Celebrate Father's Day 2024

A listing of local events and freebies for Dad on his special day

By Denise Granata June 5, 2024

It's time to celebrate DADS!  Father's Day is Sunday, June 16 and Macaroni KID Bradenton has compiled a list of all things DAD - crafts, special meals and more. Plus check out all of the nearby businesses that are offering FREE admission or other special deals to dads for Father's Day!  We will be adding to this list so be sure to keep checking back!  

June 8 | 8AM - Dadurday at The Flock - FIT4MOM LWR/SRQ will be hosting a special DADurday class at The Flock and then you are invited to stay for the water party afterparty!  Register in advance.  FREE for FIT4MOM LWR/SRQ and Flock members! Everyone else is welcome to join for $15!

June 8 and 15 | 11AM - DIY for Dad: Make a Father's Day Present - This special Father’s Day Workshop will give you the perfect, personalized gift for dad, papa, grandpa, or that special father figure in your life. Workshop includes one personalized project with choice of colors. Each project is $25.  Hosted by Nailed It DIY Studio.

June 12 | 4PM to 8PM - Father's Day Card Wheel - We will have a super fun card craft prepared for your kids to make dad a memorable Father's Day card.  Hosted by Culvers (SR64).

June 12 | 5PM to 8PM - Daddy Dance Parking Lot Party - There will be refreshments, crafts, dancing, photo ops and music by DJ Johnny Speed. Everyone welcome!  $50 per family.  Hosted by The Flock SRQ.

June 15 | 9:30AM to 10:30AM - Donuts with Dad - Kids are encouraged to attend with any special guy in their lives! Hosted by Pinnacle Chiropractic.  Please RSVP!

June 15 | 10AM to 3PM - Dad's Day Block Party - Featuring FREE Father's Day Activities, Sport Player Meet-&-Greets, 40+ Father's Day Vendors, Giveaways/Raffles & More!  FREE admission.

June 15 | 12PM to 2PM - Father's Day Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Luncheon - Give the gift of a unique culinary experience! Join us for a fun Father's Day Luncheon consisting of a meat lover's inspired menu paired with various craft beers and whiskeys.  $75.00++/pp

June 15 | 3PM to 11PM - Street Heat "Father's Day Edition - Enjoy roll racing, cart meet, 1/4 mild drag racing at Bradenton Motorsports. $20 per person / kids ages 11 and under are free.

June 15 | 5PM to 10PM - Potluck / Movie Night - Father's Day Theme - We're celebrating all of the fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, and father figures during our potluck dinner / movie night!  Movies will be "Daddy Day Care" and "Daddy's Home", with food starting at 5PM, movies starting at 6PM.  Hosted by Phoenix Lodge 346.  FREE.

June 16 | 10AM to 12PM - Happy Father's Day at Sarasota Children's Garden - Join us to decorate Father’s Day cards!

June 16 | 12PM all day - Father's Day at Edelweiss - Celebrate DAD with BEER at the Edelweiss this Father's Day. Free Beer for dad, Live Music starts at Noon!

June 16 | 2PM to 5PM - Paint your Pet with Dad / Happy Father's Day - Get ready for a paws-itively fantastic experience at our Paint your Pet Class with dad!  $55 to $65 per person.  

June 16 | 6PM to 7:30PM - Father's Day at The Bay Sarasota - Enjoy a free, special Father's Day performance by J.P Soars & The Red Hots.

CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM - Dads receive 50% off adult admission June 15 and16 with the purchase of any admission ticket.

FLORIDA AQUARIUM - This Father’s Day weekend, enjoy two-for-one admission to The Florida Aquarium! To receive this offer, please purchase tickets in person at the aquarium ticket booth on Saturday, June 16 or Sunday, June 16. 

FLORIDA RAILROAD MUSEUM - Dads ride FREE on June 15 and 16. 

MOTE MARINE LABORATORY - Reserve Mote Aquarium tickets for Father's Day, June 16, and use the discount code FD24 to receive 50% off one ticket purchase for dad!

SARASOTA JUNGLE GARDENS - June 15 and 16 all Dads and Grandads get in FREE with the purchase of a same-day adult or child admission. Buy online using code FATHERS24. Dads/Grandads can also hold a live alligator for FREE.

THE CHILDREN'S GARDEN AND ART CENTER - All Dads and Grandpas get in for $5+tax on June 16 - Join us from 10AM to 12PM to decorate Father’s Day cards!

TREEUMPH! ADVENTURE COURSE - Dads receive a free "Adventure Ticket" to climb with one paying "Adventure Ticket" climber June 15 and 16.  Use promo code BESTDAD.

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