Father’s Day Events for Dad Near Boston in 2017
Are you looking for something fun to do in the Boston area with your dad on Father’s Day? Sure, you can always treat him to dinner at his favorite restaurant, but there are so many other options. Most of these events are in Boston or the surrounding area, but there are also a few that you’ll need to drive to. No matter which you choose, you’ll definitely be able to find something that your dad will love.
Free Admission at the Franklin Park Zoo
If your dad is an animal lover, consider taking him to the Franklin Park Zoo
for Father’s Day! This year, the zoo is continuing the tradition they began a few years ago and is allowing dads to get in for free. Top highlights of the zoo include the butterfly exhibit, a newborn gorilla, and plenty of animals to observe. This outing is great for the whole family!
Father’s Day Brunch at the Boston Harbor Distillery
Each year, the Boston Harbor Distillery
has a special event for Father’s Day. If your dad loves brunch, this is the place to be! The event is going on from 12 PM – 4 PM on Father’s Day. The menu features unique hors d’ouevres
, such as Putnam Rye Whiskey Pulled Pork Sliders. The ticket price also includes a cocktail plus a tour of the facility and a tasting of their spirits. You’ll want to get tickets in advance to secure your spot.
Sail Boston “Tall Ships” Festival
The Tall Ships are returning to Boston on June 17, 2017 and there will be a festival to celebrate that will last until June 22nd
. If your dad is a fan of the Tall Ships, you’ll want to attend the Sail Boston “Tall Ships” Festival
with him! Besides being able to view the ships, there are also special events that are taking place. For example, on June 18th the Sail Boston Official Captains’ Reception will be taking place at the State House in Boston.
Free Admission at Canobie Lake Park
Although Canobie Lake Park isn’t in the immediate Boston area, it isn’t that far of a drive. Just over the border of Massachusetts in Salem, New Hampshire, Canobie Lake Park
is only about an hour’s drive from the Devonshire Apartments. It’s also a great place for all ages, which means that it’s just as perfect for adults as it is for kids. What’s even better is that they’re offering free admission for dads on Father’s Day.
Instead of simply taking your dad out for dinner on Father’s Day, choose one of these activities so that you can try something different! No matter what you choose, he’s sure to love it.