Father's Day Weekend in the Fox Cities

Dad-approved events in the Fox Cities!

Father's Day is around the corner, and many of us know how difficult it can be to shop for Dad. This year, show him how much you care by treating him to a weekend in the Fox Cities! No matter what your dad enjoys, we have plenty of events around town to make this Father's Day the best one yet!

For the Outdoorsy Dad:

Father’s Day Cruise
June 16 - Appleton
Treat dad to a cruise on the Fox River! This hour and a half boat ride runs from Appleton to Little Chute and back. To celebrate Father's Day, kids ages 3-13 receive special pricing of $5.

Father’s Day Weekend 3D Shoot
June 15 & 16 - Neenah
Bring the whole family to celebrate Dad this weekend! Partake in 3D shoot archery that includes 28 targets with marked yardage on both Saturday and Sunday.

Mulberry Lane Farm
June 16 - Sherwood
Head to the farm this Sunday because all dads get in free when joined by their family! Mulberry Lane Farm is the perfect place to make lifelong family memories!

For the Sports Dad:

Reid Golf Course
June 14-16 - Appleton
If your Dad is a competitive golfer, the 74th Annual City Tournament is taking place over Father’s Day Weekend at Reid Golf Course. Make sure to sign him up soon as registration ends Thursday at 5:00 pm. But if he enjoys leisure golfing, there is special Father's Day pricing of super twilight beginning at 12:00 pm Friday-Sunday. $15/24 walking 9/18 and $24/39 riding 9/18.

For the Crafty Dad:

Father’s Day Crafts for Kids
June 16 - Appleton
Let the kids make Dad a fun craft at SCHEELS in the Fox River Mall. This is a free event and there's also an opportunity to win a Father's Day prize package!

For the Engine-Loving Dad:

Mackville Nationals Truck & Tractor Pull
June 14-16 - Mackville
Get your engines ready and head to the 44th Annual Mackville Nationals Truck and Tractor Pull this weekend. Dad and the family can enjoy truck & tractor pulls, live music, and great food!

Photo: Randy Zimmer

For the Musical Dad:

RiverHeath Summer Concert
June 15 – Appleton
Let Dad break out his dance moves at the RiverHeath concert on Saturday, June 15th. The modern-folk band, The Way Down Wanderers, will be performing on the boardwalk next to the river! There will also be food trucks, drink tents, and art vendors on site.

Photo: Andy Wickstrom

Guitar Exhibit at the History Museum at the Castle
Open Daily: 10am-5pm – Appleton
If your dad is is a rock & roll enthusiast, this is a must-see exhibit! “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World” is an exciting and engaging exhibit that includes over 70 guitar artifacts and the worlds largest playable guitar!

For the Foodie Dad:

The Machine Shed
June 16 - Appleton
Treat dad to a brunch at The Machine Shed! Brunch will feature traditional breakfast favorites, an omelet station, St. Louis style BBQ ribs, fried chicken, sliced beef brisket and more! Adults are $16.49, kids 6-12 are $8.49, kids 3-5 are $6.49, and children under 2 are free. There will also be a chance to enter Dad in for a chance to win a grill!

Emprize Brew Mill
June 16 - Appleton
Celebrate Dad's special day with beer at Emprize Brew Mill! On Sunday, June 16th, all dads receive a free mug of craft beer!

Bridgewood Resort Annual Father’s Day Brunch
June 16 - Neenah
This annual brunch event includes an omelet bar, BBQ whiskey brisket, cheddar shrimp and grits, dessert bar, and much more! Adults are $21.99, kids 9-12 are $10.99, kids 4-8 are $7.99 and kids under 3 are free.

Ground Round
June 16 - Neenah
All fathers receive a $10 bounce back coupon or a free 9 hole round of golf! Plus a chance to win: 2 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball tickets, 10lb New York Strip Loin, and golf for 2 with a cart at Bridgewood Golf Course.

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