10 Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day in Milwaukee This Weekend

Father’s Day may look different this year but it doesn’t have to be any less special or fun. Here are 10 events, deals and specials to check out this weekend.

1. Father’s Day Brunch Giveback 

SATURDAY FROM 9-11 A.M. | 20111 W. BLUEMOUND RD., BROOKFIELD

Stop by The Corners in Brookfield for music and brunch from Goddess and the Baker. The Corners will be donating $10 per car to the Next Door’s Father’s Program, a group that helps fathers become more engaged in their children’s lives. Dad can also enter to win a raffle prize of “car detailing from Fields Volvo Cars of Waukesha, 2 tickets to Rock the Burbs benefit concert and much more!”

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2. Father’s Day On The Bayou 

SUNDAY FROM 12-5 P.M. | 2053 N. MARTIN LUTHER KING DR.

Pretend you’re on vacation in New Orleans this Father’s Day with On the Bayou. Doors are open from 12-5 p.m. and reservations are highly encouraged, available on the One the Bayou website

3. Kopp’s Flavor of the Day 

ALL DAY SUNDAY | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

Kopp’s is honoring fathers everywhere this Father’s Day with its iconic flavors of the day: Nuts for Daddy, beer nuts in caramel custard with chocolate swirls, and Pretzels and Beer, rootbeer custard with white chocolate covered pretzels. 

4. Father’s Day Run 

SATURDAY | MENOMONEE COUNTY PARK, MENOMONEE FALLS

For those of you who have fitness lover dads, check out this Father’s Day run in Meonomee Falls. Choose from a 5k, 10k or half marathon.

5. Stone Creek Coffee’s Dad Jokes

422 N. 5TH ST.

Show your dad how much you “love” his jokes by buying him some of Stone Creek Coffee’s newest blend, aptly named Dad Jokes. As Stone Creek describes it, this coffee will add “a ‘papa’ flavor in your mug.”

6. Cranky Al’s T-Shirt 

3455 N. 127TH ST., BROOKFIELD

Not only buy your father a breakfast of Cranky Al’s doughnuts but surprise him with this “Cranky Dad” t-shirt. It’s available for pickup at Cranky Al’s or delivery on Father’s Day. 

7. Father’s Day Pig Roast 

SUNDAY FROM 11 A.M.-8 P.M. | 700 W. LEXINGTON BLVD., GLENDALE

Go for the ultimate Father’s Day gift: free beer. At the Bavarian Bierhaus Father’s Day Pig Roast, each father will get a free liter of Porter or Pilsner beer but they must bring a child as proof of fatherhood. 

8. Odd Duck Father’s Day Pick Up 

SUNDAY FROM 11 A.M.-1 P.M. | 2301 S. HOWELL AVE.

For the dad who wants to stay home this Father’s Day, Odd Duck is offering a special meal for four that can be picked up at Odd Duck and eaten immediately or can be heated up later. Make sure to reserve your meal kit on Odd Duck’s website as there are limited supplies. 

9. Bavette Father’s Day Grilling Kits 

330 E. MENOMONEE ST.

If your dad insists on preparing the meal, despite it being Father’s Day, make sure he’s prepared with one of Bavette’s grilling kits, including Bavette’s high-quality meats ready to be grilled. Order online, by the phone, or by email. 

10. Father’s Day at Milwaukee County Zoo 

ALL DAY SUNDAY | 10001 W. BLUEMOUND RD.

Father’s get in for free at Milwaukee County Zoo on Father’s Day! Head over to the zoo and celebrate with all the animal dads.

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Marla Hiller is an editorial intern at Milwaukee Magazine. She is a junior at Boston University majoring in international relations and minoring in journalism