Father's Day in DC: 20 Fun Things To Do with Dad

There are so many fun Father's Day events near DC! Photo courtesy of Vanessa Loring, Pexels
There are so many fun Father's Day events near DC! Photo courtesy of Vanessa Loring, Pexels

Fathers are special people, whether they're giving the kids a piggyback ride, teaching them to ride a bike, or telling the corniest dad jokes. To celebrate all of the dads and father figures in our lives, we've rounded up 20 great dad- and kid-approved Father's Day events near DC, both on Father's Day itself and throughout the weekend. Whether your dad loves sports, music, airplanes, or cars, there's an event he's sure to love to celebrate Father's Day in DC.

Looking for more ways to celebrate Father's Day in DC? Try one of these 15 Father's Day crafts and gifts that kids can make, visit one of the many free museums in DC, or treat Dad to a hearty breakfast or brunch at one of these 10 great breakfast restaurants near DC for kids and families. Happy Father's Day!

Places featured in this article:


Little Goat Farm at the Lake

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Filene Center

Silver Spring Civic Building, At Veterans Plaza
Jurassic Quest
Dulles Expo & Conference Center - 9:00 AM Pick
XOXO: An Exhibit about Love & Forgiveness
National Children's Museum - 9:30 AM Pick
Winter Blast: A Weekend of Native Games
National Museum of the American Indian National Mall - 10:00 AM Pick
Woodpeckers of Winter Hike
Wheaton Regional Park - 10:00 AM Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides