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Father’s Day Events in Orange County


Father’s Day is a special time to show your husband or dad how much you care. Bring dad to one of these Father’s Day events in Orange County this year.

Father’s Day Tall Ship Cruise
24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Dana Point, CA 92629

Arg! Set sail on Father’s Day morning aboard the Tall Ship in Dana Point. The 3 hour sail is recommended for ages 4 and up. There will be two sails at 10am and 1pm, and includes an onboard meal. Prices are $45 for adults, and $35 for children. Registration is currently available online.

Father’s Day Walkabout
Ladera Ranch East Trail

For the active dad, bring him to Ladera Ranch for the Father’s Walkabout. The guided hike is recommended for children over the age of six, and will be from 8am to 10am. Registration is $10 per adult, and $5 per child. Registration is limited, and currently available online.

6th Annual Balboa Bay Club Car Show
1221 Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA 92663

The annual Father’s Day Car Show will be held on the upper deck parking lot of the Balboa Bay Club from 11am to 3pm. There will be cars, a BBQ lunch, activities, and fun for all who attend. The event is open to the public.

Learning to Grill with Dad Cooking Classes
Surfas Culinary District
3309 Hyland
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

This is the perfect event for the dad who loves to cook. The classes are open to children and their dads over the age of 8, and is $40 per person. Dad and his children will learn the art of grilling during this interactive class. Registration is required online.

Father’s Day Afternoon Family Time
Bowers Museum
2002 North Main Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706

Children ages 2 to 8 years are encouraged to bring dad for an afternoon of crafts, music and fun at the Bower’s Museum. The event is from 1:30 to 3pm. Admission is $6 per child, and adults are included with admission. (Children under the age of 2 are free)

Free Fishing Clinic
34675 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, California 92629

For the dad who loves to fish, bring him to the free fishing clinic at Dana Wharf. The free fishing clinic is from 12pm to 12:30pm. Families can enjoy doing more fishing through a charter or finish the afternoon whale watching. This event is perfect for the dad who loves the ocean.

Irvine Indoor Marketplace Father’s Day Celebration
1440 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805

Celebrate Father’s Day at the Irvine Indoor Marketplace with a special performance by Don Cheto from la Que Buena, a mechanical bull and a taco bar. The event will take place from 12pm to 4pm.

Crusin’ Brea Classic Car Show
330 W. Birch
Brea, CA 92821

For the dad who loves classic cars, bring him down to see all of Orange County’s best classic cars at this fun car show. The cars will be parking at 8am, and the awards ceremony will be at 2:30pm. For those dad’s who have a classic car they want to bring to the show, entries are $30 per car.

Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center Celebration
29 Santa Barbara
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Bring dad for a day of swimming at the Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center from 10am to 6pm on Sunday, June 16th. There will be $3 chef specials at the Oasis Cafe throughout the day.

Free Train Rides at Irvine Park Railroad
Irvine Park Railroad
1 Irvine Park Rd
Orange, CA 92869

Print the coupon below to take advantage of a free train ride for Dad at Irvine Park Railroad.


Pretend City
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA

Pretend City will be closed on Father’s Day. The celebration will happen on Saturday, June 15th with a special pre-Father’s Day celebration. Activities will include story time with “I Love My Daddy!” and a sensational science experiment. All activities are included with the price of admission.

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