No matter how you plan to celebrate Father’s Day in Rochester, NY this year, be sure to check out the following round up of Father's Day activities that will be sure to make for a memorable day with that special someone in your life.  



Chef’s Father’s Day Car Cruise-In

Enjoy Father's Day with food trucks and an ice cream truck at Chef’s Event Center and Party House.

Lincoln Hill Farms

Experience family fun at the farm filled with live music, craft brews, good eats featuring a clams special, and a great time. Meet the goats, enjoy live music throughout the day, lawn games, participate in a Dress Like Your Dad Contest, and more.

Seneca Park Zoo: Father’s Day Barbecue

Treat Dad to a barbecue feast surrounded by his favorite animals at Seneca Park Zoo.

ARTISANworks: Father’s Day BBQ

Bring your family out to enjoy a delicious barbecue at a unique setting at ARTISANworks.

Once Finger Lakes: Father’s Day Bourbon & Beer

Celebrate Father’s Day with classic and creative Bourbon cocktails featuring the iconic Iron Smoke Bourbon, personalized beer flights, top-notch wine specials, and seasonal gourmet foods from different local chefs.

ARTISANworks: Father’s Day Estate Sale

Discover a variety of items including collectibles, furniture, artwork, antiques and more.

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Enjoy free admission for dads on Father’s Day (June 18) with a variety of family fun activities. 

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Celebrate Dad by taking him to a classic car show. Wander through the gardens, admire the cars and indulge in food and fun for the whole family! 



Get Out On The Green
Give Dad a hole-in-one day by taking him to the golf course. With over 60 resort, semi-private and public courses within a 45-mile radius of Rochester, there are plenty of options to choose from. View our golf recommendations here, or book Dad a golf getaway in Rochester through the Rochester Golf Trail.

Catch a Ball Game
Root for the home team on Father’s Day by spending an afternoon cheering on the Red Wings at Innovative Field. After the game, stick around to play catch on the field. 

Visit a Brewery

Treat Dad to a refreshing local brew at one of the many breweries in the Greater Rochester Area. Local favorites include Genesee Brew House, Three Heads Brewing, Nine Spot Brewing, Strangebird, Fairport Brewing, Rohrbach Brewing Company, Sager-Stoneyard Pub, Other Half Brewing Finger Lakes and Brew & Brats. Is Dad more of an old fashioned fan? Celebrate by visiting a distillery.

Go Out To Eat

Sometimes the way to Dad’s heart is through a good meal, and Rochester’s booming restaurant scene offers an abundance of cuisines for everyone. From fine-dining to family-friendly choices and everything in between, discover restaurant options and make a reservation for a special meal with dad.

Spend Time Outdoors

Enjoy time in nature by exploring Rochester’s many places to bike, hike, fish and paddle


There are so many ways to enjoy Father’s Day with your loved ones this year in Rochester. Looking for other things to do this month?  Discover even more June events and activities here. Whatever you choose to do, share your adventures in Rochester with us using #VisitROC!