15 Fun Things To Do For Father's Day This Year


Even if you've already found a Father's Day gift, there's truly no substitute for spending some quality time with dad. Traditionally, Father's Day might have been celebrated with breakfast in bed or by opening up another set of carefully selected ties.

This year, forgo the neckwear! Take a chance and shower him with your attention and time. There are plenty of simple but enjoyable ways to bond with one of the most important men in your life. Don’t know what to do for Father's Day? Here are 15 ideas to help you celebrate dad!

How to Choose What to Do for Father’s Day

Father's Day is a special occasion to show appreciation and love for the dads in our lives. With the day fast approaching, it’s time to figure out what to do for Father's Day. There are plenty of Father's Day activities to choose from, whether it's spending quality time with your dad, cooking his favorite meal, or taking him out for a fun-filled day. 

It's important to consider your dad's interests and hobbies when choosing what to do for Father's Day. Some dads may prefer a day of relaxation, while others may enjoy more adventurous activities. By considering your dad's preferences, you can plan a memorable and enjoyable Father's Day celebration that he'll cherish for years to come! 

Father’s Day Outing Ideas

If your dad is the outdoorsy or sociable type, planning a Father's Day outing is the perfect way to celebrate his special day. There are plenty of Father's Day activities that are perfect for dads who love to get out of the house. Here are some Father's Day outing ideas that are sure to be a hit: 

  • Go on a hiking adventure in a nearby park or trail: Pick a trail that suits your dad's fitness level and experience. Make sure to pack appropriate hiking gear and snacks for the journey. You can also plan a picnic or a barbecue at the end of the trail to make the day even more special.

  • Mini-golf: Even if he's already a golf pro, mini-golfing is the perfect way to incorporate your entire family for some much-needed bonding. Putt-putt is sure to bring out some laughs along with a little healthy competition! To make his day even more special, surprise him with this Happy Father's Day Golf Pop-Up Card

  • Take a family camping trip: Celebrate Father’s Day with outdoor activities that he loves: exploring, fishing, boating, or just reminiscing around the campfire. 

  • Take a road trip in his dream car: This one is super fun! Rent your dad’s dream car and take an unforgettable road trip together. It could be a simple afternoon joy ride or a long weekend, but it will give both of you memories to last a lifetime. Give him a Father's Day classic car card with a lovely message while you’re on your excursion! 

  • Take him out to dinner: Make your foodie dad’s day with a trip to his very favorite restaurant – or help him find his newest culinary obsession by booking a table at the place he’s been dying to try.  

  • Take your dad on a fishing trip or a boat ride: If your dad loves to fish or be out on the water, plan a fishing trip or a boat ride. You can rent a boat or charter a fishing guide for the day. Make sure to bring appropriate fishing gear, snacks, and drinks for a successful trip. Want the perfect card that your Dad will love? Surprise him with this Father’s Day Fishing Bear Pop-Up Card. This card is the perfect way to show your dad how much you care about him. With fishing imagery and a luscious outdoor scene, this greeting card can appeal to any dad who loves fishing. 

  • Plan a picnic in a scenic location: A picnic is a simple yet enjoyable way to celebrate Father's Day. Choose a scenic location like a park, beach, or lake, and pack your dad's favorite foods and drinks. You can also bring some outdoor games or activities to keep the day fun and entertaining.

  • Go on a bike ride together or rent a tandem bike: Cycling is a fun and healthy activity that you can enjoy with your dad. You can pick a scenic bike trail or explore the city on two wheels. Renting a tandem bike is a great way to bond with your dad and enjoy a unique experience together. Make sure to bring helmets, water, and snacks for the ride.


Father’s Day Activities at Home

If you're looking for Father's Day activities that you can do at home, there are plenty of fun and creative ideas to choose from. Here are some cute ideas that you can try with your dad to celebrate Father's Day:

  • Cooking a special meal: Cooking your dad's favorite meal is a great way to celebrate Father's Day. You can plan a brunch, a barbecue, or a fancy dinner. You can also get creative and make a themed meal like a taco night, a pizza party, or a sushi-making session. Get your dad involved in the cooking process for some quality time together.

  • Make something together. Whether it’s a puzzle, time capsule, homemade ice cream, or your own beer, you’ll be glad to share these special memories forever! If you decide to throw a home brewing party in his honor, make sure you give him this beer pop-up card. He’ll love it! 

  • Scrapbooking: Scrapbooking is a fun and creative way to document your memories with your dad. You can gather old photos, tickets, and memorabilia and create a scrapbook album or a memory box. You can also make a digital scrapbook using online tools like Canva or Shutterfly.

  • Build Something. Ask him to spend the day showing you around the man cave. Learn how to use the power drill correctly or even attempt to build something small like a birdhouse or mailbox. Let him show off; he’ll be in his element! This Father's Day Toolbox Pop-Up Card is the perfect way to surprise your DIY-lovin’ Dad; it reads 'You're nailing it!' flocked by a screwdriver and a hammer. 

  • Movie night: A movie night is a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend time with your dad. You can pick your dad's favorite movie or choose a new release. You can also make some popcorn and snacks and create a cozy movie-watching atmosphere.

  • Game night: Game night is a fun and interactive way to celebrate Father's Day. You can play board games, card games, or video games. You can also make it a tournament and award a prize to the winner. Get your family involved for some friendly competition.

  • Host a backyard BBQ or picnic, but you do the grilling this time. Give Dad Grilling-themed Father's Day pop up card & let him know he’s The Best Flippin’ Dad ever!

These Father's Day activities at home are a great way to bond with your dad and create lasting memories. Choose the one that suits your dad's interests and personality and have fun celebrating Father's Day together. Can't be with dad this year? Schedule & send him one of our amazing Father's Day pop-up cards!

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