Things to Do on Father’s Day Weekend in Kansas City (Full List for 2019)
Father’s Day will be here before you know it.
Have you found things to do Father’s Day weekend?
We compiled a list of the best Father’s Day events and brunches around the metro area that celebrate the Father’s in your life!
Find Things to Do Father’s Day with Your Dad!
Find fun things to do Father’s Day Weekend in Kansas City, or head to brunch for a tasty celebration. There are fun events & ideas throughout KC, so there is sure to be something close (ish) to you…
Most of the restaurants listed below do not require a reservation, but it would be wise to call ahead or arrive early since it is a holiday!
If your dad loves the outdoors, spend the weekend fishing at the lake, or camping at a local spot! You can also spend Father’s Day at home with these family game night ideas & a home cooked dinner. 🙂
Things to Do Father’s Day Weekend
Saturday, June 15th, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grab a ticket for the Father’s Day Brunch on SATURDAY at Bouleavrdia! This includes a ticket to the festival as well. This will be an exclusive area with delicious BBQ & all you can drink beverages…including beer! Get your ticket online before they are sold out.
Explore the local festival, filled with beer, live music, & family fun. There will be tons of vendors to shop everything from handmade shirts to beer openers. Dad can also eat delicious food & ride the carnival rides with his kiddos. Buy your tickets early because this is always a huge event in Kansas City!
Saturday, come out to the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport and get ready for a Father’s Day race! There is also a kids race so your children can participate in the Father’s Day celebrations.
Participants must register online & can pick up their race packets starting June 14th.
Enjoy a car show, a BBQ contest with tailgating, games, & other family-friendly activities. All activities are free, except the BBQ contest.
Come celebrate dad, Saturday from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm!
If your dad loves the outdoors, head to Swope Park to explore! There are free guided tours happening all Saturday. There is even an “early out” opportunity so you don’t have to hike the whole trail if your littler ones get tired.
Hikes start at 10 am on Saturday and go till 2 pm!
If dad likes to fish, there are fun outdoor activities for that too! KC Parks & Rec is hosting an Urban Kids Fishing Derby where they can compete to catch the biggest fish.
Competitions start at 8 am on Saturday, June 15th.
Starlight Theater will perform Wizard of Oz through Father’s Day Weekend, so your family can enjoy the show Friday, Saturday, or Sunday.
This is the show’s 80th anniversary, so it is sure to be a theater treat!
All week will be Hooray for Dads in Discovery Play at Paradise Park.
There will be a wide range of activities for fathers, grandpas, & children to enjoy together. Explore climibing, fishing, mini golf, dinosaurs & more. You can also create a special present for your dad in their art studio! Check online for complete times throughout the week.
Things to Do on Father’s Day: Sunday, June 16th
Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun:
Father’s Day at the park is a special event. You will receive special rates if you are gold or platinum members.
Dad is Free at The Kansas City Zoo
Free Admission for Dads on Father’s Day.
It’s BOGO Free on Sunday to celebrate Father’s Day, so come explore outer space with your dad! They are open from Noon to 7 pm on Sunday.
If golfing is your dad’s thing, there is a fun day planned at Swope Park! The event starts at 8 am and includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, breakfast AND lunch, contests, & awards.
The cost is $75 per player.
Does your dad love to eat? Head to Powell Gardens for an afternoon filled with delicious food. There will be hearty bites from Urban Cafe like wings & sliders as well as live music. Bring your ID for a free beer for dad too! $20 per adult, $5 per child.
Father’s Day Brunch Ideas:
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill – Overland Park Opening Early at 10:30
Westport Café & Bar– Enjoy a French brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations can be made online or call (816) 931-4740.
Gram & Dun Weekend Brunch Come enjoy a delicious brunch, 9:30am-3:30pm. Parties over 6 must call (816) 389-2900 to make reservation.
Seasons 52– Sunday Brunch from 10am-1pm.
The Oliver- Weekend Brunch specials are available Saturday & Sunday from 9:30am-3pm.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks – Sunday Brunch 11am – 3pm
Grand Street– Sunday Brunch: 10:30am – 2:00pm
Bristol Seafood Grill– Downtown Kansas City, MO; Leawood, KS Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Tavern in The Village– Sunday Brunch: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Rye– Leawood Sunday 10:30am – 3:00pm
Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro– Overland Park Sunday Brunch 10:00am – 2:00pm
Ophelia’s Restaurant– Sunday Brunch 10:30am – 2:30pm
BRAVO Cucina Italiana– Zona Rosa Sunday Brunch 11:00am – 3:00pm
Or, head out for delicious KC classics:
If he likes fried chicken…you already know Stroud’s is the way to go!
I hope this list eases your mind when making those Father’s Day plans.
If you know of any events or special Brunches going on in your area, don’t hesitate to mention them in the comments below. Have a happy Father’s Day with the important men in your life! 🙂
If you need Father’s Day gift ideas, we’ve got ’em for every kind of dad- grill masters, coffee lovers, outdoorsmen…the list goes on and on.
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From our family to yours, iFamilyKC.