Show that special man in your life how much you appreciate his support, guidance, and friendship! Spend the day together celebrating love and life with some of these fun activities right here in Dayton!
Take him out to the ballgame!
The Dayton Dragons are playing Fort Wayne on June 20th, so head out to the ballgame for some traditional Father's Day fun!
What's a more iconic Father's Day activity than fishing? Grab your fishing pole, tackle box, and your dad and head out to one of the many MetroParks with fishing areas.
These locations include:
*These parks have areas where you may fish without a state fishing license.
The Miami Valley Trails has 340 miles of paved connected trails perfect for a day of walking, running, hiking, and biking! These trails wind though the city as well as scenic countryside. They connect historic landmarks, local parks, and area attractions. It's a great way to spend the day connecting with nature and with each other!
Geek out with Dad at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery!
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is officially reopened and waiting for you and dad to enjoy Father’s Day weekend exploring everything from earthbound creatures to outer space!
Take a trip back in time at Carillon Historical Park
Time travel with Dad to see the original Wright Flyer III, visit a fully-operational 1930s letterpress print shop, climb aboard one of the oldest trains in the world, or take a break at Carillon Brewing Company!
It's always a good time for BBQ!
Show your dad how much you appreciate him by enjoying good times and great BBQ -- Click here for a list of the best BBQ places in Dayton!
Hike to the top of Woodland Cemetery
For the history buff dad, visit Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum. While you are there make sure you make your way to the very top and bask in the beautiful view of the Dayton skyline!
Get out on the water
Grab a kayak or canoe and get out on the water for a leisurely river trip or some exciting whitewater!
It’s a great weekend FORE celebrating dad on the green! Montgomery County has many great courses for all skill levels and ages, check them out here.
If link golfing is not for you, check out the Disc Golf courses we have here in the county.
Head out on the Dayton Ale Trail
Treat dad to a cold beer on a patio or visit local breweries on the Dayton Ale Trail! (You can pick up a Dayton Ale Trail passport at any participating breweries)