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.  



Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum: Father’s Day Train Rides

Enjoy a mile-and-a-half round trip train ride through the bucolic museum grounds at the museum, located just 20 minutes from downtown Rochester. Tour exhibits of historic trains and take a peek behind the scenes in the Restoration Shop. Refreshments available for purchase. All aboard!

Genesee Country Village & Museum

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

Lincoln Hill Farms

Enjoy free admission and parking on Father’s Day (June 18) featuring family fun, live music, food and drinks and more.

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, Roc Brewing Co., Nine Spot Brewing, Strangebird, Copper Leaf Brewing, Fairport Brewing, Rohrbach Brewing Company, Sager Beer Works and Young Lion Brewing Company. 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!