Looking for a way to celebrate Dad that’s a little more special than another tie? We’ve got you covered.
Father’s Day is Sunday, and we’ve curated a list of family-friendly activities and food and drink specials in the greater Grand Rapids area to help you honor that special person.
The great outdoors
Dads will have their admission fee waived on Father’s Day at the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in Augusta.
Blandford Nature Center is offering an opportunity for dads and kids to learn how to safely build human-sized habitats with natural materials.
The Riverfront Zip Line in Allegan is giving fathers a free ride on Friday, Saturday or Sunday when guests book online using the promotion code FREEFATHERZIP21.
Healthy populations of trout, walleye, salmon and steelhead are at the Saugatuck-Douglas area. Fathers can wet their line at Willow Park, Wade’s Bayou or go out to the Kalamazoo River for some recreational fishing.
Boulder Ridge Wild Animal Park is offering 50% off admission fees for all dads. Tickets must be purchased at the front gate to receive the discount.
Food and drink
Guardian Brewing Co. in Saugatuck will feature music outdoors and brunch specials until they’re gone on Father’s Day.
Virtue Cider is hosting a Father’s Day Weekend BBQ with local Louise Earl sausage and Old Spot, a traditional barrel-aged English farmhouse cider. Reserve your spot in advance through Virtue Cider’s website.
Lifeline Community Church is hosting a free Father’s Day Breakfast to celebrate all father figures, biological, adoptive or spiritual.
For the fur babies
For all the dog dads out there, Dogtopia in Grand Rapids will help your dog make a special Father’s Day card. Upon arrival, let the daycare know if you would like your dog to participate.