Plan a Perfect Father’s Day in Sacramento
June 14, 2017

Plan a Perfect Fathers Day in Sacramento

With Fathers Day around the corner, many Sacramento families are looking for fun ways to celebrate with Dad. With so many great options in the Sacramento region, you will be sure to find the perfect way honor fathers this June. It’s not too late to plan a memorable day that Dad and kids can enjoy together:

Hit the Links

Get a hole-in-one this father’s day with one of these golf-themed outings for Dad:

Fathers Day Master the game at Top Golf Roseville

Reserve some Dad time this year at Top Golf Roseville. This premier entertainment venue features fun point-scoring golf games suitable for any age or skill level. They offer special Father’s Day discounts, too! He’ll love the competition, upscale food, tasty beverages, and lively atmosphere. Visit their webpage to reserve your spot on Father’s Day (walk-ins are also welcome).

Plan a golf outing at Haggin Oaks this Father’s Day!  This is a perfect venue for spending time together and best of all, kids play free! This Fathers Day, they are offering special pricing with discounted green fees. In addition to golf discounts, Haggin Oaks is also offering a special Father’s Day Steak & Eggs breakfast special and Tri-tip Lunch Special! Visit their website to reserve your tee time.

Help Dad improve his golf game with a visit to Leader Golf Sacramento. Leader Golf is a relaxed atmosphere where Dad can hang out, hit some balls and enjoy a cold beverage. There is no strict dress code or country club etiquette at Leader Golf. They have something for every skill level including grass and covered mat hitting areas, a putting green, a short game area and a pro shop. To learn more, visit their website.

Brunches and Brews

If you’re not sure what to get Dad for Father’s Day, how about a reservation? Treat him to a delicious meal to show him your appreciation. Try one of these Sacramento are dining spots offering special menus in honor of his special day:

Fathers Day Enjoy a hearty brunch at Cafeteria 15L

Dad will love celebrating at Cafeteria 15L. As one of Sacramento’s best places for good food and great times they’re hosting a special Fathers Day brunch featuring American fare, old-timey desserts and upmarket cocktails in a relaxed yet contemporary setting. Visit their website to learn view menus or to book your brunch reservation.

Pangaea Café is also presenting a Fathers Day brunch featuring yummy food paired with delicious breakfast brews that Dad is sure to love. Their kitchen works hard to create delicious options for lunch, dinner and brunch. They are home of the two-time Sacramento Burger Battle Champion Burger, and arguably the best burger in Sacramento, the Pangaea Burger. To learn more or to make your reservation, visit their website.

The Monk’s Cellar in Downtown Roseville is also hosting a fabulous Fathers Day Brunch, BBQ and Blues event.  This event will feature live music all afternoon at this community-focused restaurant that serves artisanal beer and creative seasonal dishes. Dad can relax, reflect and respect the finer things of life: family, brews and great food. To learn more or book your reservation, visit the restaurant website.

If brunch isn’t Dad’s style, put the pedal to the food truck metal instead! The Land Park Food Truck Mania and treat Dad to an al fresco dining experience where families can share food at a communal table while supporting local small businesses. The Land Park Food Truck Mania event will be held on Father’s Day from 4-8 pm at 1950 Sutterville Road in Sacramento. For more information, visit the event website.

Cool Car Shows for Cool Dads

Car shows are popular with many Dads and provide fun and entertainment for the whole family. If Dad likes the hottest new cars, classics or hot rods, we’ve got you covered! Make plans to visit one of these Sacramento car-themed activities this Father’s Day:

Dads get free admission at the California Automobile Museum

Head on over to the California Automobile Museum on Father’s Day, where dads get FREE admission from 10 am to 4 PM. This Sacramento museum will have classic cars available for rides to the marina and back from 10 am to 3 pm.

Or, come on down to the 6th annual Dad’s Day at Denio’s event in Roseville on June 17 to enjoy classic cars, craft beers, live music and hand-dipped corn dogs. This event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will offer fun for the whole family. The event will feature 75 classic cars. The first 100 cars to arrive on-site will receive a swag bag filled with a special event t-shirt and other goodies. For additional information or directions, visit the event webpage.

Another great option is the Father’s Day Car Show at Adventure Christian Church in Roseville. This fun, free event will offer lots of great cars, an entertainment stage, food trucks and a family friendly atmosphere. There will be a Kids Zone with bounce houses, face painting, and a balloon twister. For more information, visit the event webpage.

Other Fun Ideas for Father’s Day

Still looking for other Father’s Day ideas? No problem! Check out one of these other great Father’s Day activities and events happening in the Sacramento region:

Experience a Great Train Robbery aboard the Sacramento River Train

Let Dad take a ride on the wild side while living out his own old Western showdown aboard the Sacramento RiverTrain’s Great Train Robbery. This experience is fun for kids and adults alike, and Dad will love feeling as if he has traveled back in time while being entertained with a live Wild West show. Relax in Elkhorn Park and enjoy a barbecue buffet lunch. Tickets includes a 2.5-hour train ride, BBQ buffet lunch and Wild West show. For more info, or to book your adventure, visit the event website.

Or, spend some quality time with Dad this year on a special Father’s Day cruise aboard the Capitol Hornblower. Father’s Day cruises depart from Old Sacramento and feature a narration of the nature and history of the Sacramento River ways in a fun, relaxing environment. To learn more, or to book your river cruise, visit the event website.

Treat dad with a visit to the Aerospace Museum of California on Father’s Day, where dads get complimentary admission. The museum will be hosting an Open Cockpit Day giving visitors a unique opportunity to climb aboard aircraft. Or, venture inside the Museum to see 40 machine replicas or enjoy the special exhibit of early inventions such as the helicopter, glider, armored tank, drive transmission, printing press, olive oil press, bicycle, robot and much more. Learn more at the museum website.

Dads who enjoy comic art will love the Wizard World Comic Con happening over Father’s Day weekend at the Sacramento Convention Center. Attendees will enjoy shopping, themed exhibits, attractions and can even enjoy a photo or autograph session with one of the many celebrity guests. To learn more or to buy tickets, visit the event website.

A Perfect Fathers Day in Sacramento

With so many options to choose from in the Sacramento region, you’re sure to find the perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day this year. It’s time to get planning…. It’s not too late to create a memorable day that Dad and kids can enjoy together. Looking for more opportunities for fun? Check out our Places to Go directory for additional kid-friendly ideas.

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About Michele C.

Michele is a freelance writer based in Sacramento county. She lives in Elk Grove with her husband, two children and four cats. Michele is proud of her role as a working mother and maintains a full-time career. Writing is one of Michele’s passions and she aims to share her unique perspective on parenting through the written word.

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