Father's Day Events and Activities in and Near Los Angeles
As the calendar turns to June 18th, it's time to raise a toast to fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and father figures that enrich our lives. Father’s Day pays tribute to the fathers and father figures for their meaningful contributions to their families and society. This day allows us to express our gratitude for their love, support, and guidance.
It's an occasion to celebrate the unique bond shared by a father and his children and recognize the profound influence fathers have on the world around them. Here are 25 fun events and activities in Los Angeles that promise a memorable Father's Day celebration!
The Plaza – Pasadena Convention Center
300 E. Green St.,
Pasadena, CA 91101
June 17 & 18
The Pasadena Chalk Festival is a highly anticipated two-day event where the streets come alive with vibrant chalk murals created by talented artists. Stroll through the festival and witness the incredible creativity on display. With over 200 chalk murals to admire, you'll be amazed by the intricate designs and artistic talent. In addition to the art, enjoy live music, activities for kids, a silent auction, and a lively atmosphere that celebrates the arts. Best of all, it's a free event that the whole family can enjoy.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
10 am - 4 pm
Get ready for a wild ride at the 28th annual Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance! It's not your average car show—it's an extravaganza of 100 rare and iconic vehicles, delicious food, and endless fun. Bring your dad, your family, and your friends to California's most glamorous street on Father's Day for a day filled with jaw-dropping cars, mouthwatering eats, and unforgettable memories. Admission is free, so buckle up and join in for an unforgettable experience!
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Treat your dad to a delightful Father's Day BBQ at the Aquarium of the Pacific. This special event offers a unique dining experience on the rooftop Veranda, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of Rainbow Harbor while savoring a delicious plated meal. With freshly prepared entrees, salads, and desserts, the BBQ menu is sure to satisfy any culinary craving. As you dine, take in the beauty of the aquarium and its fascinating marine life. It's a wonderful way to celebrate Father's Day surrounded by the wonders of the ocean.
17871 Castleton Street
City of Industry, CA 91748
Speed Zone is the ultimate destination to celebrate Father's Day with adrenaline-pumping adventures. Race your dad on the Top Eliminator Dragster, a 300-horsepower NHRA dragster, and feel the thrill of high-speed competition. Then, experience the excitement of the Grand Prix track, modeled after Formula 1 and Indy Car racing circuits. For drift-style racing, take on the classic Slick Trax with finely polished concrete or challenge up to twenty drivers on the ultimate Turbo Track.
But the fun doesn't end there! Enjoy two 18-hole miniature golf courses at Speedway Golf, compete in the mini bowling alley at Strike Zone, or explore Electric Alley's arcade with over 100 video games. SpeedZone offers an action-packed day filled with racing, gaming, and friendly competition, making it the perfect place to create lasting memories with your dad on Father's Day. Boomers is offering one free ticket for Dad, with the purchase of an Elite Ticket. Offers end July 18th.
Time Varies per location
Elevate your Father's Day celebration with a visit to Bowlmor, offering three dynamic locations in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and Westchester. Each venue presents a thrilling experience with a 28-lane bowling alley, pool table, arcade, and sports bar, ensuring non-stop entertainment for the entire family. Indulge in Bowlmor's famous lineup of epic eats and signature drinks.
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join the vibrant community of cyclists, runners, skaters, and pedestrians as they take to the streets of South LA for CicLAvia. This car-free event encourages people of all ages and abilities to explore the city from a unique perspective. Whether you choose to ride your bike, jog, skate, or simply stroll along the open roads, CicLAvia offers a fun and active way to celebrate Father's Day. Immerse yourself in the energy of the event, enjoy live music, food vendors, and discover new neighborhoods and landmarks. It's a fantastic opportunity to create lasting memories with your dad while promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.
1000 Vin Scully Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Take your dad out to the ballgame and watch the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the San Francisco Giants at the iconic Dodger Stadium. The crack of the bat, the cheering crowd, and the smell of hot dogs in the air create an unforgettable atmosphere that embodies the spirit of America's favorite pastime. Enjoy the excitement of the game, root for your team, and bond with your dad over the shared love of baseball. After the game, kids have the opportunity to run the bases, adding an extra touch of fun to this Father's Day experience.
Channel Islands Maritime Museum
3900 Bluefin Circle
Oxnard, CA 93035
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Take your dad and the family on a scenic drive to the Channel Islands Maritime Museum for Father's Day Classics by the Sea. This event offers a perfect blend of classic cars, motorcycles, woodies, and hand-built watercrafts for automobile enthusiasts. Marvel at the beauty of these timeless vehicles while enjoying live music and exploring the museum's exhibits. Engage in interactive activities like toy boat building and learning how to create nautical knots. With food for sale and a vibrant atmosphere, it promises to be a memorable Father's Day celebration.
