Hey Halifax! Not sure what to do for Dad on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18th? Here are 5 great ideas for giving Dad a treat on his special day.

1. Road Trip down Memory Lane 

If your Dad loves wheels or nostalgia – or both! – take a short road trip to Heritage Village, on the Eastern Shore. The 2023 Annual Antique Car Show happens on Father’s Day, June 18th, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

2. Father’s Day BBQ 

Celebrate dear old Dad with a horse-drawn wagon ride, zip lines, a petting pen and all you can eat hotdogs. The Annual Father’s Day BBQ at Hatfield Farm is sure to leave you with special memories and full bellies.

3. Wander Over to Watch The Halifax Wanderers 

This Father’s Day, bring the excitement and watch dear ol’ Dad jump out of his seat at a soccer game!  The Halifax Wanderers will battle the Forge FC on their home turf, and it is expected to be an action-packed match. This highly anticipated event is sure to get you in Dad’s good books.

4. Explore!

If your Dad loves the great outdoors, we have a list of Trails within 50km of Halifax that range from leisurely strolls to more challenging hikes. Jump on the Harbour Hopper and learn about downtown before splashing into the water, or pack a picnic and go play and make memories. Check our our list for The Best Places to Picnic in HRM and our Playbook for Planning the Perfect Picnic, for all the tips.

5. Take Advantage of Special Deals Downtown

Downtown Halifax has collected a list of specials, promotions, and gift inspirations for Father’s Day. Check this out before you make your plans, then head downtown and make the most of the day while keeping a little money in your pocket.

Happy Father’s Day, Halifax!