Sunday June 17 -Father’s Day

When: Sunday June 17
Where: Wherever your father, dad, daddy, pops, or your old man is


The best dads can morph from handyman to doctor to mechanic — and if you’re lucky enough to have one of those, be sure to thank him for all that he does.


A father carries pictures where his money used to be. ~Author Unknown


1. Go Out for Brunch

Emeril Lagasse
We often associate Sunday brunch with Mother’s Day, but Dad likes omelette bars just as much as Mom! Why not take the family out for a great brunch to celebrate Father’s Day?

3. Hit the Beach!

Florida Department of Parks and Recreation
There’s no better way to celebrate the summer season than hitting the beach. Miami’s beaches offer a great opportunity to get some exercise or just enjoy some time in the sun! Why not take dad out to the beach, buy him a good book and leave him alone for a few hours?

3. Visit a Local Attraction

Greater Miami Convention and Visitors’ Bureau
The beginning of summer marks the end of the tourist season in South Florida. Now that the snowbirds are clearing out of town, Father’s Day is a great time to visit some of the destinations typically crowded with tourists. Some offer dads free admission on Father’s Day!

4. Take Dad Fishing

Florida is a fisherman’s paradise! From Miami to the Florida Keys, we have some of the best saltwater and freshwater fishing spots in the world. Father’s Day is a great time to let Dad get out there and bring in the big one!


5. Enjoy Big Trucks and Science

June 16-17, 2012 from 12 to 5 pm
Dads get in free at the Miami Science Museum all weekend, and both kids and Dads will like the variety of activities during Big Truck Days.

6.Check Out Harleys & Hotrods

June 17, 2012
Free car and motorcycle show held at Peterson’s Harley Davidson of North Miami.

7.Attend a Car Show

June 17, 2012
The Father’s Day Classic Car Show will be going on at Misner Park in Boca Raton.

8.Enjoy Cars & Cigars at the Barnacle

June 17, 2012 from 11 am to 4 pm
Classic cars grace the grounds of The Barnacle Historic State Park. Freshly-rolled cigars are free to event attendees who present a $20 proof of purchase from any Coconut Grove retailer or eatery.

9.Take a Father’s Day Dinner Cruise

June 17, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Island Queen Cruises is offering a BBQ dinner cruise aboard the Venetian Lady. Reservations are required

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