5380 3/4 University Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Treat your dad to a Farm-to-Table Cookout at Tanaka Farms' Hilltop BBQ Luncheon. Take a wagon ride up to the picturesque hilltop and indulge in an all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet featuring delicious farm-fresh cuisine. Engage in lawn games and activities with your dad while enjoying the scenic views. It's a perfect opportunity to relax, bond, and appreciate the bounties of nature. Make reservations online to secure your seating time and create lasting memories with your dad in this beautiful farm setting.
Illusion Magic Lounge
1418 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join in on the enchantment of the Father's Day Family Magic Matinee Show at Illusion Magic Lounge in Santa Monica. This family-friendly magic show offers a captivating experience that will leave you spellbound. The show features a rotating cast of world-class magicians who have graced the stages of The Magic Castle in Hollywood and have been featured on popular television shows like Penn and Teller's Fool Us and Masters of Illusion. Gather the whole family and step into the 150-seat theater for an hour of mesmerizing illusions and mind-bending tricks. With VIP Reserved Seating available, you can secure the best seats in the house for an unforgettable Father's Day celebration filled with wonder and excitement.
Pretend City Children's Museum
Celebrate Father's Day a day early at Pretend City Children's Museum, where they honor the special dads and dad figures in our lives. Enjoy a range of engaging activities designed to create memorable experiences for families. From story times and music and movement activities to art projects, there's something for everyone. Let your dad immerse himself in play and exploration, creating magical moments with his children. It's a day dedicated to celebrating fatherhood and strengthening the bond between fathers and their little ones.
The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport St.
El Segundo, CA
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Make this Father's Day memorable by taking your dad to the Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum. Give him the chance to take a ride in a classic car around the block of El Segundo, chauffeured by a knowledgeable and experienced docent from the museum. After the exhilarating ride, Dad can enjoy beer tasting, included with admission, adding a touch of sophistication to the experience. It's an opportunity for automotive enthusiasts and their families to connect with the rich history of classic cars and create unforgettable memories together.
Warner Center Park
5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
If your dad is a music lover, there's no better way to celebrate Father's Day than with an outdoor concert at Warner Center Park. The Father's Day concert features The Soul Juice Band, a group known for its blazing soul, funk, rock, and jazz with a wall of horns. Get ready to groove to the rhythm of their dynamic performance. As an added bonus, the world's most successful performance-based music program, School of Rock, will also be showcasing its talents. It's an evening of vibrant music and incredible performances that will leave lasting impressions on you and your dad.
Los Angeles Maritime Institute – Berth 84
Next to Los Angeles Maritime Museum
Los Angeles, CA 90731
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Embark on a sailing adventure with your dad and celebrate Father's Day in a unique way. Join the Grads & Dads event hosted by the Los Angeles Maritime Institute. Choose to sit back and relax or become part of the crew as you set sail on a boat parade with stunning views and a great vantage point for fireworks. It's an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the ocean, bond with your dad, and create lifelong memories on this special day.
2301 N. Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
June 17 - June 18
Immerse yourself in the sounds of summer's biggest party at the Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival. Curated by renowned musicians Kamasi Washington and Herbie Hancock, this festival promises an unforgettable musical experience. Pack a picnic or indulge in the delectable food options available at the Hollywood Bowl and settle in for an afternoon of jazz delights. From captivating performances to a joyous atmosphere, this festival is a fantastic way to celebrate Father's Day with great music and cherished company.
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
June 16 - June 18
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
At the Petersen Automotive Museum's "Hoods Up for Father's Day," dive into the world of automobiles and get an intimate view of the complex motors that power some of the rarest cars in the world. This special exhibition allows families to explore the inner workings of iconic vehicles and gain a deeper appreciation for automotive engineering. With hoods up, you'll witness the fascinating mechanisms that make these cars roar to life. Don't miss this opportunity to bond with your dad while discovering the secrets under the hood.
MacArthur Park West
6th St. and South Park View St.
Los Angeles, CA
June 16 - June 18
Enjoy the magic of free concerts all summer long at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles. With a diverse lineup of musical performances, these concerts provide a platform for both emerging and established artists. On Father's Day, join the celebration as they curate a special concert featuring talented musicians. Bring a blanket, relax under the open sky, and immerse yourselves in the beautiful melodies that fill the air. It's a fantastic way to bond with your dad and experience the power of music together.
