Father’s Day is quickly approaching (Sunday, June 15th- mark it on your calendar). Looking for something special to do with your Dad? Whether he’s sporty, adventurous, artsy or just needs to relax, there’s something every type of Father will enjoy. There are tons of free and discounted places to visit and enjoy.

50 Ideas For Things To Do with Dad

  1. Visit the Three Rivers Art Festival
  2. Father’s Day Car Cruise and Concert at Hartwood Acres
  3. Pittsburgh Zoo (Dad’s get FREE Admission on Father’s Day!)
  4. Check out the Western PA Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center
  5. PNC Park Tour (Pirates will be playing Marlins away that Sunday)
  6. Relax at the South Park Game Preserve
  7. Bike the trails downtown near the river
  8. Picnic at Observatory Hill
  9. Bring a blanket and watch a movies in the park
  10. Father’s Day dinner at Mitchell’s Fish Market
  11. Batting Cages & Mini Golf at North Park
  12. Challenge Dad to a go-kart race at Eraser Go-Kart Park
  13. Buy Dad the 36 oz steak from Jerome Bettis Grille 36
  14. Treat Dad and Mom to a movie date
  15. Cruise on the Gateway Clipper
  16. Play a round of paintball at Steeltown Paintball
  17. Keep Dad active with indoor rock climbing at North Climb (COUPON)
  18. Let the creative juices (and alcohol) flow with a BYOB Canvas Painting (COUPON)
  19. Take a walk through Station Square and ride the Incline
  20. Simmer down the weekend with a movie at Twin Hi-Way Drive In (COUPON)
  21. Let Dad laugh his bum off at the Pittsburgh Improv (COUPON)
  22. Watch the races at Pittsburgh Motor Speedway
  23. Kayak downtown with Venture Outdoors
  24. Take a few laps in an exotic car with Adventure Supercars (COUPON)
  25. Celebrate Strauss’ 150th birthday with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall
  26. Get super adventurous with Pittsburgh Paragliding (COUPON)
  27. Teach Dad a few dance moves at Arthur Murray Dance Studio
  28. Enjoy family fun with bowling, food and more at Latitude 40
  29. Cross scuba off Dad’s bucket list with scuba lessons at Splash Water Sports (COUPON)
  30. Give Dad the ultimate gift of relaxation with a massage
  31. Spend a day outdoors at Round Hill Farm
  32. Go spelunking at Laurel Caverns
  33. Take a nature hike at Raccoon State Park
  34. Celebrate Italian Day at Kennywood
  35. Enjoy Free Admission (for Dad) at the Clayton at Frick Art Museum on Father’s Day
  36. Send Dad a singing telegram from Wacky Jack’s Singing Telegrams (COUPON)
  37. Grab some wings from Primantis
  38. Adopt an animal at the Western PA Humane Society… ok, less for Dad, more for the kids 🙂
  39. Take a scenic train ride on the Kiski Junction Railroad
  40. Buy Dad a class to learn 3D Printing at the TechShop
  41. Watch nine-time Grammy Award winner John Legend at the Byham Theater
  42. Visit the Toonseum downtown
  43. Enjoy Bach, Beethoven and Brunch Classical Music Series with the Allegheny Brass Band in Mellon Park
  44. Go fishing at your Dad’s favorite fishing hole
  45. Buy Dad a unique piece from Construction Junction
  46. Get nostalgic and check out the old Forbes field wall near Schenley Plaza in Oakland
  47. Take a stroll through Soldiers and Sailors museum
  48. Let Dad get his game on at Dave and Busters in the Waterfront
  49. Grad dinner at Hofbrauhaus in Southside Works… what Dad wouldn’t appreciate a shotski?
  50. Play 9 holes at Golf at Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park (COUPON)