Things to Do on Father’s Day Weekend in Kansas City

Father’s Day will be here before you know it. Have you found things to do Father’s Day weekend? While it may look a little different this year, there are still tons of fun things to do on Father’s Day together…

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!

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, but this year still looks a little different.

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, which are great ways to spend time together without the crowds! You can also spend Father’s Day at home with these family game night ideas & a home cooked dinner (or take out from his favorite spot). 🙂

Things to Do Father’s Day Weekend

Let’s Brunch Father’s Day Cooking Class

Sunday, June 20th 10 am to Noon

Taste Bud’s Kitchen Leawood

This is a family cooking class for children 6+ to participate. Come cook with dad at Taste Bud’s Kitchen Leawood, brunch includes:

  • Poached Eggs Florentine
  • Cheddar Cheese Biscuits
  • Sweet and Spicy Bacon (yes, please!)
  • French Toast Sticks

Go Wake Boarding

Sunday, June 20th

25825 Edgemore Rd. Paola, KS 66071

Take dad to go wakeboarding at KC Watersport’s cable lake!

Father’s Day Four Mile Run/Walk

Saturday, June 19th

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 now through race day. (Can be picked up day of)

Kansas City Auto Museum: Free Admission

Sunday, June 20th

Dad’s get in FREE all day on Father’s Day! Come check out the KC Automotive Museum in Olathe. If your dad is into cars, this is one of the really cool Father’s Day activities. 

Dad is Free at The Kansas City Zoo

Sunday, June 20th

The Zoo is back open with limited capacity! Free Admission for Dads on Father’s Day. 

This activity is included in The POGO Pass Kansas City 16 kids activities for less than $40! Purchase a POGO Pass for ONLY $39.95 with code ifamilykcThis is a steal. 

BOGO Free at the Cosmosphere

Sunday, June 20th

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. Be aware you must call or purchase at box office to get this deal.  

Father’s Day Bingo at Red Crow Brewery

Red Crow Brewing Company: 1062 W. Santa Fe Olathe, KS 66061

Sunday, June 20th

* Make sure to reserve the entire table for your party. Try to choose a table that has the closest number of seats to match the number in your party when possible. But either way, make sure that you reserve the entire table!

**Once you have reserved your table and get your confirmation, please email us with the number of people that will be participating in bingo! This allows us to your cards and daubers set up at your table before you arrive! (Mistie at [email protected]) ***Bingo will start at 11:30 am but we recommend that you show up by 11am to be seated. This gives us a chance to get your food & drink orders before bingo officially begins! If you aren’t here to claim your table by 11:40 am, we will release it and open it up to walk-ins**

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


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:

There are tons of yummy restaurants in Kansas City like; Arthur Bryant’s, Jack Stack (multiple KC locations), Slap’s BBQ, Q39, or Joe’s KC BBQ

If he likes fried chicken…you already know Stroud’s is the way to go!

Events/Specials not Updated for 2021 Yet:

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. The park opens May 29th, but there is currently no info about Father’s Day.

Thrill on the Hill at Swope Park

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. 

Garden of Eating at Powell Gardens

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. 

Cancelled for 2021:

Father’s Day BBQ Brunch Boulevardia

Saturday, June 19th, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Grab a ticket for the Father’s Day Brunch on SATURDAY at Boulevardia! This includes a ticket to the festival as well. This will be an exclusive area with delicious BBQ, traditional brunch & all you can drink beverages…including beer! Get your ticket online before they are sold out – includes GA ticket to festival, great view of stage, and private restrooms.

Or, Go to Boulevardia All Weekend

June 19th & 20th

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!

I hope this list eases your mind when making those Father’s Day plans. If you need Father’s Day gift ideas, we’ve got ’em for every dad- grill masters, coffee lovers, outdoorsmen…the list goes on &on.

Have a happy Father’s Day with the important men in your life! 🙂

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