10+ Ways To Celebrate Father’s Day In Philadelphia

Spend time with your dad at these special events all over the city...

Father’s Day is this weekend, and there are tons of ways to honor, celebrate and spend time with Dad and other father figures in Philadelphia.

From barbecues to baseball games, bowling to brunch, there’s something for all types of dads to enjoy. Find the event that’s right for yours and treat him to a day he won’t forget.

Check out our picks for Father’s Day celebrations in Philly.

Philadelphia Phillies Father’s Appreciation Day

Citizens Bank ParkPhoto by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia

It’s Chevrolet Father’s Appreciation Day at Citizens Bank Park, where the Phillies will face off against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The day will feature a pre-game tribute to dads.

Philadelphia Phillies Father’s Appreciation Day

When:Sunday, June 18, 1:35 p.m.
Where:Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way
Cost:$22- $145

www.mlb.com/phillies/

Gary Papa Run

The 15th Annual Foundation for Breast Cancer and Prostate Health Father’s Day Gary Papa Run returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday. The 5K and 10K race is named for the famed 6ABC sportscaster who passed away in 2009.

Gary Papa Run

When:Sunday, June 18, registration starts at 6:30 a.m., races start at 7:30 a.m
Where:Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:$30

www.garypaparun.com

Spirit of Philadelphia Father’s Day Cruises

Photo courtesy of Spirit of Philadelphia

Spend Father’s Day cruising and dining on the Delaware River with the Spirit of Philadelphia's celebratory cruises. Take your pick between brunch or dinner, both of which are accompanied by live entertainment, interactive games and awesome views.

Spirit of Philadelphia Father’s Day Cruises

When:Sunday, June 18
Where:Spirit of Philadelphia, 123 Chestnut Street
Cost:Brunch, $64.90; Dinner, $89.90

www.spiritofphiladelphia.com

Academy of Natural Sciences

Academy of Natural SciencesPhoto by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Spend the day with dad and dinosaurs at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Fathers get in for free all weekend with the purchase of one child’s ticket. Get ready to enjoy live animal presentations, interactive exhibits and more.

Academy of Natural Sciences

When:June 17-18
Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:Dads get in free with the purchase of a kid’s ticket; $3.95, kids ages 3-12; $17.95, additional adults

www.ansp.org

Museum of the American Revolution

MoARPhoto by J. Fusco for the Museum of the American Revolution

Celebrate your dad — and all of our Founding Fathers — at the new Museum of the American Revolution. Special programming throughout the day will honor the heroes that helped create our nation.

Museum of the American Revolution

When:Sunday, June 18, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Where:Museum of The American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd Street
Cost:$19, adults; $12, kids 6-18; free, kids 5 and under

www.amrevmuseum.org

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Bring your dad to a traditional Japanese tea ceremony at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in West Fairmount Park. Guests will have the chance to participate in the festivities and enjoy a bowl of matcha green tea and a seasonal sweet.

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

When:Sunday, June 18, 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Where:Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Lansdowne Drive & Horticultural Drive
Cost:$30 per person

www.japanesehouse.org

The Barnes Foundation

Photo By R. Kennedy For Visit Philadelphia

Bring your dad to the Barnes Foundation for a performance of Vigilia, a live concert by Philadelphia Voices that's part of the museum’s Resounding Voices Choral Series. Tickets include admission to the museum’s collection from 3:30-5 p.m.

The Barnes Foundation

When:Sunday, June 18, 5 p.m.
Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost:$30 per person

www.barnesfoundation.org

Kensington Quarters

Kensington QuartersPhoto courtesy Kensington Quarters

For dads who love their meat, Kensington Quarters hosts its buffet-style Father’s Day BBQ on the back patio. The spread will include a whole roasted pig, sausages, chicken, sides, biscuits and more. Drafts from Neshaminy Creek Brewing will be available for $4 a pint.

Kensington Quarters

When:Sunday, June 18, 5-9 p.m.
Where:Kensington Quarters, 1310 Frankford Avenue
Cost:$30 per person

www.kensingtonquarters.com

Revolutions at Penn Treaty

Bowl your dad over at Revolutions at Penn Treaty, where he can chow down on a Simple Man Burger and a beer or cocktail for just $10. Plus, all patrons can partake in half-off domestic draft beers all day.

Revolutions at Penn Treaty

When:Sunday, June 18
Where:Revolutions at Penn Treaty, 1009 Canal Street
Cost:Free admission; $10, burger and beer for dads

penntreaty.revolutionsbowl.com

Moshulu

Photo By B. Krist for Visit Philadelphia

Dine with dad along the Delaware River waterfront at Moshulu, the legendary sailing-vessel-turned-restaurant. The eatery will offer a decadent brunch buffet until 2:30 p.m., The Deck opens at 3 p.m. for light fare and cocktails and dinner service starts at 5 p.m.

Moshulu

When:Sunday, June 18
Where:Moshulu, 401 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:$49 per person for brunch; cocktails and dinner are pay as you go

www.moshulu.com

Russet

Treat your father to a spectacular meal at Russet, which is offering a special four-course Sunday Supper menu — including a ribeye steak — just for the occasion. Don’t forget to pick up some drinks before dinner — Russet is BYOB.

Russet

When:Sunday, June 18, 5:30 p.m. to closing
Where:Russet, 1521 Spruce Street
Cost:$42 per person

www.russetphilly.com

Del Frisco’s

Del Frisco’s steakhouse will serve up special fare in honor of Father’s Day. Reserve your table now to enjoy the Wagyu Tomahawk Chop (a 32-ounce ribeye) and blood orange Manhattans made with smooth Redemption Rye Whiskey.

Del Frisco’s

When:Sunday, June 18
Where:Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, 1426 Chestnut Street
Cost:Pay as you go

Garces Trading Company

Tuesdays at Garces Trading Company mean unlimited steak frites, and the restaurant is serving this popular special this Sunday and Monday in honor of Father’s Day. Reserve your spot today.

Garces Trading Company

When:June 18-June 20
Where:Garces Trading Company, 1111 Locust Street
Cost:$35 per person

www.garcestradingcompany.com

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