Whether you are a dad, have a dad, or know a dad, there are many ways to let them know that they are appreciated and loved. Celebrating Father’s Day might mean attending a special event in your community or just spending time with your dad/child/husband/grandfather/stepfather. Whatever you decide to do, be sure to let dad know how much you care about him, and thank him for being a great dad. You can attend an event in your community, catch a movie, or just spend the day with dad.
The information provided here is incomplete, so please call or email the destination for more information. Some of the events are free and some charge admission. For fun activities to do at home no matter where you live, scroll down to the bottom of the page.
The Children’s Museum in Easton
19th Annual 5-Mile Road Race and 2 Mile Family Fun Walk Father's Day
Sunday, June 16th, 2013
Race starts at 9am, Registration starts at 8am
For more information call 508-230-3789 or visit: http://www.childrensmuseumineaston.org/home0.aspx or http://childrensmuseumineaston.org/fathers_day_road_race0.aspx
Strawberries and Art Festival
On the common in Westford, MA
Saturday, June 15th, 2013 10am- 4pm, Rain date: Sunday, June 16th, 2013
For more information call 978-692-8350 or visit: http://www.middlesexdesign.com/strawberry/
Hyannis Father’s Day Car and Craft Show
On Main Street in Hyannis, MA
Saturday, June 15th, 2013, 10 am-6pm and Sunday, June 16th, 2013, 9am – 3pm
Hyannis Father's Day 18th Annual Car & Craft Show on the Village Green. Over 50,000 attending with 100 crafters welcome. Fun for the whole family. Over 250 Classic Cars. FREE admission & parking.
For more information call 774-212-1431 or visit their website.
Rockport Father’s Day 5K and 10K Road Race
The Cape Ann YMCA and the YMCA of the North Shore Road Race Series
Sunday, June 16th, 2013 9am
For more info and registration information call 978-283-0470 or visit: http://www.northshoreymca.org/roadrace.cfm
Wings and Wheels Open House
The Collings Foundation, Stow, MA
Saturday, June 15th, 2013 and Sunday, June 16th, 2012 8:30am- 4:30pm
$15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 yrs. and younger
For more information call (978) 562-9182 or visit their website.
Father’s Day at the Zoo
Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, MA and Stone Zoo in Stoneham, MA
Sunday, June 16th, 2013,10am- 6pm
Both Zoos will be honoring Dad with FREE admission on Father’s Day!
For more information call (617) 541-5466 or visit: http://www.zoonewengland.org/page.aspx?pid=330
Destinations across the state are celebrating Father’s Day. Check your local listings, the mayor’s office, libraries, community centers, or the recreation department to find out what is going on and get in on the fun! Or stay home, share time with your family, have an easy fun day…Happy Father’s Day every day of the year!
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No matter where you live and whether it’s Father’s Day or not, here are some ideas for fun kids’ craft activities to celebrate dads that you can do at home with your child!
Father’s Day Arts, Crafts, Activities and Games
Disney Family Fun Father’s Day
Martha Stewart Father’s Day Arts and Craft Ideas: http://www.marthastewart.com/photogallery/fathers-day-crafts-for-kids
Enchanted Learning Craft and Activities: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/fathersday/
DLTK’s Growing Together Father’s Day Games: http://www.dltk-holidays.com/dad/games.htm