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Things to Do for Father’s Day in Philadelphia

Give dad a day to remember with these one-of-a-kind Father’s Day events in Philly. PLUS a GIVEAWAY from Brooklyn Bowl!

Happy Father’s Day, Philly! With the holiday quickly approaching, you may be looking for ways to celebrate a special dad in your life. To help save you time, we put together a brief list of some of our favorite events in the Philadelphia area for Father’s Day 2022. AND we even have a giveaway so you can take Dad out for a fun family outing! Thanks to Brooklyn Bowl for giving us four tickets to their Music of Bob Marley Show on Sunday, enter here!

Weekend-Long Father’s Day Festivities

The party doesn’t stop at these celebrations! On Father’s Day Weekend, The Museum of the American Revolution and Sesame Place are offering two days’ worth of family activities.

Father’s Day Weekend: Revolution in Miniatures Presented by the Artist Preservation Group

June 18 & 19, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Museum of the American Revolution – 101 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia

Father’s Day Weekend Fan Fest

June 18 & 19, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sesame Place – 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne

Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA® / EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISING USE APPROVED

Father’s Day Events & Specials

Don’t miss these one-day-only Father’s Day events! From free museum days to steak dinners, there’s something happening in and around the city for every dad to enjoy on his special day.

Fathers Day Fishing

June 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Linvilla Orchards – 137 West Knowlton Road, Media

Father’s Day Special

June 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Academy of Natural Sciences – 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia™ / EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISING USE APPROVED

Father’s Day 2022 at Please Touch Museum

June 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Please Touch Museum – 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia

Father’s Day at Chima Steakhouse

June 19 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

Chima Steakhouse – 1901 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia

Father’s Day Signature Dinner Cruise

June 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Penn’s Landing Marina – 301 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard #2, Philadelphia

More Family Events on Father’s Day

While the events below might not be completely centered around Father’s Day, they serve as great ways to enjoy some family time on the holiday. 

Family Frolic at The Philadelphia Flower Show

June 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

FDR Park – 1500 Pattison Avenue & South Broad Street, Philadelphia

Barnes on the Block

June 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Barnes Foundation – 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

Photo by B. Krist for GPTMC / EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISING USE APPROVED

Star Wars: A Galaxy of Music by Philly POPS

June 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Verizon Hall – 300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia

Music of Bob Marley for Kids + More

June 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia – 1009 Canal Street, Philadelphia

Graphic by Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia

GIVEAWAY ALERT: Win 4 FREE tickets to “Music of Bob Marley for Kids + More,” a Father’s Day & Juneteenth Celebration at Brooklyn Bowl! Click here to learn more and submit your entry.


This year, Father’s Day is on the same day as Juneteenth – a federal holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. If you and your family are looking for a way to celebrate both holidays at once, we’ve got you covered. Click here for a list of family-friendly Juneteenth events taking place in Philly on and around June 19, 2022.

From our family to yours, have a wonderful Father’s Day! Keep checking our Philadelphia Family Calendar for more family-friendly events taking place in Philadelphia throughout the summer.


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Writer for Philadelphia Family. Email tips to lani@familyfocus.org.

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