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Father’s Day Events and Meals in Philadelphia

Our top picks for celebrating dad this year!

Happy Father’s Day! There are all sorts of ways to celebrate dads this year. Go mini golfing, roller skating, or just enjoy a delicious meal together. Check out our list of local events and meals for Father’s Day.


First-Time Fathers Kickback

June 8, 4:30 – 7:30 pm

Kids at Play, 3502 Scotts Lane Suite 711


Kids at Play is hosting a kickback for first-time fathers. There will be a Q&A session, giveaways for dad and baby, raffles, and refreshments.

Father’s Day Pasta Making Class

June 18, 12 pm

Old City Kitchen, 218 Market Street
Dads and kids can learn the art of making many kinds of homemade Italian pasta while spending quality time together!

Father’s Day Read-a-Thon & Book Release

June 17, 12:30 – 3 pm

Braid Mill, 441 High Street


Cousin John, local Philly author of the Chase books, will be releasing a new book and celebrating literacy and father figures at this Father’s Day Read-a-Thon. There will also be games, snacks, an giveaways.

Cubs & Clubs – Father’s Day Mini Golf Pop-Up

June 17, 1 – 3 pm

The Lawn at uCity Square, 37th & Cuthbert Street


Have fun playing mini golf at The Lawn at uCity Square this Father’s Day weekend. The event is free and snacks and beverages are provided!

Herb’an Dad: Companion Planter

June 18, 2 – 3 pm

FarmerJawn Greenery, 6730 Germantown Avenue


Create a planter for your dad at FarmerJawn Greenery’s hands-on Father’s Day celebration.

Father’s Day Celebration Skate

June 18, 3 – 9 pm

Rolling Thunder Skating Center, 7017 Roosevelt Boulevard


Dads get free admission to Rolling Thunder’s Father’s Day roller skating event.

Brunches & Dinners

Dolce Italian

June 13-18

1437 Chestnut Street


Starting June 13th for the week leading up to Father’s Day, Dolce Italian will offer a complimentary Amaro flight to all dads following their meal.

Chima Steakhouse

June 18, 11 am – 8 pm

1901 John F Kennedy Boulevard


Celebrate Father’s Day at Chima Steakhouse, where kids ages 7-11 eat for half off and dad will receive a complimentary dinner card for a future visit!

Father’s Day Signature Cruises

June 18, 2 – 4 pm & 7 – 9:30 pm

Penn’s Landing, 401 S Christopher Columbus Boulevard


Choose from a Father’s Day brunch or dinner cruise sponsored by City Cruises. Enjoy delicious food and spectacular views of Philadelphia.


June 18, 10 am – 2 pm & 4 – 8 pm

Penn’s Landing, 401 S Christopher Columbus Boulevard


This ship docked on the Delaware which doubles as a restaurant has a special brunch and dinner menu for Father’s Day.

Steak 48

June 18, 12 – 9:30 pm

260 S Broad Street


This upscale steakhouse is opening its doors early on Sunday to welcome fathers all day.


Lead photo courtesy of City Cruises

Calendar Editor and Writer for Philadelphia Family. Send tips to eleanor@familyfocus.org.