Dads are special guys who work hard, play hard, and do a lot of great things for their families. This Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16, 2024), make Dad feel really special with some family time. We’ve got a whole bunch of ideas for fun family events and activities you can all do together in Calgary, for the weekend in general or right on Father’s Day.

If you’re reading this before Father’s Day weekend, be sure to check out these Father’s Day-themed activities for kids. You can head to Indigo for a storytime and activity, Rona for their Kids’ Workshop, Toys R Us for a LEGO Make and Take, or the LEGO Store for a Make and Take. Be sure to double-check the dates, as they vary.

Aspen Crossing BBQ Train Excursion | June 16, 2024
This Father’s Day, get your tickets for the BBQ train — the perfect gift and activity for Dad! Is there a better way to spend the day with Dad than by going on an adventure through the beautiful Alberta landscape?!

Calgary Farmer’s Market Father’s Day | June 15 – 16, 2024
Visit the Calgary Farmer’s Market this Father’s Day weekend for great community fun, including a market transformed by mini golf!

Granary Road Father’s Day | June 16, 2024
Head to Granary Road for Tees and Tacos to celebrate Dad this year. Nothing says love like a Taco Bar!

The Hangar Flight Museum Wings and Wheels | June 15 – 16, 2024
Show your love to Dad with a visit to the annual Wings and Wheels event at The Hangar Flight Museum. Besides airplanes and hands-on activities, local car clubs will highlight vehicles for a show and shine, too.

Heritage Park Children’s Festival | June 15 – 16, 2024
Heritage Park is hosting a Children’s Festival on Father’s Day weekend, with extra-special family fun. Dads will be happy to know that kids get in free with an adult ticket! You can also splurge and head to the Heritage Park Father’s Day brunch on June 16, 2024.

Laser City Father’s Day | June 16, 2024
Start a rousing game of laser tag at Laser City! The best part? Dads play FREE on Father’s Day … he’ll be so happy you won’t even have to let him win.

The Military Museums Father’s Day | June 16, 2024
The Military Museums invite you to bring Dad to a day of fun, where you can learn about Canada’s armed forces’ experiences, sacrifices, and service. The Military Museums will have historical weapons displays, military vehicles, and plenty of activities.

Spruce Meadows: The National | June 15 – 16, 2024
Take the whole family to Spruce Meadows for Father’s Day! Tickets are $10.79 for adults and $5.40 for kids ages 8 – 12 (kids under 8 are free). On Saturday and Sunday, in addition to the show jumping, visit the first responders and stop by the Kids’ Zone, where your kids will love pony rides, face painting, bouncy castles and more, all included with admission.

University District Tails & Treasures | June 16, 2024
Does your dad love his fur baby? Take him to Tails & Treasures, a free, pet-friendly outdoor festival with entertainment, activities,  and the one and only Global Pet Foods SuperDogs™.

The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Father’s Day Brunch | June 16, 2024
Enjoy a special Father’s Day Brunch at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo. The food will be delicious (as always!), and you can enjoy a day at the zoo, visiting all your favourite animals.

No matter the kind of Dad he is, or what you enjoy doing as a family, here’s hoping you have a special Father’s Day – no matter how you spend it!

Want even more ideas for Father’s Day activities? Check out our Calendar of Events, as we update it regularly with the best family fun in Calgary.