Where to Take Dad this Father’s Day

Dote on Dad this Father’s Day: Ideas for sports-, food-, and music-loving fathers

Show Dad some love with an eventful weekend. From summer concerts at Bellevue to the Greenville Auto Show to a date with the Blue Rocks, there’s plenty for the old man to do this Father’s Day.

1. Deerfield Golf Club Father’s Day Brunch

Challenge dad to a game on the green this Father’s Day and then treat him to brunch. The Deerfield Golf Club is hosting a Father’s Day Brunch Sunday, and offering golf specials in honor of golfing dads everywhere. More here.

2. St. Anthony’s Italian Festival

Fathers can thank their lucky stars this year, as Father’s Day anchors the weeklong St. Anthony’s Italian Festival. Known for its authentic Italian cuisine and music, the festival is a much-anticipated event for those in the Wilmington area. Dance and dine to the finest Mambo Italiano this side of the Atlantic. Details here.

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3. Greenville Auto Show

Change your oil, rev your engines, and drive yourself on over to the Greenville Auto Show this weekend. Trophies will be awarded to the top 15 automobiles, and the first 50 cars will receive a dash plaque and goodie bag. What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than to take your dad out for a spin to show him some prize-worthy wheels? Click for more.

4. Mt. Cuba Meteor Father’s Day Special

Enjoy a scenic ride through the Red Clay Valley this Father’s Day on the Wilmington & Western Railroad. All dads ride for half the fare on Sunday, with the chance to enjoy a lunch picnic at Mt. Cuba. More information here.

5. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Carnival 

This carnival promises to offer plenty of fun for dad and the whole family. The weeklong celebration is a great way to involve everyone in Father’s Day festivities. Details about this year’s raffle (hint: It’s the happiest place on Earth) here.

6. Summer Concerts at Bellevue

Embrace these warm summer nights hanging out and enjoying the music with dad this Father’s Day weekend. Bellevue State Park will feature John Flynn June 12 and Unity Reggae June 15 as a part of its summer concert sessions. Find out more here.

7. Blue Rocks vs. Carolina Mudcats Baseball Game

Sports fans and fathers alike should catch the Blue Rocks game with the Carolina Mudcats on Sunday. Buy dad some peanuts and Cracker Jacks and celebrate America’s pastime together. Details are here.

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