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Fun and Relaxing Father’s Day Events in Orlando (2024)

Whether your dad’s a thrill-seeker, a nature enthusiast, or craves a day of quality family time, this list is packed with fun and relaxing activities that will make him feel cherished. Get ready to celebrate Dad, and the fatherly figures in your life, in style with our guide to Orlando’s best Father’s Day events and outings!

Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 16, 2024 this year. And there are lots of places offering freebies and discounts.

Father’s Day Events in Orlando

Fly With An Astronaut
June 6-8, 2024, 9:15am
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
1 Space Commerce Way, Merritt Island, FL 32953
Explore behind the gates of Kennedy Space Center as part of a small group with a veteran NASA astronaut guide. Discover the birthplace of America’s space program with an experienced space explorer by your side as you tour Space Shuttle Atlantis and blast off on Shuttle Launch Experience, along with touring the iconic sites of Kennedy Space Center by motor coach. Savor a private catered lunch with the astronaut and your group as well. 
$206 Adult, $181 Child: Age 3-11 (includes a one-day admission ticket in the pricing)

Hooray for Hollywood
June 15 and 16, 2024
7:30 p.m. (Saturday) & 3 p.m. (Sunday)
Steinmetz Hall (Dr. Phillips Center)
oin the nation’s largest community choir as they present a rousing review of spellbinding classics from Hollywood’s greatest films, TV Shows, and more! Featuring nearly 300 voices, a 50 piece symphony orchestra, soloists, actors, and dancers, this epic concert will feature selections such as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”, “Singin’ in the Rain”, “I’ve Had The Time of My Life”, and “My Heart Will Go On”.

father and son walk towards Dr. Phillips Center for AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando at Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with Kids - image by Dani Meyering
A Dr Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with Kids image by Dani Meyering

Additionally, moments from fan-favorite movie musicals will include “My Fair Lady”, “West Side Story”, and “Mamma Mia”. Put on your red carpet best and join us for a dazzling journey to the Hollywood Hills and beyond!
$24

Fun on the Farm
June 8, 2024
Puzzle Ranch, Sorrento
All are welcome to come and enjoy spending time on the farm feed treats to the animals, explore the nature trail, take a hayride and find some hidden treasures with gemstone mining. Costs for admission ranges from $5/person for Petting Farm ONLY or $10/person to do all 3 activities.
Payments accepted are cash, Venmo, CashApp and Zelle.

Paddle with Pops
June 15, 2024, 10-11am and 11am-12pm
Blue Springs State Park
Enjoy this unique event where you and pops will embark on a one-hour tandem kayak or canoe paddle, followed by a delicious BBQ lunch. It’s the perfect opportunity to create lasting memories with your dad or father figure.
$50 for Duo, $10 extra per additional child

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Playground at Blue Spring State Park near Orlando image by Dani Meyering

Dad & Me – Epoxy Coaster & Holder Workshop
June 15, 2024, 3:30-5pm
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
515 E Altamonte Dr Suite 1018, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
During this hands-on workshop, participants will learn the art of epoxy resin crafting under the guidance of our skilled instructors.

Each ticket grants admission for one father and one child (ages 6 and up) to the workshop, where they’ll work together to create two epoxy coasters and a custom coaster holder that can hold up to four coasters.
$49.99 per pair

STAR 94.5’s Daddy Daughter Dance
June 15, 2024, 5-8pm
Majestic Life Church
821 S Kirkman Rd, Orlando, FL 32811
Fathers and their princesses come dressed to impress for a fun-filled evening that includes music by DJ Kyle LaRue, dancing, contests, food, and more. Dinner from Shake Shake is included in your ticket.
Tickets are $50 per adult and $25 per child (under 18)

Dipping with Dad
June 15, 2024, 5:30-6:30pm
Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park
300 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL
Head to the Peterbrooke Chocolatier of Winter Park chocolate kitchens for a fun & interactive event for Dad + Child, Father’s Day Weekend!

