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Father's Day Month Events in Southeast Michigan

Celebrate dad and with fun, family-friendly 2013 activities in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties, from metro Detroit to Ann Arbor

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Cookies and a Dad-Themed Story Time in Ann Arbor

June 15, 2013

  • Address: Barnes & Noble, Huron Village, 3235 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arobr
  • Phone: 734-973-0846
  • Time: 11 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: free

Visit the popular bookseller's Tree Town branch for some complimentary cookies, as well as a reading of Dr. Seuss' famous Hop on Pop tale.

Motor Muster at Greenfield Village in Dearborn

June 15-16, 2013

  • Address: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-982-6001
  • Times: 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: free with admission: $24/adults, $17.50/kids, free/4-under; $5 parking

Dad will love the display of hundreds of vintage autos on Saturday Cruise Night – and the Junior Driver's Ed, featuring retro pedal cars from the '50s and '60s, is a must-cruise for kids.

Plymouth YMCA Father's Day Run

June 16, 2013

  • Address: The Gathering, next to Penn Theatre (760 Penniman Ave.), downtown Plymouth
  • Phone: 734-453-2904
  • Times: vary, starts around 7:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $15-$70

Since 1979, this community fun run event has truly offered something for every member of the family! There's a kids trot/jog at 7:30 a.m., one-mile walk/run at 8 a.m., 5K walk/run at 8:15 a.m., 10K run at 8:45 a.m. and, of course, the Diaper Dash and Wee Walkers at 9 a.m. (More serious dudes: See how you can participate in the 1K, 5K and 10K!). Plenty of awards, medals and fun in store.

Hot Dogs & Wagon Rides with Dad at Wolcott Mill Metropark in Ray Township

June 16, 2013

  • Address: Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center, 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Phone: 586-752-5932
  • Time: noon-3 p.m.
  • Costs: $5/person, free/dads

Visit the farm for plenty of fun, including animal introduction on a guided tour, a wagon ride through the barnyard and a yummy hot dog to top it off.

Father's Day Fun at Kensington Metropark Farm

June 16, 2013

  • Address: Kensington Metropark Farm Center, 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
  • Phone: 248-684-8632
  • Time: noon-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/adults, $3/kids ages 3-12, free/under 2 and dads

Swing by the farm to see how the animals here are growing. Hop aboard a wagon ride with pop, too!

Father's Day Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast in Canton

June 16, 2013

  • Address: Mettetal Airport, 8550 N. Lilley Road, Canton
  • Phone: 248-890-6767
  • Time: 7-11 a.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $6/adults, $4/kids

What's a better Father's Day pairing than planes and pancakes? Watch as the big airplanes fly in overhead; then explore various aircraft displays, from "homebuilts" to vintage flying machines, and enjoy aviation activities for kids. There are helicopter rides, too (additional fee applies). Sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 113.

Father's Day Creature Corner & Hot Dog Roast at Stony Creek Metropark

June 16, 2013

  • Address: Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-781-4242
  • Time: noon-2 p.m.
  • Cost: lunch: $3/person (free/dads); animal meet: free

Meet a few of a the live animals over at this popular Macomb County Metropark; then roast up some hot dogs over a campfire.

Fox Hills Father's Day Brunch in Plymouth

June 16, 2013

  • Address: Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center, 8768 N. Territorial Road, Plymouth
  • Phone: 734-453-7272
  • Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $24.95/adults, $11.95/ages 3-12

Swing on out to the greens and enjoy a round or two of golf with dad; then celebrate with a delicious Sunday brunch (it touts being voted locally as one of the "top five" brunches in Michigan). Reservations recommended.

Father's Day Meadow Hike at Lake Erie Metropark in Brownstown

June 16, 2013

  • Address: 32481 W. Jefferson Ave., Brownstown
  • Phone: 734-379-5020
  • Time: 2 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $3/person, free/dads

There's no better way to bond with dad than by taking a relaxing stroll through Michigan's beautiful marshlands. Preregistration required.

Jun 12, 2013 10:50 am
 Posted by  MrsRoland

Looking forward to enjoying many of these events with my family!

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