The day to honour dad has come around once again and there’s tons of options when it comes to spoiling dad on Father’s Day this year. From cultural events, outdoor attractions, dining indulgences and exhibitions there is something for dads of all types this Father’s Day in Tucson. We have compiled a list of everything dad-friendly so you can start planning your Father’s Day now.
Father’s Day Weekend at Old Tucson
June 18th& 19th 2016
Dads, dads-to-be and sons will enjoy free admission to Old Tucson where there will be plenty of activities throughout the weekend to stay busy. The weekend-long celebration includes free beer tasting, stunt, comedy and musical shows and a car and vehicle show on Sunday. Throughout the weekend take part in live history presentations, historic site tours, and rides for kids and adults of all ages. Truly an event for the whole family, Father’s Day at Old Tucson is the perfect way to channel your inner cowboy and spend quality time with dad.
Dash for Dad 5K
June 18th, 2016
Dust of those running shoes and stretch your hamstrings, this year’s Dash for Dad will be an actioned-packed morning of fitness and fun. The run will take place along the Rillito River path at The Loop and the entire family is welcome to participate. If dad isn’t nearby, you’re welcome to come and run in his honour. There is no better way to start a Father’s Day weekend then by getting the endorphins running on a 5K family run.
Mexican Food Festival
June 18th, 2016
If your dad loves Mexican food (and who doesn’t) why not join in the Mexican Food Festival and celebrate some of the best and most authentic Mexican cuisine in America! Tucson is famous for having the best 23 miles of Mexican food in the country, mostly family-owned with some having been around for decades. What better way to celebrate with your father than some caliente cuisine with a margarita in hand and good company all around?
Cool Summer Nights: Full Moon Festival
June 18th, 2016
Looking for an evening event this Father’s Day weekend? The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is open after hours for you and your family to come and explore the nocturnal creatures of the desert. The Full Moon Festival will showcase local art and music under the spotlight of an enchanting full moon.
Dine Out This Father’s Day
June 18th and 19th
How about treat dad to some of the best dining in Tucson? La Fuente offers a champagne brunch, an all you can eat buffet accompanied by a live Mariachi band. Cup Café knows just what dad craves and features Father’s Day specials like House-smoked St. Louis style ribs and grilled NY Strip with caper hollandaise. If dad is a seafood lover try the Bluefin Seafood Bistro open for brunch, lunch and dinner. Bluefin has the freshest oyster bar in town, a delicious New England clam chowder and Grilled Atlantic Salmon and Steamed Black Mussels (which are hits on the brunch menu!)
Father’s Day Scramble Golf Tournament
July 19th at 7:00am
If your dad is a golf-lover why not enrol him in the Father’s Day Scramble Golf Tournament so he can spend his special day on the green? Besides the golf tournament dads can enjoy a Father’s Day buffet lunch, a golf T-shirt as a gift and unlimited use of the practice facility during the day. If there is no time for the tournament how about get dad a 5 Play Pass to some of Tucson’s best golf courses? For only $99 you can get dad a one round of golf with a cart at Randolph North, Dell Urich, Silverbell, Fred Enke and El Rio.
Pima County Home & Garden Show
June 17th, 18th and 19th 10:00am – 4:00pm
If your dad is a greenthumb or DIY type he will love the exhibits at the Pima Country Home & Garden Show. Dad can learn the latest on green building and remodeling, take part in some ‘how-to’ demonstrations, and learn about landscaping, remodeling, finance, cooking, construction and more. There is lots to do for the whole family at the show.
Special Father’s Day Performance at the Dinner Theater Playhouse
June 18th, 2016 at 7:00pm
Treat dad to a night out of entertainment including a three course, fine dining experience combined with a hilarious three act interactive Comedy Murder Mystery. Dad will take part in solving a murder mystery alongside a cast of actors and other guests of the evening. This event is an experience of a lifetime as one of the guests will be sawed in half as part of the staged murder. Great for dad’s that love entertainment and being part of the entertaining themselves.
Take your pick from a jammed packed weekend of Father’s Day events here in Tucson. Although a card and a gift is nice, a weekend of activities spent with dad is sure to make memories. Wishing you and your family a Happy Father’s Day from the team at Stargate West Tucson Luxury Apartments!