Each pair will dip: Caramel apple, Bacon, Potato chips, and Pretzel rods, PLUS decorate a chocolate game controller! Space is limited, reservations are required.
Call the shop at (407) 644-3200 to reserve your spots or email winterpark@peterbrooke.com
$80 per pair (two people)

Father’s Day Adventure Race
June 16, 2024, 8am
Little Big Econ State Forest
The Father’s Day Adventure Race takes place at Little Big Econ State Forest with 3 race categories. Think of this as the ultimate family-style team-building event with biking, paddling, and more.
$95

A Day with Dad Father’s Day Event – Make Matching Bracelets
June 16, 2024, 12-4pm
FAVO
221 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32801
In this fun workshop, you’ll learn how to design your matching (or not!) bracelets, how to knot leather cord and work with beads to create trendy bracelets that reflect your love and connection. Their skilled instructor will guide you every step of the way, ensuring that each bracelet becomes a cherished keepsake, AND a cool piece to wear!
$75 per person

Family Afternoon For Dad
June 16, 2024, 4pm
Truffles and Trifles
711 W Smith St, Orlando, FL 32804
Spend your Father’s Day at Truffles and Trifles cooking a delicious meal together! Classes are divided into teams, who each prepare select menu items. Once all food is ready, everyone will come together to enjoy the meal buffet style.
$50 per person

Take Dad out to eat for Father’s Day in Orlando

Dad deserves a great meal. Whether you’re honoring your father, your partner, or the father figure in your life, it’s time to celebrate. And a special holiday is a great reason to enjoy a great meal together. There are plenty of places to eat on Father’s Day in Orlando, and we’ve put together a full list.

Whether you’re looking for a takeout restaurant for Father’s Day, someplace with his favorite food, or a restaurant with Father’s Day specials, this list has it all.

Bite30 – Orlando’s 30 Day Restaurant Week
June 1 – July 7, 2024
Multiple restaurants around town
During Bite30, participating restaurants offer special prix fixe menus that offer multi-course dinners at a set price of $35. Diners get the opportunity to try multiple dishes on the restaurant’s menu for about the cost of a single entree.
$35

Father’s Day at Enzian Theater
June 16, 2024
Doors open at 11:30am
Film Starts at 12:00pm: Happy Gilmore
$11 and up

BBQ & Bourbon Brunch for Dad at Propagate Social House
40 E. 5th St., Apopka, FL
11 am-4 pm
Honor the dads in your life with a legendary BBQ & Bourbon brunch. Enjoy a mouthwatering feast, courtesy of Pit Masters from Follow the Smoke Memphis BBQ. The Shade House Bar will be there serving up drinks from an exclusive bourbon menu. From 12 pm-3 pm, the Ultimate Santana Tribute Band will be rocking the deck with live music.

Judson’s Live Blues Brunch
445 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, FL
Seatings at 10:30am and 1pm
The two-hour brunch includes a selection of made-to-order dishes from the chef-curated menu, plus access to their specialty serving stations that encourage guests to gather and connect. Themes, artists, and the curated menu, inspired by the art center’s executive chef, Jason Klingensmith, will change every event. No matter your musical preference, they’ve got something for you!
Space is limited. The ticket price is $95 per guest.

Paddlefish
1670 Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830
Indulge in a special Snow Crab with Florida littlenecks, Andouille, sweet corn, red potatoes and cornbread ($49) this Father’s Day while you take in panoramic views of Lake Buena Vista at Paddlefish. This hearty meal will capture all the seafood loving dad’s hearts.

Terralina Crafted Italian
1650 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Treat your dad to an unforgettable Father’s Day feast with Terralina’s special offering of a 16oz Porterhouse steak, adorned with red wine and shallot butter, served alongside herbed marble potatoes and wild carrots ($56). Pair it perfectly with a Maple Bourbon Old Fashioned complete with candied bacon, for an additional $17.50. Give the gift of gourmet dining, lakeside at Terralina.

Father’s Day at Taverna Opa
9101 International Dr #2240, Orlando, FL 
Open Special Hours – 11am-10pm
Dad eats lunch FREE with a family-style menu for 4 or more at Taverna Opa from 11 am-3pm. 

  • Full Greek menu available all-day
  • Belly dancing entertainment during lunch & dinner
  • Reservations are highly recommended!

To reserve, call 407-351-8660 or visit www.opaorlando.com

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Meghan Roth