Cool Things to Do for Father’s Day in Los Angeles
Father’s Day is the perfect time to plan an outing for dad. This year, bypass the traditional wrapped tie and spend the day with dad on one of these cool outings that will knock his socks off. After all, spending time together as a family is one of the greatest gift you can give…
This year grab dad and head to Dodger Stadium, where the whole family will enjoy the showdown between the Dodgers and the Giants. Check out the night game on Saturday, June 16, the afternoon game on Sunday, June 17 or BOTH. Dad is sure to love a day with the family, filled with baseball, beer and Dodger Dogs.
Dad will relish in this year’s line-up of classic, exotic and luxury supercars. Surrounded by the most famous shopping area in Los Angeles, the popular Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance has been a Father’s Day tradition for 25 years. The event is free and features some of the best cars in the world. June 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Grab your backpacks and a picnic lunch, and head out to Escondido Falls, Malibu to hit the trails. This easy, flat hike is perfect for beginners or families with little ones. It boasts a 150-foot multi-tiered waterfall, the highest waterfall in the Santa Monica Mountains. For more experienced hikers, check out the upper section of the trail where you use ropes to climb huge rocks and boulders.
Calling all knights! The Theatricum Botanicum, located in Topanga, is featuring an outdoor, interactive performance of King Arthur. Set in a Medieval world of magic, the Creative Playground explores the Arthurian legend. Join King Arthur, Guinevere and Merlin as they tell enchanting tales of the Round Table. June 17 at 11:00 a.m.
Located in Griffith Park, The Autry Museum offers a variety of fun for cowboy lovers. Learn how to pan for gold like the 49ers or take a guided tour and explore the exhibitions with a lively guide. As a special Father’s Day treat, you can also join the musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the West.
If dad loves trains, then you’re on the right track to head to the Fillmore & Western Railway Co. Treat dad to a relaxing Father’s Day BBQ train ride through Heritage Valley. On your 2 ½ hour journey, you’ll feast on tri-tip, chicken and a BBQ with all the fixins. June 17 at 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.