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6 Fab Father's Day Events in Pittsburgh

6 Fab Father's Day Events in Pittsburgh

Sometimes it’s hard to find the perfect way to express your appreciation for good ‘ol dad on Father’s Day. Between Googling “Father’s Day Gifts” and texting your siblings pictures of gifts with the hashtags #WillDadLike #FathersDay, you may be feeling a bit anxious. Don’t worry, kids… we’ve taken the stress out of Father’s Day prep! Below is a list of some thoughtful Father’s Day activities you can do in the ‘burgh.



Man Up for Prostate Cancer 5k/10k Walk/Run

Do you have fitness frenzy father who is also into philanthropy? Spend the day with him at the 12th annual Man Up for Prostate Cancer 5k/10k. This event is hosted on Father’s Day on the North Shore of Pittsburgh near Heinz Field. Dedicated to raising awareness and educating the public about prostate cancer, you can find people of all ages ready to participate.


The Three Rivers Art Festival

If your dad is caught up in creativity, then treat him to a day at the Three Rivers Arts Festival. This outdoor celebration of the arts in downtown Pittsburgh is an all-day event that is free to attend. Check out the work of local artists while listening to live music. You can even grab a bite to eat at one of the many food vendors – we’ve heard there


Dine with the Gateway Clipper Fleet

If you’re looking for the perfect Brunch location, look no further than the Gateway Clipper. Couples and families, alike can sail the rivers of Pittsburgh as they enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet.


The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Take your Dad to the zoo on Father’s Day for an exotic adventure and the Grand in Your Hand scavenger hunt. All Dads receive free admission if they’re accompanied by a child.


Lunch at the National Aviary

Enjoy a delicious lunch served by Atria’s under a beautifully staged tent located in the Aviary’s Rose Garden. Afterward, take a self guided tour to admire the unique species that can be found throughout the Nation’s premier bird zoo.


Catch a Show at the Byham Theater

Byham Theater is hosting the nine-time Grammy winner, John Legend, as he continues his “The All of Me Tour”. Head down to the theater to share a memorable evening listening to the recognizable music that John Legend has to offer.


No matter what you end up deciding to do with your dad on Father’s Day, reminding him of the wonderful man that he is and expressing how much you cherish all that he’s done for you is what’s important – no matter where you go.