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15 Fun Ways To Celebrate Father’s Day 2022

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th. Which means it’s time to celebrate dads. And not just dads. We also celebrate the step-dads, the grandpas, the uncles, the special men who are “like a dad.” 

But, how to celebrate? 

Luckily, there are lots of things to do and places to go to celebrate Father’s Day in and around Los Angeles. Check out all 15 and choose the best one for the dad in your life!

15 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day in Los Angeles

  1. Marley: A Family Legacy at the GRAMMY Museum
  2. Father’s Day mini-golf at The Point
  3. Father’s Day at Live Steamers Railroad Museum
  4. Pasadena Chalk Festival
  5. Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance Beverly Hills Father’s Day Car Show
  6. Father’s Day Celebration at the Reagan Library
  7. Father’s Day Rides at the Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum
  8. Father’s Day Tours at The Gamble House
  9. Father’s Day Classics by the Sea at Channel Islands Maritime Museum
  10. Dodgers vs. Cleveland
  11. Summer Concert at Library Park
  12. Summer Evening Stroll at the Huntington Library and Gardens
  13. R & B Emerging Artists Concert at Warner Center Park
  14. Music in the Park Summer Concert at Memorial Park La Cañada Flintridge
  15. Father’s Day Dinner Cruise in Marina del Rey

Marley: A Family Legacy
GRAMMY Museum
800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015

If dad is a music fan, then plan a family outing to the GRAMMY Museum to check out their exhibition, Marley: A Family Legacy. “Even today, the message and music of Bob Marley continues to uplift people around the globe. The Marley story doesn’t end there. Inspired by their father, the sons and daughters of Bob Marley carry on his work in their own unique ways.” Exhibit highlights include instruments and costumes, as well as the chance for guests to participate in an interactive drum lesson. On Father’s Day, the museum is open 11 am to 5 pm. Tickets are available online. And, because the Museum is conveniently located at LA LIVE, there are many restaurants on-site as well. 

Father’s Day Mini Golf Pop-Up
The Point
850 S. Pacific Coast Hwy, El Segundo, CA 

“Dine, shop and enjoy a Father’s Day inspired Mini Golf Pop-Up” on Saturday, June 18th from 1 pm to 4 pm. This complimentary event is set to be a whole lot of family fun!

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Father’s Day and Family Event
Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum
5202 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90027

If dad is a fan of trains, take him to the Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum on Saturday, June 18th. The fun includes family photos, a potluck, raffle, and of course, trains! Check the website for more details as they become available. 

chalk rainbow
Does the Dad in your life enjoy art? Take him out to the Chalk Festival!

Pasadena Chalk Festival 
The Paseo
300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101

Take dad and the family to Pasadena on Father’s Day Weekend for the Pasadena Chalk Festival. This free, two-day (June 18 and 19), fun-filled event features live music and entertainment, a special kids area, and amazing chalk masterpieces. 

The Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance Beverly Hills Father’s Day Car Show
Begins at Beverly Hills City Hall
455 N. Rexford Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 

After a two-year “pause,” the Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance Beverly Hills Father’s Day Car Show is back! On Sunday, June 19th from 11 am to 4 pm, the “annual car rally and driving tour will make its way through Beverly Hills before concluding on Rodeo Drive.” Spectators will have a chance to see the vehicles both in motion and up close. Details and a map of the event are available online. 

Air Force One family pic (photo by the Reagan Library)
Celebrate the dad in your life by getting a photo in front of Air Force One at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum

Father’s Day Celebration
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
40 Presidential Dr., Simi Valley, CA 93065

Fathers are invited to share their special day at the Reagan Library. The Celebration includes a “barbeque buffet of tri-tip, chicken, garlic mashed potatoes, barbeque beans, coleslaw, and cheddar corn muffins.” After enjoying a delicious meal, including fudge brownies for dessert, spend the rest of the day touring the Museum grounds including Air Force One Pavilion, Secrets of WWII exhibit, and more. A professional photographer will be on hand, as well, to take pictures to commemorate the special day. Reservations are required and must be made by June 14th at 8:00 am. ($66 for adults, $42 for children 3-10, and free for children 2 and younger).

Cool muscle cars at the Zimmerman-Automobile-Driving-Museum
Picture dad getting a ride in one of the cool cars in the collection at the Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum

Father’s Day Rides
The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum
610 Lairport St., El Segundo, CA

From 10 am to 3 pm, celebrate Father’s Day at the Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum. The Museum will give dads the chance to “take a ride in a classic car around the block of El Segundo, chauffeured by a knowledgeable and experienced docent from the Museum.” After the ride, Dads, Grandpas, and Uncles can enjoy beer tasting (included with admission).  

