Happy Dad’s Day

Top 10 Events + Activities To Celebrate

Having trouble coming up with something fun and special to do to celebrate Fathers Day? Check out some of our favorite events + activities to do with your awesome and unique father this father’s day weekend in Los Angeles:

For the Sporty Dad

Head over to Anaheim Stadium for a dad’s day watching LA play the Kansas City Royals. All dads will receive an awesome Father’s Day coffee mug and be sure to enjoy a hot dog and a cold beer. The opening pitch will be thrown at 12:37pm on Sunday, so make sure you reserve your tickets for the game today. This day is sure to be a homerun!

Reserve your tickets HERE

For the Car Guy

If your dad loves cars, then cruise over to the Petersen Automotive Museum for a day checking out classic cars and new beauties. Family discounts are available at the door: buy 1 adult ticket and get a child (3-12) for free. From 11am-5pm, stop by the Conner E. William Penthouse for a yummy lunch of tacos, sliders and more presented by Drago. Be sure you stop by for a family photo inside a classic Petersen vehicle. Little ones will even have the opportunity to make their very own trophy for their number one dad! Dad will love his day at the museum!

For more information click HERE

For the Outdoorsy Dude

Take your dad up into the mountains to disconnect and rejuvenate in nature with a fun-filled camping trip. Campfires, outdoor cooking, and hiking will allow for an amazing get-away. We have so many great local and easy campgrounds to check out, from Malibu Creek State Park to Table Mountain Campground. So grab your dad, your tent, and head up the mountain!

To reserve your sites click HERE

For the Beach Boy

If your dad loves a little sand between his toes, then head over to beach to catch some waves and relax. One of our favorite things beach activities is renting a Duffy Electric boat from Marina Del Rey Boat Rentals. Grab some snacks, drinks, and games and cruise through the awesome channels of Marina Del Rey. Fitting up to 12 people, your dad will love setting sail on the beautiful waves while spending time with his favorite shipmates. Open from 9am to 8pm, this great rental company, tucked away in Fisherman’s Village, has plenty for your beach-loving dad.

To reserve your boat click HERE

For the Thirsty Fella

There are plenty of awesome bars on the Westside that you can treat your dad to a thirst-quenching drink, but we recommend stopping by the Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach, for Dad’s Day-Penny Pints for Pops! From 10am to closing, there will be specials on brews, with a purchase of any entrée. Selecting from either their traditional menu or Dad’s Day special menu with treats that are sure to fill your dad’s appetite. Be sure to enter into the raffle for your chance to win complimentary vouchers for a pair of new shoes from Sketchers. Your fun-loving dad will appreciate the day off and the ride home (so stay sober or grab an Uber 🙂)

For more information click HERE

For the Young at Heart Daddy

Your dad has spent many years sitting in traffic for his daily commute, so help him blow off some steam at Speed Zone’s four go-kart tracks. Zoom around the course as you race for the gold then follow it up with a drink at their bar, some games at the arcade, and some mini golf. For a special treat, get your dad the all-new Rad Pass and enjoy 8 hrs of unlimited attractions for only $39.99 a pass. This hidden gem is open from 10am-10pm and truly has something special for the kid in us all.

To get your tickets click HERE

For the Athletic Stud

Treat your dad to a round of golf on the 18-hole course at the Westchester Golf Course, Penmar Golf Course in Venice or The Lakes at El Segundo Golf Course just to name a few Westside spots! This public golf course is a fun and affordable challenge for golfers of all abilities. The courses have a casual feel to them, with impeccable greens, nighttime play, daily instruction, and incredible driving ranges, making this a great way to spend some quality time with your athletic dad.

Westchester Golf Course

Penmar Golf Course

The Lakes at El Segundo Golf Course

For the Foodie Father

Does your dad have a hunger for life and great food? Then treat him to a Father’s Day brunch, which is always a hit for any foodie guy. Our favorites are Superba Food & Bread in Venice, Playa Provisions in Playa Del Rey, 26 Beach in Marina Del Rey or Rush Street in Culver City.

For the Papa needing Pampering

Even the toughest of dads need a little pampering! Head over for a relaxing day at the Burke Williams Spa in Santa Monica, our favorite spa on the Westside, anytime between 8am-9pm. Be sure to take advantage of this June’s special offer-spend $150 and receive a $25 gift card or spend $250 and receive a $50 gift card. Whether you treat him to a facial or massage, or even both, your dad will love his well-deserved TLC!

To book your appointment click HERE

For the music loving man of the hour

What a treat to give your pops and hear Ziggy Marley and his orchestral debut playing an unforgettable set of his and his father Bob Marley’s music. Your dad will love the annual Reggae Night at the Hollywood Bowl. The show is due to start at 7pm, so be sure to grab some dinner and a bottle of wine for a fun-filled night. Hanging out under the stars at this scenic venue will make for a memorable fathers day! Grab your tickets and enjoy the show!

To purchase tickets click HERE


Dadism Quotes

From Our Halton Pardee Dads

When the going gets tough, Tami gets going!” – Tami Halton Pardee’s dad Joe

Make sure you lock both locks!” – Samantha’s dad Neil

Here, take some money and don’t buy cigarettes.” – Meredith’s dad “Chuckins”

Dude, you will never outsmart me. I’m your Dad.” – Justin’s dad Kevin

Tell them where you got it!” – Emma’s dad Rick

To avoid disappointment, never loan anyone money. Just give it to them.” – Tiffany’s dad Bob

No comments from the peanut gallery.”– Tommy’s dad Bud

Be Good; If you can’t be good be careful.”– Sharon’s dad Jack

All things in moderation!”– Kate’s dad Tom

Whoever smelt it, dealt it.”– Nicole’s dad Phillip

Smooth move, dude.”– Monica’s dad Burt

No such thing as a free lunch.”– Jessica’s dad Steve

What’s the plan, little man?”– Hal’s dad Hal

No Complaining!”– Tamara’s dad Steve

We humans know very little and most of what we do know is wrong.” – Cassandra’s dad Jack

Always keep your eye on the ball.”– Kerry Ann’s dad Charlie

Eat!” (and sometimes in Italian) Manga!”– Richard’s dad Pat

Be brave.”– Rachael’s dad Jeff

Show up. Show up on time and don’t lie.”– Lisa’s dad George

Walk it off, boy.”– John D’s dad Joe

Today had its moments.”– Heather’s dad Joseph

Measure twice, cut once. In other words, make sure you have it right first.” – John V’s dad Vic

I don’t care if you lose the fight, but hit them hard enough they think twice next time.” – Adam’s dad Bernie

The one who holds the lightest, holds the longest.”– Michael’s dad Steve

Just another day in paradise.”– Marina’s dad Charles

Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a damn loser.”– Tyler’s dad Larry

Even a blind pig finds an acorn now and then.”– Josh’s dad Joseph

Pull my finger.”– Monnie’s dad Jerry

A mind is a terrible thing to lose!”– Jeremy’s dad Bob

Happy Dad’s Day to all the Dads out there!