Father’s Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Dad's big day is June 19, 2022. Celebrate the father figure in your life at one of these local Father's Day events.

Father’s Day is June 19, 2022, and you can celebrate all the things your old man does for the family with Father’s Day events happening the entire weekend.

Here, you can find all sorts of fun events and activities to enjoy with your dad. From outdoorsy events and historical demos to car shows and cookouts  there’s something for every Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw County dad.

Use this list as your guide to find the perfect event for you and your dad.

Celebrate Father’s Day at the Pontiac Public Library

June 14, 2022

Children can create their own thank you card for their father and hear a story at the Pontiac Public Library. Refreshments will be given. Space is limited. Registration required.

Opa! Fest at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

June 17-19, 2022

At this Greek fest there will be activities for adults and kids. Participate in Greek dancing, cooking demonstrations, live music, cultural exhibits and more.

The Monarch Circle Presents the Royal Ball Daddy/Daughter Dance

June 17, 2022

Girls ages 5-17 and their dads can enjoy a royal ball that will feature a full-course meal, dancing, photo booth, sweets table, gifts/giveaways and more. Registration required.

Creek Stompin’ with Dad

June 18, 2022

Kids ages 4 and older are invited to pull on their water shoes, grab Dad and explore the water at Hudson Mills Metropark. The park will provide a net so you can search for invertebrates along a tributary of the Huron River. Then, use magnifiers to see these critters up close. Families will get wet, so an extra change of clothes and a towel are highly recommended. Water shoes are required to participate. Pre-registration required.

Early American Skills Experience

June 18-19, 2022

Journey back in time to experience early American blacksmithing, woodworking, pioneer cooking and more. You will complete a project to take home. For ages 14-plus. Pre-registration required.

Fire-Making with Dad at Kensington Metropark

June 18, 2022

Kids ages 8 and up can enjoy a day of camping, barbecuing and forging items out of steel. All are made out of fire and this event will test out your skills. Pre-registration required.

Cinnamon’s Annual Father Day Car Show

June 19, 2022

Fathers and their families can see more than 120 cars, trucks and vehicles on display in Victory Park.

Eyes on Design Car Show at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

June 19, 2022

See a wide variety of themed vehicles on display at the Ford House. This annual is a benefit for Henry Ford Health System’s Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology.

Fox Hills Father’s Day Brunch 

June 19, 2022

Have a meal with dad at this fancy spot. Ask about a round of golf while you’re there. Reservations required.

Motor Muster

June 19, 2022

  • Address: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Cost: Free with admission to Greenfield Village: $22.50/kids, $27/seniors, $30/adults, $9/parking

Enjoy a collection of cars from the 1930s through ’70s, learning about American culture through the view of the cars that were on the road. The park will stay open late on Saturday for a live concert of rock and pop hits from the 1970s. Advance tickets required.

Looking for more family things to do for Father’s Day? Check out our online calendar

This post was originally published in 2017 and is updated regularly. 

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