10 Things to do for Father’s Day in Austin

Usually, on fathers day, you would pass by the store and pick up a favorite drink or gift then hand it over. But how about going an extra mile this year and doing something special? With fathers day right around the corner, you might want to find an exciting activity, something he will enjoy participating in while bonding with kids or the family. Here are things to do on fathers day in Austin.

Father’s Day Concert in the Park

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Grab your dad and family, bring a picnic basket, and head out to the beautiful Zilker Hillside Theatre on June 16th. Enjoy The Austin Symphonic Band perform marches, patriotic melodies, and other familiar works that are sure to keep your dad, and the whole family entertained

Father’s Skate Free

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On June 16th from 7-10PM grab your roller skates and take dad out for free roller skating at this south Austin hole in the wall skating rink. Austin Roller Rink allows you to bring your skates or has some for you to rent. Spend the day skating to current and classic songs under strobe lights or take a break and grab a snack from the snack bar or test your skills on some classic arcade games.

Father’s Day Fish Fry

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Take dad out to Darcy’s Donkey on June 16th at 11 AM for a delicious fish fry. Dad can enjoy fish his choice of fish while listening to live music and enjoying the day out with his family.

Oasis Father’s Day Brunch

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Honor dad with a Father’s Day Brunch at the beautiful Oasis on Sunday, June 16th. They will be offering delicious breakfast items, including a waffle station and made to order omelets, carving stations with various meats, a seafood bar, deserts, and don’t worry they didn’t forge the kids; they will have a special kids corner to keep them happy while dad enjoys his brunch.

Free Father’s Day Antique Car Show & Acoustic Bluegrass Music Jam

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Antique cars and music, what more can dad ask for. The AACA annual antique car show has been running for over 15 years and usually has over 300 vehicles it will be held at Winters State Office Building 701 W. 51st St., Austin, TX 78751 on June 16th.  Food is available for purchase at the onsite food trucks or take a break for the cars and treat dad to a meal at some of the local restaurants that are in walking distance.

Father Daughter Run

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Join Athleta and Austin Trail Running Company on June 16th from 7 AM for a 4.5-mile no-drop run. Get ready for a 75-minute run! Runners will wait for each other at intersections so no one will be left behind and all levels of fairness are welcome. Meet us at Bull Creek District Park and be ready for some run!

Father’s Day Yoga Brunch & Boating at Ski Shores

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Celebrate father’s day with yoga, drinks, food and discounted boat cruises from Ski Life ATX on June 16th. This event starts at 9 AM with an hour of yoga at Ski Shores Café, followed by drinks and tacos.

Dog Father’s Day at Upstairs at Caroline


We didn’t forget all the dog fathers, celebrate being a doggy father at Upstairs at Caroline on Sunday, June 16th. The first 50 dogs to show the wait staff their rsvp will get a  free Healthy Pet frozen yogurt!  Receive 25% off when you bring your pup from 11 AM – 4 PM!

Father’s Day at The Round Rock Express

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Take dad out to a ballgame for Father’s Day and watch The Express play against the Tacoma Rainiers! Get access to an exclusive Father’s Day lounge with your June 16th tickets.  The kids can enjoy free inflatables, and train rides outside the ballpark before every Sunday home game and they can run the bases postgame. The game starts at 6:05 PM!

Father’s Day Hike with Athleta

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Treat your dad to a guided hike through Bull Creek and let him try on some La Sportiva shoes.  Not only can he try them on and hike in some, but Athleta will also have a pop-up shop to purchase a pair of his favorite shoes! The hike is on June 16 and starts at 8 AM at the Bull Creek District Park.


With an array of activities, there is no excuse to skip out on bonding with your dad on fathers day. You only need to show up with him and enjoy your day. Happy fathers day!

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