There’s always plenty of events and activities to choose from around Columbus. We found some great ideas for things to do to celebrate and honor Dad.
- Home Depot Free Kids Workshop
Build something together at your local Home Depot workshop.
Saturday June 2, 9am-12pm – Classic Car
Saturday June 8, 10am-11:30am – Drill Station
Thursday June 21, 6:30-8pm Menu Board
Check your local Home Depot to verify schedule.
- Make a Fathers Day Card
Michaels stores offer inexpensive Kid’s Club crafts, and they will be making cards for Father’s Day.
When: Saturday, June 16 10am-noon
Where: your local Michaels store
Kid’s Club is every Saturday, so check out their weekly crafts for something to do regularly.
- Clippers Baseball Game
Take Dad out to the ballgame for Father’s Day! It’s the Clippers versus Indianapolis at home on Father’s Day weekend.
Visit their website to see what’s in store and game times.
When: Fathers Day weekend (June 15, 16, 17)
Where: Huntington Park
- Father’s Day 5K
Virtual 5K run (or walk) to celebrate Dad!
When: June 2018
- Father’s Day Expo & Community Cookout
When: Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 10am-2pm
Where: 130 Woodland Ave Columbus OH
- Father’s Day Gala
When: Saturday June 16 7-11pm
Where: The Social Club & Lounge
4419 Crossrads Center Columbus
- Father’s Day at the Zoo
There’s always something happening at the zoo. For Father’s Day 2018, dads and granddads get in free with a paid kid’s admission.
When: June 17th 9am-7pm
Where: Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
- Father’s Day Book Signing
Discover the book “What Daddies Like” at a book signing.
When: Sunday June 17 1-3pm
Where: The Book Loft of German Village
631 South 3rd St Columbus
- Father’s Day Bake With Me Workshop
Bake a Superman or Batman cake at this baking workshop.
When: Saturday June 16, 2018 1-3pm
Where: Urban Oasis Community Events Center
2016 Minnesota Ave Columbus OH
- Free Summer Concert
Relax with Dad at Westerville’s Summer Concert Series. The Father’s Day concert will feature Yumbambe, a Latin Jazz group.
When: Summer Sundays at 6:30pm
Where: Alum Creek Amphitheater
221 W. Main St. Westerville OH
- Classic Movie Series
Enjoy classic favorites on the big screen at the 2018 CAPA Summer Movie Series. The 2018 Series runs June 15th – August 5. Father’s Day weekend featues Some Like It Hot.
When: See Movie Times
Where: Ohio Theatre
39 E. State St
Enjoy The Great Outdoors!
There’s a lot happening on and around Father’s Day at parks across Central Ohio. Check out a few of the special events below, and take a look at the Metro Park calendar to see a full list of Metro Park programs.
- Father’s Day Fishing
Enjoy fishing with Dad! Bait and light refreshments will be provided. Limited poles.
When: June 17, 2018 2-4pm
Where: Highbanks Day Camp
- Creeking With Dad
Take Dad on an off-trail hike through the creek!
When: June 17, 2018 2-3pm
Where: Blendon Woods
- Canoe The Lake: Father’s Day Special
Get out on the lake with Dad! Canoes and equipment are provided. Kids have to fit into a life jacket to ride in a canoe.
When: June 17, 2018 9am-12pm and 2-5pm
Where: Sharon Woods
Happy Father’s Day!
Do you know of a great Father’s Day event happening in Columbus? Let us know! We’re always happy to support local businesses and events.