20 FATHER’S DAY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES IN METRO DETROITNo one can make the kids laugh louder, smile more or show their silly side quite like dad. Father's Day is Sunday, June 16th, here are some fun events around... 20 FATHER’S DAY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES IN METRO DETROIT skip to Main Content

20 FATHER’S DAY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES IN METRO DETROIT

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No one can make the kids laugh louder, smile more or show their silly side quite like dad. Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16th, here are some fun events around town to celebrate the special dad in your life.

 

GERMANFEST & FATHER’S DAY PICNIC

June 14-16

@ Carpathia Club, Sterling Heights

Carpathia Club has three days of great food, domestic/craft and imported beers, live music, Biergarten, dance performances, and fun for the kids. ​

 

FATHER’S DAY FAMILY NIGHT OUT

Friday, June 14 

@ Goldfish Swim School, multiple location

Celebrate dad with a tropical escape close to home. Multiple Goldfish Swim Schools are celebrating dad on Friday during Family Night Out.

 

FATHER’S DAY COOKOUT

Friday, June 14

@ Farwell Recreation Center, Detroit

Detroit Parks & Recreation invites its members to come out for a cookout on Friday, June 14th.

 

CARS IN CORKTOWN

Saturday, June 15

@ Corktown, Detroit

The event will be June 15th and every race fan knows it’s the start of Le Mans! We’ll have the start of the race on in the shop, coffee and doughnuts, as well as some great race cars, super cars, and classics on display.

 

FATHER’S DAY CRAFTS

Saturday, June 15

@ Outdoor Adventure Center, Detroit

Come celebrate Father’s Day with the Outdoor Adventure Center staff. Leave your favorite guys at home to relax or head to the golf course, while the rest of the family comes to the OAC for a delightful adventure. Make a nature-inspired craft to take home and surprise the most important gentlemen in your life.

 

MOTOR MUSTER

June 15 & 16

@ Greenfield Village, Dearborn

At Motor Muster, one of the country’s most important historic vehicle shows will serve one purpose: to transport. Roll back the calendar and immerse yourself in authentic vignettes spanning from the ‘30s-‘70s, five of the American auto revolution’s most formative decades. From luxury vehicles to gritty muscle cars, every automobile here has been carefully chosen to guide you through a unique story of American mobility and drive.

 

GONE FISHING

June 15 & 16

@ Cabela’s Dundee

Get ready for fishing trips with dad, stop by Cabela’s and let your kids fish in the catch and release pond behind the store. There will also be crafts, photo-ops and giveaways!

 

FATHER’S DAY ARCHERY

Sunday, June 16

@ Outdoor Adventure Center, Detroit

Make your Father’s Day special by discovering the sport of archery with the father figure in your life. We’re offering a one-hour, Father’s Day-themed archery program. Guests will get to leave with their own photo to take home to remember their experience.

 

FATHER’S DAY FUNGI HIKE

Sunday, June 16 

@ Leslie Science & Nature Center, Ann Arbor 

Celebrate the fun father figures in your life by traversing the woods on a fungi hike! Through a short presentation and a guided walk in the woods, there’s not “mush-room” for anything but adventure in this program! Participants will learn basic mushroom identification skills, how fungi function, their importance to other life in the woods, as well as how to identify common species we find in Black Pond Woods.

 

DADS AND DONUTS

Saturday, June 16 
@ Ferndale Public Library

Dads, brothers, uncles, grandpas, and other caregivers are invited to join us for a family storytime and Ferndale’s best donuts

 

REDFORD TOWNSHIP FESTIVAL

June 13-16

@ Bell Creek County Park, Redford

The Redford Township Festival includes carnival rides, kids games, entertainment, and of course, fireworks! On Sunday bring dad to a FREE all-you-can-eat Brunchfest, Big truck experience, bull riding and more!

 

DAD’S FREE HAYRIDES

Sunday, June 16 

@ Kensington Metro Park Farm Center, Milford

Dads get a free ride today when they take their children on the hayride, as a thank you to those that work very hard and still have time to come with their kids for a fun afternoon at the farm.

 

EYESON DESIGN CAR SHOW

Sunday, June 16

@ Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores

Hundreds of classic and rare automobiles are showcased at the annual Father’s Day car show. The vehicles are chosen for design rather than collectability.

 

DETROIT TIGERS GAME – FATHER’S DAY PLAY CATCH 

Sunday, June 16

@ Comerica Park, Detroit

Enjoy an afternoon watching the Tigers take on the Cleveland Indians at 1:10pm. After the game, surprise Dad with the ultimate gift of playing catch on the field!

 

UNITED SHORE HOME GAME – FATHERS DAY BBQ

Sunday, June 16

@ Jimmy John’s Field, Utica

Celebrate your dad at Jimmy John’s Field! First 1,000 Dads will receive a special Father’s Day t-shirt. Kids craft will be available at the Kids Club and kids run bases after every game.

 

FAMILY FUN FATHER’S DAY

Sunday, June 16

@ Beacon Park, Detroit

Think make/take activities, lawn games, inflatables, face painting, crafts and much more!

 

FATHER’S DAY FACTS AND FICTIONS

Sunday, June 16

@ Lake Erie Marshland Museum, Brownstown

Animal kingdom dads don’t all have the same jobs.  Join us as we honor nature’s fathers and investigate their lifestyles. Just who might earn that title of Father of the Year?

 

FATHER’S DAY SWIM DAY

Sunday, June 16

@ Troy Family Aquatic Center

The Troy Family Aquatic Center features a main pool with a zero-depth edge, tube and body slides, a kiddie area with a waterfall, slide and splash pad, sand volleyball court and play area. Fathers receive one free admission when accompanied by a paying child over the age of 3.

 

Dads like brunch too! Check out our favorite places to dine with kids in Detroit

Get Dad a beer – Visit one of our favorite family-friendly breweries in Detroit

 

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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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