Things to do with Dad in Northern Ohio


akronzoo175Akron Zoo
Dad’s Day at the Akron Zoo
Date: June 16, 2013
Time: 10am to 4pm
All dad’s get 50% off admission
Dad will love spending a special day at the zoo enjoying live entertainment and activities.
500 Edgewood Avenue, Akron, Ohio, 330-375-2550
For additional information

Avon Duct Tape Festival
Every Dad likes Duct Tape!
June 14-16, 2013
This three-day event celebrates duct tape, its enthusiasts and its wacky and fun uses. The festival also honors the history and heritage of the city that is proclaimed the “Duct Tape Capital” of the world-Avon, Ohio-the home of Duck brand duct tape.
3701 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway, Avon, OH 44011

For additional information see our Ohio Festival page 


Take a Canoe Trip with Dad.

Loudonville-Mohican is the Camp & Canoe Capital of Ohio
Rent a canoe and enjoy time with nature.
For more information about click here.

Children’s Museum of Cleveland
Date: June 16, 2013
Join The Children’s Museum for 12pm “Drumming with Dad” and 3pm “Sports with Dad!” (Activities are free with paid admission or Museum membership.)
10730 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(In University Circle)
216-791-7114 or 216-791_KIDS

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Father’s Day at the Zoo
Date: June 16, 2013
Time: 10 am to 7pm
Let Dad know you love him with a trip to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. All dads receive half-price admission to the Zoo from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Father’s Day.For additional info: website

Fishing with Dad
Great way to spend time with Dad.
How about a Charter Fishing Excursion? For Charter fishing info:
Ashtabula County Visitor Bureau – click here
Lake County Visitor Bureau – click here
Lake Erie Shores & Islands – click here
For additional fishing information website.

Golf game with Dad.
For Medina County golf courses click here.
For Lake County golf courses click here.
For Portage County golf courses click here.
For more Northern Ohio golf information click here.

Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series
The 52nd season in Mid-Ohio history begins with a visit from GRAND-AM Road Racing. The Classic marks the 13th appearance for the Rolex Sports Cars Series and the 12th for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.
For more info go to or call 800-Mid-Ohio

Lake County Captains
Father’s Day VIP Experience
Date: Sunday, June 16, 2013
Time: 1:30 pm
* Early entry to watch batting practice @ 11:45
(subject to team training schedule)
* Pre-game catch on the field @ 12:00 -12:30
* VIP autograph session in the Right Field Terrace @ 12:30-12:45
In the Right Field Terrace following autographs will be a picnic including a hot dog or hamburger, chips and a soft drink.
FATHERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE CAPTANS BASEBALL CAP and a photo on the field with frame. For more info website 

Lake County History Center
Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast
The Lake County History Center
Date: June 16, 2013
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Reservations requested. 440.639.2945
For additional information website.

McKinley Museum
Date: June 15, 2013
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00pm
Give Dad an early Father’s Day gift. Bring him to the Museum on the day before Father’s Day, Saturday June 15. All dads will be admitted FREE!!!
For additional information click here.

MOHICAN TRAIL 100 RUN at Mohican State Park * June 15-16
The 22nd Annual Mohican Trail 100 Mile Run is sponsored by Cleveland West Road Runners. Enjoy watching runners from all over test there endurance through the trails of Mohican Country. 100 Miles spanning through some of the most remote and scenic area of the Mohican State Park and surrounding area. It is one of the country’s premier ultra-marathons. The event is so recognized throughout the ultra-marathon world that the USAT&F named the Mohican Trail 100 Mile Run to be the first ever 100 Mile Trail championship.
For more information please call 1-419-989-0239 or

Northcoast Grapevine Tours – Father’s Day Ohio Wine Tour
GrapevinesmJune 15, 2013 @ 12:00 PM Looking for a unique gift for Father’s Day? If Dad appreciates a good glass of wine from time to time then why not take him on an enjoyable day long tour of the local wineries along the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Wine Trail. You can spend a relaxing day traveling the countryside, enjoy a nice lunch while sipping wine. What better way to show him just how much he is appreciated!
Northcoast Grapevine Tours LLC
1319 West 35th Street, Lorain, Ohio 44053
Phone: 216-587-1965 | Phone: 440-282-6598

Take a boat ride with Dad on Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay. Then spend the day taking in the sites.
For complete information:

RockHall_logox175Enjoy a little Rock-n-Roll with Dad.
Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction Exhibit
The Museum’s first ever major exhibition capturing the band’s legendary career spanning more than 50 years.  For more information website

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
Father’s Day Car Show
Date: June 16, 2013
Classic, Antique & Collector Car Show
9am to 4:30 pm
Cost: $12 non-member adult, $5 non-member youth 6-17 years. $9 member adult, $4 member youth 6-17 years. Children 5 and under are free.Celebrate Father’s Day at the 56th annual Car Show. This event showcases more than 350 vehicles, including a large selection of muscle cars. Back again for a second year, our new vendor car lot will be showcasing high-end contemporary cars.

Toledo Zoo
Father’s Day Celebration and BBQ – June 16, 2013
Celebrate Dad with free admission when they visit the Zoo with their children!
For more information website

Wayne County Speedway
ICON LATE SPEEDWEEK (June 13-16, 2013)
June 14, 2013 – Fathers Day Special (Men get a Free Hot Dog)
For more information website






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