Sun: Crypto.com Arena
1111 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Celebrate Father's Day with some exciting basketball action as the Los Angeles Sparks go head-to-head against the Connecticut Sun. Experience the thrill of professional basketball at the Crypto.com Arena, where talented athletes showcase their skills and battle for victory. Before and after the game, explore the surrounding L.A. LIVE area, offering a variety of entertainment options and dining experiences. It's a fantastic opportunity to share your love for sports with your dad and enjoy a memorable Father's Day outing. Doors open at 3:30 pm, Game starts at 4:30 pm.
Fisherman's Village Marina
13755 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Treat your dad to a memorable Father's Day on the water with the Marina del Rey Father's Day Premier Dinner Cruise. Set sail on the Marina del Rey Harbor for a two-and-a-half-hour cruise featuring stunning views, live DJ entertainment, and a delectable plated dinner. Indulge in freshly prepared entrees, salads, and desserts while enjoying the peaceful ambiance of the harbor. This cruise offers a unique and luxurious experience to celebrate your dad and create cherished memories together.
23000 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90265
Malibu Pier offers the perfect Father's Day experience of fishing with your dad followed by a delightful meal. With its iconic dual white towers, weathered planks, and sweeping coastal views, the pier is a beloved destination and a recognizable landmark. Spend quality time together as you enjoy a fantastic fishing adventure right from the pier, casting your lines into the ocean for a chance to catch halibut, thresher shark, and bat rays. Afterward, head to the Malibu Farm Cafe, a midcentury cafe located at the ocean end of the pier, to savor farm-fresh, locally-sourced dishes. Grab a seat on the deck or inside, where you can admire the surfers and dolphins while relishing a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
7662 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620
Treat your dad like a king at the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, a family show and dining experience like no other. Witness an epic tournament where the top knights of the kingdom battle with strength and skill to determine the ultimate victor who will protect the throne. As you cheer for your favorite knight, enjoy a delicious four-course meal fit for royalty. Feast on savory fare while raising a goblet to honor the Queen. Take advantage of the special coupon code 20MT to save up to 20% per person, with tickets priced at $52.76 for adults and $31.16 for kids. It's an immersive and entertaining way to celebrate Father's Day, transporting you back to the enchanting world of knights and medieval legends.
7600 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620
Ahoy, mateys! Set sail on an extraordinary Father's Day adventure at Pirates Dinner Adventure, a beloved attraction nestled in Orange County. This thrilling live theater experience offers a captivating dinner show that promises excitement and enjoyment for the entire family. As you cheer on the pirates, indulge in a sumptuous pirate feast, savoring every delectable bite. The show guarantees a night of laughter, entertainment, and full bellies, ensuring a Father's Day celebration filled with unforgettable tales to recount.
1310 E. Franklin Ave.
El Segundo, CA 90245
Spend a delightful Father's Day afternoon with your dad at the Rooftop Cinema Club, watching an outdoor screening of the classic film A Goofy Movie. Relax under the open sky, recline in comfortable deckchairs, and laugh along with the lovable, bumbling dad that is Goofy. Indulge in concession goodies available on-site as you enjoy this heartwarming and hilarious animated movie. It's a perfect way to share laughter and create nostalgic moments with your dad.
777 S. Alameda St.
Los Angeles, CA
Experience the adventure and nostalgia of The Goonies with your dad at the Rooftop Cinema Club Arts District. This outdoor screening of the beloved family-friendly film will transport you to a world of treasure hunts, pirate ships, and unforgettable friendships. Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere and indulge in your favorite concession stand favorites as you embark on this thrilling cinematic journey. It's an opportunity to relive childhood memories and create new ones with your dad.
Memorial Park Bandshell
222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Sierra Madre, CA
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grab your picnic blankets and lawn chairs and head to Memorial Park for an evening of music under the stars. On Father's Day, the park's bandshell comes alive with a performance by Misplaced Priorities, a Classic Rock band. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the melodic tunes while sharing quality time with your dad. Bring your own picnic or explore the nearby food options for a delightful dining experience. It's a wonderful way to celebrate Father's Day in a community setting filled with music and good vibes.
850 S. Pacific Coast Hwy
El Segundo, CA
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Make Father's Day extra special by visiting the Sun & Sea Father's Day Pop-Up at The Point. This event brings together local makers and artists who will be selling a variety of items ranging from sweet treats and drinks to apparel, jewelry, plants, and more. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, live music, and family fun activities. It's an opportunity to find unique gifts for your dad while enjoying a day of celebration and entertainment.
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