Dads Get in Free:

Zoo Atlanta

Fathers will enjoy free admission with purchase of any regularly-priced child’s or adult’s general admission ticket. June 17.

Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Learn about how Father’s day is celebrated around the world through different stories and dance, build a tie holder, make an “all about dad poster” and more. June 17.

Chattahoochee Nature Center

Visit the nature center on Father’s Day and dads and grandpas get in free. Bring a picnic, enjoy on site programs, walk the Wildlife Walk and the trails. June 17. 

College Football Hall of Fame

Dads get in free with the purchase of a regular price ticket and the first 100 Dads through the door will receive a $25 Home Depot gift card. Dad can relax with a complimentary chair massage. June 17.

Stone Mountain Park

In honor of Father’s Day, receive one free All-Attractions Pass for dad per family with purchase of one All-Attractions Pass. June 17.

Festivals and Events:

Summer in the City in Downtown Decatur

Kids can play in 80 tons of sand in this beach party on the streets of Downtown Decatur. Live music, food and more. June 15. 

Atlanta Fatherhood Expo and Job Fair

Celebrate fatherhood with a children’s entertainment area, giveaways, presentations, resources for fathers and more. June 16.

Juneteenth at Oakland Cemetery

Historic Oakland Cemetery honors Juneteenth with programming and tours. June 16. 

Pop-In for Family Fun at Marietta Museum of History

Families can interact with the Museum through themed activities and crafts. The June theme is Red, White and Blue. June 16. 

Juneteenth at Atlanta History Center

Commemorate the end of slavery and explore themes of freedom and family history through activities, immersive museum theatre performances and crafts. June 16-17.

Father’s Day Paddle at Chattahoochee Nature Center

Celebrate dad and grandpa with a canoe trip for the whole family. Water squirters will be distributed to beat the heat. June 17.

Other Ideas:

Race Car Driver for a Day

Dads who gave up their sports cars for a family van would be thrilled with a day at the Porsche Experience Center behind the wheel of a Porsche or with the driving experience at Atlanta Motor Speedway (driving or riding in a NASCAR race car).

Try Topgolf

On Father’s Day, treat Dad to games the entire family will love without the wait on June 16 or 17. The reservation includes one golf bay for two hours of unlimited play with up to six guests.


Wondering what to buy or make dad for Father’s Day? Here are some of our suggestions. 

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