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10 Ideas for Celebrating Father’s Day in Vancouver

10 Ideas for Celebrating Father’s Day in Vancouver

10 Ideas for Celebrating Father’s Day in Vancouver

Sunday, June 21 marks Father’s Day, a day devoted to the hardest working man you know.

All father’s appreciate the gift of time, along with an activity and a hearty meal. Below are 10 ideas for celebrating Father’s Day in Vancouver with the man of the house.


Attend an event

Father’s Day weekend is fully stocked with events including the Car Free Day festival, International Jazz Festival, and much more. See the full list of the top 27 events.


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Go Grab A Beer!

It’s simple, and it’s classic. Nothing helps dad relax like a cold brew on a Sunday afternoon. Here’s a list of of the best places that serve craft beer in Vancouver.


Have a Patio Meal

A nice hearty meal can have your father smiling from ear to ear. With the good weather we’re expecting this weekend, why not take advantage of the sunshine? There’s plenty of amazing patios across the 604, both street level and rooftop. If you want to stay in doors, you can also splurge at one of these 6 best waterfront restaurants.

More food options dad may like:


Under the Radar Parks In Metro Vancouverphoto credit: bccondos

Walk In A Park

Looking to spend quality time with a quality conversation? Why not put all electronic devices away and go for a peaceful family walk in one of the many beautiful yet under the radar parks across Vancouver.


Bike The Seawall

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Vancouver’s most beautiful public park. It’s a gentle path and offers a good lookout to take photos and have a picnic with family or friends. If you don’t own a bike, renting one is as cheap as $7.00/hour.


Father's Day - There's A Free BBQ Bash At Kitsilano Beach Saturday, May 9photo credit: SeaSide Signs ~ Vancouver, BC

Picnic/BBQ At The Beach

A great and affordable option to enjoy Father’s Day is to visit a local park or beach and have a family picnic/BBQ. We recommend Spanish Banks, Kitsilano Beach, and Stanley Park!


Challenge Each Other – Take On The Grouse Grind

Mother Nature’s Stairmaster, better known as The Grouse Grind! The 2.9 kilometre trail which usually takes anywhere from an hour and a half to two hours to complete will guarantee to make you break a sweat as you overcome it’s 2,830 stairs!


Play a Round of Golf

Fancy a round of golf? Most dads do! Fortunately there are plenty of golf courses across metro Vancouver.


Richmond Night Market 2015

Explore A Night Market

Dad’s like to shop, but not for long periods. Dad’s like to save money, but appreciate a bargain. If you’re thinking what we’re thinking, exploring a night market is a perfect, short, family shopping activity. There are currently 5 major night markets to choose from this summer.


Soak In The World Cup

Team Canada will go head to head with Switzerland this Sunday  inside BC Place. If you don’t have tickets, you can visit the Fan Zone on Georgia and Cambie which boosts a big screen, numerous food trucks and family fun.



Where do you plan on spending Father’s Day in Vancouver? Let us know in the comments below!

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