Father’s Day is upon us (June 21!) but don’t worry we have provided some great ideas to spend some quality time with your old man. Whether you choose to bond over ballgames, brews, brunch, or blues, make this Father’s Day one Dad will never forget!
Saturday June 20, 2015
Braves Country 5K, Fun Run, and Kilometer Kids Dash
Where: Turner Field
When: 7:30 AM
For the marathon man: Spend some quality family time and exercise in with Dad by participating in the Braves 5K, Fun Run, and Kids Dash this Saturday. Race registration packages include entry to the race, a t-shirt, and ticket to the Braves game that evening at 7PM. A free Boyz II Men concert will also be held following the game.
Beginner Brewing Class at Hop City Craft Beer & Wine
Where: Hop City Craft Beer & Wine Store
For the aspiring brewmaster: Hop City hosts beginner home brewing classes every Saturday at their West Midtown storefront. Dad will be given the gift of a homemade brew and a lesson in what could become a newfound hobby.
Atlanta Summer Beer Festival
Where: Masquerade Music Park
When: 4:00 to 9:00 PM
Price: $40 in advance, $55 day of the event
Perfect for the beer connoisseur: Treat Dad to a day of 200+ beers, live music, and fun at this year’s Summer Beer Festival. Tickets include entry, entertainment, all beer samples, and a souvenir cup.
BBQ and Blues Festival
Where: Wolf Creek Amphitheater
When: 7:00 PM
Price: Advance tickets range from $25.00 to $80.00
Attend the 2nd annual Pre-Father’s Day event and enjoy delicious BBQ and live music featuring Sir Charles Jones, Bobby Rush, Lenny Williams, Clarence Carter, TK Soul, Sheba Potts-Wright, and MC Lightfoot.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Father’s Day Car Show at Stone Mountain
Where: Stone Mountain Park
When: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Enjoy a vintage car show featuring Camaros, Mustangs, Chevys from the 1950s and more this Father’s Day at Stone Mountain Park. Admission the show is FREE along with paid parking. In addition to the car show, Stone Mountain Park is offering one complimentary Adventure Pass when accompanied by a paid Adventure Pass admission.
Atlanta Dream Dads and Daughters Day Brunch & Game
Where: Marriott Marquis Atlanta, Philips Arena
When: Brunch from 12:30 to 2:15 PM, Game at 3:00 PM
Fathers and daughters have a wonderful opportunity to bond over brunch and basketball with the Atlanta Dream. The pre-game brunch will feature as Antonio Davis, a former NBA player and current ESPN NBA analyst, as a keynote speaker. After brunch, father and daughter duos can watch the Dream take on the NY Liberty. Ticket packages include two tickets to brunch and the game, t-shirts, rally flags, shuttle transportation, and a group photo souvenir.
Father’s Day at the Georgia Aquarium
Where: Georgia Aquarium
Price: FREE admission for Dads
The Georgia Aquarium is celebrating all fathers by offering them VIP treatment with free admission and special gifts/discount offers. Dad will receive complimentary Total Ticket admission with purchase of one regular priced adult, senior or child’s admission.
Father’s Day “Man” Brunch Buffet
Where: Old Vinings Inn
When: 10:45 AM to 4:00 PM
Price: $15.00 to $45.00
Dads will feast like kings at this Father’s Day “Man” brunch featuring whole suckling hog, sliced marinated flank steak, vodka cured salmon, and much more. Make your reservation today while they last!
Atlanta Braves vs. Mets, Father’s Day Catch on the Field Event
Where: Turner Field
When: 5:05 PM
Calling all Braves Fans: Take Dad out to the ballgame to see the Braves take on the New York Mets. Afterwards, a game of catch on Turner Field is sure to be a memory that he will cherish forever.
Portofino’s Cabernet Wine Tasting
When: 6:30 PM
Price: $40 a person
Toast Dad this Father’s Day with a celebratory cabernet tasting at Portofino. Wine expert Michael Gallant will guide guests through 12 carefully selected cabernet wines, served in four flights accompanied by appetizers.