Treat dad to a weekend of family fun and adventure with these Father’s Day events across the state.
Glen Rose, June 16
Go wild this Father’s Day with a trip to the safari at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Not only will dad get a three-course meal and a special gift, but the whole family will get to enjoy a private guided tour of the park.
Richmond, June 16
If your dad has ever yearned for a simpler time, the Father’s Day Frontier Survival Class may be the event for him. Dad can learn how to survive life on the prairie, how to fire a black powder musket, and how to do some basic blacksmithing.
Marble Falls, June 15-17
Get into gear with this soapbox race through historic downtown Marble Falls. The weekend is full of racing, live music, great food, and even a street dance. Make sure to register your car by May 31!
Dallas, June 16-17
If your dad would rather sip on a beer and enjoy some quality brats, bring him to the Father’s Day weekend events at the Dallas Arboretum. There will be live music, beer and brat sampling, and a brat cooking demonstration.
Austin, June 15-17
For those who want a sweeter option, Delysia Chocolatier has you covered. They’ll even break out the chocolate cigars on Sunday.
Austin, June 17
Dads can sip on refreshing brews and munch on delicious barbecue from Uncle Billy’s Smokehouse and Brewery at the 3rd annual BrewBCruise on Lady Bird Lake. The event features live music and both a pre- and post-cruise happy hour.
Jefferson, June 16
All aboard! This Father’s Day train ride includes a historical day tour and, if weather permits, a stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit for some alligator feeding.
San Antonio, June 16
If your dad’s prized possession is a vehicle from 50 years ago, what better place to bring him than a car show? There will be music, food, vendors, door prizes, and, of course, cars. Proceeds from the show benefit Arms of Hope Children’s Home.
Lubbock, June 17
Bring out dad’s inner child! At Joyland, dads ride free with a paying child on Father’s Day. Let dad reminisce about his amusement park days with a day of roller coasters, carnival games, food, and prizes.
Odessa, June 16
If you’d rather dance the night away, Odessa is hosting a daddy daughter dance. This year’s theme is Beauty and the Beast, and there will be dancing, food, photos and formal wear. No moms allowed.