout or enjoy some patio dining at these restaurants to celebrate dad with a delicious meal.

Go visit a Farmer’s Market

If the dads in your family also love fresh fruit, then this is an activity they are bound of enjoy. There are dozens of artisan and farmers markets in Houston and the surrounding area where you can find everything from fresh fruits and veggies to handmade soaps and art. 

Hit the Kemah Boardwalk

The Kemah Boardwalk is open for fun, and even the rides have reopened as of last week. Now is a great time to visit for some outdoor fun with dad. They also have a great deal going on right now where you can get a weekend pass to the Kemah Boardwalk, Downtown Aquarium, and Pleasure Pier for one low price of $39.99.

Fun Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day at Home

Play Backyard Games

A little competition can be a great way to bond with the dad in your life. Games like cornhole, Spikeball, horseshoes, and badminton are perfect for some Father’s Day fun at home.

Do a Movie Night at Home

Let dad pick a movie and watch it with him. With streaming services like Netflix, Hulu (free one-month trial), and Disney+ (free 7-day trial), there are thousands of films you can stream at the touch of a button.

Give Him Breakfast in Bed

Let dad sleep in a little bit this Father’s Day and then bring him his favorite breakfast in bed for the perfect start to the day.

Have a Backyard Picnic

Head outdoors and have a picnic in the sunshine with dad’s favorite foods and snacks. You can also do this at a nearby park if you want.

Have any other ideas for things to do for Father’s Day? Share them with us by leaving a comment below.


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