Father’s Day Tours
The Gamble House
4 Westmoreland Place, Pasadena, CA 91103

“The Gamble House invites you to celebrate all the special people in your life with a docent-led one hour tour of the Gamble House.” Guests may also enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea beverage and sweet treat on the Gamble House terrace. Tours begin at 11:30 am on Father’s Day. ($25 non-members; $5 for children under 12.) Advance reservations are required and may be made online. 

Father’s Day Classics by the Sea
Channel Islands Maritime Museum
3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard, CA 93035

Take dad and the family for a drive up to Oxnard to Channel Islands Maritime Museum. On Father’s Day, from 10 am to 3 pm, the Museum is hosting Father’s Day Classics by the Sea — “a wonderful display of boats, woodies, and classic cars of all vintages, many one-of-a-kind.” 

new blue seats at Dodger Stadium
Why not get a ticket for dad to sit in one of these cool blue seats at Dodger Stadium?

Dodgers vs. Cleveland Guardians
Dodger Stadium
1000 Vin Scully Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Take dad, granddad, uncles, and the whole family to Dodger Stadium for Father’s Day. It’s an afternoon game, starting at 1:10 pm. In addition to the bucket hat special promotion, kids (ages 5-14) are invited to run the bases after Sunday’s game. Tickets are available online. 

Related: 10 Awesome Things About Dodger Stadium

Summer Concert in the Park
Library Park
600 Black Main St., El Segundo, CA 90245

The City of El Segundo begins its Summer Concert in the Park Series on Father’s Day. Three Champagne Band, a Motown/R&B band will be performing starting at 4:30 pm. Beginning at 4:00 pm, food trucks will be on-site as well as kids crafts, games, and giveaways. Bring a blanket and make sure dad brings his appetite!   

Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
You could stroll in the Japanese Garden at the Huntington with the Dad in your life this Father’s Day

Summer Evening Strolls
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino, CA 91108

Treat dad to a Summer Evening Stroll at The Huntington on Father’s Day. From 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, families are invited to “stroll in the gardens at twilight. Enjoy dinner or a light snack and a cocktail at 1919 Cafe, stroll the breathtaking gardens at sunset, and take home a memento of your visit from the Huntington Store.” Tickets are available online.  

R & B Emerging Artists Terrell Edwards and Brittney Crush, featuring Balafo
Warner Center Park
5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91367

If dad is a music lover, then an outdoor concert at Warner Center Park is a great way to celebrate Father’s Day. The Father’s Day concert begins at 5:30 pm and stars Terrell Edwards, described as “the perfect blend between Sinatra and Motown,” as well as Brittney Crush who started her music career while earning her bachelor’s degree in New York City. Tickets are available online. 

Music in the Park Summer Concert
Memorial Park
1301 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA

The City of La Cañada Flintridge hosts its Music in the Park Summer Concert each Sunday (through September 4th). Concerts begin at 6:00 pm and end at 8:00, meaning you can treat dad to an informal, picnic dinner while enjoying an outdoor musical performance. On Father’s Day, The Gary Seiler Band, a Jimmy Buffet tribute, will be performing. 

Marina del Rey Father’s Day Premier Dinner Cruise
Fisherman’s Village Marina
13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Celebrate Father’s Day on the water with the Marina del Rey Father’s Day Premier Dinner Cruise. This two-and-a-half hour dinner cruise on the Marina del Rey Harbor features spectacular views, live DJ entertainment, and a “delicious plated dinner with freshly prepared entrees, salads, and desserts.” Reservation information is available online.

Juneteenth Festival: Father’s Day Celebration
Segerstrom Center for the Arts – Julianne and George Argyros Plaza
600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Juneteenth Festival: Father’s Day Celebration is happening at the Segerstrom on Sunday, June 19th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Celebrate “fatherhood, family, and freedom” at this special event which features “a performance by the award-winning Tatiana Tate and her jazz quartet and a poetry reading.” Lunch will also be provided. Tickets are available online.  

Wendy Kennar is a mother, writer, and former teacher who has lived her entire life in the same Los Angeles zip code. You can read more from Wendy at her website WendyKennar.com where she writes about books, boys, and bodies (living with an invisible disability).

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