Father’s Day is June 16 and with everything that Dad does for you, it’s time to do for him. Cleveland has a bunch of activities for you and Dad, from baseball games to muscle cars, so there’s a little something for everyone. Dad will surely enjoy the time spent with you and appreciate the thought you put in to planning something special for him.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109
Dad will receive half price admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Rainforest on Sunday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Regular admission for adults ages 12 and up is $12.25 and $8.25 for children ages 2 to 11. All the animals will be out and there will be special Father’s Day activities throughout the day. A can drive will also be taking place so bring your aluminum cans and watch them be crushed with a steamroller.
Indians Baseball At Progressive Field
2401 Ontario St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Treat Dad to a day of baseball as the Cleveland Indians take on the Washington Nationals at 1:05 p.m. It’s the last game of a three game series, so come out to Progressive Field to cheer on your Tribe and enjoy some interleague play. Ticket prices range from $12 to $90, so there is a seat available for every budget. It’s also Key Bank Kids Fun Day at Progressive Field and kids can run the bases after the game.
1153 Main Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
The Nautica Queen is Cleveland’s premier cruise dining ship. Take a ride on the lake and river with Dad on June 16 and see all of the beautiful sights of Cleveland. Also enjoy a delicious Father’s Day Brunch on the Nautica featuring a buffet with carving station, fresh fruit, waffles, bacon, sausage, eggs, desserts and more. Guests can board the ship at 10 a.m. and it will be departing at 11 a.m., arriving back at 1:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $32.95 and kids under 12 are $20.85.
Stan Hywet Hall And Gardens
714 N. Portage Path
Akron, OH 44303
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens is hosting the 56th annual Classic, Antique and Collector Car Show this Father’s Day, June 16. From 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. there will be over 350 vehicles, including a wide array of muscle cars and top of the line contemporary cars, on display. Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for kids ages 6 – 17. Kids age 5 and under get in for free.
Big Met Golf Course
4811 Valley Parkway
Fairview Park, OH 44126
What better way to celebrate Dad than with a round of golf. Big Met Golf Course, located in the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks, is one of Ohio’s most popular courses. Whether you want to play 9 or 18 holes, Dad will be sure to enjoy the game of golf and the wonderful conversation that comes along with it. A round of 18 costs about $40 per player, and tee times can be scheduled online or by calling Big Met.
Amanda Keeler is a freelance writer and Social Media Director, living in the Cleveland, Ohio area. She has a B.A. from The Ohio State University in Public Relations. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.