Treat your Dad to something special this Father’s Day. Show him how important he is by celebrating with the whole family. The below list of things to do for Father’s Day in Akron, Ohio is so varied that there is something for every interest.
Hudson Blues Brews & BBQ Festival
Hudson Blues Brews & BBQ Festival is this Saturday, June 18th from 11 a.m. until 9:00 p.m and on Sunday June 19th from noon until 6:00 p.m. for the 2nd annual Hudson Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival at the First and Main Shopping District. Guests can purchase samples of delicious finger-licking ribs, chicken and more from area restaurants and caterers as they compete for the “People’s Choice Award” for best BBQ.
Enjoy the vibe with performances from local blues bands on the Library Green and visit area vendors who will be showcasing their products and services.
Stop by early on Saturday to check out the Backyard BBQ competition as local Hudson teams will compete for the best BBQ chicken as selected by celebrity judges. Competition will get under way at 10:00 a.m.
Event Proceeds benefit the Hudson Athletic Booster Club.
For more information or to participate in the festival contact Brian Hurtt at 330-819-6461 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Stan Hywett 54th Annual Classic, Antique & Collector Car Show
Take Dad to Stan Hywett 54th Annual Classic, Antique & Collector Car Show on Sunday, June 19 from 9am-4:30pm. The year of the Chrysler theme will feature more than 350 classic cars manufactured between 1896 and 1978.
Pricing: $12 Adult Non-Member, $9 Adult Member, $5 Youth Non-Member (6-17 yrs), $4 Youth Member (6-17 yrs), Children 5 & under are free
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
714 N. Portage Path
Akron, OH 44303
Akron Zoo 50% Off Admission for Dads and Grandpas
All dad’s and grandpa’s will receive 50% off admission to the Akron Zoo on Father’s Day, June 19th. Father’s Day Events will take place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Try your luck at corn hole or putt on the putting green at the Zoo. Walt Wise will provide live entertainment.
Zoo hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pricing: $10 for adults, $7.50 for senior citizens and $6 for children (ages 2-14). Children under two are free and parking is $2.00. For more information visit www.akronzoo.org or call (330) 375-2550.
500 Edgewood Avenue
Akron, OH 44307
Mustard Seed Market Father’s Day Brunch Buffet
Treat your dad and grandpa to the Father’s Day Brunch Buffet at Mustard Seed Market on Sunday, June 19, 2011 at the Montrose Restaurant from 10:30am until 3pm. Reservations are required by calling 330-666-7333.
Pricing: $21.99 for adults and $10.99 for Children, age 3-12.
West Market Plaza
3885 W. Market St.
Akron, Ohio 44333
Fleming’s Father’s Day Brunch and Deal
Treat Dad to Fleming’s Fathe’rs Day Brunch and they will give him a $25 Dining Card for a future evening out. Brunch starts at 11:30 am on Sunday, June 19th, to welcome you and your family for the special 3-course brunch menu, offered until 3 pm. All regular menu selections will be available throughout the day. Reservations are strongly recommended for Father’s Day.
Pricing: $32.95 per guest, Kids $15.95
4000 Medina Rd., State Route 18,
Fairlawn, OH, 44333
The Office Bistro & Lounge Sunday Champagne Brunch
The Office Bistro is open every Sunday, offering a Champagne brunch from 10am – 3pm as well as our full menu until 8pm.
The Office Bistro & Lounge
778 N. Main St.
Akron, OH 44310
Akron Aeros vs. Portland Sea Dogs
The whole family will enjoy seeing the game on Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 1:05pm where the Akron Aeros verses the Portland Sea Dogs at Canal Park Stadium.
Pricing: Adults: $9 reserved, $5 bleachers; Junior (12 & under): $8 / $5; Seniors (60 & over): $8 / $5; children 3 & under free
Canal Park Stadium
300 S. Main St.
Akron, OH 44308
Fun ‘n’ Stuff Fathers Play for Free
Father’s Play for Free at Fun ‘n’ Stuff on Father’s Day, June 19th.
661 E. Highland Rd.
Macedonia, OH 44056
RiverFall at the Cashmere Cricket in Cuyahoga Falls
“Who’s your Daddy?” Bring’m down to the Cashmere Cricket for a very special Father’s Day evening on Sunday, June 19 6:00p to 9:00p. This event promises inexpensive food and drinks with RiverFall’s performance of Folk Rock originals.
2235 Front St.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Shirts To Dye For
Bring a plain T-shirt and tie-dye it with the naturalist on Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 2pm at Firestone Metro Park. Also, learn about natural dyes from plants in Ohio.
Pricing: Free, with own shirt
Firestone Metro Park – Tuscarawas Meadows Area
2620 Harrington Rd.
Akron, OH 44319
Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival
Join the 8th Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival will kick off on June 17-19, 2011, just in time to celebrate Father’s Day. Located at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Avon, Ohio, this 3-day event celebrates duct tape and its fun uses! Avon, Ohio is the “Duct Tape Capital” of the world, this festival also celebrates Avon’s history and heritage.
From sculptures and fashion to games and a parade, everything at the festival revolves around duct tape and the wonderful city of Avon.
Friday, June 17: 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Saturday, June 18: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
3701 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway
Avon, OH 44011