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Best Father’s Day Weekend Family Activities Around Seattle for 2022

Treat your Super Dad to a train ride, car show, berry fest or brew fest

Nancy Chaney

Published on: June 10, 2022


Of course you’ll let Pops sleep in late on Father’s Day. And you’ll make him a mammoth breakfast with unlimited bacon. Then it’s time to take him on a Dad-centric family adventure!

Need a plan? We’ve got you covered with top local activities for top-shelf dads. Whether he’s a car guy, boat guy, nature guy, beer guy, strawberry guy (?) or an awesomely easy-to-please guy, you’ll find something here for your Father’s Day weekend family fun.

Happy Father’s Day to all the super dads out there. Cheers to you!

10 Father’s Day family events around Seattle

  1. Let your dad gobble up the sweet berries and shortcake at not one, but four, local strawberry festivals happening over Father’s Day weekend (through June 19).
  2. Learn all about the science of water and keeping Puget Sound healthy while kids make a crafty card for Dad (Saturday, June 18).
  3. Take Dad to admire the fancy yachts and hop aboard for a tour at Classic Weekend (Saturday–Sunday, June 18–19).
  4. Follow the dads on the IPA trail over to a beer fest that includes a passel of kids’ activities, including inflatables: pretty smart (Saturday–Sunday, June 18–19).
  5. Airplane-loving dad? Inspect all the awesome aircraft and look up to catch the amazing aerobatics performed at a local air show (Saturday–Sunday, June 18–19).
  6. All aboard! Northwest Railway brings out its historic steam engine for Father’s Day weekend train excursions; buy your tix online (Saturday–Sunday, June 18–19).
  7. Car dads — and grandpas — will appreciate all the classic and vintage rides to admire during Father’s Day car shows taking place in Issaquah and in Burien (both Sunday, June 19).
  8. In honor of our newest federal holiday, Juneteenth, which is also coincidentally Father’s Day this year, treat your nature dad to a frolic in a state park for free — no Discover Pass needed (Sunday, June 19).
  9. Blast off! Dads get in free on Father’s Day at the Museum of Flight, where you can check out Air Force One, the Concorde and lots of other flaying machines (Sunday, June 19).
  10. History buff dads might like to explore the 1850s scene, together with their fams, at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum; dads enter free on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 19).

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