There are plenty of ways to keep Dad away from the grill and remote this Father’s Day. The Greater Sacramento area overs a variety of Dad friendly events that include classic cars, celebrities, live music, animals and more. Here are some perfect Father’s Day activities for the whole family… no grilling required.
Does your Dad or Grandpa always talk about the one car he had and never should have sold? Maybe he can find it at the California Automobile Museum. Bring the whole family to the museum for exhibits showing the history of firefighting vehicles and equipment as well as 150 vehicles from 1885 to 2011. Dads and Grandpas get free admission and rides in classic cars!
When: Sunday, June 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front Street , Sacramento, CA 95818
Craft Beer. Corn Dogs. Classic Cars. The Three C’s are all at Denio’s Market in Roseville for Father’s Day. The whole family can also check out various sellers and the Farmer’s Market.
When: Sunday, June 18th, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Where: Denio’s Market, 1551 Vineyard Rd, Roseville, CA 95678
Bring the whole family to the 42nd Annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley. THe festival features over 10 bluegrass, old time, and gospel musicians. There are even campgrounds if Dad is a serious festival fanatic. Get tickets and information here.
Where: Thursday, June 15th to Sunday, June 18th 2017
When: 11228 McCourtney Road, Grass Valley, California 95949
All it takes is one Dad joke to know that Dads are the biggest nerds around and Wizard World Sacramento is perfect for all the nerds in the family. Meet some of your favorite actors, artists, writers and cosplayers June 16th through June 18th. There are multiple events and attractions covering topics from comics, movies, cosplay and creating your own content. For tickets and information on events and attractions, click here.
When: Friday, June 16th through Sunday, June 18th.
Where: Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Water insects, polliwogs, and frogs…gotta catch them all! At the Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Dad and kids can do their best to catch frogs at the Nature Center’s pond. Be sure to check out the museum, resident animals, and exhibit hall to explore the wildlife of the Lower American River. Dads are never too old to learn something new! Click here for more information.
When: Sunday, June 18th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 2850 San Lorenzo Way, Carmichael CA 95608
The Sacramento Zoo is the place to be in June! The zoo is hosting a BBQ for all Dads and Grandpas. The whole family can enjoy food, lawn games, and activities. Don’t forget to check out the exhibits, animals are Dads too! Get your tickets here.
When: Sunday, June 18th, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: 3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822
The whole family can go straight to the wild wild west on one of Sacramento RiverTrain’s Father’s Day train rides. Take Dad on a relaxing 2.5 hour train ride featuring a riverside BBQ and Wild West Show. For tickets and more information, click here.
When: Sunday, June 18 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: 400 N. Harbor Blvd West Sacramento, CA 95605