Things to Do On Father’s Day in Charlotte This Year

There’s a LOT happening this Father’s Day weekend, with most of the fun stuff scheduled for Saturday the 18th, probably so all the dads can enjoy family time and relaxation on their big day. Still, we like to do something special for Dad on his day so we searched for fun things to do on actual Father’s Day in Charlotte this year. We’ll keep updating all week as options pop up.

Open Swim at The Quarry at Carrigan Farms, 3:45PM to SUNSET (5 hours) $5 DEPOSIT + $25 PER PERSON (CASH OR CHECK ONLY) AT THE DOOR. Reserve NOW!

Hooray for Hollywood SUMMER POPS in SouthPark by the Charlotte Symphony – 8:15 pm, tickets required, Symphony Park at SouthPark, 4400 Sharon Road. Pack a picnic and head to Symphony Park with Dad to enjoy cinematic soundtrack selections from Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean, West Side Story, Back to the Future, and more in this evening under the stars. 

Take Him out to the Ball Game – Charlotte Knights Baseball 2022 vs Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Treat Dad to a free beer with his brunch, lunch, dinner or afternoon pizza snack at 800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen restaurant in Phillips Place. They’re also giving dad’s some 800 swag while supplies last, so be sure to stop by for your Dad’s Day meal!

Depending on the age of your kids, take in a performance from the Blumenthal, FROZEN at the Belk theater or CHARLOTTE SQUAWKS at the Booth Playhouse.

Game Day with Dad at Stowe Botanical Gardens – Dads get in free + first 250 Dads get a free koozie. 11am-3pm, live music on the Visitor Pavilion Terrace. Enjoy cold brews and relax in the shade, grab a bite from a food truck and enjoy yard games (weather permitting).

Free Paleta for Dad at Paletas Morelia – Paletas Morelia has large, hand-made, 100 percent natural artisanal popsicles with 16 flavors and they want to treat your dad to a FREE paleta this year at their shop in South End (1425 Winnifred St).

Gone Fishing Kids “Fishing” event at Cabela’s & Bass Pro Shops (Fort Mill & Concord)

Dad’s Ice Skate for FREE on Sunday, 6/19 during their public skate time, 1:30 to 4:20 pm with the purchase of a child admission pass at Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail.

Topgolf Dad’s Day Bonus Gift Cards – get a $20 game play bonus for every $75 you spend on gift cards. Although, better reserve your time & bay today if you want to visit Topgolf on Father’s Day.

Check out the 1st Annual Tattoo Arts Festival at the Convention Center – $22 Day Tickets are sold at the door & Admission is free for children under 12

Cam Jackson & Divine Barrel Brewing invite you to Cam Jackson’s Block Party this Father’s Day. Bring Dad, the fam, and friends by DBB from 3-6pm for an afternoon of FREE Pro Wrestling ~ Cam and the fellas will have the ring set up in the parking lot.

Head up to LKN to enjoy some well-deserved time on the water. We’ve got lots of reco’s here, but particularly like a group dads’ day celebration with families who are friends on a pontoon or party boat rental. Better get on it though.

Head over to Heist Brewery for Pizza and a Plant Pop Up, along with beers of course. Livy’s Neapolitan will be joined by  @TheRamblinRoot for a plant popup from 2 PM to 6 PM in case Dad has a green thumb.

Enjoy A Father’s Day Musical Wanderlust at The Bechtler with handclapping songs of Kassé Mady Diabaté, daughter of Mali’s greatest traditional singer Hawa Diabaté, along with selections of George Gershwin performed by guest vocalist Florencia Rusiñol. In addition, this month’s concert will open with a special musical duo performance by Dustin Wilkes-Kim and Drew Dansby, highlighting a contemporary piece by female composer Jessie Montgomery. Tickets are $14 nonmembers, $10 museum members, $ 5 college students (with proof of ID), and free for children under 18. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Cash bar available. Concert begins at 6:00 PM. 

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Juneteenth for the Family

While many of the Juneteenth events are happening on Saturday, June 18, here are our picks for Sunday Family recognition and celebration:

This event will be focused on education through dance, art, music, and food. There will be food trucks, craft vendors, kid’s activities, and more! Featuring face painting, storytelling, live music, and family-friendly activities.


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