Celebrate Father’s Day in Cincinnati & NKY


Fathers all over our tristate area work hard each and every day. Whether it is heading to the office or meeting another day as a stay at home dad, we can all agree that Father’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to say thank you to these very important people. There are many, many events that are taking place all over the city. Hopefully, you can find something unique and enjoyable for the dad in your life below.
Sunday, June 16th is fast approaching!

Go-to Places for the Cincinnati Dad

The Cincinnati Zoo

  • Welcoming dads for FREE
  • 10a-2p

The Beach Waterpark

  • Fathers swim FREE

Gilmore Bowling Lanes

  • Located in Fairfield
  • Offering a free shoe rental to all dads and reduced lane pricing
  • Between 2p and 5p

Treat the Dad who Loves Sports

Cincinnati Reds Game

  • Playing the Rangers at 1:10pm

FC Cincinnati

  • While there is no game on June 16th, there are plenty in the month of June to choose from

Go-to Places for the Dad Who Loves the Arts

Aronoff Center for the Arts

  • CATS is showing Father’s Day weekend

The annual Juneteenth Concert

  • Held in Eden Park
  • Both June 15th and 16th

OTR Performs

  • Hosting a lawn concert at Washington Park
  • 6-9p on Father’s Day

Cincinnati Art Museum

  • Check out the Burning Man Exhibit as a family

What Dad Doesn’t Enjoy a Great Beer?

Jungle Jim’s International Craft Beer Festival

  • June 14th and 15th
  • 7:30p-10:30p
  • It hosts 100 different breweries, food, cigars and more!

Cincy Brew Bus Tours

  • A fun way to see the city and they have many, many themed options available

For the Running Dads

Dirty Day Trail Series

  • Located in Amberly Village on Father’s Day
  • 3.6 mile course
  • $15 entry fee

For the Dad who Likes to be Outside

Celtic Festival

  • Waynesville, Ohio
  • June 15th & 16th
  • Your family will enjoy spending a fun weekend enjoying lots of good Celtic music, culture, artisans, food, drink, and merriment

Fatherhood Community Celebration

  • Sawyer point is also the place to go.
  • 11a to 4p
  • Each Father’s Day, Talbert House hosts this FREE event for dads and families to enjoy a day of games and entertainment, arts and crafts, food and beverages, live music, sports activities, and more

All Aboard

Whitewater Valley Railroad

  • Hosts a lovely trip on Father’s Day that travels from Connersville to Metamora
  • During this 5-hour train trip, you are treated to a 2-hour layover in Metamora to enjoy food and shopping.
  • The train departs at noon

For Dads who Love Racing Cars

Summit Points Race

  • Saturday, June 15th
  • The NHRA Summit Racing Series features a bracket racing format that allows drivers in many types of vehicles, including dragsters, roadsters, sedans, and coupes, to compete on an equal basis against each other

Is Your Dad a Superhero?

Costume Contest and Breakfast

  • 8a-10a at Scene 75
  • The buffet is $7 and kids under 2 eat free!
  • There will also be a special appearance of 2 superheroes!


Above all else, the men and fathers in our lives deserve our time, our love, and our admiration.
Enjoy your day, whatever you plan for the day. Hope this list helps you get started! 


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