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Marin Father's Day Guide

Best Father's Day Events Marin

Father's Day is Sunday, June 16! Celebrate dad with one of these fun Father's Day Weekend activities or outings in Marin and the San Francisco Bay Area. Our guide is packed with family-fun for this special weekend.

  • Father Son BBQ
    Corte Madera Community Center

    Saturday, June 8
    2–4:30 pm

    Come play at Corte Madera's season-opener Father Son BBQ. $25. Event details
  • Father's Day Fishing Tournament & BBQ
    Tara Firma Farms, Petaluma
    Saturday, June 15
    10 am–2 pm

    Join us for a day of fishing and BBQ Lunch at Tooth Lake on the farm! Our second annual fishing tournament is a great way to start Father's Day Weekend! Winner of largest fish caught at the end of the day gets a free Rib Eye Steak! $20 entry includes a BBQ lunch. Event details and registration.
  • LEGO Experience
    Poppy Store, Larkspur
    Saturday, June 15
    10:30 am–2 pm

    Meet us at the Mart on June 15 for a very special Lego Experience with Dad, hosted by Play-Well! Build something great together. Location: At Poppy Store, Larkspur Landing. Event details.
  • Tiburon Classic Car Show
    Shoreline Park, Tiburon
    Saturday, June 15
    11 am–4 pm

    Take Dad to the Tiburon Classic Car Show at Shoreline Park on Saturday. It's free, and you can pack a picnic or grab lunch at one of downtown Tiburon's restaurants. This year's featured marque: McLaren. Event details
  • Northern California Pirate Festival
    Vallejo Waterfront
    Saturday & Sunday, June 15 & 16
    10 am–6 pm
    Navigate your way to the waterfront town of Vallejo for the Northern California Pirate Festival. Enjoy piratical music, swordplay, pirate skills demonstrations, food, and booty! Admission is $12 for adults, free for kids 12 and under with paid adult admission. Event details
  • The Mountain Play: Grease!
    Mt. Tamalpais
    Saturday & Sunday, June 15 & 16
    2 pm

    Sunday is the last performance of the Mountain Play's hit production of Grease! Pack a picnic and treat Dad to a theatrical experience in the great outdoors. Event details.
  • Father's Day at Fox & Kit Coffee Haus + Playground
    San Rafael
    Sunday, 8 am–noon

    Start this Father’s Day off right and let the kids burn off some energy at Fox & Kit before lunch! And to say thank you to all you dads for doing such an awesome job at the manliest job on Earth we want to buy you a coffee:) For Father’s Day every father gets a free coffee drink of their choice with purchase of admission (limit one drink per family). Location: 1031 C Street, San Rafael. Event details.
  • Father's Day Pancake Breakfast at West Point Inn
    Mt. Tamalpais
    Sunday, June 16
    9 am–1 pm

    Take dad for a hike up to Mount Tam's West Point Inn for their Sunday pancake breakfast. It's $10 for adults and $5 for children, and includes pancakes, sausages, and coffee. Canteloupe and orange juice are available for $1 extra. Event details
  • Visit Angel Island State Park
    Sunday, June 16
    10 am–5 pm

    Jump on the ferry in Tiburon and take a boat ride to Angel Island. The first 100 dads on board on Father's Day will get a gift certificate for a free Whale Watching & Wildlife Tour cruise on the Angel Island Tiburon Ferry. Bring your bikes, hike or picnic and take in the amazing view anywhere on the island. The Angel Island Company is offering a special Father' Day special—the first 150 dads that come over to the island on the Tiburon Ferry, get a free tram ride, just come into the café and show your Tiburon Ferry ticket. Read about our visit here.
  • Father's Day at the Schulz Museum
    Charles M. Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa
    Sunday, June 16
    10 am–5 pm

    Take Dad on an outing to the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa and learn all about the creator of Peanuts. All fathers receive free admission to the Schulz Museum on Father's Day! Event details
  • Father's Day—Hats Off to Dad
    Roaring Camp Railroads, Santa Cruz Mountains
    Sunday, June 16
    11 am, 12:30 pm & 2 pm

    Venture down to the Santa Cruz Mountains and Roaring Camp Railroads to spend Father's Day riding the rails through the redwoods. Their Hats Off to Dad event features steam train rides and a chuck wagon BBQ. Each dad receives a free engineer's cap with purchase of a train ticket and a BBQ platter. One dad will be selected to ride in the locomotive! Event details
  • The Music of Grateful Dead for Kids – Father’s Day Celebration
    UC Theater, Berkeley
    Sunday, June 16
    11 am

    The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, the Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out. $17.50 general admission. Event details.
  • Father's Day BBQ at the Mart
    Larkspur Landing
    Sunday, June 16
    12:30–5:30 pm
    Meet us at the Mart on Father's Day to celebrate dad with burgers, hot dogs, treats, and live music! Belcampo & Shake Shack will be providing the food from 12:30pm-5:30pm, and we will have 2 bands on the docket: Suzy Thompson & the Freaky Squeaky String Band, 12:30-2:30 and Ain't Misbehavin, 3:30-5:30pm
  • San Rafael Pacifics Baseball
    Albert Park, San Rafael
    Sunday, June 16

    1 pm
    Take Dad out to the ball game for Father's Day! Marin's own San Rafael Pacifics take on the Salina Stockade. Tickets cost $15 for general admission and $20 for reserved seating. Event details
  • BBQ on the Lawn at Rancho Nicasio
    Sunday, June 16
    4 pm

    Enjoy a Father's Day BBQ on the Lawn at Rancho Nicasio. Sunday's concert features Tommy Castro & the Painkillers plus special guest Lipbone Redding. For all ages. Gates open at 3 pm; music starts at 4 pm. Admission $25; food and drink extra. Children under 3 free. Event details
  • Belvedere's Concerts in the Park
    Sunday, June 16
    4 pm

    Belvedere's Concerts in the Park presents a free Father's Day concert with Super Diamond. Event details


Plan a Special Picnic

Pack a picnic and celebrate Dad's day outdoors at one of the many great picnic spots in and around Marin and Sonoma County. Here are some of our favorite places to bring our lunch (or brunch) and dine al fresco. Event details.

Spend a Day at the Beach

Here's our list of Best Marin County Beaches in Marin. Event details.

Make Something Special for Dad

Father's Day will be here soon—make Dad a unique work of art that he will treasure forever.

I Made it! Glass Creations
1938 4th Street, San Rafael
I Made It! Glass Creations in San Rafael is the perfect place to make beautiful and functional Father’s Day gifts! From wine stoppers and bookends to letter openers and cufflinks, they have the perfect gift for you to make for Dad. I Made It! Glass Creations is a beginner-friendly, walk-in, no-appointment-needed fused art glass studio that is open every day (except Tuesdays) from 11 am to  6 pm. The perfect place for ages 2 to 102, anyone can have fun creating beautiful and functional fused glass art. Find out more here.

Studio 4 Art
1133 Grant Ave, Novato
254 Shoreline Hwy (Tam Junction), Mil Valley
Studio 4 Art offers art supplies and paint-your-own-pottery, drop-in studio time to work with clay, ceramics, painting on canvas, mosaics, sewing, printmaking, and wheel throwing on electric potters wheels.Create the perfect gift for dad at Studio 4 Art. Find out more here.