Show your dad some love this Father's Day and take him to one of these special outings.
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For the Foodie
What better way to thank your dad than taking him on a beautiful cruise while sipping a mimosa? The Edelweiss is taking passengers for a Father’s Day brunch cruise with great views, frittatas, mimosas and more.
Join the Bavarian Bierhause for a Father’s Day picnic in the park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m at Old Heidelberg Park (700 W. Lexington Blvd.). Along with a delicious menu including rotisserie chicken, burgers and brats, there will also be live music from the Alpine Blast.
Father’s Day is a special occasion, and Mason Street Grill (425 E. Mason St.) knows that. With a special menu made just for dads, including stuffed mushrooms and a 24 oz. KC Strip, there’s no way dad will be disappointed spending an evening out.
All dads should enjoy Bond’s drink of choice on Father’s Day. Enjoy a delicious brunch at the SafeHouse (779 N. Front St.), and every dad can enjoy bottomless MANmosas from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservation for Bond, James Bond, please.
For hungry hungry dads, pop over to Allgauer’s Bistro Pub in the Park (11600 W. Park Pl.) inside the Hilton Garden Inn for a buffet brunch starting at 10 a.m. Menu items include roasted ham, grilled shrimp kabobs, pepper crusted prime rib and more.
For the Family
Make Father’s Day a hole-in-one this year by taking him and the whole family to Racine Zoo (2131 N. Main St.) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a putt-putt golf tournament and BBQ. Tickets include 18 holes, draft beers for dad, a family photo and a BBQ catered lunch.
Is your dad read to jump around? Dads can jump for free at Sky Zone (W229 N1420 Westwood Dr.) starting at 11 a.m. with a purchase of a regularly priced jump time.
Have a zooper Father’s Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Sunday, because all dads receive free admission, no coupon necessary. Enjoy Prairie Farm Dairy products, see the new giraffe dad Bahatika and explore the new Jurassic Journey dinosaur experience.
For the Beer Lover
In addition to the Biers of the World (Cup), the Lowlands Grand Cafes are all honoring dads. Go to any Lowlands Grand Cafe and dads get a free bier from any of the Lowlands Brewing Collective biers. Toast dad the right way with a delicious drink.
Cheers dad with a free beer from Third Space Brewing (1505 W St. Paul Ave.). Stop by and enjoy a beer and purchase some Third Space memorabilia, like a tshirt, six-pack or State of Craft Beer coffee book, to remember the day with dad.
For the History Buff
Bring out the Harley dad to the Harley-Davidson Museum (400 W. Canal St.) this Father’s Day for free admission. You and dad can explore the beautiful history and then grab a bite to eat when you’re done at the Motor Restaurant.
What better way to celebrate your beer-loving dad than a free Father’s Day Tour at the Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery (901 W. Juneau Ave.)? Tours are free for dads accompanied by a child and tour times are noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
For the Activity Enthusiast
Get dad a special handcrafted item at the Milwaukee Makers Market at Colectivo Coffee (2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get him a coffee (on you) and explore the over 30 vendors the market has to offer.
Is your dad the foodie of the family or does he need a little refresher? Either way, treat him to a dining class at the Milwaukee Public Market with Chef Staci Joers where she’ll show him how to make beer steamed mussels, grilled rib eye, beer battered sweet onion rings and herb seasoned pasta.
Take the car junkie out to the Annual Borchardt’s Father’s Day Car Show (6125 S. 27th St.) starting at 9 a.m. There will be hundreds of collector cars on display as well as food and drink specials.