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 18, 2023), 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.

Aspen Crossing BBQ Train Excursion | June 18, 2023
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 17 – 18, 2023
Visit the Calgary Farmer’s Market this Father’s Day weekend for great community fun, including free kids’ crafts, motorbikes, and more (depending on location).

Granary Road Father’s Day | June 18, 2023
Join Granary Road for a shot-gun style, mini-golf tournament followed by a delicious BBQ lunch! Plus, get your best Dad joke ready to win the Father’s Day prize.

The Hangar Flight Museum Wings and Wheels | June 17 – 18, 2023
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, there will be local car clubs will be there highlighting vehicles for a show and shine, too. 

Heritage Park Father’s Day Brunch | June 18, 2023
Enjoy a delicious meal with Dad this Father’s Day with brunch in Heritage Park’s Gasoline Alley. Breakfast with the family and vintage cars? Sounds like the perfect Father’s Day! (Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance.)

Laser City Father’s Day | June 18, 2023

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 18, 2023
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 at the Military Museums. The Military Museums will have historical weapons displays, military vehicles, and plenty of outdoor activities that the whole family will enjoy.

Spruce Meadows: The National | June 14 – 18, 2023
Take the whole family to Spruce Meadows for Father’s Day! Tickets are only $5, and 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.

Tri-Services Show and Shine | June 17, 2023
There’s an amazing Tri-Services Show and Shine at the Firefighters Museum of Calgary bringing you one truly unique and FREE outdoor event, where you’ll find First Responder vintage cars, trucks, and specialty vehicles on display, representing EMS, CFD, and CPS.

The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo Father’s Day Brunch | June 18, 2023
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 very 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, we update it daily with the best family fun Calgary has to offer.