Spending quality time with dad, bonus dad, or father figure dad is one of the best Father’s Day gifts! This Father’s Day weekend, Visit Gainesville, Alachua County has your back with a great list of activities, events and ideas sure to help make your loved one feel special and appreciated.
Whatever it is the father figure in your life enjoys doing, you’ll be sure to find something on this list the whole family will enjoy!
For Sporty or Outdoorsy Dads
See Who is Better at Throwing Axe’s at the Father’s Day Throwdown, Sunday, June 20, 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. at The Hatchetbury Axe Throwing Bar
*Dad throws for FREE (with at least 1 other paying guest) and gets his first drink for FREE too.
Enjoy a Buckets and Brews Driving Range Package, Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Ironwood Golf Course
Take a Stroll Through Florida’s Largest Bamboo Garden and More, Sunday, June 20, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens (Father’s get in free)
For That Sit Back and Be Entertained Dad
Sing Along to Beatles Music and More with The Impostors, Saturday, June 19, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Heartwood Soundstage
Listen to Live Jazz with Decyo McDuffie at the Free Fridays Concert Series, Friday, June 18, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Bo Diddley Plaza, Downtown Gainesville
Sit Right Back and Be Entertained by Gilligan’s Island: The Musical, at the High Springs Playhouse
Laugh Out Loud During the Live Theatre Production of Neil Simon’s Classic Comedy, The Odd Couple, at the Gainesville Community Playhouse
Bond Together with Laughter and Suds with Comedian Zane Lamprey’s Comedy Show, Sunday, June 20, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Blackadder Brewing Company
For That Foodie Father Who Loves a Meal with More
Fill up on Food then Play 18-holes of Mini-Golf, Pink Flamingo Diner
Indulge in Excellent Steaks and Wine, Sunday, June 20, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Shula’s Father’s Day Dinner (reservations recommended)
Brunch with Complimentary Beer for Dads at Local Provisions
Sunday, June 20, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Enjoy Great Food and Music with Singer-Songwriter George Gomez, Saturday, June 19, 12 p.m. at One Love Cafe
Get in the Groove with Motown, Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz with Swing Theory, Saturday, June 19, 6 p.m. at One Love Cafe
Have Brunch and be Entertained with Acoustic Guitarist Richy Stano, Sunday, June 20, 11 a.m. at One Love Cafe
Relive the Good Old Days of Classic Rock with Moondog, Sunday, June 20, 5 p.m. at One Love Cafe
Classic Rock with Moondog at One Love Cafe, Sunday, June 20, 5 p.m.
For That Craft Beer Connoisseur Dad
Listen to Rock Favorites with Faster Than Flash and Enjoy Fat G’s Food Truck, Saturday, June 19, 7 p.m. at High Springs Brewing Company
Grab a Beer and Get in Line for the Popular Oh My Cod Vegan Seafood Truck, Saturday, June 19, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Cypress & Grove Brewing Company
For That Dad Who Enjoys Coffee and Dessert